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Bolin's Heroes is an advocate of the AFSP - Georgia Chapter

Michelle Bolin, Executive Director of Bolin's Heroes, attended the April 29, 2017 ABFT workshop presented Dr. Suzanne Levy of Drexel University in conjunction with AFSP Georgia Chapter, Skyland Trail, and Emory Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
If you would like more information regarding ABFT or are interested in Sponsoring and Co-hosting a seminar with Bolin's Heroes, please contact Michelle Bolin at

Attachment-Based Family Therapy Workshop


Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT) training. is a trust-based, emotion-focused psychotherapy model designed to improve family and individual processes associated with adolescent suicide and depression. Its goal is to repair interpersonal ruptures and rebuild an emotionally protective parent-child relationship.


Suzanne A. Levy, PhD presents the training and is a licensed clinical psychologist and Director of the ABFT Training Program at Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions. Dr. Levy conducts ABFT training workshops and supervision for therapists nationally and internationally. She also oversees the ABFT treatment in the Drexel Center for Family Intervention Science’s clinical trials with over 10 years of experience working clinically with suicidal patients and training and supervising new ABFT therapists.


The ABFT Workshop is intended for administrators, counselors, couple and family therapists, mental health professionals, psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists and social workers.

AFSP offers CEs (6 hours) through the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC).


Registration is $100 (student rate is $50) and cost includes materials, continuing education credits, continental breakfast and lunch. 


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