Workshops and Presentations

Humor Matters: 
Clinical Applications of 
Humor in Psychotherapy

There are no "live" humor programs currently scheduled.

Coming Soon: online Continuing Education Programs that will offer 
Audio, Video and PowerPoint Presentations in 2, 4 and 6 hour/credit formats

If you are interested in a program in your area and know local  Continuing Education Sponsors send me the information, and I will contact them about offering programs.

Day, Date, and Time Location  City Course Topic Sponsor
Dec 07, 2007

(6 CEUs)

Four-Points Sheraton 
5101 California 
Bakersfield, CA

Humor Matters:
Clinical Applications of 
Humor in Psychotherapy
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Course Description

Dr. Sultanoff offers personalized programs for your organization.  These include continuing education programs for mental health professionals as well as trainings for organizations such as corporations and government agencies. Dr. Sultanoff is a continuing education provider certified by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and can offer CEU credits for MFTs and LCSWs. 



Humor & Healing

Humor Matters: 
Therapeutic Applications of Humor

Humor can be a powerful tool to facilitate emotional, cognitive, behavioral, and physiological well being. This lively introductory workshop will demonstrate how and why humor can be therapeutic, and ways to integrate humorous interventions into clinical practice. The therapeutic nature of humor will be illustrated through jokes, anecdotes, props, cartoons, and video presentations.


Humor and Psychotherapy Perspectives 
Models of Humor and Psychotherapy 
Positive Psychology and the Role of Humor
Humor Concepts
Basic and Advanced Humor Interventions
The Healthful and Harmful Impact of Humor Interventions


Understand the rationale for integrating humor into the therapeutic relationship. 
Distinguish between healing and harmful humor interventions.
Utilize humor processes as part of psychotherapy.

Steven M. Sultanoff, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist (#PSY 8687), licensed MFT (#MFT 16081), and Past President of the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor. He maintains a private practice and works as a therapist, supervisor, professor, consultant, and trainer. He has appeared on Lifetime Television to discuss humor in the workplace. His passion for teaching and multi-media presentations earned him Psycho-Legal Associates’ "Instructor of the Year" award in 1999.




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Humor Matters™

Steven M. Sultanoff, Ph.D.
Mirthologist and Clinical Psychologist
3972 Barranca Pkwy. Suite J-221
Irvine, CA 92606