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You are invited to submit a proposal for a Paper Session, Poster Session, Workshop, or Conversation Session for Building Bridge for Wellness through Counselling and Psychotherapy – An International Conference.

Conference Themes

  • Culture, ethnicity and practice
  • Diversity issues (gender, religion, class, cast, sexual orientation, special groups)
  • Religion, spirituality, and transpersonal approaches
  • Theories and techniques in counselling and psychotherapy
  • Integrative and ecclectic practice in counselling and psychotherapy
  • Research in counselling and psychotherapy
  • Supervision in counselling and psychotherapy
  • Integrating traditional and indigenous healing practices into counselling and

Descriptions of Presentations:

Paper Session – a 15 or 20 minute paper presentation followed by a facilitated conversation among the presenters and the audience.

Poster Session – a poster display with the opportunity for informal discussions among presenters and participants. Posters will remain on display throughout the conference.

Workshop – a 90 minute experiential workshop of a healing modality or counselling technique.

Conversation Session – a facilitated discussion for 1 hour on a topic related to one of the conference themes.

Submission Procedures:

Please submit a proposal with your name, affiliation, email address, abstract (150 - 250 words describing your presentation), which type of session you are proposing – paper, poster, workshop, or conversation session, and which theme(s) your abstract relates to.

You can submit your abstract online (preferred method) by clicking on the link to surveymonkey.com: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=25313490045

Alternatively, you can submit your abstract by mail to:
Bangalore 2008
Department of Adult Education and Counselling Psychology
252 Bloor Street West, 7th Floor
Toronto, ON M5S 1V6

The deadline for submissions is September 28, 2007.

Abstracts will be reviewed by an international committee:

Dr. Tony George (India)

Dr. Mathew Panathanath (India)

Dr. Roy Moodley (Canada)

Maya Hammer (Canada)

Patricia Poulin (Canada)

Aanchal Rai (Canada)

Dr. William West (United Kingdom)

Dr. Sharom Mier (United States)
Email: srm24@cornell.edu

Dr. Amrita Narayanan (United States)

Dr. Niyi Bojuwoye (South Africa)

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