Meaning Therapy

Dr. Paul Wong
 

Meaning Therapy and the Toronto Van Attack

President's Column for the Positive Living Newsletter (May 2018). Read the rest of the newsletter here. On May 6, I did a one-hour interview at the Fairchild TV Studio in Richmond Hill, Ontario, for their program Leisure Talk (大城小聚), which features special guests...

Paul T. P. Wong’s Contribution to Existential Therapy

Meaning therapy (MT; Wong, 2010, 2016) is also known as meaning-centered counseling and therapy (MCCT). It is based on Frankl’s logotherapy, but is extended to integrate with cognitive-behavioral therapy and positive psychotherapy. Thus, it is a pluralistic approach...

International Psychology and I: A Reflection

My birth and historical and cultural background as a Chinese combined with my higher education and academic career as a Canadian have destined me to be an international psychologist. Since my days as a graduate student, all that is within me has recoiled from...

How to Measure Existential Meaning

Note This is a manuscript review of the paper published as George, L. S., & Park, C. L. (2016). The Multidimensional Existential Meaning Scale: A tripartite approach to measuring meaning in life. The Journal of Positive Psychology. Advance online publication....

The Deep-and-Wide Hypothesis in Giftedness and Creativity

Authors Co-authored with Piers Worth, Ph.D., Bucks New University, London, UK.Abstract This paper provides empirical findings from four different sources that lend credence to the deep-and-wide (DAW) hypothesis (Wong, 2012) in accounting for giftedness and creativity....

Courage, Faith, Meaning, and Mature Happiness in Dangerous Times

President's Report for the Positive Living Newsletter (May 2017). Read the rest of the newsletter here.“The wound is the place where light enters you.” — Rumi The current tense political climate at home and abroad has the same feeling as the dreadful days after 9/11,...

Frankl’s Self-Transcendence Model and Virtue Ethics

Authors Co-authored with Timothy Reilly, Ph.D., Dept. of Psychology, University of Notre Dame Abstract This presentation will conclude my research project on Viktor Frankl’s self-transcendence (ST) model as a framework of applying virtue ethics. My focus in this...

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