Paruresis Workshop Schedule
Live, in-person workshops and virtual workshops continue! Please check back here often for new dates. To get on the “I’m Interested” list for the next Virtual Workshop (if the current date is not a fit) or to let us know where you suggest we should hold a live workshop, click here to fill out the Workshop Interest Form.
Click here for information on: What Happens at a Workshop. See also information about our previous Women’s Workshops. Want to meet a leader in advance? You’ll find videos from our workshop leaders under their entries on the Shy Bladder Center page.
All registrations are now being managed through Eventbrite. Click on the “Registration Now Open!” link in the table to be redirected to the registration tool. Remember: we MUST have at least 5 registrations 30 days out for live events to be marked a “go!” Virtual workshops we need 8 the Wednesday prior. Don’t wait to register. 100% Money Back Guarantee if we cancel due to not making our minimum.
|MAR 24-26, 2023||Charlotte||NC||USA||Roger Merritt, LCMHC||Registration Open! Click Here! This event is a "go!"|
|MAY 6, 2023||Virtual Workshop||WORLDWIDE||WORLDWIDE||Dan Rocker, MA, LCSW||Pre-Registration Now Open! Click Here!|
|MAY 26-28, 2023||Toronto||Ontario||CANADA||Steven Soifer, Ph.D., LCSW-C||Registration Now Open! Click Here! This is event is a "go!"|
|JULY 21-23||Detroit||MI||USA||Steven Soifer, Ph.D., LCSW-C||Pre-Registration Opening Soon!|
|SEPT 1-3, 2023||Vienna||Vienna||AUSTRIA||Steven Soifer, Ph.D., LCSW-C||Pre-Registration Opening Soon!|
|SEPT 8-10, 2023||Vancouver||BC||CANADA||Paul Cosulich, MA Psych, Registered Clinical Counselor||Pre-Registration Now Open! Click Here!|
|OCT 6-8 or 13-15, 2023 TBD||Baltimore/Columbia||MD||USA||Dan Rocker, MA, LCSW||Pre-Registration will open in May.|
|2023 Calendar in Development||Atlanta, Long Island, Dallas, SW USA.||USA||TBA||Stay tuned!|
If you cancel more than one month prior to a workshop, you are entitled to full refund or a full credit to another workshop. If you cancel less than one month prior to a workshop, you are entitled to a 50% refund OR a full credit for another workshop. Workshop credits must be used within one year.
Workshops in the UK
The United Kingdom Paruresis Trust (UKPT) has workshops scheduled for the following months: January, March, May, July, September, and November. For more information on these workshops please contact the UKPT at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read the Book
The Secret Social Phobia: Shy Bladder Syndrome (Paruresis)
By S. Soifer, G. Zgourides, J. Himle, & N. O’Brien (IPA, Inc. 2020)
The NEW definitive Ebook on shy bladder syndrome.
You can purchase the book by clicking the hypertext next to the image. Note: It is helpful to read this book prior to attending an SBC Workshop.
It’s available on Kindle and in paperback!
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This website is NOT a substitute for medical or legal advice and does not constitute the practice of law, medicine, psychiatry, clinical psychology, clinical social work, or any other mental health profession. If you are having trouble urinating, you should always contact a physician since difficulty with voiding can be a symptom of a serious medical condition. We are a group of professional people and people who have suffered with paruresis. We have assembled a board and a board of advisors to help people cope with urinary dysfunction that has a psychological or social origin. On this website, we are NOT practicing medicine, psychiatry, clinical psychology, clinical social work or any other mental health profession. You should have your doctor evaluate your condition before diagnosing yourself, and seek the appropriate necessary mental health counseling if warranted. IPA, Inc. disclaims any and all legal liability whatsoever.