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"We shape
our self to fit
this world and
by the world
are shaped
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Creative Change Conferences
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If you are a Man who has been
abused as a child we offer free
group counseling The Third
Tuesday of the Month.  Call
760-346-4606 to sign up
Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference
"It Happens To Boys" Conference is
the most professionally fulfilling
conference I participate in thanks to
the quality of speakers,the excellent
and engaging topics and presentations
but also due the high quality of
production that Carol and her staff
provides.  it will be powerful and
life-changing for those who

John Lee  Author of the Flying Boy and
Half-Lived Life
It's inspiring to participate in a
conference where
acknowledging  the impact of
trauma on men's lives and
pursuing a complex
understanding of men's behaviors
are accepted as the foundations
of the work rather than being
considered re voluntary ideas!
Peter Pollard, MPA
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To Have our group present our "It Happens to Boys" workshop at your
facility, school, or conference.  This is a one and a half to two hour
workshop covering aspects of abuse, trauma, addiction, and recovery.
We have been working together for the past 7 years to educate and help
healing happen.
Our 7th Annual It Happens to Boys Conference 3/6 & 3/7 at
The Annenberg at Eisenhower Medical Center
.Please contact:   Carol Teitelbaum, MFT 760-346-4606
Accepting Sponsors and
Exhibitors for 2015
Please call Carol
Teitelbaum 760-346-4606
To Help us keep offering
free counseling to men
and teen boys who so
desperately need it.  
Please help.
Sovereign Health
The Seventh Annual It Happens to
Boys Conference
March 6, 7, 2015
at The Annenberg Center for
Health Science,  Rancho Mirage
8:00 Registration, Conference
8:30 to 5:00 each day
Including Lunch and 14 Education
Credits for MFT's, LCSWs. RNs,
Who should attend? Men and
Women, Parents, Students,
Counselors. Teachers
$250.00 for two days
One Day Friday
Robert Ackerman
                                             One Day Saturday
Dr. Howard Fradkin,
Dr. Robert Ackerman
Jerry Moe, M.A.,
Dr. Harry Haroutunian
Dr. Cindy Carter,
Playback Theatre
Rev. Leo Booth
Dr. Allen Berger
Herb Kaighan
Patrick Haggerson, MA
It Happens to Boys Speakers:
Scott Smith, Carol Teitelbaum, MFT, Randy Boyd, CADAC,
David Price, and Daniel Marquez. Robert J. Teitelbaum
Our Sponsors
Saturday Schedule

8:00    Sign in
8:30    Patrick Haggerson, M.A.
9:30    Dr. Cindy Carter
11:00  Break
11:15  Dr. Allen Berger
12:45  Lunch
1:45    Dr. Robert Ackerman
3:45    Break
4:00   Jerry Moe, M.A.
Friday Schedule

8:00   Sign In
8:30   Patrick Haggerson, M.A.
9:30   Herb Kaighan
10:30  Break
11:00  Dr.Howard Fradkin
12:30  Lunch
1:30    It Happens to Boys group
2:30    Break
2:00    Leo Booth
4:00    Dr. Harry Haroutunian
Bookstore Provided by:
Dr. Robert J. Ackerman, Professor
and Director of the Mid-Atlantic
Addiction Research & Training
Institute at Indiana University of
Pennsylvania. Co-founder of the
National Association for Children
of Alcoholics. He is best known for
writing the first book in the United
States on children of alcoholics in
Robert J. Ackerman

Allen Berger. PhD is an
internationally recognized expert
in Gestalt- Experiential
Psychotherapy and in the science
of recovery from addiction. Dr.
Berger will do a demonstration
using Gestalt Therapy techniques.
Author: Twelve stupid things to
mess up your recovery             
Dr. Allen Berger
Jerry Moe, M.A., Director of the
Children’s Program at the Betty
Ford Center has been changing
the lives of children living in
addicted families for years.  With
his gentle humor and heartfelt
words, children respond to Jerry
like the Pied Piper. You can reach
Jerry at
Jerry Moe
Howard Fradkin, Ph.D., LICDC has
counseled over 1000 male
survivors in individual, couples,
group psychotherapy and
weekend workshops over the
course of his 28 year career as a
Psychologist. As Co-Chairperson
of the Male Survivor Weekends of
Recovery, Howard has directed 34
Weekends of Recovery since 2001
for over 600 men.
Howard Fradkin
Reverend Leo Booth is a Unity
minister, and an internationally
acclaimed author, lecturer, and
trainer on all aspects of spirituality
and recovery from depression,
addictions, compulsive behaviors,
and low self-esteem.
Rev. Leo
Herb Kaighan  Through working
the steps as contained in the Big
Book, with the guidance of a “Step
Guide” he experienced a profound
spiritual awakening. Since then he
has been very involved in carrying
the message of recovery through
sponsorship, facilitating
workshops, and leading retreats.
Herb Kaighan
Patrick Haggerson became a
counselor at the Betty Ford Center
in 1998. Important factors in
instigating and maintaining
sobriety appear to have been the
combination of the 12-Step
methodology and traditional
spiritual practices, such as the
sweat lodge, pipe ceremony and
vision quest.
Dr. Cindy Carter holds three
Dean Positions at Fresno
Pacific University.  Dr. Carter
has been teaching and
leading workshops on
Psychodrama for many years.
A talented therapist,
storyteller and weaver of
Dr. Harry Haroutunian is the
Physician Director, professional
and residential programs, at the
Betty Ford Center. His background
and expertise in the field of
alcohol and drug treatment give
him a powerful edge and expertise
in the field.  Author,
Being Sober
See Carol's Article at The Sober World  
see page 14
Student discounts available
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