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TRAINING WORKSHOPS AND LECTURES GIVEN

Dr. David Schnarch

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International Professional Activities
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Partial Listing)

2009

The Crucible Approach.  Workshop 3.5hrs
World Association for Sexual Health (WAS) Annual Congress
Goteborg, Sweden June 21 – 25, 2009

Crucible Approach Treatment of Sexual Difficulties.  Pre-Congress Workshop.  7hrs
Reconciling differences in Marital and Couples relationships.  Plenary. 45 min
The Importance of Conflict in Intimate Relationships.  1.5hr Workshop
World IFTA Congress 2009
Portoroz, Slovenia March 4 – 7, 2009

2008

The Crucible Approach in Psychotherapy.  (Three-Day workshop)
Institute Fur Okologisch – Systemische Therapie
Zurich, Switzerland.  September 25 – 27

The Crucible Approach:  Integrating Sexual & Marital Therapy
Dutch Society (NVVS)
Amsterdam.  September 17

The Crucible Approach:  An Ecological Approach to Conflict in Love Relationships.  (x3 Two-hour workshop)
Confrontation, Conflict, and Growth in Love Relationships and Relational Therapy  (20 min Plenary)
Sexual Desire:  Conflict and Growth in Love Relationships.  (One-day Post Conference workshop)
Keerkring Congress
Beilen, Netherlands.  April 23 – 26

Turning Sexual Incompatibility Into a Passionate Relationship  (Two-hour workshop)
Sex Therapy vs. Couple Therapy:  A Distinction Without Difference.  (Debate)
Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder:  The Importance of Personal Distress.  (One-hour Case Discussion)
Couple Dimension of Sexual Function & Dysfunctions – The Important Role of Conflict in Sexual Relations
(Plenary)
Rome, Italy.  April 13 – 17

2007

The Crucible Approach:  Integrating Sex & Martial Therapy. 
Wilheim-Reich Society ,Berlin, Germany.  November 5-6 (Two-day workshop)
Wilheim-Reich Society, Berlin, Germany.  November 3  (Plenary, Two-hour workshop, Panel discussion)
Third Annual Scientific Congress for the German & Austrian Societies of Sexual Medicine. Hannover, Germany.  November 2

Practical Case Application of Sexual Crucible Approach.  (Three-day workshop)
Institute for Okologisch Systemische Therapy
Zurich, Switzerland.  September 27 – 29 

2006

The Crucible Approach:  Integrating Sexual & Marital Therapy. 
Institute for Okologisch-Systemische Therapy, Zurich, Switzerland.  September 28–30  (Three-day workshop)
NZ College of Clinich Psychologists, Auckland, New Zealand.  September 13 (One-day workshop)
European Federation of Sexology, Prague, Czeck.  June 2 – 9
Hamburg University, Hamburg.  May 29
Danish Association of Clinical Sexology, Denmark.  May 16 - 22
University of Goteborg, Sweden.  May 12 – 13 (Two-day workshop)
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland.  May 10  (One-day workshop)
Polytechnic Institute, Seminar, Jyvaskyla, Finland.  May 4 – 5

2005

The Sexual Crucible Approach.  (Two-day workshop)
Institute for Okologisch-Systemische Therapy
Zurich, Switzerland.  September 23–24

Using Sexual Pleasure and Desire to Create Personal Development. Invited Keynote speaker. (Plenary)
Turning Sexual Incompatibility Into a Passionate Relationship.  ( ½-day workshop)
Nordic Association for Clinical Sexology, Annual  Conference
Jyväskylä, Finland.  September 8 – 11

2004

Healthy Relationships (Plenary)  The Crucible Approach: Integrating Sex & Marital Therapy
Singapore Ministry of Community Development and Sports
Plenary Presentation at the National Family Conference, followed by two-day professional training workshop. 
Singapore.  November 28-30

The Crucible Approach: Integrating Sexual & Marital Therapy.  (One-day workshop)
Dutch Society of Sexologists (NVVS)
Amsterdam.  November 11

Crucible Approach With Clinical Cases.  (Two-day Crucible workshop.  Also:  Half day Practicum)
Dutch Society of Sexologists (NVVS)
Amsterdam.  November 7-9

Resurrecting Sex.  (Two-day workshop)
Belgian Society for Sexology (BVRGS)
Leuven, Belgium. November 4 - 5.

Role of Love in Couples Therapy.  Invited Keynote Address
Intl. Conference
Zurich Switzerland. September 23 - 25.

