Indiana Psychological Association - Event Information

Event Name:June 2022 IPA Webinar: Integrating Emotion Focused Couples Therapy and Gottman Method Couples Therapy
Event Type(s):CE Events
Description:IPA 2022 Webinar Series
1.0 Hour of Category I CE credit

Friday, June 17th, 2022 at Noon

Registrants will receive further information for participating via Zoom Webinar for the presentation.

Integrating Emotion Focused Couples Therapy and Gottman Method Couples Therapy
There are a variety of relationship therapy models to treat couples distress. Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) and Gottman Method Couples Therapy are both empirically-supported with rigorous research backing, so what makes them similar and how do they differ? Is it possible to use elements of both models in an integrative, effective manner to affect change with couples and other relationship structures? This webinar will provide an overview of each model, discuss similarities and differences, and provide options for how to best utilize each model from conceptualization and applied practice perspectives

Learning Objectives
By completing this program, participants will able to:
1.    Identify 3 ways in which EFT and Gottman Method share similarities.
2.    Identify 3 ways in which EFT and Gottman Method differ. 
3.    Describe how each therapeutic approach handles sexual concerns in relationship therapy.

Presenter Bio:  Maria P. Hanzilk, PsyD, HSPP
Dr. Maria Hanzlik is a clinical psychologist, an AASECT-Certified Sex Therapist and Sex Therapy Supervisor, and a graduate of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago Campus. She is the owner of Integrated Psychological Center of Indiana, a group private practice in Indianapolis, Indiana formed in 2015 where she trains practicum students, post-doctoral clinicians, and psychologists in sex and couples therapy and provides assessment and therapy services to individuals and couples. Dr. Hanzlik has written articles for local and national psychological organizations on incorporating sexuality into various areas of psychological practice, including for IPA and for APA's division of independent practice (Division 42). She frequently provides continuing education workshops to pre-doctoral interns and psychologists across Indiana. She is a past-president of the Indiana Psychological Association. 

Dr. Maria Hanzlik

Special Note to Conference Attendees
The Indiana Psychological Association (IPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Indiana Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Indiana State Psychology Board and Indiana Behavioral Health Board:
  • IPA is an approved provider of Category I continuing education for psychologists.
  • IPA is an approved provider of Category I continuing education for LSW, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, LMFTA, LCAC and LAC.
Licensees must judge the program’s relevance to their professional practice.
Please note that APA rules require that credit be given only to those who attend the entire workshop. Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the scheduled start time or leaving early will not receive CE credits. Partial credit cannot be given. We ask that all participants return the post-program evaluation form at the conclusion of the program. Dr. Hanzlik and IPA have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents and will not receive any commercial support prior to or during this program.
CE certificates will be distributed via email withing two weeks post-event. 
Registration Fees

IPA New, Premier, Platinum, Emeritus-Practicing, and Student Members - $0
IPA Basic, Emeritus-Retired Members, and Affiliate Members - $15
Non-Members - Psychologists and Other Professionals $30
*If a non-member Student seeking to attend, please either join IPA (free membership with "sponsorship" by an IPA Academic Member or, if outside the state of Indiana, please contact

Registration will close on Thursday, June 16th, 2022.
Event Date:6/17/2022
Event Time:12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern
Location:Live Webinar
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