Category Archives: Community Shout-Outs

Adlerians Gather in Minnesota This Week!

This week will be the annual conference of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology, held this year in Bloomington, Minnesota. This is the largest show of support on the continent for Alfred Adler’s Individual Psychology tradition. I will be… Continue Reading Adlerians Gather in Minnesota This Week!

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Colleague Shout-Out: The Center for Contextual Change

Last night I visited the downtown office of the Center for Contextual Change, an established psychotherapy organization that specializes in treating the effects of trauma. I had the opportunity to speak with Mary Jo Barrett, LCSW, a founder of the… Continue Reading Colleague Shout-Out: The Center for Contextual Change

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Welcoming a Family Therapy Colleague to Downtown Chicago

I would like to encourage you to visit the website of Meg Coyne, LCSW, and Coyne Counseling. Meg is an experienced and skilled couple and family therapist who trained at the program of the Chicago Center for Family Health, under renowned family… Continue Reading Welcoming a Family Therapy Colleague to Downtown Chicago

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Advances in Addiction Treatment – 2012

I recently attended a training workshop presented by Gateway Foundation at the Adler School of Professional Psychology. The presenter, David Mee-Lee, M.D., was one of the editors of the criteria used by substance abuse counselors to guide placement into treatment.… Continue Reading Advances in Addiction Treatment – 2012

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The Courage to Be Imperfect: A Potter’s Tale

While we’re enjoying a few days of relaxation in our favorite place, Door County, Wisconsin, we paid a visit to Ellison Bay Pottery and had an enjoyable chat with John Dietrich, who has been making pottery in Door County since… Continue Reading The Courage to Be Imperfect: A Potter’s Tale

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Mental Health Parity: Are We There Yet?

Former Rep. Patrick Kennedy, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, and Rep. Mike Quigley held a public hearing this evening in Chicago, on the current state of the Domenici-Wellstone Mental Health Parity and Substance Abuse Equity Act, which President Obama signed into law… Continue Reading Mental Health Parity: Are We There Yet?

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Adler Child Guidance Center Parenting Trainer Workshop

On February 24th and 25th, the Child Guidance Center of Adler School of Professional Psychology will be hosting a Positive Discipline program, Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way, at the Adler School of Professional Psychology.   

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SMART Recovery expands Chicagoland meetings

I have been talking this week to some individuals who are Facilitators and Advisors to SMART Recovery groups in Chicago, and have learned that more meetings are taking place than ever before. This is a positive development for people struggling… Continue Reading SMART Recovery expands Chicagoland meetings

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Japanese-American Disaster Support Groups in Chicagoland

Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Japan as they struggle to recover from these terrible disasters. Global links for assistance and support   Chicago-Area Psychological Support Through the Japanese-American Service Commitee, a well-established social service agency in… Continue Reading Japanese-American Disaster Support Groups in Chicagoland

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