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Professional Development

Workshops as a Participant 2014 - 2007

• 2016 MMTIC Training

• 2016 Narcissism & Infidelity: An Integrated Approach to Couples

Therapy (Terry Real and Esther Perel)

• 2016 Social Media for Business (OSP)

 2016 Mind Body Institute (Dr Ellyn Bader & Clinton Power)

• 2016 The Power of Intimacy (Terry Real and Esther Perel)

• 2015 Connected Parents, Thriving Children (Imago)

• 2015 Overdose Awareness and Prevention (Toronto Public Health)

• 2015 Queering the Family Tree: Building LGBTQ Inclusive Services

• 2015 Gabor Mate -- When the Body Says No

• 2015 Gabor Mate – Beyond the Medical Model

• 2015 Natalie Zlodre – Trauma in the Mind’s Eye: Mitigating and

Eliminating Intrusive Thoughts, Flashbacks and Nightmares

• 2015 Dr Rex Kay – Countertransference: Beyond the Blame

• 2014 The Path Back: A Model for Working With Adolescents and

Their Parents – Dr Rex Kay

2014 On Point – Cdn Harm Reduction

2014 Roadmap to Ground Clients &  Therapists in a Landscape of Change

2014 Gabor Mate – The Hungry Ghost:  A Biopsychosocial Perspective on Addiciton from Heroin to Workaholism

• 2014 The Path Back:  A Model for Working With Adolescents and Their Parents – Dr Rex Kay

• 2013 Imago Training – Characterological Growth

• 2013 DID Seminar

• 2013 Experiencing & Creating Change

• 2013 Lesbians & Sex

• 2013 Methadone Maintenance Treatment

• 2013 Toronto Harm Reduction Task Force – Peer Information Guide

• 2013 Imago Information Day

• 2013 Harm Reduction Workshop

• 2013 Cultural Competence and Psychotherapy

• 2013 An Introduction to Online Counselling

• 2013 Imago – Characterological Growth

• 2012 Imago – Working with Individuals Training

• 2012 Myths about Sex – Ten Things You Need to Know

• 2012 Adult ADHD: A Strength Based Strategy for a Hidden Population

• 2012 Deaf Cultural Centre – Deaf Identity

• 2012 THRN – “Research” Drugs

• THRN – HIV/HCV and “Street” Drugs

• 2012 Imago – Working with Individuals Training

2011 Mind, Body & Soul; An Evening with Mike Lew

2011 Levamisole & Cocaine – Toronto Harm Reduction Network

2011 Solution-Focussed Brief Therapy

2011 Trance Therapy

2011 Imago – Basic Clinical Training

• 2010 Myers Briggs Type Indicator Certification (MBTI)
• 2010 Imago Couple's Therapy: FACT A & B
• 2010 Anti-Oppression Psychotherapy
• 2010 Female Sexuality & Character Change in Austin's Sense and Sensibility

• 2009 Trauma and Attachment in Psychotherapy
• 2009 Escape from "Depresso-land": Six Strategies for Relieving Depression
• 2008 Psychotherapy for the Interrupted Life
• 2008 Working with Hard-to-Reach Individuals
• 2007 Harm Reduction (York University)
• 2007 Introduction to Peacemaking Circles

Reading

• The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

• The New Rules of Marriage by Terrence Real

• The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer

• Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear – Elizabeth Gilbert

• It Wasn’t Your Fault by Beverly Engel

• How To Talk so Kids Will Listen, and Listen so Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber, Elaine Mazlish

• How Can I Get Through to You? Reconnecting Men and Women by Terrence Real

• I Don’t Want to Talk About It:  Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression by Terrence Real

• Mating In Captivity by Esther Perel

• Far From the Tree by Andrew Solomon

• The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van der Kolk

• Rising Strong by Brene Brown

Men, Women & Worthiness by Brene Brown

The Inner Voice of Love by Henri J M Nouwen

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown

Alone Together by Sherry Turkle

I Thought It Was Just Me (but it’s isn’t):  Making the Journey From What Will People Think? To I Am… by Brene Brown

The Power of Vulnerability by Brene Brown

Daring Greatly: How The Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brene Brown

The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting by Brene Brown

The Velvet Rage:  Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man’s World by Alan Downs

How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It by Patricia Love, Steven Stosny

The Blessings of a B Minus by Wendy Mogul

Hold Onto Your Kids by Gordon Neufeld, Gabor Mate

Eat That Frog by Brian Tracy

Start With Why by Simon Sinek

The Two Kinds of New by Rob Bell

• What We Talk About When We Talk About God by Rob Bell

• Sex God by Rob Bell

• Love Wins by Rob Bell

• Antidote:  Happiness for People Who Can’t • Stand Positive Thinking by Oliver Burkeman

