Shedding Light on the Sexual Abuse of Boys and the Men They Become

  • January 12, 2013
  • 9:30 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Epworth United Methodist Church, 1953 Hopkins, Berkeley
Presenter: Merle Yost, LMFT

Epworth United Methodist Church
1953 Hopkins, Berkeley

At the end of the workshop you will recognize the impact on and symptoms of sexual abuse in men and boys, be aware of our socialization and counter transference in working with men, know more about female perpetrators, have some tools to assist you in helping your clients and lastly and possibly most important, you will have much empathy for your male clients and that will help you help them heal.

Merle Yost is a 1991 graduate of the JFK transpersonal program. His has had a practice in Oakland for close to 20 years. He is graduate of the SF Gestalt Institute, an Approved EMDR Consultant and a specialist in PTSD and traumatic childhoods.

As a Military Family Life Consultant he spent 30 days in Germany working with solders and their families.

Merle has published 5 books, and is a leading authority on men with gynecomastia and expert on working with men that were sexually abused as children.

He has been a supervisor for many years at the Pacific Center in Berkeley.



RSVP to admin@ebcamft.org so we know for how many attendees we need to prepare space and nourishment. This is a 2-hour CEU course.


The fee for Wednesday workshops is $5 for members; $10 for non-members. Saturday workshops include a $10 member or $20 non-member fee.

 

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