2002

Sixth Congress of the European Federation of Sexology, Limasol, Cyprus, June 16-20, 2002
Resurrecting Sex: A Second-Generation Approach to Sex, Desire and Sexual-Marital Therapy (Invited Keynote Address)
An Introduction to the Sexual Crucible® Approach (One-day pre-conference workshop)
Resilient Emotional Alliances in Marriage and Sexual-Marital Therapy (brief presentation)

Australian Workshop Series, co-sponsored by Marriage & Family Health Center and Achieve Results, LTD.
Passionate Marriage Public Program (Five-hour), Sydney, June 27, 2002
Couples Enrichment Weekend, Sydney, June 28-30, 2002
Constructing the Sexual Crucible Therapist Workshop, July 2-3, 2002
Advanced Therapist Workshop, July 4, 2002
Passionate Marriage  Public Program (5-hour), Melbourne, July 9, 2002

Resurrecting Sex: A Second-Generation Approach to Sexual Desire and Couples Therapy
Sixth International Congress of Psychotherapy, Vienna, Austria, July 13-17, 2002
(Invited Keynote Address)

Clinical Training for Dutch Sexologists, co-sponsored by the Viersprong Institute, Amsterdam, Holland
Clinical Practicum in the Crucible Approach, July 25-28, 2002

Crucible Approach.  (Two-day workshop)
The Center for Family & Health Psychology
Edmonton, Canada, November 15-16, 2002

1995

The Sexual Crucible™ Approach
Adlerian Society of Osaka Japan
Osaka, Japan,  August 20, 1995

The Crucible Approach:  The Integration of Sexual & Marital Therapy
Leading Edge Seminars
Toronto Canada  September 29-30, 1995

Sex and Bonding: Fusion Doesn’t Make for Fun
World Congress of Sexology
Yokohama, Japan,  August 14, 1995

1993

Paradigm Shift In Understanding Sexual Desire
University of Ottawa Psychology Dept. Colloquia
Ottawa Canada, June 17, 1993
The Crucible of Adult Sexual Relationships
Inauguration of the Gail Regan Lectureships, Women’s College Hospital
Toronto Canada, June 11-12, 1993

1992

Discussion: Clinical Case
Society for Sex Therapy & Research Annual Meeting
Montreal Canada,  March 22, 1992.

 

United States Professional Activities
(Partial Listing)

(Sponsored by Marriage & Family Health Center or listed Professional Organization)

Professional Training Institutes

Crucible Approach to Treating Sexual Desire Problems (6 days)
Palo Alto, California, September 18-23, 2004
Salt Lake City, Utah, July 14-19, 2003
Dana Point, California, 2000
Breckenridge, Colorado, July 18-24, 1998
Sonoma, California, April 10-16, 1999
Breckenridge, CO July 18-24, 1998
Breckenridge, CO July 19-26, 1997
Kennebunkport, MA June 9-15, 1996 (Co-sponsored by Family Institute of Maine)
Breckenridge, CO July 15-22, 1995
Wisconsin Dells, September 25-October 11, 1994 (Co sponsored by U. Wisconsin Lacrosse)
San Diego, CA, Oct. 16-22, 1993 (co-sponsored by San Diego Society for Sex Therapy and Sex Education)
Alta, UT July 16-24, 1993

Crucible Approach to Treating Sexual Dysfunctions (6 days)
Cumberland, MD, July 17ugust 3, 2000
Sonoma, California, October 11-17, 2002
Alta, UT July 27-August 3, 1996
Kennebunkport, MA May 8-13, 1995 (Co sponsored by Family Institute of Maine).
Alta, Utah July 11-16, 1994
New Orleans LA, April 13-17, 1993, (Five-day workshop)

Systemic Processes Workshop in the Sexual Crucible™ Approach (6 days)
Denver, Colorado October 23-28, 1999
Denver, Colorado August 6-11, 1998
Passionate Marriage™ Clinical Workshop
Baltimore, Maryland, July 21-26, 2001
Oakland, California, August 5-10, 2000
Denver, Colorado, July 31-August 5, 1999
Denver, CO August 15-20, 1998

Clinical Practicum in The Sexual Crucible™ Approach (6 days)
Evergreen, CO, August 21-26, 2001
Evergreen, CO, September 4-9, 2001
Evergreen, CO January 24-27, 1996
New Orleans, LA March 19-26, 1994

Advanced Sexual Desire Workshop (7 days)
Mill Valley, California, October 17-23, 2004
Alta, Utah, July 13 – 19, 2003

