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John Adams 

Professional Development Training

2015

  • Ethical Approaches to Anger Management. Bonnie Miller. Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, November 30, 2015.
  • Trauma in the Mind’s Eye: Eliminating Intrusive Thoughts, Flashbacks & Nighmaries. Natalie Zlodre, MSW, RSW, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre,    Toronto, Ontario, July 13-14, 2015
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: The Essentials for Anxiety, Depression, and PTSD. Eilenna Denisoff, Ph.D, C. Psych.. Hincks-Dellcrest Centre – Gail Appel Institute, January 21-22, 2015.


2014


2013

  • Narrative Ideas for Working with Worry and Fears. Jill Freedman, MSW, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario, December 12, 2013
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Foundational Skills. Dr. Hester Dunlap, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario, October 7, 2013
  • Conflict Resolution. Dr. Adam Lodzinski, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario, February 7-8, 2013


2012

  • Fear, Forgiveness, Relationships. Dr. Grant Mullen, Regina, Sk., November 3, 2012


2011

  • American Association of Christian Counselors World Conference, Nashville, TN
  • September 28 – October 1, 2011. Some of the most significant workshops attended were as follows:
  • Ministry During a Time of Major and Sudden Loss. H. Norman Wright, MA
  • Whistle-Blowing Women, Love-Frozen Men: A Liberating Look at Gender – Larry Crabb, Ph.D
  • Psycho-trends, Faith and the Future – Tim Clinto, Ed. D.
  • My Search for the Center: What I’ve Learned in 40 Years as Psychologist – Larry Crabb, Ph.D
  • Beyond Boundaries: The Process of Re-experiencing Trust and Intimacy. John Townsend, Ph.D
  • The Neglected Discpline of Pruning. Henry Cloud, Ph.D
  • In-Between. John Ortberg, Ph.D
  • The Power of a Moment. Wes Stafford, Ph.D
  • Leadership Legacy, Ed. Young, Jr. M. Div.
  • The Cornerstone of Christian Counseling. Diane Langberg, Ph.D.
  • Derailment: Managing the Temptations of the Christian Counselor. Michael Lyles, MD.
  • Psychological First Aid 101 for our Warriors. Raymond Kahle, Ph.D.
  • Exploring the Hidden Power of Shame. Richard Winter, MD
  • An Honest Conversation About Doubt, Hypocrisy and Belief: Johnnie Moore, MA
  • Keeping Your Cool….When Your Anger is Hot: The Male and Female Perspective. June Hunt, MA
  • Addiction: Sin, Disease or Personality Defect. Karl Benzio, MD


2010

  • Developing Children’s Skills in Managing Anxiety: A Narrative Approach: Karen Young, MSW, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre – Gail Appel Institute, Toronto, Ontario, February 26, 2010
  • Live to Love Conference, Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas Caribbean Cruise, American Association of Christian Counselors, October 9-14, 2010, some of which were the following workshops:
  • Love, Sex and Romance – Dr. Tim Clinton
  • Understanding and Expressing Love – Dr. Gary Chapman
  • Worth Fighting For: Spiritual Intimacy in Marriage – Dr. Tim Clinton
  • Stop Pushing My Buttons – Dr. Greg Smalley
  • How to Apologize Effectively – Dr. Gary Chapman
  • How to Share the Things that Bug You, or How to get your spouse to change without manipulation – Dr. Gary Chapman.
  • How to be Happily Married without your mate’s help – Dr. Gary Smalley
  • Care Deeply from Your Heart – Dr. Greg Smalley
  • Signs a Marriage is at Risk – Dan Seaborn, MA
  • How to End Complaining to your Mate – Dr. Gary Smalley
  • We are on the Same Team – Dr. Greg Smalley
  • Love Language Worksheet – Dr. Gary Chapman
  • Communication and Conflict Resolution
  • Breaking the Culture of Bullying and Disrespect. Marie-Natalie Beaudoin, Ph.D, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Toronto, April 27-28, 2010.


