Local mixing opportunities with european professionals don’t come every day. Networking in Europe is different than in the US in being more confidential, and often ‘closed’ to non-locals. Caron Ocean Drive in it’s wisdom recognized the importance of having myself, a licensed and chartered psychologist make those relations with the business and professional community here inContinue reading Dr Burdick’s ‘meet & greet’ at the Amsterdam Pulitzer Garden Event
This is a summer of exciting professional growth. In speaking at UKESAD (UK/European Symposium on Addictive Disorders), my audience of 300+ in-house and 40,000 BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) internet practitioners. I spoke to a full house of addiction / recovery and mental health professionals who attended to hear my talk on “TalesContinue reading Summer 2015– Welcome to My World of International Engagements
I’m humbled and honored in speaking to the United Kingdom & European Symposium on Addictive Disorders (UKESAD) here in London May 4th. In considering my decades in the field of experiential treatment, I honed in on ‘wilderness therapy’ as the focus of my talk, to reveal a type of treatment for addiction not as customaryContinue reading Keynote: UKESAD
In 1969, Dr. Haim Ginott came up with the concept of the helicopter parent who ‘hovers’ over their child in moving through their academic life. Today, it’s mushroomed into the crazy notion of parents who monitor their offspring in every imaginable faction of life: Friends, family, school and university life, occupational choice, no place isContinue reading What’s wrong with this picture?
It isn’t every day that we’re invited to meet with the Ambassador of den Hague Tim Broas and the Chamberlain International School group. But, in many ways it’s easy to see why education to special needs families is as important in the Netherlands as it is in the US. Recent legislation in the EU requiresContinue reading Welcome US to den Hague!