TRAUMA ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

TRAUMA ACROSS THE LIFESPAN: AN ADLERIAN APPROACH (5 CE HRS)

Sponsored by The North American Society of Adlerian Psychology and hosted by the Western Pennsylvania Society of Adlerian Psychology

Trauma Across the Lifespan: An Adlerian Approach is a 5 hour didactic and experiential workshop focusing on three aspects of trauma experienced by children, adolescents, adults and the aging. Four aspects of trauma of this workshop: identification of the trauma, response to the trauma, wants and needs after the trauma, and resolution of the trauma. The workshop will be conducted using the theory of Alfred Adler and will utilize empathy, encouragement, equality, ethics and education. A workshop open to the general public, psychologists, counselors, social workers, teachers, parents, and anyone interested in learning more about the concepts of Adler’s Individual Psychology that facilitate recovery from trauma.

Objectives: Participants will (1) review several principles of Adlerian psychology, (2) identify traumatic events for each age group, (3) identify responses to trauma utilizing components of Adlerian lifestyle, (4) identify individual wants and needs in response to a trauma, (5) identify familial, social, and spiritual/philosophical resources to help individuals affected by trauma, and (6) clarify specific strategies to move toward resolution of the trauma.

Presenter: Wes Wingett, PhD, LMHP has been a counselor in private practice in Norfolk, NE since 1978. Prior to entering private practice, Dr. Wingett had been employed as a counselor in a mental health center, a university program development specialist, & in multiple educational settings as a counselor & teacher. Dr. Wingett received his bachelor’s degree from Wayne State College, Wayne, NE, & his masters & doctorate in guidance and counselor education from the University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY. Additional graduate study was completed at the University of Northern Colorado & the University of Vermont. Dr. Wingett’s private practice focuses on providing individual, couple, and family counseling, consultation to educational institutions and businesses, & presenting Adlerian training in variety of venues. Wes has served as a consultant in the areas of aging & long term care solutions, early childhood education, time and stress management, domestic violence, drug & alcohol prevention and treatment, health care and wellness, adult-child relationships and training of professional educators & counselors.

About the Local Society: The Western Pennsylvania Society for Adlerian Psychology promotes the educational theories and practical techniques of Dr. Alfred Adler, a leading theorist in the field of mental health and the founder of child guidance centers. His theory of Individual Psychology promotes a holistic approach for each individual and is based on a model of growth. His teachings are applicable to parent/child relationships and counseling for individuals and families. We are pleased to host this NASAP workshop.

Location: Risen Lord Education Center, 3250 California Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Lots of parking on the street; handicap accessible

Fee: Registration Prices: WPSAP members: $35      Non-members: $60      Add Lunch: $5

Continuing Education Information: 5.0 hours CEUs APA – NBCC – NASW

For additional information and pre-registration form, see flyer – SEPT 2016 Trauma across the lifespan

May Workshop – Career Counseling for Adults

The North American Society of Adlerian Psychology Announces:

 

Career Counseling for Adults

Presented by Vicky Rumpf, LPC

 Saturday, May 21, 2016

Calvary United Methodist Church

971 Beech Avenue, Pittsburgh 15233

 9 AM to 12 PM

Facing a job termination, considering a change in careers, or finding a job satisfactory to one’s

personality and aptitude can be stressful and overwhelming. Career counselors specialize in

assessment and counseling for specific populations. Join us for a review of Alfred Adler’s theories

and useful career assessment tools with regard to career counseling. Career counseling processes,

techniques, and resources will be demonstrated.

 

Objectives:

1.   Participants will understand Adler’s lifestyle assessment, the concept of a client’s lifestyle, their

birth order and how it relates to their career goals.

2.   Participants will be able to utilize M.L. Savickas’ career-style assessment interview questions

for career counseling.

3.   Participants will be become familiar with what career counseling resources are available locally

and on the web, and have a basic understanding of what career counseling offers.

 

Presenter:  Victoria Rumpf, LPC – Vicky is a past President and past Treasurer of the Western Pennsylvania Society of Adlerian Psychology.  She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with experience as a Mobile Therapist/Behavioral Specialist Consultant and as a Prevention Specialist in the school and community settings.  She is currently employed as an Intake Coordinator for a mental health agency.  Vicky has a Master’s degree in Counseling Education from Duquesne University, where she also served as a mentor to incoming freshmen while employed as the Business Manager of a public radio station.

 

About the Local Society: The Western Pennsylvania Society for Adlerian Psychology promotes the educational theories and practical techniques of Dr. Alfred Adler, a leading theorist in the field of mental health and the founder of child guidance centers. His theory of Individual Psychology promotes a holistic approach for each individual and is based on a model of growth. His teachings are applicable to parent/child relationships and counseling for individuals and families. We are pleased to host this NASAP workshop.

