Category Archives: Psychotherapy

Lectures Given at Sandplay Safari/Conference Held at Kruger Park, South Africa

Last month, I attended a safari/conference at Kruger National Park, South Africa.  The conference was sponsored and co-directed by my wife Barbara Turner and her colleague Celia van Wyk from Johannesburg, and was held at the Berg-en-Dal Rest Camp inside … Continue reading

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Neurodiversity Workshop To Be Held In Portland, Maine, April 4, 2014

On April 4, 2014, I’ll be doing a full-day workshop for Transdisciplinary Workshops at the Regency Hotel, in Portland, Maine.  Here is a description of the workshop: The Power of Neurodiversity:  Unleashing the Advantages of Your Differently Wired Brain (and … Continue reading

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New Facebook Page on ”Mood Pride”

Today  I started a Facebook page dedicated to Mood Pride.  Mood  Pride is an offshoot of the neurodiversity movement, suggesting that we focus on the ”differences” of people with mood disorders, rather than solely on the ”deficits.”  Mood disorders are … Continue reading

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Researching Strengths in People with Schizophrenia

Yesterday in the New York Times an op ed piece appeared entitled ”Successful and Schizophrenic’‘ that affirmed the importance of neurodiversity and the value of strengths in people with mental health labels.  Written by Elyn Saks, who has lived with schizophrenia all her … Continue reading

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Tight Budgets Limit Availability of School Psychologists

An article in the latest APA Monitor (the monthly news magazine of the American Psychological Association), reveals that budget cutbacks nationwide and a growing focus on academic learning, has resulted in fewer school psychologists being available to help children and adolescents with social, … Continue reading

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