1993 San Francisco Principles of Effective Communication
1993-4 Pascoag, RI

Anxiety Disorders in Traumatized Children
Depression in Traumatized Children
Separation and Loss Issues in Traumatized Children
Anxiety & Psychiatric Disorders in Traumatized Children

1994 Bermuda Principles of Effective Communication
1995 Newport, RI Overcoming the Me-versus-You Barrier
1995 San Francisco Understanding the Process of ``Self-change" and Some Effective Self-help Interventions
1995-6 Hasbrouk Hgts, NJ Objectivism as a guide to Self-change
  Los Angeles
  Washington, DC
  San Francisco
1997 Irvine, CA Skills to Minimize the ``Me-versus-You Barrier
1998 Providence You Matter, Your Happiness Matters
1998-9 Phoenix The RATIONAL Basis® of Romance Part 2
Courting Success in Romance.
  San Francisco
1999 Lake Tahoe The Benevolent Universe Premise: How to Capture and Secure Your Enthusiasm and Optimism
2000 Providence, RI The RATIONAL Basis® of Romance
2000 Richmond, VG Childhood As It Should Have Been and Ought To Be
Imagine going back to a typical day in your youth armed with your present philosophical knowledge. You would be able to ask yourself questions about your parents, such as: Did they help you grasp that the world is not crazy, but causal? Did they enable you to discover the joy of questioning and thinking? Did they show you how to deal effectively with "failure"—or to become value-oriented—or to protect yourself against altruism? Dr. Kenner presents the principles and skills that make parenting and childhood a pleasurable experience. Whether you want to raise children more effectively or want a better understanding of your own youth, this course offers you valuable insights.
(6hrs) Includes pdf of handouts

Available by mp3 download ($40) 10 files, 25meg/file, Item 010520
$3 total S&H will be added per order (other items available)
2001 Anaheim, CA

Psychological Self-Defense
Whether dealing with a deviously critical mother, a deliberately incomprehensible professor or an envious co-worker, how do you resist the tendency to "keep the peace," to forgive and make excuses for them—to apologize for the good within you? How do you remain morally true to yourself? How do you avoid granting them the "sanction of the victim"? In this course Dr. Kenner provides how-to advice on detecting and counteracting intentionally manipulative people.
With an abundance of examples—drawn from both real life and fiction—she explains the subtle methods by which manipulative people gain psychological footholds. Rather than being formal lectures, these six sessions include frequent questions from the students as well as staged confrontations in which Dr. Kenner plays the role of a manipulator. Though she sketches out some of the psychological principles involved, her central purpose is to teach practical skills that can help you maintain your integrity, pursue your happiness and navigate safely through the traps of would-be manipulators.

(5hr 40min) Includes pdf of handouts

Available by mp3 download ($40) 10 files, 25meg/file, Item 010510
$3 total S&H will be added per order (other items available)

2002 Toronto Maintaining Your Optimism
2002 Vienna, VG The RATIONAL Basis® of Romance Part 1
Choosing a Romantic Partner
2002 Palo Alto, CA Choosing a Romantic Partner
2003 Industry Hills, CA The RATIONAL Basis® of Romance Part 3
Strengthening and Preserving your Romantic Partnership
2004 Wintergreen, VA Bringing Out The Heroic in Yourself
2005 San Diego, CA Ayn Rand: Breathing Reason and Passion Back into Psychology
2006 Boston, MA Romance: Bringing Love and Sex Together
2009 Boston, MA Exploring the Psychological Visibility Principle as Illustrated in Atlas Shrugged

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