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Finding Your Ruby Slippers Book and Recording Kit
Package - Audio & Book
$56.98 USD
Product Details
Package - Audio & Book
1 hr 3 min
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
[+] [-] 053085 - Helping Clients Find Their Ruby Slippers
  1. Implement at least four “life lessons” designed to help clients self-actualize and experience greater empowerment in their personal and professional lives.
  2. Exlore at least three therapeutic benefits of journaling and implement at least six journal prompts designed to improve positive self-talk, healthy risk taking, and overcome obstacles and fear.

[+] [-] 053085 - Helping Clients Find Their Ruby Slippers
  • The Concept of Ruby Slippers
  • Positive Mantras
  • The Benefits of Journaling
  • Addressing Mantras with Clients
  • Journal Prompts



Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C, DAPA, is a recognized expert in the strengths-based, de-pathologized treatment of trauma and has been in private practice for over 35 years. She presents workshops and keynote addresses nationally and internationally, and is a clinical consultant to practitioners and mental health agencies in the United States, Canada, the UK and Ireland.

She has been an adjunct faculty member at several Universities, and is the Founder of “The Ferentz Institute,” now in its 11th year of providing continuing education to mental health professionals and graduating over 1,200 clinicians from her two certificate programs in Advanced Trauma Treatment.

In 2009 she was voted the “Social Worker of Year” by the Maryland Society for Clinical Social Work. Lisa is the author of Treating Self-Destructive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors: A Clinician’s Guide, 2nd Edition (Routledge, 2014), Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors: A Workbook of Hope and Healing (Routledge, 2014), and Finding Your Ruby Slippers: Transformative Life Lessons From the Therapist’s Couch (PESI, 2017). Lisa also hosted a weekly radio talk show, writes blogs and articles for websites on self-harm and self-care, and teaches on many webinars.

Speaker Disclosures:

Speaker Disclosures: Financial: Lisa Ferentz is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Lisa Ferentz is a member of the National Association of Social Workers; and the American Psychotherapy Association.
Continuing Education Credits Awarded for Completion of Entire Package
[+] [-] Combined Continuing Education Credit From All Components
Breakdown of Continuing Education Credits by Components
[+] [-] 053085 - Helping Clients Find Their Ruby Slippers
[+] [-] 084805 - Finding Your Ruby Slippers
Addiction Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, and other Mental Health Professionals
[+] [-] 084805 - Finding Your Ruby Slippers
"Lisa Ferentz has written a thoughtful, engaging and practical book that invites readers to look at themselves and their lives without judgment. Her clients are lucky to have her voice dispensing these words, and now the rest of us are, too."
Meg Wolitzer, New York Times bestselling author of The Interestings and The Ten-Year Nap

"A magical guide to conquering our fears, phobias and emotional pain! With a warm and affirming tone that conveys, I get it! , Lisa Ferentz shares years of accumulated wisdom grounded in research but communicated as if she and the reader were simply sitting side-by-side, deep in conversation."
Janina Fisher, PhD, author of Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors>/I>

"I absolutely love this book! A resource for people wanting to heal into the possibilities embodied in their present-day life, Lisa offers solid information and practices to free oneself from old patterns and behaviors. The questions at the end of each chapter deepen the reader s ability to recognize and experience what has held them back while also pointing them towards the healing that is available and possible in their current life. I recommend this book not only for individuals who seek to heal but also for clinicians who want solid and useful tools they can use with their clients and for their own personal growth."
Nancy J Napier, MA, LMFT, author of Recreating Your Self, Getting Through the Day and Sacred Practices for Conscious Living

"I know Lisa Ferentz to be a very wise and talented therapist so it is not surprising that the wisdom culled from her long career would be simple but profound. You will find in the these pages things that you often say to yourself unconsciously, followed by Lisa s empathic yet liberating perspective on them. Enjoy and heal!"
Richard Schwartz, PhD, Developer of the Internal Family Systems Model of Psychotherapy