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Promo and Discount for the Upcoming Psychotherapy Networker Symposium

Hi All,

I’d like to invite you to join me at this year’s Psychotherapy Networker Symposium, where I’ll be speaking alongside over 60 of the world’s leading therapists and experts.  

The Symposium is a special place where you not only learn with many of the best in the world and dive into what’s new in the field, but also where you can join a warm community of like-minded professionals to rest, rejuvenate, and be inspired for the year to come.  

And as a subscriber to my blog, you can save an extra $50 on registration when you use code SYM50 to attend in-person or online. Learn more here https://web.cvent.com/event/03998a0b-77a0-4ed6-a384-677316bf7d0d/websitePage:b2f73631-8191-4d29-9042-4dae64d267b1?RefId=jflanagan

This year’s keynote presenters include: 

  • Esther Perel, renowned couple therapist and author of Mating in Captivity and The State of Affairs 
  • Steven Hayes, developer of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy 
  • Resmaa Menakem, author of NYT Bestseller My Grandmother’s Hands 
  • Emily Nagoski, NYT Bestselling author of Come as You Are and Burnout 
  • Ramani Durvasula, author of Should I Stay or Should I Go: Surviving a Relationship with a Narcissist. 
  • Rev. angel Kyodo Williams, critically acclaimed author of Being Black: Zen and the Art of Living with Fearlessness and Grace hailed as “a classic” by Buddhist pioneer and psychologist Jack Kornfield. 

For those interested, there’s also a special evening appearance from comedian Gary Gulman, host of the acclaimed HBO comedy special and documentary, The Great Depresh

Check out the entire lineup and register for the in-person or online experience here: https://web.cvent.com/event/03998a0b-77a0-4ed6-a384-677316bf7d0d/websitePage:b2f73631-8191-4d29-9042-4dae64d267b1?RefId=jflanagan

The Symposium is a pretty cool event and I’m honored to be presenting (twice). Although I can’t figure out why they didn’t include me among the keynoters (hahaha, just joking), the keynote lineup is very impressive.

I hope to see you there either in-person or online! 

All my best,

John SF

This Month’s Psychotherapy Networker Magazine and the Myth of Infallibility

Hi All,

In this post I’m sharing a link to an article I just had published in Psychotherapy Networker. Although I had hoped it would be the Networker’s “lead article,” instead, they put Shankar Vedantam first? And then a bunch of other people, like David Burns and Martha Manning? Seriously? All jokes aside, the truth is, I’m humbled to be included.

The article—titled “The Myth of Infallibility”—is about my immediate and ongoing emotional reactions to the loss of a client to suicide. I hope the article provides useful information and emotional support for counselors and psychotherapists who have experienced—or will experience—a similar loss.

You can use the following link to bypass the paywall and read the article for free.

https://www.psychotherapynetworker.org/magazine/article/2565/the-myth-of-infallibility/f576ab48-e662-46f0-b122-06ab19d35e28/OIM

Thanks for reading this. Please share the link if you feel so moved. One of my counseling colleagues shared it with all her students, which seemed great to me, mostly because IMHO, we don’t talk much or get formal training on how to cope when or if we have a client who dies by suicide.

Today, I’m especially grateful for all the people in my life who have supported me in one way or another, over so many years.

Thank you and have a great week.

John S-F

Suicide Education Resources . . . and Why is it so Easy to Experience Imposter Syndrome?