Sensation seeking is a trait we all have. It includes the search for complex and new experiences. People with high sensation seeking (HSS) personalities crave exotic and intense experiences even when physical or social risks are involved. Addictions, dangerous driving, and relationship dissatisfaction have all been linked to overly high sensation seeking tendencies. In addition, HSS can interact with psychological conditions.
Dr. Kenneth Carter, a respected authority on sensation seeking, will introduce strategies to identify unhealthy HSS in your clients and discuss the psychology and neuroscience behind this concept. This web conference will review the habits, hobbies, and hardships of those who want to squeeze every drop out of life. We will cover aggressive driving, unhealthy sexual relationships, addictions, and other propensities of the high sensation seeking personality. We will also review how to discuss high sensation seeking with your client.
This two-hour web conference is designed to equip you with valuable knowledge and application strategies that you can use immediately in your practice.
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Kenneth Carter, PhD, ABPP, is a clinical psychologist and faculty member at Oxford College, Emory University, where he has conducted extensive research and taught courses on personality theory and psychological diagnosis for over 20 years. Prior to that, Dr. Carter was a Senior Assistant Research Scientist in the Epidemic Intelligence Service of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Dr. Carter has received awards from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the University of Michigan, and the National Institute of Health. He co-authored the introductory psychology textbook, Learn Psychology, his writing has been featured in Reader's Digest and Mental Floss, and he has appeared on the Today Show and Connect with Kids. Dr. Carter's new book on the sensation seeking personality trait is expected to be published in January 2017. To read more on this topic and contribute to Dr. Carter's research, take the quiz on his website at www.drkencarter.com/buzz/