Advanced Clinical Practicum (6 days)
Evergreen, CO, August 20-25, 2003

One & Two-Day Workshops

The Crucible Approach®:   The Integration of Sexual and Marital Therapy
Dean Medical Center Psychiatry Department, Madison, WI.  March 29-30, 2006
Webster University, St. Louis, MO June 10-11, 2005
Alliant International University, Los Angeles, CA. April 17, 2004 (One-day)
Washington Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Seattle WA  March 13, 2004 (One-day)
Salt Lake City, Utah, July 12-13, 2003
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Institute, Cape Cod, Massachusetts.  June 23-27, 2003 (Five-half day)
Compassionworks,  Dallas, TX.  May 22-23, 2003
Solutions Training Institute, Brown County, Indiana.  March 13-14, 2003
Jewish Family Services of New Jersey, New Jersey.  February 26, 2003 (One-day)
Wisconsin American Marriage & Family Therapy, Waukesha, Wisconsin.   May 6, 2002 (One-day)
Natick, Massachusetts, April 26-27, 2002
San Rafael, California, October 10-11, 2002
Cumberland, MD, July 26-27, 2000
Dana Point California, 2000
Denver, Colorado, November 6-7, 2000
Grand Rapids, Michigan November 9-10, 2000 West Michigan Family Therapy Institute
Newport California, October 20-21, 2000
Cape Cod, Massachusetts, July 24-26, 2000 Professional Learning Network (Three-day)
Atlanta Georgia, October 13, 2000 (One-day) Georgia State University School of Social Work
Eureka, California May 13, 2000 (One-day) North Coast Association of Mental health Professionals
Houston, Texas, April 30-May 1, 1999 – Consortium of four Houston organizations:
Houston Association for Marriage & Family Therapy
Houston Group Psychotherapy Society
Houston Psychological Association
Planned Parenthood of Houston and Southeast Texas, Inc.
Santa Monica, California, February 19-20, 1999
Nashville, Tennessee, October 3, 1999 Nashville Psychotherapy Institute
Boston, 1999
Philadelphia, PA.  April 24-25, 1998, Pennsylvania Association for Marriage & Family Therapy
San Rafael, CA February 21, 1998 (One-day), California Association for Marriage & Family Therapy (Marin Chapter)
Denver, CO.  July16-17, 1998
Cape Cod, MA July 27-August 31, 1998, Alfred Einstein School of Medicine, Summer Institute
(Five-half day)
Minneapolis, MN October 23-24, 1998, Meta Resources
Seattle, WA October 30, 1998, Group Health (HMO)
Seattle WA January 17-18, 1997, Northwest Seminars
Denver, CO July 18-19, 1997
Marriage & Family Health Center, Alta, UT July 25-26, 1996
Portland, MA June 7-8, 1996, Family Institute of Maine
Wellfleet, MA August 12-16, 1996, Albert Einstein Medical School (Cape Cod Symposium)
Tallahassee, FL February 16-17, 1996, Central Florida Association for Marriage & Family Therapy
Phoenix, AZ March 15-16, 1996, Phoenix Interfaith Counseling Center
Birmingham, AL May 4-5, 1996, Alabama Association for Marriage & Family Therapy
Family Therapy Institute of St. Louis, MO November 10-11, 1995
Marriage & Family Health Center, Denver CO October 13-14, 1995
Marriage & Family Health Center, Breckenridge, CO  July 14-15, 1995
Family Life Ministries, Second Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis, IN June 2-3, 1995
Georgia Association for Marriage & Family Therapy, St. Simon’s Island, GA  May 19-20, 1995
Family Institute of Maine, Kennebunkport, MA  May 6-7, 1995
California Family Studies Center, Hollywood, CA  April 21-22, 1995
United States Army Family Life Program (Army Chaplains), Colorado Springs, CO   March 23-24, 1995
Florida State University, Dept. of Family Studies, Tallahassee, FL  March 31-April 1, 1995
Portland Family Therapy Institute, Portland, OR, March 17-18, 1995
Family Therapy Associates of Ann Arbor , Ann Arbor, MI February 3-4, 1995
American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL  November 3-4, 1994 (One-day pre-conference workshop)
Continuing Education, U Wisconsin (Lacrosse), Wisconsin Dells, September 25-26, 1994
Arizona Psychological Assn. Annual Meeting, Tucson, AZ  October 8, 1994 (One-day)
Albert Einstein Medical School (Cape Cod Symposium), Wellfleet, MA  June 27-July 1, 1994
Syracuse University, Dept. of Family Studies, Syracuse, New York, February 4-5, 1994
Marriage & Family Health Center, Alta Lodge, Alta, Utah, July 9-10, 1994
South Dakota NASW , Sioux Falls SD, April 30-May 1, 1993
NASW Professional Practice Forum, New Orleans LA, March 19, 1993 (One-day)
Family Therapy Networker Conference , Washington DC, March, 12, 1993 (One-day)
Tennessee Association for Marriage & Family Therapy (One-day), Nashville TN, Feb 22, 1993
Louisiana Psychological Association. (cruise), Bahamas  Feb 7-14, 1993 (Five-half day)
Family Institute of Westchester , Westchester NY,  October 1-2, 1993
U. of Wisconsin Educational Extension Service, LaCrosse  WI  October 2-3, 1992.
Evanston General Hospital, Evanston, IL  September 27-28, 1992.
Psychotherapy Associates, Little Rock, AR  August 21-22, 1992.
American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors & Therapists Annual Conference, Pre-conference Institute, Orlando, CA  June 4, 1992  (One-day) 

