#758 Psychotherapy as A Performing Art with Mark O’Connell and Robin Weigert


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Mark O’Connell LCSW Mark O'Connell, LCSW, MFA is a psychotherapist in private practice in New York City. He is the author of the books The Performing Art of Therapy: Acting Insights and Techniques for Clinicians and Modern Brides & Modern Grooms, as well as numerous academic and popular articles about mental health and the performing art of living. He teaches workshops for clinicians on the art of using our most essential instrument for therapeutic engagement: our selves. And he presents his work across the country, including at the annual Psychotherapy Networker Symposium. For more information visit markoconnelltherapist.com and theperformingartoftherapy.com, subscribe to Mark's Psychology Today column, and follow him on Twitter @MarkOTherapy. Robin Weigert (from Wikipedia) Weigert was born in Washington, D.C., the daughter of Dionne Laufman and Berlin-born Wolfgang Oscar Weigert, a psychiatrist.[1] She is Jewish.[2][3] After graduating from Brandeis University in 1991, Weigert attended New York University, earning a Master of Fine Arts degree in the Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts.[4] After a decade as a stage actress based in New York City, she moved to Los Angeles and has appeared in various films, television shows and mini-series. Weigert is best known for her much-lauded portrayal of the unkempt, cantankerous and foul-mouthed drunkard Calamity Jane in the HBO television series Deadwood, which ran from 2004 to 2006.[5] In 2004, Weigert was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for the role. In 2006, she won Hollywood Life magazine's "Breakthrough of the Year" award.[3] Mark O'Connell Video for Psychotherapy Networker Sign up for 10% off of Shrink Rap Radio CE credits at the Zur Institute

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