Continuing Education Credits: Please see the accompanying registration form for CE offerings.

Cancellation Policy: Should the event have to be cancelled WPSAP will send out emails to all in the WPSAP address book. If you are not on that list, please check with Kerry Kennelly (412 716 2078) the morning of the event. To insure an email contact, please send your email address to pawaltond@verizon.net. Special needs requests should be directed to Kerry Kennelly.

Visit our Web site at: www.alfredadler.org and our local affiliate at: http://www.wpsap.org.

 

Workshop Registration Saturday, May 21, 2016

Career Counseling for Adults

Presented by Vicky Rumpf, LPC

Registration 8:30 AM; Workshop starts at 9 AM to 12:00 PM

Calvary United Methodist Church, 971 Beech Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

Enter through the center door on Beech Avenue, or the door at the rear parking lot

Free parking is available in adjacent lots and streets

Prior Registration is requested, but not mandatory. You can register at the door at 8:30 AM.

Name (print)____________________________________________

Agency ________________________________________________

Address ________________________________________________

City & Zip_______________________________________________

Phone ____________/email________________________________

 

Registration Prices:

WPSAP members: $20 Non-members: $35

If registering by mail, please postmark by March 16:

Make checks payable to: WPSAP and return registration form to:

WPSAP c/o Donalies

255 Catalpa Place

Pittsburgh, PA 15228

 

Continuing Education Information: 3.0 hours CEUs APA – NBCC – NASW

“This program is sponsored by the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP). NASAP is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists.”

“The North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5263. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NASAP is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.”

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March Workshop- We Are Designed to Heal: Using Adlerian Concepts in Resolving the Losses and Traumas of the Alcoholic Family

The North American Society of Adlerian Psychology Announces:

 

We Are Designed to Heal:

Using Adlerian Concepts in Resolving the Losses and Traumas of the Alcoholic Family

 Presented by Jeanne Zell, M.S. in Counseling, LPC (retired)

 

A workshop open to the general public, psychologists, counselors, social workers, teachers, parents, and anyone interested in learning more about the concepts of Adler’s Individual Psychology that facilitate recovery from the losses and traumas of the alcoholic, addicted, abusive, neglectful, war-torn, and “looking-good” families.

           

 Saturday, March 19, 2016

Registration 8:30 AM; Workshop starts at 9 AM to 12:00 PM

Calvary United Methodist Church

971 Beech Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

           

The roles and rules of the alcoholic family create losses that interfere with the development of well-being and social interest. Utilizing Adlerian Lifestyle Assessment, especially the family constellation and early recollections, as well as incorporating a deep understanding and commitment to the healing of the grieving process can restore courage, purpose, connection, and belonging.

 

Objectives:

  • To understand the roles and rules of the alcoholic family thru utilization of Adlerian Lifestyle Assessment
  • To understand the importance of the grieving process and its connection to healing PTSD
  • To experience validation and its role in encouragement
  • How understanding the alcoholic family allows us to understand other pain-filled families

 

About the Presenter: Jeanne Zell has a Masters in Counseling from Indiana University and post-graduate training from the Houston Family Institute and the Chicago Adler Institute, among others. For over fifteen years her private practice, Zell and Associates, in Houston, Texas, specialized in treating adult children of alcoholics and training counselors in her methods. She designed and taught, for six years, the ACA class at the Houston Council on Alcoholism, attended by over 10,000 people. Ms. Zell initiated and coordinated the first ACA regional conference in Houston, attended by 600. She has presented at professional conferences throughout her career. One example is “Encouragement Techniques: Caring, Confronting, and the Courage to be Imperfect.” Another is “Gathering Up the Pieces: Individual and Group Therapy Grieving Process for Adult Children of Alcoholics.” Currently, Jeanne leads Personal Journal Writing groups in Sewickley and Pittsburgh

 

About the Local Society:  The Western Pennsylvania Society for Adlerian Psychology promotes the educational theories and practical techniques of Dr. Alfred Adler, a leading theorist in the field of mental health and the founder of child guidance centers.  His theory of Individual Psychology promotes a holistic approach for each individual and is based on a model of growth.  His teachings are applicable to parent/child relationships and counseling for individuals and families. We are pleased to host this NASAP workshop.

Parking: Enter through the center door on Beech Avenue, or the door at the rear parking lot. Free parking is available in adjacent lots and streets.

Cancellation Policy: Should the event have to be cancelled WPSAP will send out emails to all in the WPSAP address book. If you are not on that list, please check with Kerry Kennelly (412 716 2078) the morning of the event. To insure an email contact, please send your email address to pawaltond@verizon.net. Special needs requests should be directed to Kerry Kennelly.

