Mercy Hosts Educational Seminar on Topic of "Cutting Edge Psychotherapies"

Mercy Hosts Educational Seminar on Topic of “Cutting Edge Psychotherapies”

Posted on: March 14, 2012

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will host a continuing education program for physicians and allied health professionals, nurses, counselors, social workers, therapists and teachers titled "Cutting Edge Psychotherapies" from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 14 at the hospital. John A. Nadas, M.D., psychiatrist at Mercy Medical Center, serves as course director and moderator of the program. Guest speakers include Nina Marie Kucyk, PsyD, PCC-S, NCC, James F. Pontius, PhD, LICDC, Howard Humphress, D.Min and Terry Wardle, D.Min.

Educational objectives of the program are to describe acceptance and commitment therapy; discuss mindfulness-based psychotherapy; describe internal family systems therapy; and discuss spiritual formation. There will also be time for questions and answers. Registration fee is $30, which includes breakfast, and an additional $20 for continuing education credits. Registration deadline is Thursday, April 12. Seating is limited. For more information, contact Mercy Medical Center’s office of Medical Education at 330-489-1409 or email

Mercy Medical Center is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carroll County, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see




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