Bill Burmester,  M.A., MFT

 

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Education:
 

1987 - 1991

M.A., Clinical Psychology

J.F.K. University,  Orinda, California


1982 - 1986

M.A., Architecture

University of California, Berkeley


1975 - 1980

M.A., Comparative Literature

University of California, Berkeley

 

1974

B.A., World Literature

San Francisco State University, California


1972-1973

Junior Year Abroad
University of Heidelberg, Germany



Training:


2014 - 2015

Group Therapy Training Program (GTTP)

The Psychotherapy Institute,  Berkeley, CA.


2014

EMDR (Level 3  --Laurel Parnell)

Esalen Institute, Big Sur,  Ca.


2010 - 2012

EFT  (Emotional Freedom Techniques)  (Carol Odsess, Ph.D.)

Berkeley, Ca.

2009

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy:  Advanced Trauma Training  (Janina Fisher)

Berkeley, Ca.


2007

Psycho-physical Therapy  (Bill Bowen)

Berkeley, Ca.


2004

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy    (9-month training)

Berkeley, Ca


2003 - 2004

ISSD: Dissociative Disorders Psychotherapy Training Program


1992 – 1993

EMDR levels I  and II



Work:  MFT Practice

1997 - present 

Groups for Men Healing from Sexual Abuse

Berkeley, Ca.


1997 - 1998

S.A.F.E.: Group Therapy for Sex Offenders

Vallejo, Ca


1994 - present

Private Practice: Adults, Couples, Groups

Berkeley, Ca.


1994   Nov.

Licensed as Marriage and Family Therapist

California


1994 - 1995  

Community Treatment Center (Sexual Abuse Treatment Clinic)

Fairfield, Ca.




Professional Activities:

2015 March

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor Weekend of Recovery, Ben Lomond, CA

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor  Advanced Weekend of Recovery, Alta, UT


2014 March

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor Weekend of Recovery, Ben Lomond, CA

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor Weekend of Recovery, Alta, UT

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor  Advanced Weekend of Recovery, Alta, UT

2013 March

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor Weekend of Recovery, Ben Lomond, CA

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor Weekend of Recovery, Hope Springs, Peebles, OH

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor  Advanced Weekend of Recovery, Alta, UT


2012

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor: Weekend of Recovery, Ben Lomond, CA

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor:  Weekend of Recovery, Alta, Utah


2011 

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor: Weekend of Recovery, Sequoia Retreat Center, Ben Lomond, CA

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor:  Weekend of Recovery, Alta Lodge, Alta, Utah


2010   

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor: Weekend of Recovery, Sequoia Retreat Center, Ben Lomond, CA

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor:  Advanced Weekend of Recovery, Alta Lodge, Alta, Utah


2010-2015   

Board Member, Grateful Heart Holistic Therapy Center (GHHTC), Berkeley, CA


2009

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor: Weekend of Recovery, Sequoia Retreat Center, Ben Lomond, CA

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor:  Advanced Weekend of Recovery, Alta Lodge, Alta, Utah


2008   

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor: Weekend of Recovery, Sequoia Retreat Center, Ben Lomond, CA

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor:  Weekend of Recovery, Alta Lodge, Alta, Utah


2007  March

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor:  Weekend of Recovery, Four Springs Retreat, Middletown, CA


2006    September

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor:  Weekend of Recovery

Alta, Utah


2005    Sept.

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor:  Weekend of Recovery

Alta, Utah


2004    Sept.

Facilitator, MaleSurvivor:  Advanced Weekend of Recovery

Alta, Utah


2003 -- 2004  

Adjunct Clinical Faculty / Supervisor, The Wright Institute

Berkeley, Ca.


2003    Oct.

Facilitator, NOMSV: Male Survivor Retreat (Clergy Abuse) 

Angels' Rest, Leyden, Mass.


2002    Sept.

Facilitator, NOMSV: Male Survivor Retreat

Dawn Manor, Livingston Manor, NY


2001    April.

Facilitator, NOMSV: Male Survivor Retreat 

Pema Osel Ling, Santa Cruz, CA




Conference Presentations, Trainings, & Publications:

October 30, 2014
“Treating the Victim and Survivor in the Offender”
Presentation at the Association for the Treatment of Sex Abusers  (ATSA), San Diego, Ca.


April  6, 2014

“Empowering Survivors of Sexual Abuse”  

Workshop co-presenter at American Society for Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama

 

April 27, 2013

Training in Individual, Group, and Community Psychotherapy with Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse

AAPCSW, San Francisco


November, 2012

“Institutional Dissociation and Communities of Healing”

Paper presentation at MaleSurvivor Conference, NYC:


October 26, 2007

Dissociative Dynamics of Male Sexual Victimization in Film”

Paper/Film presentation at MaleSurvivor Conference, John Jay College, New York City


May 25, 2005

"The Role of Projective Identification in Perpetration and Treatment"

The American Psychiatric Association, Atlanta


May 5, 2004

“Working in Trauma’s Unconscious with Male Survivors”

The American Psychiatric Association, New York City


Apr. 26, 2002

“The Role of the Therapist’s Emotional Experience,”

The Psychotherapy Inst., Case Conference Series, Berkeley, Ca.


Oct. 28, 2001

“How Films Treat Sex with Boys,” 

2001 NOMSV Conference, John Jay College,  New York City   


May 22, 2001

“Relational Therapy with Male Survivors,” 

CEU In-Service, Tang Center, Univ. of California, Berkeley


July, 1980

“On Soft Narration”   (publication)

Papers in Romance, Vol. 2  




Professional Memberships:


  1.    International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation ( ISSTD )   -- since 2005

  2.    International Assoc. for Relational Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy ( IARPP )   -- since 2001

  3.     MaleSurvivor ( MS )    --since 2000  

  4.     Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology ( NCSPP )    -- since 2000

  5.     Psychoanalytic Institute of Norther California ( PINC )  --since 2012

  6.    The Psychotherapy Institute    ( TPI -- 1998 to 2004

  7.    The Men’s Center for Counseling and Psychotherapy   ( Men’s Center ) --since 1997

  8.    The Therapy Network ( TN )    --1996 to 2005

  9.    California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)   --since 1994

  10.     East Bay Chapter of CAMFT    -- since 2002


Last Updated:   April 2014
 


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