Notes from Your Therapist with Allyson Dinneen

Dr. Tamara Soles and Allyson Dinneen discuss embracing vulnerability, and boundaries and making space for even the most uncomfortable emotions. Allyson teaches how to transform childhood patterns of fixing people’s problems and making people happy to instead accompany people with compassion on their emotional journey. This presentation helps therapists examine their own beliefs about their roles as helpers. Allyson describes the purpose of emotions as signals, letting go of people’s reactions to our boundaries, and transforming our responses to other people’s emotions.

Continuing Education

This Podcast Episode Provides 1 Hour of CE Credit

Course Description

Dr. Tamara Soles and Allyson Dinneen discuss embracing vulnerability, and boundaries and making space for even the most uncomfortable emotions. Allyson teaches how to transform childhood patterns of fixing people’s problems and making people happy to instead accompany people with compassion on their emotional journey. This presentation helps therapists examine their own beliefs about their roles as helpers.

Instructor's bio

Allyson Dinneen is a marriage and family therapist and mental health counselor who started the Notes from Your Therapist Instagram project, which currently has almost 400K followers. Allyson’s notes and insights on emotions, relationships, and life have been featured in Huffington Post, Shape, Cosmopolitan, and more. She lives in the Berkshires, Massachusetts and works in private practice.
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Learning Objectives

  • Students will be able to describe the benefits of experiencing difficult or negative emotions.
  • Students will be able to identify tools that encourage children to trust in their capacity to handle emotions.
  • Students will be able to describe the importance of boundaries in dealing with different types of emotion.

How to Take the Course

Once you choose a course that interests you, simply click the enroll button to register for the course. You will be prompted to create your login information and then be directed to the course curriculum where you will have access to the episode, the learning objectives, and the post-test. Once you successfully complete the post-test, your CE certificate will appear on screen and can be downloaded. You can listen to the course episode directly on the course website or on your favourite podcast app.

How to Get Your Certificate

After listening to the course episode, you will be prompted to take the multiple choice post-test. To receive your continuing education credit certificate, you need to achieve a score of 70% of more. You may retake the post-test up to three times. Once successfully completed, the certificate will appear in your course area where you can download it.

Resources

Allyson’s book Notes from Your Therapist

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this course. Allison Dinneen has a book Notes from Your Therapist.

FAQ

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Course Format

This course is presented in audio format via podcast interview. The course is designed for post-doctoral psychologists and is an introductory level.

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Continuing Education Approvals

Dr. Tamara Soles is approved by the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Dr. Tamara Soles maintains responsibility for the program.

Verify with your State or Provincial governing body to ensure APA and CPA approved activities are eligible. *Note: Not currently eligible for OPQ.

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