2009

  • Seeking Safety: An Evidence based focused therapy to help people attain safety from Trauma, PTSD, and Substance Abuse. Dr. Lisa M. Najavits, Leading-Edge Seminars, Toronto, Ontario, December 3-4, 2009
  • Narrative Therapy with Children, Adolescents and Adults with David Epston, MSW (Co-Founder of Narrative Therapy): Jack Hirose Associates, Calgary, Alberta, October 19-20, 2009
  • The American Association of Christian Counselors World Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, September 16-19, 2009 with the following workshops attended:
  • Treating Difficult Clients Successfully – Dr. John Townsend
  • The Immeasurable Power of Grace – Dr. John Piper
  • Transforming the Heart – Dr. Richard J. Foster
  • Love as a Way of Life – Dr. Gary Chapman
  • Helping Educate Non-Emotional Clients in the World of Emotions – Dr. John Townsend
  • The Trinity: A Model Community – Dr. Larry Crabb
  • The Future of Spiritual Formation – Dr. John Ortberg
  • The Power of Truth – Ed Young
  • The World’s Trauma as a Field of Service – Dr. Diane Langberg
  • What Does it Mean to be a Christian Therapist? – Dr. Michael Lyles
  • Heart-Focused Marriage Therapy – Dr. Greg Smalley
  • Happiness is a Lifestyle – Dr. Frank Minirth
  • Dealing with the Absence of a Father’s Blessings – Dr. John Trent.
  • Disconnected Parenting Teens in a My Space World – Dr. Chap Clark
  • Supporting Parents with Gay-Identified Children. Janelle Hallman
  • The Role of Mother and Father Parenting in Out of Control Teens – Tony Michael.
  • The Pursuit of Excellence and the Perils of Perfectionism – Dr. Richard Winter.


2008

  • Bonds Attachment, Trauma and the Body. Dr. Janina Fisher, Leading-Edge Seminars, Toronto, Ontario, December 4-5, 2008.
  • Advanced Group Crisis Intervention. International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, November 15-16, 2008
  • Narrative Conversations with Men about Perpetrating Violence. Tod Augusta-Scott. Hincks Dellcrest Centre – Gail Appel Institute, Toronto, Ontario, February 22, 2008.
  • Certificate Program in Brief and Narrative Therapy, Brief Therapy Training Centres – international, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Gail Appel Institute, Halifax, NS, June 10-13, 2008, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • Externship in Emotional Focused therapy, with Dr. Sue Johnson (founder of EFT), Ottawa, Ontario, September 15-18, 2008
  • Collaborative Strengths-Based Therapy with Children and Adolescents with Dr. Matthew Selekman. Hincks-Dellcrest Center, Toronto, Ontario, June, 2008.
  • Integrating Narrative and Systemic Practices in Couple/Family Therapy, with Dr. Karl Tomm, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Winnipeg, MB.
  • Family Assessment and Interventions, with Maureen Leahey, MSW, AAMFT, Winnipeg, Mb.


2007

  • Dynamics of Addictions, AAMFT Summer Institute, Rapid City, South Dakota: July 23-26, 2007
  • How to Improve Outcomes, with Dr. Scott Miller, November, 2007


2006

  • A Door of Hope, Sexual Abuse Seminar, presented by author and sexual abuse survivor. Jan Frank, Regina, Sk. June 6, 2006.


2005

  • Critical Incident Stress Management: Group Crisis Intervention. International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, (Baltimore). December 5-6, 2005
  • Critical Incident Stress Management: Advanced Group Crisis Intervention. International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (Baltimore), December 7-8, 2005
  • Critical Incident Stress Management: Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support. International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (Baltimore), December 9-10, 2005



Carolyn Adams

Professional Development Training

2015

  • Ethical Approaches to Anger Management. Bonnie Miller. Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, November 30, 2015.
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: The Essentials for Anxiety, Depression, and PTSD. Eilenna Denisoff, Ph.D, C. Psych.. Hincks-Dellcrest Centre – Gail Appel Institute, January 21-22, 2015.