 

Visit our Web site at: www.alfredadler.org and our local affiliate at:  http://www.wpsap.org.

 

Prior Registration is requested, but not mandatory.   You can register at the door at 8:30 AM.

 

Name (print)____________________________________________

 

Agency ________________________________________________

 

Address ________________________________________________

 

City & Zip_______________________________________________

 

Phone ____________/email________________________________

 

Registration Prices:

WPSAP members:     $20                Non-members:        $35

 

If registering by mail, please postmark by March 16:

Make checks payable to: “WPSAP” and return registration form to:

WPSAP c/o Donalies

255 Catalpa Place

Pittsburgh, PA  15228

 

Continuing Education Information:   3.0 hours CEUs     APA – NBCC – NASW

“This program is sponsored by the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP). NASAP is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists.”

“The North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5263.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  NASAP is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 

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Upcoming Workshop- Lifestyle Assessment: The Influence of Childhood Dreams and Early Recollections

The North American Society of Adlerian Psychology Announces:

Lifestyle Assessment: The Influence of Childhood Dreams and Early Recollections

Presented by Patricia A. Walton-Donalies, M. Ed and Paula Cellini, MS, LPC

 

A workshop open to the general public, psychologists, counselors, social workers, teachers, parents and anyone interested in learning more about Adler’s Individual Psychology and the use of the Lifestyle Assessment  to guide treatment. This workshop will provide an overview of the assessment process with a focus on the influence of childhood dreams and Early Recollections. Participants will engage in an experiential exercise to better understand interpretation of childhood dreams and Early Recollections.

 

Saturday, January 16, 2016

9 AM to 12 PM

Calvary United Methodist Church

971 Beech Avenue, Pittsburgh 15233

 

The Lifestyle Assessment is foundational for using Individual Psychology. This workshop will provide participants with a practical understanding of the Adlerian Lifestyle Assessment .The components of a lifestyle: life tasks, family constellation, and early recollections are pivotal in discovering one’s private logic and guiding fictions in the life tasks of work, love, friendship and spirituality.

This workshop will focus on the influence of Childhood Dreams and Early Recollections. By using the Lifestyle Assessment a clinician can gain a more comprehensive picture of how and why one does what (s)he does.  The Adlerian tenet that “all behavior is purposeful” is supported with the Lifestyle.  Through participation in an experiential exercise participants will gain a basic knowledge and some practice in completing a Lifestyle Assessment and interpreting childhood dreams and Early Recollections.

 

Objectives:      

To define the basic tenets of Adlerian Individual Psychology

To identify the purpose of a Lifestyle Assessment

To understand the components of a Lifestyle Assessment

To gain an understanding of childhood dreams and early recollections, and their influence on one’s lifestyle, mistaken core beliefs and fictional goals

Presenters:

Patricia A. Walton-Donalies has a Master in Education degree in Guidance and Counseling and over 30 years experience working with children and their families. Pat is a licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the District of Columbia and is a Care Manager for Community Care Behavior Health.  Pat is especially well versed in effective behavior management techniques for addressing children’s misbehavior. As an Adlerian trained practitioner, Pat has shared her expertise with parents and professionals in Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia and South Carolina.  Pat is a member of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology and is a founding member and current president of the Western Pennsylvania Society of Adlerian Psychology.

Paula Cellini has a Masters in Professional Counseling with 15 years of experience working with children, women and families.  Paula is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania and is Vice President of the Western Pennsylvania Society of Adlerian Psychology. She manages the Health and Wellness Center at Bethlehem Haven, providing mental health care for women.  Paula has used Adlerian Theory with children, parents and individuals, using Adlerian core concepts to educate parents and help adults obtain clarity and address their basic psychological needs.

About the Local Society:  The Western Pennsylvania Society for Adlerian Psychology promotes the educational theories and practical techniques of Dr. Alfred Adler, a leading theorist in the field of mental health and the founder of child guidance centers.  His theory of Individual Psychology promotes a holistic approach for each individual and is based on a model of growth.  His teachings are applicable to parent/child relationships and counseling for individuals and families. We are pleased to host this NASAP workshop.

Continuing Education Credits:  Please see the accompanying registration form for CE offerings.  

Cancellation Policy: Should the event have to be cancelled WPSAP will send out emails to all in the WPSAP address book. If you are not on that list, please check with Kerry Kennelly (412 716 2078) the morning of the event. To insure an email contact, please send your email address to pawaltond@verizon.net. Special needs requests should be directed to Kerry Kennelly.

Visit our Web site at: www.alfredadler.org and our local affiliate at:  http://www.wpsap.org.

