More than 5700 delegates later, the International Conference for Psychology held in Cape Town South Africa was a complete and undeniable success. I presented a talk entitled the “Wild West of Wilderness Therapy” complete with research, literature review, and clips of interviews of students and staff from Wingate. Shayne Gallagher provided a demonstration of primitiveContinue reading News: Cape Town ICP 2012: Presentation a success! Standing room only!
Second Nature Cascades to Cascades Crescent Transitions to New Leaf Academy to Academy at Sisters and to finally Dragon Fly Transitions —- all in three days. It’s positive stuff, and for parents and family members to recognize that there are options out there is important. Perhaps the biggest news is that there are communities ofContinue reading Bend & Beyond…..
For many years now, I have provided written assessment and expert opinion to US Federal Immigration Court on behalf of client families of both US citizen and limited US resident status. Most of these families face deportation of the ‘primary bread winner’ who has limited status and acted unfavorably according to US laws and regulations.Continue reading A Family’s future secured: Immigration Court
Some weeks ago, I received a call from a staff member at NBC Nightly News asking for my help in finding the thread of a story on suburban heroin use among young adults, particularly those of college age. I reflected for a moment on a CBS attempt to deal with a similar subject more thanContinue reading NBC Nightly News “Hooked: the hidden epidemic
4 CirclesAlways a joy to my clients doing well in recovery communities, and again, 4 circles doing “amazing” work. Thanks to Jack, Heather, Shane, and Meg for really helping to make my visit to Asheville a positive and productive one. North Carolina is one of those special places in the southeast that, well, “feels likeContinue reading Back to “the roots” of recovery at 4 Circles Asheville