College of Arts and Sciences
Master of Arts in Psychology

Professional Development

  • Ninth Annual Giving Voice to Experience Conference

    Enriching the Practice of Psychotherapy Through Qualitative Research

    Saturday, January 30th, 2016 9:00am-5:00pm

    Seattle University, Casey Commons (5th floor of Casey Building)
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    Map Lecture Series: Ethics for Psychotherapists

    With Christie Lynk

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    Stuart Rolfe Community Room
    April 23rd, 2016-- 9:00am to 3pm
    “Professional Ethics in Mental Health Counseling” will be presented by Christie Lynk at Seattle University on April 23, 2016, from 9:00 – 3:30. The seminar provides an overview of Professional Ethics and Washington State law as applied to mental health counseling. A variety of ethical dilemmas confronted in clinical practice are explored through case studies, role-plays, lecture, and film.
    Seminar facilitator Christie Lynk is the Clinical Director of the MAP program at Seattle University, adjunct faculty at The Seattle School, and co-facilitator for the Powers of Leadership cycle at the Whidbey Institute.  She offers training and consultation to individuals and organizations through conversations and gatherings at her home on Whidbey Island.
    This seminar offers 6 CEU's in the State of Washington.
    Cost is:
    $10 for current students
    $25 for graduates
    $75 for community (CEU fees)
    Breakfast and snacks included. 

    MAP Lecture: Suicide Prevention using Contextual-Conceptual Therapy

    Presenters: Fredic Matteson, James Hayes
    May 18, 2016

    Fee: $25/free for students - including refreshments and light snacks
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    O'Donogue Lunchtime Speaker Series: Culture & Psychoanalytic Theory

    We will have a total of 6 speakers this year (2 per quarter) give presentations throughout the year for our new event series, the Lunchtime Speaker Series. Most of our speakers are therapists and researchers from the local community and will draw from their clinical and theoretical knowledge base to present on topics such as gender, Mexican-American relations, and unconscious influences on socio-political life. All but one of our speakers will be scheduled on a Thursday from 12:30-1:30pm in Casey Commons. Lunch will be provided as well. A schedule of our speakers is provided below:

    2015-2016 Speaker Schedule

    Fall 2015
    Thursday November 5th, 12:30-1:30pm; Casey Commons: Sharon Green, LISW (Private Practice)
    Thursday December 3rd, 12:30-1:30pm; Casey Commons: Rodrigo Reyes, MA (Private Practice/Doctoral Candidate/SU Adjunct Faculty)

    Winter 2016
    Monday January 11th, 12:30-1:30pm; Casey Commons: Michael Sipiora, Ph.D. (Pacifica University)
    February 11th, 12:30-1:30pm; STCN 130: Kathy Weissbourd, Ph.D. (Private Practice)

    Spring 2016
    Thursday April 14th, 12:30-1:30pm; Chair's Colloquium: Mary Watkins, Ph.D. (Pacifica University)
    Friday April 15th; 8-9am; Casey Commons; Department Breakfast: Mary Watkins
    Thursday May 19th, 12:30-1:30pm; Casey Commons: Lane Gerber, Ph.D. (Private Practice/Prof Emeritus)


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