College of Arts and Sciences
Master of Arts in Psychology

Professional Development

  • MAP Lecture: Mad Mothers with Dr. Sarah LaChance Adams

    April 23, 2015 6:30pm-9:00pm  Applying care ethics philosophy and the work of Emmanuel Levinas, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and Simone de Beauvoir to real-world experiences of motherhood, Dr. Sarah LaChance Adams throws the inherent tensions of motherhood into sharp relief, drawing a more nuanced portrait of the mother and child relationship than previously conceived.

    Giving Voice to Experience Conference

    April 25, 2015 9:00am-5:00pm This one day conference features phenomenological and other forms of qualitative research that have implications for therapeutic practice.

    MAP Lecture: Levinas and the Face-to-Face Relationship Book Launch

    May 7, 2015 6:00pm-8:00pm  This newly released book focuses on the personal relevance of Emmanuel Levinas’ philosophy in clinical work with psychotherapy clients. Published by Duquesne University Press. Details here.  Books will also be available at the event.

    TCI Breakfast Meeting

    June 29, 2015, 7:30-10am  Introduction to Theme Centered Interaction (TCI): A unique approach to participatory leadership. This breakfast meeting is for all managers and team leaders (in business, public service/administration, social welfare) who are seeking inspiration on how to develop personal and collective leadership in their teams and organizations.

    TCI Workshop

    June 30-July 2  A unique approach of developing collective leadership in your team based on the concept of Theme Centered Interaction. Join licensed trainers Annemieke Algra and Wim Stevens for a 2 ½ day workshop that offers a practical approach to management and group dynamics that builds on the foundations psychoanalysis, group therapy and of humanistic psychology.

    Workshop: Sexualities in the Therapy Room with Shannon Solie, MA

    July 25, 2015 9:00am-5:00pm The focus of this workshop is to gain deeper understanding of how sexual expression and desire brings in additional understanding of the intersecting components of what it means to be human.

    2015 International Focusing Conference: The Future of Focusing

    July 29-August 2, 2015 at Seattle University  We look forward to a conference full of new ideas and evolving methods of using Focusing in your teaching, professional and community work as well as daily and spiritual life. We encourage you to share from the place in your own process and development which is most enlivening and generative.