Friendships in Adulthood with Dr. Miriam Kirmayer

Dr. Tamara Soles and Dr. Miriam Kirmayer, explore friendships in adulthood. Dr. Kirmayer shares the health impacts of friendship and loneliness and shares creative ways to strengthen friendships even during the pandemic. Dr. Kirmayer presents friendship therapy and how it can be used in therapy to support clients. Dr. Kirmayer reviews the benefits and health risks related to friendship and isolation, how to make friends as an adult, the important friendship skills needed in adulthood, and the importance of meta-communication in friendship. Dr. Kirmayer also explains friendship therapy and how she uses that model with clients.

Continuing Education

This Podcast Episode Provides 1 Hour of CE Credit

Course Description

Dr. Tamara Soles and Dr. Miriam Kirmayer, explore friendships in adulthood. Dr. Kirmayer shares the health impacts of friendship and loneliness and shares creative ways to strengthen friendships even during the pandemic. Dr. Kirmayer presents friendship therapy and how it can be used in therapy to support clients.

Instructor's bio

Dr. Miriam Kirmayer is a clinical psychologist and leading friendship expert who has studied the science of friendship and social connection for over a decade. Her work focuses on helping others navigate life transitions, cultivate resilience and self- compassion, and build stronger relationships with the people who matter most. Dr. Kirmayer’s words and advice have appeared in outlets such as The Atlantic, CNN, Forbes, The New York Times, TIME, and Vogue. She is a featured expert for Psychology Today and Women’s Health and a frequent guest on television shows and podcasts, including The TODAY Show and NPR. Dr. Kirmayer lives in Montreal with her husband and their sweet, curious, and spirited son, Liam. She is currently writing her first non-fiction book on adult friendships.
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Learning Objectives

  • Identify the importance of having friendships in adulthood.
  • Name strategies to keep strong friendships in adulthood.
  • Recognize how to help a friend who may need support.

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

Dr. Miriam Kirmayer’s website for resources, articles, and news on her upcoming book

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this course.

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.

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