The goal of trauma healing must be to relieve, not intensify, suffering. Common sense requires improving quality of life to be the primary goal.

— Babette Rothschild

Being Known


SKU: 2022-08-20-Pollak Categories: ,


Learning Objectives

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Come join us to help our clients and ourselves to regain our footing in this surreal world of pandemic loss.

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Summarize the developmental stages and impact of social influences on identity
  2. Utilize modeling, mirroring, bridging, examining judgments and experiential learning for client’s identity exploration
  3. Compare the use of judgments that lead to progression or regression
  4. Recognize potential blocks to identity work
  5. Demonstrate interventions that reduce blocks to identity work.

Rena Pollak, LMFT, CGP, has dedicated herself to the practice of interpersonal group therapy since her traineeship in 2010.  She provides group therapy as well as individual and couple counseling in her private practice in Encino.  In addition to leading process groups, Rena has led cancer support groups, child and adolescent grief groups, and parenting groups.  

Rena has had hundreds of hours of group therapy training, involvement in group therapy consultation as well as being a participant in therapy groups.   She earned a Certification in Group Therapy from the International Board of Group Therapy.