Other One & Two-day Workshops

2009

Affairs, Pornography, No Sex:  Limited Personal Development?  2hr Workshop
Strengthening Families Through the Crucible Approach.  2hr Workshop
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), Annual Conference
Sacramento, CA Oct 1 – 4, 2009

Sex Therapy.  1.5hr Interest Group
American Family Therapy Academy (AFTA), Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA June 24 – 27, 2009

2008

The Crucible Track (Developed five course track for National Convention; presented three of the five presentations.  Speakers included:  Ruth Morehouse, Ph.D., David Schnarch, Ph.D. and Susan Regas, Ph.D.)
Core Concepts of the Crucible® Approach:  Research & Clinical Application  (Two-Hour workshop)
Sexual Satisfaction, Dysfunction and Differentiation  (Two-Hour workshop)
Differentiation, Ethics, and Integrity:  The Therapist’s Crucible  (Two-Hour workshop)
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Annual Conference
Memphis, TN.  October 31 – November 2

Sexual Satisfaction, Dysfunction and Differentiation  (Two-Hour workshop)
The Importance of Conflict in Intimate Relationships (Two-Hour workshop)
American Psychological Association, Annual Conference
Boston, MA.  August 14 – 17.

2007

The Therapist’s Power to Create Repairable Relationships (All day pre-conference workshop)
The Politics of Changing a Sexual Relationship
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Annual Conference
Long Beach, CA.  October  11 - 14. 

2006

Helping Couples Turn Sexual Difficulties Into a Passionate Relationship.  Therapist Training.  Plenary Presentation (One-day)
Washington State Psychological Association (WSPA) Annual Conference.
Seattle, WA. October 14. 

Sexuality and Relationships  (One-day)
Cathedral Counseling Center. 
Chicago, IL.  April 28.  

Passionate Marriage®:  Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships
Resolving Emotional Gridlock:  Helping Clients Grow Through Conflict
Resurrecting Sex:  Helping Your Clients Turn Sexual Difficulties Into Passionate Marriage
Mercer University School of Medicine
Macon, GA.  March 2 – 3

The Art of Creating Good Clients (One-day)
Psychotherapy Networker, Symposium
Washington, DC.  March 16 - 19

Helping Clients Grow Through Conflict.  (One-day)
Outcomes, Inc.
Albuquerque, NM, January 27

2005

Passionate Marriage.  (Two-day Crucible workshop & Public Lecture)
Mental Health Resource & Education Network
Medford, OR.  December 1 - 3

Turning Emotional Gridlock Into Passionate Relations (One-day)
Ben Franklin Institute. 
Scottsdale, AZ.  November 2

2004

Relationship Task Force Meeting
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy,
Washington, DC.  August 20 – 22

Bringing Intimate Relationships Back to Life.  (Five-half day)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Institute
Cape Cod, Massachusetts. July 12-16

Dealing with Conflict in Relationships  (Two-day Professional Workshop and Public Lecture)
Naropa Institute
Boulder, Colorado.  June 18 – 20

Resurrecting Sex  (Invited plenary address and half-day workshop – Full-day)
Oregon Psychological Association. 
Portland, OR.  April 30

Operating in a Business Environment  (Three-day Executive Development Retreat)
Surviving and Thriving
Interpersonal Neurobiology of the Workplace
Brain-Mapping and Self-Soothing
Papa John’s Pizza.
Naples, Florida.  April 13-15

2003

Crucible Approach:  Clinical Application
Alliant University. 
Pasadena California.  April 12, 2003

The Art of Multilevel Interventions (One-day)
Psychotherapy Networker Symposium. 
Washington DC.  March 20 - 23

2002

Resurrecting Sex, (One-day workshop)
Couples and Intimacy Conference , Las Vegas, Nevada, 2002
American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy Annual Meeting, 2001
Resurrecting Sex, Are Your Orgasms Too Fast, Too Slow, or No-Show.   (One-day workshop)
Psychotherapy Networker Symposium
Washington, DC March 7 – 10

2001

The Paradox of Growth
Networker Symposium

Students, Sex, and Intimacy
American College Health Assn Meeting
Las Vegas, Nevada 

