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.

 

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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.

 

 

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