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"Identifying & Intervening on Unresolved Attachment Wounds - Segment 1"

Presented by Caroline Smith, MA, LPC, CSAT-S, CMAT, CIP

Lecture: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Pine Grove Turner Hall

Workshop Description:

The goal of this presentation is to explore the integration of four well respected therapeutic models: attachment theory, ego state identification, transactional analysis and internal family systems in order to effectively assist clients struggling with disordered and destructive attachment patterns.

About the speaker(s):

Caroline Smith is the Director of Pine Grove's Intensive Workshops. Smith holds a Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling from Ottawa University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist-Supervisor, and a Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist. She is EMDR trained and holds clinical expertise in the areas of trauma resolution, relationship attachment patterns, addiction interaction disorder, and the two most primary process addictions, food and sex.

Target Audience:

The target audience will consist of professional clinicians in the mental health and addiction fields including counselors, social workers, and therapists. Information will be presented at an intermediate level.


  1. Analyze how childhood attachment experiences influence maladaptive patterns in adult relationships.
  2. Explain the significance of enmeshment and abandonment in the development of disordered attachment.

Continuing Education:

Mississippi Social Work: 1 Hour (Provider DP #SWB12013) Pine Grove is approved as a provider for continuing education by the MBOE & MFT (08/24/18 through 08/24/20). Social workers will receive 1 CE hour in participating in this course (Clinical 1___ / Supervision___ / Cultural Competency___ / Ethics___ / General___ ).

NBCC: (1 CE hour) Pine Grove has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6392. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified, Pine Grove is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Alabama Social Work: 1 Contact Hour (Provider #0336 through ABSWE).

Louisiana Social Work: 1 Contact Hour (Clinical: 1__ contact hour/ Supervision___ / Cultural Competency___ / Ethics___ / General ___). Continuing education credit for partial attendance will not be issued. This program is approved for 1 contact hour by Pine Grove as authorized by the Louisiana State Board Of Social Work Examiners.

Mississippi LMFT: 1 General Hour (MS19-003); Provider #TCE0003.

Ethical Disclosures for Speaker(s):

  1. Caroline Smith is an employee of Pine Grove, an extension of Forrest General Hospital.
  2. There is no commercial support of the speaker(s), the content of the talk(s) or anything that might be a conflict of interest beyond the speakers being paid by Pine Grove.
  3. The speaker is not promoting any books, medications or training that will be for sale at the talk that might constitute a conflict of interest.
  4. The speaker will cover any potential limitations and risks of the treatment or topics being discussed during the talk.
  5. Some of the material covered is of a sensitive nature about addictions, ethical dilemmas and/or other clinical disorders.

Those in attendance must stay for the entire duration of the workshop; partial credit for partial attendance will not be awarded.

APA CE Statement:

Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Pine Grove maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Disability Statement:

Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services complies with the ADA. This facility is handicapped-accessible. If any conference participant is in need of reasonable accommodation, please contact Samuel Rosa at 601-288-4915 prior to the event.

Grievance Procedure:

Please contact Samuel Rosa at 601-288-4915 at Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services, 2255 Broadway Drive, Hattiesburg MS 39401 to submit a complaint, or if you have additional questions.


Forrest General Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Mississippi Nurses Foundation, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Refund/Cancellation Policy:

There is no cost to employees of Forrest Health. The cost for non-employees will be 25 dollars for attendance. The day of the talk, if an attendee feels that the workshop is not what was advertised, the fee will be refunded.


Psychology Internship Program

Pine Grove has an excellent internship program that offers a wide range of training activities on two rotations. We are able to offer interns opportunities for training in residential, partial hospitalization, and outpatient settings working with adults presenting with a ride range of diagnoses. We are APA accredited as a single entity doctoral psychology internship program under the name of Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services, Doctoral Internship in Professional Psychology (PG-DIPP). Please visit our Psychology Internship Program home page for more information.

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