Sexual Healing: Bringing Intimate Relationships Back Alive
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals & Loving & Living Center
Raleigh, North Carolina, November 28

1999

The Crucible Approach to Marital Therapy  (One-day)
The International Network of Orthodox Mental Health Professionals Conference

The Crucible Approach for Graduate Students in the Mental Health Field (One-day)
Naropa Institute

1998

Advances in Sexual Medicine and Sex Therapy.  (One-day)
Mercer University 10th Annual Psychiatric Symposium
Macon, GA. March 27, 1998

1997

Passionate Marriage™   (One-day workshop)
Naropa Institute
Boulder, CO, June 6-8, 1997

Passionate Marriage™: Sex, Love, & Intimacy in Emotionally Committed Relationships.  (One-day)
Family Therapy Networker Conference
Washington, DC  March 22, 1997

Passionate Marriage: Sex, Love, and Intimacy in Emotionally Committed Relationships (One-day)
The Nature of Sex and Spirit (Two-hour)
Integrating Sexuality and Intimacy Conference sponsored by Milton Erickson Foundation
San Francisco, CA  March 13-16, 1997

1996

Sexual Crucible™ Workshop (One-day)
American Association for Pastoral Counseling (Eastern Region)
Asheville, North Carolina  October 25, 1996

Constructing The Sexual Crucible: Integrating Sex & Marital Therapy (One-day workshop)
Treating Sexual Desire Problems: Panel with Lonnie Barbach & Bernie Zilbergeld
Integrating Sexuality and Intimacy Conference sponsored by Milton Erickson Foundation
Dallas, TX  May 17-19, 1996

1995

Constructing The Sexual Crucible™: Integrating Sex & Marital Therapy (One-day)
The Role of Empathy in Couples Therapy: 2 hr. Panel w/ Harville Hendrix and Ellen Bader
The Therapist in the Crucible: Treating Sexual and Marital Difficulties (Two-hour)
Integrating Sexuality and Intimacy Conference sponsored by Milton Erickson Foundation
San Francisco, CA  March 2-5, 1995

1994

Integrating Couples Therapy and Sex Therapy
Menninger Foundation and Hospital
Topeka KS  October 28, 1994

1993

Accepting Intimacy If You’re Merely Human (Keynote Address)
Constructing The Sexual Crucible™
Workshop
Sexual Desire: Who Wants to Want?
Integrating Sexuality and Spirituality
Use Of Inherent Paradox In Integrated Sexual-Marital Therapy

Guelph University Conference on Sexuality
Guelph Canada, June 14-16, 1993

1992

Managing Resistances in Sexual-Marital Therapy.
American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors & Therapists PEC Regional Workshop
Seattle, WA   April 5, 1992.

A Paradigm Shift in the Concept of Sexual Desire and Wanting.
Norton Psychiatric Clinic Annual Symposium, Louisville KY,   March 8 1992
Society for the Scientific Study of Sex Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Nov. 8, 1991

1991

Constructing The Sexual Crucible (Pre conference Institute)
American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy Annual Meeting
Dallas, TX, Oct. 31
Also: Co-chairperson of American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors & Therapists – American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy for  cosponsored conference track "Integrating Sex and Marital Therapy."

Constructing The Sexual Crucible: A New Treatment Approach to Problems of Sexual Desire.
Menninger Foundation Conference on Sexual Desire, Kansas City, KS, October 25

Live Demonstration of Three Approaches to Sexual and Marital Therapy.
American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors & Therapists Annual Conference
Washington DC , May 2, 1991.  Institute organizer, and moderator
American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors & Therapists Annual Conference
Washington DC, Feb. 15, 1990.  Institute organizer, producer, and 3rd demonstrator

1990

The Intimacy Paradigm: New Approaches to the Integration of Sexual and Marital Therapy
American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors & Therapists Regional PEC Workshop[Co-sponsored with New Jersey American Marriage & Family Therapy
Cherry Hill, NJ, November 15.