• Mindfulness by Danny Perlman, Mark Williams, Jon

• Marriage Made Simple by H Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt

• Attached:  The New Science of Adult Attachment and How it can help you find and keep Love by Rachel Heller and Amir Levine

• Trauma and Recovery:  The Aftermath of Violence by J L Herman

• In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Mate

• When the Body Says No by Gabor Mate

• Broken Open by Elizabeth Lesser

• The Art of Possibility by Benjamin Zander & Rosamund Zander

• The Five Love Languages for Singles by Gary Chapman

• Musicophilia by Oliver Sacks

• The Mind’s Eye by Oliver Sacks

• The Problem of Pain  by C S Lewis

• A Grief Observed by C S Lewis

• When Food Is Love by Geneen Roth

• Take Back Your Life by Geneen Roth

• When You Eat at the Refridgerator, Pull Up a Chair by G Roth

• Quiet by Susan Cain

• Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

• The Compass of Pleasure by David Linden

• Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert

• The Heart and Soul of Sex  by Dr Gina Ogden, PhD

• Bioenergetics by Alexander Lowen
• Predators:Treating Child Sex Offenders & Victims by Anna Salter
• Invitation to Responsibility by Alan Jenkins
• Getting the Love You Want by Harville Hendrix
• Brief Therapy with Individuals and Couples ed. Carlson & Sperry
• Hard Laughter by Anne Lamott
• Inside the Mind of Sexual Offenders by Dennis Stevens 
• Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Workbook ed. McKay, Wood & Brantley     
• Cognitive Behavioural Skills by Gregoris Simos  
• The Emotional Affair by R T & P S Potter-Efron
• Integrating Traditional Healing Practices into Counselling and Psychotherapy ed. W West & R Moodley
•  Birth Trauma, Claustrophobia and LSD Therapy by Dr Frank Lake   
• Trance Zero by Adam Crabtree
• The Divided Mind by Dr John Sarno
• Why, Mommy, Why? by Jody Thomas 
• Pathways to Spirituality by Bill O’Hanlon
• Bounce:  Living the Resilient Life by Robert J Wicks  
• Hope in Action by Heather Fiske 
• Gender Inclusive Treatment of Intimate Partner Abuse by John Hamel 
• Loving Your Life:  Becoming Who You Are and Loving It Through Passionate Creative Living by Elke Scholz
• Gifts Differing by IB Myers & PB Myers
• All Dogs Have ADHD by Kathy Hoopman
• Tug of War by Mr Justice Harvey Brownstone
• International Child Abductions by Consular Affairs, Canada
• The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability by Miriam Kaufman, MD; Cory Silverberg, & Fran Odette
• The Wizard of Oz and Other Narcissists by Eleanor D Payson
•  Scars by Cheryl Rainfield
• The Heart and Soul of Sex by Gina Ogden, PhD
• Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugindes
• Musicophilia by Oliver Sacks

Broken Open by Elizabeth Lesser
• The Art of Possibility by Benjamin Zander & Rosamund Zander
• The Five Love Languages for Singles by Gary Chapman
• The Mind’s Eye – Oliver Sacks
• The Problem of Pain – C S Lewis
• A Grief Observed – C S Lewis
• When Food Is Love – Geneen Roth
• Take Back Your Life – Geneen Roth
• When You Eat at the Refridgerator, Pull Up a Chair – G Roth
• The Boy in the Dress – David Williams
• Quiet – Susan Cain
• Emotional Intelligence – Daniel Goleman
• The Compass of Pleasure – David Linden
• Stumbling on Happiness – Daniel Gilbert
• Eat That Frog – Brian Tracy
• Start With Why – Simon Sinek
• Breaking Free From Emotional Eating – Geneen Roth
• The Two Kinds of New – Rob Bell
• What We Talk About When We Talk About God – Rob Bell
• Sex God – Rob Bell

Memberships

The College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) 

www.crpo.ca

 

Canadian Association of Sign Language Interpreters (CASLI)

www.casli.ca​​

 

Ontario Association of Sign Language Interpreters (OASLI)

www.oasli.on.ca

 

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)

www.rid.org

 

Ontario Society of Registered Psychotherapists (OSRP) www.psychotherapyontario.org

 

Imago Relationships North America (IRNA) https://www.imagorelationshipswork.com/

 

Imago Relationships Canada East

www.imagocanada-east.com