Social Therapy and the Learning
A 2 ½ hour seminar for parents on audio cassette
Are you the parent of a learning disabled individual?
Are you concerned about his or her social life?
Are you concerned about his or her "independence & survival skills"?
Social Therapy & The Learning Disabled
A 2 1/2 hr. audio cassette of a live seminar presented May
Adults often look back on their adolescent years with fond
nostalgia remembering them as full of fun and camaraderie
amidst a time of growth and change. For many individuals with
learning disabilities and developmental disabilities however,
adolescence can be a time characterized by crippling social
anxiety, depression, debilitating self-image, dysfunctional
social skills, and family distress. These problems continue
into adulthood where they often worsen over time. In addition
issues like over-dependence on parents, employment problems,
difficulty with independent living skills and stress disorders,
are factored into the picture. Because of their problems,
these individuals are often ostracized from the mainstream
This tape is for parents of a learning - developmentally
disabled child (childhood-adult), any concerned adult, and
professionals. Listeners will learn the basic concepts and
strategies necessary to facilitate healthy social functioning
for individuals with "social handicaps". You will also hear
from individuals who have conquered their disabilities and
who live healthy and productive lives.
The workshop leaders are Jonathan Berent, A.C.S.W., and
Eliran Eliaz, Ph.D., R.D.T.
Jonathan Berent, A.C.S.W., is the author of "Beyond Shyness:
How To Conquer Social Anxieties", published by Simon & Schuster.
He is the Director Of Berent Associates Center for Social
Therapy in Great Neck, New York. Having pioneered psychotherapy
for social anxiety and related disorders, he has been featured
extensively in the media including appearances on Oprah, Sally
Jessy Raphael, Joan Rivers, CNN Medical News, all the major
networks, and hundreds of radio shows. He has also been featured
in Readers Digest, Newsday, The Boston Globe, and more. He
has served as a stress management consultant to numerous corporations
and organizations including NBC, Bankers Trust, Bloomingdales,
and Technicon Science Center. He has created state of the
art psychotherapy and social therapy programs for "special
Eliran Eliaz, PhD., R.D.T., is The Executive Director of
The Friendship Foundation. He is a graduate of Tel Aviv University
and London University. He earned his PhD from New York University.
He has pioneered work in the area of drama and behavioral
therapy, and has been practicing psychotherapy since 1976.
Dr. Eliaz teaches at New York University. He has developed
progressive programs for the learning disabled and is an expert
in electroencephalograph biofeedback for Attention Deficit
Disorder and related syndromes.
For information about our Social Therapy Program call 800-248-2034
The cost of the Audio Cassette is $39.95 plus $9.95 Shipping/Handling
within the U.S., and $39.95 plus $12.95 Shipping/Handling outside
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