Marylhurst alumni and faculty in the music therapy program took an active role in the planning and presentation of the 2014 Western Regional American Music Therapy Association conference in Portland.
Crosby led a one-day course titled Integrative Cognitive-Behavioral Group Therapy, presenting a model of a group therapy for adults with depression and anxiety that can be generalized to many other clinical populations.
He also led a workshop on Making the Organization Shift From Individual to Group Therapy in Large Health Care Systems. The workshop described how a large health care delivery system transitioned from a predominantly individual therapy model to an integrated CBT model in the treatment of mild to moderate depression and anxiety.
The American Group Psychotherapy Association is an interdisciplinary community that has been enhancing practice, theory and research of group therapy since 1942. The AGPA annual conference is the hallmark educational event in the field of group psychotherapy.