Upcoming Events

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

  • Taoist Tai Chi: An Introductory Class (+)

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus, 12th Floor


    Offered by the Taoist Tai Chi Society of Canada – Pacific Region, Taoist Tai Chi is a great way to reduce stress, increase strength and flexibility and improve circulation, balance and posture.

    This class is free. RSVP is required to vanstudentservices@adler.edu by Monday Sept. 15

    The Taoist Tai Chi Society is a volunteer run, registered charitable organization that offers instruction in Taoist Tai Chi™ internal arts, which includes a 108-move Tai Chi set and other related internal arts.

    Taoist Tai Chi™ internal arts are specifically aimed at cultivating health and vitality and were developed by Master Moy Lin-shin, a Taoist monk. Master Moy synthesized the wisdom he learned during more than 50 years of training in meditation, qigong, Tai Chi and other arts into the practices taught by the Society and its sister organizations.

    Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi was founded in Toronto in 1970, with the first classes in British Columbia taking place in 1976. In the Pacific Region, they have now grown to include communities across the province, including the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island and many parts of the interior.

  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014

  • Online Information Session: Vancouver (+)

    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Online



    Join us for our online information session. Learn about our Vancouver Campus programs: the Doctor in Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy. D.), the M.A. in Counselling Psychology (MAC), Master of Counselling Psychology (non-thesis MCP), Master of Counselling Psychology: Art Therapy (MCP:AT), and M.A. in Organizational Psychology (MAOP). This is a great opportunity for our local and out-of-town prospective students to learn about our programs and get answers to your questions.

    The event will be hosted by Yubai Liu, Admissions Advisor at the Adler School.

    RSVP is requested. Register here.
     

  • Friday, September 26, 2014

  • The Evolving Pillars of Relationships: A Panel Discussion (+)

    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus, Community Room



    Please join us for an in-depth panel discussion with three specialists who have been enormously successful in their fields. For more information and to RSVP, email Stephanie Haslam.

    Dr. Teesha Morgan is a well known, highly trained, and experienced Couples Counsellor and Sex Therapist. Her honesty, insight, and unique academic background have helped to transform the lives of countless men and women. Through the use of cognitive-behavioural techniques and effective communication strategies, she believes that anyone is able to achieve the kind of deep relationship connection, and sexual satisfaction, that they have always imagined. More information about Dr. Morgan can be found on her website.

    Jo-Anne Weiler MA, RFMT, RCC, is a registered clinical member of the BC Marriage & Family Association, the American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy & the B.C. Association of Clinical Counselors and has 35 years of experience working in the area of health care, family development, and family life transition. She is a Certified Professional co-Active Coach and is trained in Bowen Family Systems Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, Existential Therapy, and Imago Couples Therapy. More information about Jo-Anne can be found on her website.

    Joe Ramirez MCP, CAC, CCC, is a psychotherapist and has a private practice in downtown Vancouver providing couples counselling and longer-term individual counselling. He specializes in working with men’s sexual health and identity; LGBTQ identity, relationships, and parenting; as well as Latin-Canadian cross-cultural relationships. He has worked with Options for Sexual Health, the Justice Institute of BC and the BC Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Assault, and currently volunteers at, both, the Health Initiative for Men providing brief counselling, and the Adlerian Psychology Association of BC as a director. Joe’s breadth of cultural perspectives and natural use of Adlerian skills is the base other theoretic skills are used, and which relationships are restored regardless of orientation or identity. More information about Joe can be found on his website.

  • Saturday, September 27, 2014

  • The spiritual roots of mindfulness, The mindfulness roots of social justice (+)

    9:45 AM - 4:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus


    An experiential six-hour session with much of the time in silence. Participants will experience a Day of Mindfulness and Contemplative Practice: sitting and walking meditation, a mindful meal, tea service, engaging Buddhist teachings and Contemplative Christian readings, group discussion and a question and answer period.

    A willingness to be fully present without distraction during the day is the only prerequisite.

    This workshop is free but registration is required. Please RSVP to vanstudentservices@adler.edu by September 22, 2014. All members of the Adler community are welcome.

    The workshop facilitator are:

    • Bethan LLoyd is a Registered Clinical Counsellor focused on Buddhist Psychology and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with individuals and groups. She has practiced in the engaged Buddhist tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh for over 15 years and received lay ordination as a member of the Tiep Hien Order of Interbeing in 2000.
    • Kathleen Irvine is a Registered Psychologist and Core Faculty in Counselling Psychology at Adler School. She was introduced to Mindfulness many years ago and for the past 3 years has been practicing Centering Prayer, a form of meditation coming from the Christian mystical and contemplative tradition.