Lectures for Professionals

2006

The Crucible Approach® Practical Application for Graduate Students
CSSP Student Lecture
Alliant International University,
Alhambra, CA.  February 11

2005

The Art of Effective Multi-Level Intervention (Three-hour)
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference
Kansas City, MO October 20 -23, 2005

Inside the Sexual Crucible:  case Examples
Colorado Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Annual Meeting
Englewood, CO. April 2

Marvel & Mystery of the Self
Turning Points of Marriage
Psychotherapy Networker Annual Symposium
Washington, DC.  March 17 – 20

2004

From Technician to Artist
Psychotherapy Networker Symposium
Beverly Hills, CA.  June 10-13

The Role of Integrity in Marriage and Family Therapy  (Invited plenary address)
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference. 
Atlanta Georgia. September 9-12

From Technician to Artist
Psychotherapy Networker Symposium
Beverly Hills, CA.  June 10-13

2003

Turning Sexual Mayhem and Marital Disasters Into a Passionate Marriage  
(Keynote speaker – Three-hour)
Family Institute of Northwester University. 
Evanston, IL.  November 13

Outside the Comfort Zone:  The Natural Process of Differentiation in Emotionally Committed Relationships (Two-hour)
Couples Therapy Microanalysis (Two-hour)
Foundation for the Contemporary Family, Lifespan Learning Institute. 
Irvine CA.  November 8 - 9

Why don’t We Have Sex Anymore? (Two-hour)
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA.  October 24

Revitalizing a Non-Sexual Marriage (Two Hours);  Sexual Desire (Two Hours)
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Annual Conference,
Long Beach, CA. October 16 – 19

Challenges of Sex and Intimacy in Couples Therapy  (Plenary)
Two Dozen Ways to Resurrect Sex (1.5 hour)
The Myth of Sexual Incompatibility (1.5 hour)
U. S. Journal Training Inc.,  Annual Conference
New Orleans, LA. May 8 – 10

2002

Passionate Marriage  (Keynote)
US Journal, Couples and Intimacy Conference
Las Vegas, Nevada  April 17 - 19

Resurrecting Sex:  Are your Orgasms Fast, Slow or No Show?  (Two-hour)
American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy Annual Meeting
Cincinnati, Ohio, October 24 – 27, 2002

2000

Passionate Marriage (Keynote)
Illinois American Marriage & Family Therapy Annual meeting
Illinois

What is Religious Faith without the Right to Choose?
Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, Religious Roots of Reproductive Freedom
Denver, Colorado

Normal Marital Sadism
Networker Symposium
Resurrecting Sex:  ((Two-hour))
American Association for Family Therapy Annual Meeting

1999

Passionate Marriage (Keynote)
Association of Couples for Marriage Enrichment Annual Meeting, Dec. 18, 1999

Applying The Crucible Approach to General Marital Counseling
American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy Annual Conference, 1999

Psychological Styles of Sex
Networker Symposium, 1999

1998

Passionate Marriage™: Bringing Out The Best in Emotionally Committed Relationships (Two-hour)
National Institute for Counseling Approaches to Behavioral Medicine
Hilton Head, SC December 10, 1998

Passionate Marriage™: Bringing Out The Best in Emotionally Committed Relationships
(Two-hour) workshop)
American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors & Therapists – Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Combined Annual Meeting
Washington, DC November 14, 1998

The Sexual Crucible™ Approach: Talking To What Is Good And Solid In People. (Half day workshop)
Not All Crucibles Are Sexual: Applying The Crucible Approach™ To Non-Sexual Issues.
(Half day workshop)
The Sexual Crucible™ Approach in the Age of Sexual Pharmacology. (Two-hour)
Integrating Sexuality and Intimacy Conference sponsored by Milton Erickson Foundation
Los Angeles, CA  November 6-8, 1998

Pills Put Pizzazz In Your Penis, But Becoming An Adult Puts Passion In Your Marriage (Keynote Address)
Integrating Sexuality and Intimacy Conference sponsored by Milton Erickson Foundation
Los Angeles, CA  November 6-8, 1998

Preventing Divorce: Turning Marital Problems Into a Passionate Marriageä
American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy Annual Convention
Washington, DC.  October 11, 1998

Passionate Marriage™: Bringing Out The Best in Emotionally Committed Relationships
Keynote Address, Consortium for Marriage, Family, & Couples Education (CMFCE)
Washington, DC  July 10, 1998

The Sexual Crucible™ Approach: Oasis In the Desert of Sexual and Marital Therapy.
LaSalle University, Grimes Memorial Lecture
Philadelphia, PA  April 26, 1998

Overview of the Sexual Crucible Approach (Half day workshop)
University of Denver, Dept. of Continuing Education
Denver, CO.  April 3, 1998

Passionate Marriage™: Bringing Out the Best in People
Not All Crucibles Are Sexual: Mobilizing Resilience & Meaning in Emotionally Committed Relationships. Family Therapy Networker Conference
Washington, DC  March 21, 1998

1997

Passionate Marriage™: The Path of Personal Evolution and Eyes Open Sex! (Keynote Address)
Integrating Sexuality and Intimacy Conference sponsored by Milton Erickson Foundation
San Francisco, CA  March 14, 1997

