Simple Registration

Starts:  Sep 22, 2023 09:30 AM (ET)
Ends:  Sep 29, 2023 04:30 PM (ET)
Where:   Drexel University Health Sciences Building Room 2E02, 60 N. 36th St., Philadelphia, PA, 19104, US
Community:   AAMFT Pennsylvania

When & Where

Drexel University Health Sciences Building Room 2E02
60 N. 36th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Sep 22 - 29, (ET)


The in-person PAMFT Conference is back for 2023! This year, the conference will focus on the use of attachment theory in the practice of systemic therapy. The day-long conference will have 2 sessions - the first will highlight Emotionally Focused Therapy and the second will highlight application of Attachment in work with Trauma and Addiction. Continental Breakfast and Lunch are included.

Participants can earn up to 6 CEs

Conference Schedule:

Check-in and Continental Breakfast: 8:30 - 9:00

Morning session 9:00 - 12:15: Fundamentals of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy with Dr. Senem Zeytinoglu Saydam, Ph.D., LMFT, RMFT-S

Lunch & PAMFT Updates: 12:15 - 1:15

Afternoon Session - 1:15 - 4:30: Healing the Bonds: Exploring Attachment, Trauma, and Addiction in Therapeutic Practice. with Dr. Jesse Smith, Ph.D., LMFT

About our Presenters:

Dr. Senem Zeytinoglu Saydam earned her Ph.D. in MFT from Drexel University. She is a trainer with the International Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT), an Aponte Training Institute Person of the Therapist Model Trainer, and AAMFT Approved Supervisor. She is currently  in clinical practice at the Ottawa Couple and Family Institute in Ontario, Canada and an adjunct professor in the Department of Psychology at Ozyegin University in Istanbul, Turkey.

Dr. Jesse Smith earned his Ph.D. in MFT from Texas Tech University. He is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor and holds certificates in Traumatic Stress Studies and Attachment-Based Family Therapy. He is currently a clinician in private practice in Pennsylvania and is an adjunct professor at Drexel University's MFT program. 


registration type
    Pennsylvania Students

    Pennsylvania Members

    AAMFT Students

    AAMFT Members

    Non-member Student (contact network)


Contact Information

Matthew Mutchler


Cancellation Policy

Cancellations to any paid event and any subsequent request for refund must be made in writing no later than 15 days prior to the start of the event. Upon cancellation you have the right to request that your fee (in full) be held (for up to one year) and used toward another event registration from this same AAMFT Network. If you prefer a refund, cancellations made more than 45 days before the event will receive a 75% refund. Cancellations made between 44 and 15 days before the event will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be offered within 14 days of the event.

To request a refund, please contact your program leadership directly.