  • Saturday, October 04, 2014

  • Open House: Vancouver (+)

    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus



    Join us at this Open House to learn more about the Adler School Vancouver Campus, the Doctor in Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy. D.), the M.A. in Counselling Psychology (MAC), Master of Counselling Psychology (non-thesis MCP), Master of Counselling Psychology: Art Therapy (MCP:AT), and M.A. in Organizational Psychology (MAOP) programs.

    You will have the opportunity to speak with Adler School faculty, staff, and current students. During this session we will also be discussing admission requirements, program descriptions, finances, and answering any other questions you may have for us. Please plan to arrive on time as there will be a brief introduction by the Dean and a question and answer period starting at 1:00pm.

    RSVP is requested. Register here.

  • Thursday, October 30, 2014

  • Adler School Reunion 2014 (Vancouver) (+)

    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Vancouver Campus



    The Adler School's Vancouver Campus Reunion 2014 will be on Oct. 30 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Vancouver campus.

    Previously known as the New Grad and Alumni Wine and Cheese, the annual alumni reception featuring appetizers and cocktails will take place Thursday October 30th at the Vancouver campus. The Vancouver Alumni Association Leadership Board will also present its Adler School Outstanding Alumni Awardsf to Deb Bailey, M.A. '90.

    For more information, email Stephanie Haslam, Manager Student and Alumni Services.

  • Saturday, November 01, 2014

  • Commencement (Vancouver Campus) (+)

    10:30 AM
    Vancouver Harbourside Hotel



    The 2014 Commencement Ceremony will be held November 1 at 10:30 a.m. It will be held at the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel, located at 1133 W. Hastings Street. More details to come.

  • Thursday, November 13, 2014

  • Social Exclusion Simulation (+)

    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Chicago Campus



    The Social Exclusion Simulation is a group experiential learning tool for increasing understanding of complex systems and how the structural barriers that comprise them work to block access to key rights, resources and opportunities for some members of society, rendering them “socially excluded.”

    2.5 C.E.U.’s will be offered to psychologists, counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, and interested non-psychologists. Please indicate this on your reservation request.

    Participants include students, faculty and staff of the Adler School, members of the greater Chicagoland community, anyone interested in learning more about social exclusion. Participants adopt authentic Chicago-based case histories of formerly incarcerated women and are tasked with re-entering society – finding a place to live, a job, healthcare and other necessities – in the face of structural and systemic barriers.

    Participant outcomes include:

    • An increased understanding of what structural and systemic barriers are and how they work to undermine opportunity and access.
    • Increased appreciation of practical limits of personal responsibility, agency, and choice.
    • Increased motivation to adopt attitudinal and behavioral changes in pursuit of social change.
    • Increased empathy for other marginalized groups.
    • Apprehend the shock and disappointment about roadblocks of re-entry.

    To register and for more information about the Social Exclusion Simulation, contact the Institute on Social Exclusion at ISE@adler.edu.

  • Sunday, November 16, 2014

  • Open House: Vancouver (+)

    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus



    Join us at this Open House to learn more about the Adler School Vancouver Campus, the Doctor in Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy. D.), the M.A. in Counselling Psychology (MAC), Master of Counselling Psychology (non-thesis MCP), Master of Counselling Psychology: Art Therapy (MCP:AT), and M.A. in Organizational Psychology (MAOP) programs.

    You will have the opportunity to speak with Adler School faculty, staff, and current students. During this session we will also be discussing admission requirements, program descriptions, finances, and answering any other questions you may have for us. Please plan to arrive on time as there will be a brief introduction by the Dean and a question and answer period starting at 1:00pm.

    RSVP is requested. Register here.

     

  • Sunday, December 07, 2014

  • Open House: Vancouver (+)

    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus



    Join us at this Open House to learn more about the Adler School Vancouver Campus, the Doctor in Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy. D.), the M.A. in Counselling Psychology (MAC), Master of Counselling Psychology (non-thesis MCP), Master of Counselling Psychology: Art Therapy (MCP:AT), and M.A. in Organizational Psychology (MAOP) programs.

    You will have the opportunity to speak with Adler School faculty, staff, and current students. During this session we will also be discussing admission requirements, program descriptions, finances, and answering any other questions you may have for us. Please plan to arrive on time as there will be a brief introduction by the Dean and a question and answer period starting at 1:00pm.

    RSVP is requested. Register here.

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