 

Workshop Registration Saturday, January 16, 2016 

 

Registration 8:30 AM; Workshop starts at 9 AM to 12:00 PM

 

Calvary United Methodist Church,   971 Beech Avenue,    Pittsburgh, PA 15233

Enter through the center door on Beech Avenue, or the door at the rear parking lot

Free parking is available in adjacent lots and streets

 

Lifestyle Assessment: The Influence of Childhood Dreams and Early Recollections

Presented by Patricia A. Walton-Donalies, M.Ed and Paula Cellini, MS, LPC

 

Prior Registration is requested, but not mandatory.   You can register at the door at 8:30 AM.

 

Name (print)____________________________________________

Agency ________________________________________________

Address ________________________________________________

City & Zip_______________________________________________

Phone ____________/email________________________________

 

Registration Prices:

WPSAP members:     $20                Non-members:        $35

 

If registering by mail, please postmark by January 11 :

Make checks payable to: WPSAP and return registration form to:

WPSAP c/o Donalies

255 Catalpa Place

Pittsburgh, PA  15228

 

Continuing Education Information:   3.0 hours CEUs     APA – NBCC-  NASW

 

This program is sponsored by the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP). NASAP is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists.”

 

 

The North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5263.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  NASAP is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 

 

Visit our Websites: www.alfredadler.org and www.WPSAP.org

 

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Upcoming Workshop- Lifestyle Assessment: The Influence of Family Constellation

The North American Society of Adlerian Psychology Announces:

Lifestyle Assessment: The Influence of Family Constellation Presented by Patricia A. Walton-Donalies, M.Ed and Paula Cellini, MS, LPC

A workshop open to the general public, psychologists, counselors, social workers, teachers, parents and anyone interested in learning more about Adler’s Individual Psychology and the use of the Lifestyle Assessment  to guide treatment. This workshop will provide an overview of the assessment process with a focus on the influence of the family constellation. Participants will engage in an experiential exercise to better understand the influence of family dynamics on one’s core beliefs and fictional goals.

Saturday, November 21, 2015   9 AM to 12 PM

 

Calvary United Methodist Church 

971 Beech Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15233

The Lifestyle Assessment is foundational for using Individual Psychology. This workshop will provide participants with a practical understanding of the Adlerian Lifestyle Assessment. The components of a lifestyle: life tasks, family constellation, and early recollections are pivotal in discovering one’s private logic and guiding fictions in the life tasks of work, love, friendship and spirituality. This workshop will focus on the influence of the Family Constellation. By using the Lifestyle Assessment a clinician can gain a more comprehensive picture of how and why one does what (s)he does. The Adlerian tenet that “all behavior is purposeful” is supported with the Lifestyle.  Through participation in an experiential exercise participants will gain a basic knowledge and some practice in completing a Lifestyle Assessment and interpreting the information.

Objectives:

To define the basic tenets of Adlerian Individual Psychology

To understand the purpose of a Lifestyle Assessment

To identify the components of a Lifestyle Assessment

To gain an understanding regarding the influence of the family constellation, mistaken core beliefs and fictional goals through participation in an experiential exercise.

Presenters:

Patricia A. Walton-Donalies has a Master in Education degree in Guidance and Counseling and over 30 years experience working with children and their families. Pat is a licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the District of Columbia and is a Care Manager for Community Care Behavior Health.  Pat is especially well versed in effective behavior management techniques for addressing children’s misbehavior. As an Adlerian trained practitioner, Pat has shared her expertise with parents and professionals in Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia and South Carolina.  Pat is a member of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology and is a founding member and current president of the Western Pennsylvania Society of Adlerian Psychology.

Paula Cellini has a Masters in Professional Counseling with 15 years of experience working with children, women and families.  Paula is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania and is Vice President of the Western Pennsylvania Society of Adlerian Psychology. She manages the Health and Wellness Center at Bethlehem Haven, providing mental health care for women.  Paula has used Adlerian Theory with children, parents and individuals, using Adlerian core concepts to educate parents and help adults obtain clarity and address their basic psychological needs.

About the Local Society:   The Western Pennsylvania Society for Adlerian Psychology promotes the educational theories and practical techniques of Dr. Alfred Adler, a leading theorist in the field of mental health and the founder of child guidance centers.  His theory of Individual Psychology promotes a holistic approach for each individual and is based on a model of growth.  His teachings are applicable to parent/child relationships and counseling for individuals and families. We are pleased to host this NASAP workshop.

Cancellation Policy: Should the event have to be cancelled WPSAP will send out emails to all in the WPSAP address book. If you are not on that list, please check with Kerry Kennelly (412 716 2078) the morning of the event. To insure an email contact, please send your email address to pawaltond@verizon.net. Special needs requests should be directed to Kerry Kennelly.

 

Continuing Education Credits:

“The North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5263.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  NASAP is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.”

 

Visit our Websites: www.alfredadler.org and www.WPSAP.org

 

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