Renown Author and Psychologist Louis Cozolino, PhD

On Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 9 to 4 pm, renown author and psychologist Louis Cozolino, PhD will be presenting a workshop Therapeutic Approaches to Address Attachment-Related Learning and Behavioral Challenges.

The workshop will take place at Franklin Educational Services, 11777 San Vicente Blvd., Ste. 129, Los Angeles, CA 90049. The workshop will be strictly limited to the first 20 participants who register. All participants will have opportunity to interact directly with Dr. Cozolino during the morning session from 9 am to 12 pm. Afternoon sessions from 1 pm to 4 pm will be conducted by Daniel Franklin, PhD, BCET and Peter Murphy, PhD.

Registration fee: $200.00. Group discounts available. To register: Email or call (310) 571-1176. 6 CEUs for school psychologists, MFTs, and LCSWs.

Thank You International Dyslexia Association, Los Angeles

Thank you to the International Dyslexia Association for putting on such an informative, well run conference this past Saturday, May 2nd, at UCLA. Language and Learning 2015 enlisted a wonderful set of speakers this year, including author/consultant/dyslexia specialist Louisa Moats, Ed. D.; pediatric neurophsychologist Rita Eichenstein, Ph.D.; and Lev Gottlieb, Ph.D., UCLA pediatric neuropsychologist. I am looking forward to next year’s conference!

Save the Date: Explore Attachment Based Teaching 6/19 + 6/20/2015

As a part of Campbell Hall Summer Institute, Lou Cozolino, Ph.D., Daniel Franklin, Ph.D., and Peter Murphy, Ph.D. will be conducting a 2-day workshop for teachers, clinicians and school administrators: Explore Attachment-Based Teaching.

Tuition is $420.00. Students receive a 50% discount. MFTs and LCSWs receive 14 CEUs, BBS Provider Number PCE 5493.

For more information, please contact Kena Dorsey at (818) 505-5302 or

Stress: An Alternative Explanation for Common Learning and Behavioral Challenges

Breakout Session with Dr. Peter Murphy and Dr. Daniel Franklin at the Language and Learning Conference, May 2, 2015 – UCLA Carnesale Commons

Drawing on the latest findings from the fields of social neuroscience, psychology, and education, this presentation will explore the biological mechanisms of stress and identify how stress impacts learning and behavior. In addition, the connection between healthy attachment and stress will be discussed. This presentation will offer specific strategies that parents, teachers, and clinicians can use to mitigate stress-related learning and behavioral challenges.

Conference registration online at


Divorce Support Groups

We’ve added Divorce Support Groups to our menu of services. Led by Tara Boerner, LMFT and Julia Murphy, LMFT.

1. Begin Again: A Healing Group for Women

This group will meet Wednesdays 1-2:30 pm in our Tarzana offices. An initial assessment is required for admission.

2. Helping Teens Cope with Divorce

These groups will meet 1x/week for 1 1/2 hours in the afternoon or early evening. Members will be grouped separately according to age: 13-14, 15-17, 18+.

Contact: Julia Murphy, LMFT 818-388-1526 or Email:

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