Passionate Marriage™: Sex, Love, & Intimacy in Emotionally Committed Relationships
American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, & Therapists, Washington, DC  November 16, 1997
American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA  September 19, 1997
Consortium for Marriage, Family, and Couples Education (CMFCE) ,Washington, DC  May 17, 1997

1996

The Nature of Sex & Spirit (Keynote Address)
American Association for Pastoral Counseling (Eastern Region)
Asheville, North Carolina  October 25-6, 1996

Rekindling Sexual Desire in Long-Term Couples
Association for Couples in Marriage Enrichment (ACME) Annual Conference
Dallas, TX  May 25, 1996

Tyranny of the Lowest Common Denominator (Keynote Address)
Integrating Sexuality and Intimacy Conference sponsored by Milton Erickson Foundation
Dallas, TX  May 17-19, 1996

Introduction to Constructing the Sexual Crucible™
Colorado Association for Marriage & Family Therapy
Arvada CO May 2, 1996.

Integrating Sexuality and Spirituality: Reformulating Clinical Roles and Treatment Models
Family Therapy Networker Conference
Washington, DC  March 23, 1996

1995

I’m Finally Normal...And It’s Been Downhill Ever Since! (Keynote Address)
Planned Parenthood Federation of America National Convention
New York, NY  November 4, 1995
The Marital Crucible of Desire: Developing the Strength to Want.
Family Therapy Networker Conference
Washington, DC  March 25, 1995

1994

The Sexual Crucible of Adult Development
Chicago Psychoanalytic Society
Chicago, Il  November 2, 1994

The Therapist in the Sexual Crucible
Louisiana Association for Marriage & Family Therapy
New Orleans, LA  April 29, 1994

“If We Knew What We Know, and Meant What We Said, Would A Scientist-Practitioner Be Better In Bed?” (Keynote Address)
Annual Meeting of the Society for Scientific Study of Sex (Eastern Region)
Atlanta, GA  April 8, 1994

The Therapist in the Sexual Crucible™
Family Therapy Networker Conference
Washington, DC  March 11, 1994

1993

Clinical Realities: The Therapist’s Crucible
Also:   Maybe It’s Love...But Is It Therapy?
Menninger Foundation Symposium on Therapist-Client Relationships
Topeka KA, Oct. 30, 1993

Use of Inherent Paradox in Integrated Sexual-Marital Therapy
American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy Annual Conference
Anaheim CA,  October 10, 1993

Sexuality and Transplantation (Keynote Address)
National Association of Transplant Coordinators Annual Meeting
Seattle WA,  August 17, 1993

Paradigm-Shift in the Nature of Intimacy
International Academy of Sex Research
Monterey CA,  July 1, 1993

Treating Extramarital Sexual Affairs
American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors & Therapists  Annual Meeting
Denver CO, May 14, 1993

1992

Use of Inherent Paradox in Constructing The Sexual Crucible
Society for the Scientific Study fo sexuality Annual Meeting
San Diego CA,  November 15, 1992.

Constructing The Sexual Crucible Workshop (selected for videotape "Learning Edge" series)
American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy Annual Meeting
Miami, FL  October 17, 1992
Also: Chairperson of American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors & Therapists - American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy cosponsored conference track "Integrating Sex and Marital Therapy" and host of Sexuality Open Forum.

What's Beyond Orgasm?
San Diego Society for Sex Therapy & Sex Education
San Diego, CA  April 25, 1992.

1991

Sexuality and Disability
Louisiana Rehabilitation Association Convention
Baton Rouge LA, Oct. 23, 1991

Gender Differences in Sexuality
Conference on Gender Diversity and Aging. LSU Medical Center Department of Geriatrics
New Orleans LA, Sept. 27, 1991

Constructing The Sexual Crucible: A New Integration of Sexual and Marital Therapy
Dept. of Social Work, Veterans' Administration Hospital
New Orleans, May 13, 1991

Constructing the Sexual Crucible: An Integration of Sexual and Marital Therapy
American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors & Therapists Annual Meeting
St. Louis MO, May 3, 1991

1990

Constructing the Sexual Crucible: An Integration of Sexual and Marital Therapy
Society for the Scientific Study of Sex Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, November 2
American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy Annual Conference, Washington, DC, October 2

The Use of Inherent Paradox in Post-Modern Sexual/Marital Therapy.
American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors & Therapists Annual Conference
Washington DC, Feb. 16, 1990

United States Public Workshops

(Sponsored by Marriage & Family Health Center)

In-Depth Workshops for the Public

Passionate Marriage™ Couples Enrichment Weekends (Three-day)

