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Testimonials

Webinars (NEW!)

"It was good and very informative." – ABFT Introductory Day 1 Webinar, October 2017

"Want to attend Days 2 and 3 now!"  – ABFT Introductory Day 1 Webinar, October 2017

"I found it very helpful as is. The questions I have are likely covered in the rest of the training days. I look forward to attending days 2 and 3." – ABFT Introductory Day 1 Webinar, October 2017

ABFT Introductory Workshops

"Organizational flow/structure of the course, knowledgeable instructors; passionate about the model, cultural diversity of cases presented." – Philadelphia, PA, October 2017

"The content was presented in a very clear manner and the structure of the model made the learning and consolidating large amounts of information quite manageable." – Limerick, Ireland, September 2017

"I believe this therapy could save many lives and bring healing." – San Antonio, TX, May 2017

"Dr. Diamond's knowledge and passion on this topic and his ability to capture the audience's attention. I feel like I could now use this theory." – Jacksonville, AR, April 2017

"Clinical skills + presentation skills wrapped up in the same person(s)! (A rare treat). The model is great. The videos + role plays helped solidify the learning." – Philadelphia, PA, April 2017

"Loved the audio-visual materials! The video made the content & process come to life & we were able to see a range in the level of complexity which families navigated issues. Excellent group. A safe space was created in the training & the smaller size of the group facilitated participating, thoughtfulness, reflection & comprehensiveness." – Philadelphia, PA, April 2017

"Everything! I loved the lecture, examples, video, role play + discussion! I loved the clarity of the instructors + the model itself." – Philadelphia, PA, April 2017

"[Dr. Levy] was very engaging and kept my attention throughout the course. She was able to clarify and provide examples while answering and inviting questions. She was able to connect with the group and tease anxieties as they came up. The handouts were very helpful." – Scranton, PA, March 2017

"Great presentation/speaker that was engaging with no lame gimmicks. Truly explained the rationale, the support for, and the exceptions/limitations of the various parts of the theory." – Scranton, PA, March 2017

"The use of the recorded clips of therapy (ABFT) was highly effective. It's great to learn the theoretical underpinnings of this approach, but actually viewing those principles in action really helped to solidify our understanding of (ABFT)." – Scranton, PA, March 2017

"This workshop was not esoteric. This program went beyond the "general overview." The material was one of the most worthwhile sessions of continuing education I have had the pleasure to attend." – Scranton, PA, March 2017

"Course is geared toward therapists, which I am not - my background is education. However, I still was able to understand the material, and identify ways in which I can use it - in both my professional and personal lives." – Allentown, PA, February 2017

"Loved how each task was broken down and simplified. I also enjoy the deep emotional connection in the therapy room. I can see myself using this practice as a great therapeutic tool." – Philadelphia, PA, October 2016

"This gave a great overview of ABFT. I appreciate the language and examples used, as I feel I can directly use it with clients when discussing process." – Philadelphia, PA, October 2016 

"Presenter's approach was relaxed, professional, considerate, and thoughtful. The different modes of teaching kept it refreshing." – Dublin, Ireland, September 2016

"Very user friendly, practical approach. Easy to follow material and useful to refer back to and take away for future reference." – Dublin, Ireland, September 2016

"Clear and organized presentation, presenters were knowledgeable and passionate, video helped clarify principles and topics, overall learned a lot in a short amount of time." – Philadelphia, PA, October 2014

"Very specific information about what to do, why to do it, how to do it. I like the focus on intentionality." – Philadelphia, PA, October 2014

"The material I have really needed + new frame for working with teens that have serious pathology which parents view as purely behavioral literally exactly what I was looking for. B) Excellent rationales that sort of underpins where I get stuck i.e vocabulary for parents to connect more deeply with their kids." – Philadelphia, PA, October 2014

ABFT Advanced Workshops

"I liked learning more skills to deepen emotion. I feel like I can use it in all modalities." – Scranton, PA, October 2017

"[Dr. Levy] is very knowledgeable and able to provide information in a way that really reaches the participant. It was really helpful to see the live demonstration of ABFT." – Scranton, PA, October 2017

Conferences and Other Workshops

"BEST session for me from AAMFT17. Clear, focused, skill-building, strong clinical formulation and integrated theory-base."  – AAMFT Conference, November 2017

"I have been using this for 4 decades. Thought instructors did a beautiful job. Young therapists really need to learn this."  – AAMFT Conference, November 2017

"The presenter did an excellent job! He has developed a treatment approach that can be used with a wide range of adolescent difficulties. Very practical and useful. Thanks!" – AAMFT Conference, November 2014

"This was a fantastic presentation. I appreciated the paper hand out to take notes on and the session videos the demonstrated the clinical skills Dr. Diamond was describing." – AAMFT Conference, November 2014

"Great workshop today! Dr. Suzanne Levy from the Center for Family Intervention Science at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia talked about Attachment Based Family Therapy (ABFT). Although her workshops are usually one or two days, she managed to squeeze into three hours, enough information to intrigue me to obtain more education about this topic." – Foundations Community Partnership Spring Workshop, March 2011 Read the entire blog post.

 

 

"Presenter's approach was relaxed, professional, considerate, and thoughtful. The different modes of teaching kept it refreshing." - Dublin, Ireland, September 2016

"Very user friendly, practical approach. Easy to follow material and useful to refer back to and take away for future reference." - Dublin, Ireland, September 2016

"Presenter's approach was relaxed, professional, considerate, and thoughtful. The different modes of teaching kept it refreshing." - Dublin, Ireland, September 2016

"Very user friendly, practical approach. Easy to follow material and useful to refer back to and take away for future reference." - Dublin, Ireland, September 2016