 

2014

 

2013

  • Narrative Ideas for Working with Worry and Fears. Jill Freedman, MSW, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario, December 12, 2013
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Foundational Skills. Dr. Hester Dunlap, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario, October 7, 2013
  • Conflict Resolution. Dr. Adam Lodzinski, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario, February 7-8, 2013

 

2012

  • Fear, Forgiveness, Relationships. Dr. Grant Mullen, Regina, Sk., November 3, 2012

 

2011

  • American Association of Christian Counselors World Conference, Nashville, TN
  • September 28 – October 1, 2011. Some of the most significant workshops attended were as follows:
  • Ministry During a Time of Major and Sudden Loss. H. Norman Wright, MA
  • Whistle-Blowing Women, Love-Frozen Men: A Liberating Look at Gender – Larry Crabb, Ph.D
  • Psycho-trends, Faith and the Future – Tim Clinto, Ed. D.
  • My Search for the Center: What I’ve Learned in 40 Years as Psychologist – Larry Crabb, Ph.D
  • Beyond Boundaries: The Process of Re-experiencing Trust and Intimacy. John Townsend, Ph.D
  • The Neglected Discpline of Pruning. Henry Cloud, Ph.D
  • In-Between. John Ortberg, Ph.D
  • The Power of a Moment. Wes Stafford, Ph.D
  • Leadership Legacy, Ed. Young, Jr. M. Div.
  • The Cornerstone of Christian Counseling. Diane Langberg, Ph.D.
  • Derailment: Managing the Temptations of the Christian Counselor. Michael Lyles, MD.
  • Psychological First Aid 101 for our Warriors. Raymond Kahle, Ph.D.
  • Exploring the Hidden Power of Shame. Richard Winter, MD
  • An Honest Conversation About Doubt, Hypocrisy and Belief: Johnnie Moore, MA
  • Keeping Your Cool….When Your Anger is Hot: The Male and Female Perspective. June Hunt, MA
  • Extraordinary Women. Light University. American Association of Christian Counsellors.

 

2010

  • Developing Children’s Skills in Managing Anxiety: A Narrative Approach: Karen Young, MSW, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre – Gail Appel Institute, Toronto, Ontario, February 26, 2010
  • Live to Love Conference, Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas Caribbean Cruise, American Association of Christian Counselors, October 9-14, 2010, some of which were the following workshops:
  • Love, Sex and Romance – Dr. Tim Clinton
  • Understanding and Expressing Love – Dr. Gary Chapman
  • Worth Fighting For: Spiritual Intimacy in Marriage – Dr. Tim Clinton
  • Stop Pushing My Buttons – Dr. Greg Smalley
  • How to Apologize Effectively – Dr. Gary Chapman
  • How to Share the Things that Bug You, or How to get your spouse to change without manipulation – Dr. Gary Chapman.
  • How to be Happily Married without your mate’s help – Dr. Gary Smalley
  • Care Deeply from Your Heart – Dr. Greg Smalley
  • Signs a Marriage is at Risk – Dan Seaborn, MA
  • How to End Complaining to your Mate – Dr. Gary Smalley
  •  Leaving and Cleaving- Dan Seaborn, M.A.
  • Manipulation – Dr. Gary Chapman
  • We are on the Same Team – Dr. Greg Smalley
  • Love Language Worksheet – Dr. Gary Chapman
  • Improve Your Marriage in Four Days – Gary Smalley, M. Div. Ed. D.
  • Communication and Conflict Resolution
  • Breaking the Culture of Bullying and Disrespect. Marie-Natalie Beaudoin, Ph.D, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Toronto, April 27-28, 2010.