Phoenix, AZ, April 13-15, 2007
Seattle, WA, April 27-29, 2007
Denver, CO, May 4-6, 2007
Denver, CO, October 20-22, 2006
Pasadena, CA, October 27-30, 2006
San Rafael, CA, November 3-6, 2006
Baltimore, MD, November 10-13, 2006
Washington, DC, August 12-14, 2005
San Rafael, CA. August 26-28, 2005
Phoenix, AZ, April 25-28, 2003
Dallas, TX, September 19-21, 2003
Raleigh, North Carolina, May 17-19, 2002
Boston, Massachusetts, September, 27, 2002
San Diego, California, November 1-3, 2002
San Rafael, California, 2002
Alpharetta, Georgia, April 27-29, 2001
Chicago, Illinois, May 18-20, 2001
Enfield, Connecticut November 30-Dec2, 2001
San Francisco, California  May-31-June2, 2001
Santa Monica, California, 1999
Seattle, Washington, 1999
Vancouver, BC, May 29-31, 1998
San Rafael, CA, June 5-7, 1998
Philadelphia, PA,  June 12-14, 1998
Seattle, WA  April 11-13, 1997
Phoenix, AZ April 25-27, 1997
San Francisco, CA  September 26-28, 1997
Breckenridge CO  October 6-8, 1995

Passionate Marriage™ Couples Retreats (Nine--day)

Loveland, CO October 24 – November 2, 2003
Breckenridge, CO  June 26-July 4, 1998
Breckenridge, CO  June 20-28, 1997
Alta, UT,  August 1-9, 1997
Breckenridge, CO  October 17-25, 1997
Alta, UT  June 21-29, 1996
Breckenridge CO.  July 13-20, 1996
Breckenridge, CO July 28-August 5, 1995
Breckenridge, CO  June 24-July 2, 1995(Eight-day)
Alta Utah, July 29-August 6, 1994(Six-day)
Alta Utah, July 24-31, 1993

Passionate Marriage™ Gay & Lesbian Couples Retreat (Nine-day)
Alta, UT  August 31-September 7, 1996

 

Public Lectures

 

Keeping Your Life in Balance in Challenging Times 
Co-Sponsored by Center for the Arts Evergreen
Evergreen, CO February 22, 2009

Differentiation:  A Workshop for Parents
Louisville, KY  March 14 – 16, 2008
Louisville, KY  February 9, 2008
Louisville, KY  November 17–18, 2006

Passionate Marriage™: Sex, Love, & Intimacy in Emotionally Committed Relationships
Mishna Production, Phoenix, Arizona, 2001
Consortium for Marriage, Family, & Couples Education (CMFCE), Washington, DC  July 11, 1998
Marriage and Family Health Center, San Rafael, CA  February 20, 1998
Marriage & Family Health Center, and Meta Resources, Minneapolis, MN  October 22, 1998
Group Health (HMO) Seattle, WA  October 29, 1998
Calgary Counseling Center, Calgary, Canada November 19, 1998
Naropa Institute, Boulder, CO, June 6-8, 1997
Consortium for Marriage, Family, and Couples Education (CMFCE), Washington, DC May 16-17, 1997
How to Have a Million-Dollar Marriage, Young Presidents Club, Costa Carrea, Mexico, February 28, 1998
Young Presidents Club, San Francisco, CA  June 20, 1998
Association of Couples for Marriage Enrichment Annual Meeting, December 18, 1999 (Three-hour)
Denver Eclectics, Houston, TX  February 22, 1999

Accepting Intimacy if You’re Merely Human
Pennsylvania Association for Marriage & Family Therapy , Philadelphia, PA.  April 23, 1998
Marriage & Family Health Center, Palo Alto CA. September 25, 1997
Family Institute of Maine, Kennebunkport, MA  May 5, 1995
California Family Studies Center, Hollywood, CA  April 20, 1995
Portland Family Therapy Institute, Portland, OR, March 16, 1995
Family Therapy Associates of Ann Arbor , Ann Arbor, MI February 2, 1995
Family Life Ministries, Second Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis, IN June 1, 1995
Syracuse University, Dept. of Family Studies, Syracuse, New York,  February 4, 1994
San Diego Society for Sex Therapy and Sex Education , San Diego CA, Oct 15, 1993
Ottawa Planned Parenthood Annual Meeting, Ottawa Canada, June 17, 1993
U. of Wisconsin Educational Extension Service, LaCrosse WI,  October 1, 1992
Evanston General Hospital, Evanston, IL , September 26, 1992
Rayne Methodist Church, New Orleans LA,  July 11, 1992
Seattle American  District, Seattle WA, April 4, 1992

The Face Of The God You Really Worship Is Revealed in Your Sexuality
Emissaries of Divine Light (videotaped)
Glen Ivy, CA  April 27, 1992