The Center for Optimal Living offers trainings and workshops on Integrative Harm Reduction Psychotherapy (IHRP) and other complementary techniques, nationally, internationally and at our home in New York City.
Our training sessions are collaborative, and include group discussions, interactive skill-building components and case studies to foster a deeper understanding of IHRP and to promote its implementation in a variety of contexts. Our trainings are tailored to your needs and can be delivered in formats ranging from half-day to five full days, depending on your needs. We also provide follow-up trainings, as well as ongoing consultations for the organizations we work with. Contact us at email@example.com or 212.213.8905 x2 to learn more.
We also host special events on a range of topics that may be of interest to the public and our clients.
June 22-23, 2019 | The New York Open Center, NYC
20% off with code CFOL19
This 2-day retreat introduces clinicians and treatment professionals to the Seven Foundations, designed to go where traditional therapy cannot–helping clients to find calm, wholeness, spiritual connection, and to retrieve parts of the soul lost to addiction, illness, and trauma. The retreat maps a rich journey through the healing, transformative powers of Kundalini yoga, nutrition, sound healing, breathwork, meditation, essential oils, ceremonial dance, intention setting, and more. Codirected by Andrew Tatarsky and sponsored by the Center for Optimal Living.Learn More
June 27, 2019 | 9am-12pm | The Center for Optimal Living, NYC
Who are recovery coaches and what do they do? Can recovery coaches operate within a harm reduction paradigm or do they only coach toward abstinence? Join us for a presentation that outlines basic components of who recovery coaches are, what they do and the peer recovery philosophy that grounds their work, followed by drawing parallels between peer recovery philosophy and the philosophy of harm reduction. The presentation will end with concrete examples of how peer recovery coaches are currently working within the context of a harm reduction framework. We will end the day with time for a Q&A session with the presenters. Breakfast provided | CEs available.Learn More
October 17-19, 2019 | Nashville, Tennessee
On Friday October 18 Dr. Tatarsky will present on Harm Reduction Psychotherapy at the American College for Advancement in Medicine annual meeting.Learn More
Participants share their experience of Dr. Andrew Tatarsky and the Center for Optimal Living’s training on the therapeutic principles and practice of Integrative Harm Reduction Psychotherapy.
The Center for Optimal Living is situated in the shadow of Grand Central station, and houses a modern, mid-size event space for trainings, group sessions and retreats. It is equipped with a range of features including a 65” HD smart tv with HDMI cable, yoga supplies, and an adjacent kitchen. The space is available to like-minded organizations and hosts affiliate and private events. For rental inquiries and more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-213-8905 x2. Size: 12′ 7″ x 25′ 5″ | 319.82 sq ft. Capacity: 30-40 people