resiliency workshops

The workshop “Developing Intercultural Resiliency” is being offered now!

March 24, 2019: Calgary, AB. 10-4, Design Your Life Studio

Register at:

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More Dates to be Announced for 2019 possible Lethbridge and Edmonton

About Joanne’s Workshops:

Joanne has a keen interest in training. She actively participates in the training of students and residents on a variety of mental health topics at the local counselling agency where she is both a practicing psychologist and supervisor. Joanne has also developed and presented workshops to professionals across Canada, the US and in the UK. Her most recent area of interest has been in the area of developing intercultural resiliency linked to her book The Fifth Position: A Guide for Developing Intercultural Resiliency and Pluralism. This workshop has been successfully presented in several locations since the release of the book.

Workshops presented on resiliency and intercultural resiliency since 2008 include:

“Developing Intercultural Resiliency”, Calgary, AB, February 2018; NYC: Positive Psychology Conference, May 2018; Kingston, ON, October 2018; Burlingame, CA, Brief Therapy Conference, December 2018.

“Resilient Family Stories”,  Play Therapy United Kingdom Conference, Windsor, June 2016.

“Facilitating Change in Family Violence through a Collaborative Model”, Canadian Domestic Violence Conference 3, Toronto, ON, Feb. 2013.

“Developing Pluralist Therapy”, Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Halifax, NS, June 2012.

“Building Resilient Stories: Working Briefly with Trauma”, Catching the Winds of Change 4 Conference, Toronto, ON, March 2011.

“Resiliency and the Pluralist: Expanding the Therapist’s Worldview”, The Mental Health and Spirituality Conference, Calgary, AB, September 2009.

“Resiliency and the Pluralist: Expanding the Therapist’s Worldview”, The Spirituality and Mental Health Conference, Ottawa, ON, April 2009.

“Resiliency and Grief with a Pluralist Worldview”, International Network of Personal Meaning, Toronto, ON, July 2008.

“Resiliency and the Pluralist: Building Bridges of Creative Meaning”, Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Halifax. NS, June 2008.

Workshop outlines available on request.

Resiliency workshops can be developed specifically for your area. Contact Joanne directly.