SEUS Course

Safe and Effective Use of Self (SEUS) Course 2016

The Safe and Effective Use of Self (SEUS) course will run this spring. This course will meet the 30-hour requirement for registration with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). Faculty Lilian C. J. Wong, B.Sc., M.A., Ph.D. & Paul T. P. Wong, Ph.D., C.Psych. Dates April 23-24 & May 21-22, 2016 Time 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location 13 Ballyconnor Court, Toronto, Ontario M2M 4C5, Canada Fees $800.00 CAD (course) + $80.00 CAD (CE credits, optional) For more information, download the SEUS Syllabus. To register for the course, download the SEUS Application Form. For inquiries, contact Dr. Lilian C.

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Psychologist Unlocks Nature’s Secret to Mental Health

FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE August 6, 2013 Issued by International Network on Personal Meaning Psychologist unlocks nature’s secret to mental health The answer to meeting society’s increasing mental health needs is not more diagnoses, more pills, and more psychiatrists, but applying nature’s way to manage symptoms and increase well-being, according to Dr. Paul T. P. Wong, a renowned Toronto psychologist. Dr. Wong will present a radical approach to treating mental disorders and enhancing community mental health at the INPM Summer Institute, held at the Delta Toronto East Hotel, August 16-18, 2013. His approach is internationally known as Meaning Therapy.  “Just

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INPM Summer Institute 2013

Click for more details Troubled by senseless traumas, such as the Quebec train wreck, Calgary flooding, and 911?  Saddened by the seemingly futile struggles for meaning in terminal patients and the old-old? Puzzled by the human bondage of depression and addiction?  What can mental health professionals do in the face of these challenges? Meaning therapy may be the best answer in these situations, according to all available research. Founded by the famed Vienna Psychiatrist Dr. Viktor Frankl, and expanded by renowned psychologist Dr. Paul T.P. Wong, Meaning Therapy is a powerful integrative system that employs meaning as the central organizing

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AskimoTV Interviews

Dr. Wong was interviewed as an expert on several topics by AskimoTV. The links for each interview are below. Meaning Therapy Meaning Management Theory Dual System Model The Quest for Meaning Existential Psychotherapy and Marriage Death and Meaning Management Theory

Pastoral Care: Imagine the Possibilities

Dr. Wong presenting several keynote speeches at the 45th Annual Alberta Pastoral Care Association Conference, April 15 & 16, 2013, in Lethbridge Alberta.  Click here for more details.  Here are the links to the Powerpoint presentations for his talks. Feel free to download, but you need to contact Dr. Wong for permission to present or quote any part of these presentations.    Meaning Seeking/Making: Contributions of Viktor Frankl Meaning-Centered Counselling & Spiritual Care Death Acceptance & Grief Counselling through Meaning Transformation  

Dr. Wong’s Interview on Talk Sense Radio

Listen to guest host Marshall H. Lewis interview Dr. Paul Wong on Talk Sense Radio – The Meaning Connection. Dr. Wong talks about the recent storm Sandy, Frankl’s philosophy of tragic optimism, and his Meaning approach.The podcast version is now available for download from the site below and from iTunes.

Media Coverage from the Meaning Conference 2012

With the success of the 6th biennial Meaning Conference, it is no surprise that was plenty of good coverage in the popular media.  Below is a list of articles.  If you know of any others we have missed, please let us know. Psychologists Probe the Meaning of Mass Killing in Colorado ‎ Business Review Canada (press release) – 23 Jul 2012TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – July 23, 2012) – The world’s leading … says Paul Wong, Conference Chair and Professor Emeritus of Trent … Psychologists to probe meaning behind mass shootings at weekend … Global Toronto – 27 Jul 2012 Global News : Friday, July 27, 2012 10:25 AM … is the most powerful tool at

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Meaning Conference 2012 Announcement and Call for Papers

    The International Network on Personal Meaning (INPM) is pleased to announce the 7th Biennial International Meaning Conference to be held July 26-29, 2012 in Toronto, Canada. The main conference theme is: A Positive Global Vision of Healing and Flourishing through Meaning. Click here to go to the conference site   In today’s climate of global economic uncertainty, geopolitical conflicts, ecological crisis, and the widening gap between haves and have-nots, the meaning perspective offers a promising vision to resolve these challenging global issues and achieve sustainable growth for both individuals and society. The conference will highlight the role of meaning in well-being,

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