Breaking Unhealthy Patterns Improves Career Success

Oct 18, 2011, 09:11 ET from Caron Treatment Centers

"Success Is An Inside Job" workshops get below the surface to produce life-changing results

WERNERSVILLE, Pa., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Establishing a successful career is more important than ever and yet also more challenging in today's economic climate – requiring job seekers to present themselves at their absolute best. But what many professionals don't realize is that in order to achieve the success of their dreams they must first deal with underlying issues that often prevent them from achieving success.

Most professionals in the career coaching field tend to focus on external solutions for job seekers. These solutions such as tweaking a resume, improving interview skills and learning how to job search, definitely play a role in the process of career development. But for many people - it's not enough.

For this reason, Ann Smith, Executive Director of Breakthrough at Caron, is thrilled to announce a new collaboration with Dr. Judith Chusid, a New York Psychologist, and her self-growth workshop "Success Is An Inside Job." The program gets to the heart of what blocks people from manifesting their vision and flourishing in their career and creative endeavors.

"It's so important to invest the time to evaluate our careers from a different perspective," said Dr. Chusid, who is publishing a book of the same name as the workshop in early 2012. "We use a variety of therapeutic methods in a supportive and controlled way to gently bring unconscious issues to the surface that raise awareness and acceptance of feelings, needs and blocks that have interfered with or derailed work-life."

A range of topics will be addressed via "Success Is An Inside Job" workshops. Highlights include:

  • Exploring how self-sabotage impacts career and/or creative endeavors.
  • Overcoming challenges with setting or committing to a career or creative path
  • Tackling an ongoing pattern of under-earning and underachieving
  • Understanding and moving beyond workaholism
  • Addressing why people derail at the top after achieving success
  • Managing corporate politics and developing a constructive leadership style
  • Getting "unstuck" from a unfulfilling job or career

Upcoming workshops will be held on the following dates and locations:

  • Caron New York, Upper East Side, Oct. 27-31
  • Trinity Conference Center, West Cornwall CT, Nov. 6-11
  • Breakthrough Mansion, Wernersville PA, Jan. 22-27, 2012 and Feb. 26-March 2, 2012

For more details including program-specific prices please visit:

About Dr. Judith Chusid
Judith F. Chusid Ph.D. has over 30 years experience enhancing performance with individuals and teams.  An expert resolving resistances in the areas of performance enhancement and leadership development, she has worked across industry lines with business and educational organizations, entertainers, professional and college athletes, sports teams, politicians, and professionals in the social sector. An experienced teacher and speaker, Judith has given over 350 workshops including keynotes at various conferences and annual meetings.  A former faculty member of Adelphi University, The Center for Modern Psychoanalysis and The Rockland Psychoanalytic Center, she is an experienced lecturer and research scientist. Her five-year study in sports proved that psychoanalytic strategies could be used successfully to help a team increase performance and win games. She has produced and published two dissertations and a number of papers.

About Breakthrough At Caron
Breakthrough at Caron is a groundbreaking residential five-and-a-half day program specifically designed for adults impacted by family or relationship dysfunction in childhood or adult life.  This intensive group workshop is held on Caron's main campus in Wernersville, PA. Although a referral from a therapist is not required, this program is intended as an addition to outpatient counseling where individuals may address long-standing patterns of relating.  Groups are co-ed and are limited to 10-12 people per group.  The program has been designed by Ann Smith, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Pennsylvania, who supervises and oversees clinical work. Experiential techniques, lecture and play are all important components of the program.  To learn more about Breakthrough at Caron visit You can also follow Ann's Healthy Connections Blog on Psychology Today or "Like" Healthy Connections on Facebook.

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