Jon is a core faculty member in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Lynn University. He has been a staff therapist at the Counseling and Psychological Services at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) since 2010. He was awarded a diplomate in Adlerian Psychology in 2016 (NASAP), also accredited with a certificate of study in Adlerian Psychology. He is very active in the research, practice, and theory of Individual Psychology, in which has spent the last 15 years researching, publishing, and presenting about this counselling approach. He was President of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP) in 2017-2018; and, he is currently the co-editor of the Journal of Individual Psychology (JIP). In 2018, and appointed as a board member of the International Committee for Adlerian Summer Schools and Institutes (ICASSI), which focuses on Individual Psychology counselling techniques and is hosted in a new country each year, he has served as an ICASSI faculty member since 2015. Also, co-authored five textbooks, five book chapters, and various professional articles. In addition to his clinical experience and publications, he has given workshops, in lecture, in 20 different countries throughout the globe.
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Description: Mental health practitioners are tasked with understanding holistic factors that influence psychological trauma and implementing strategies to help individuals recover and heal from traumatic events and experiences. This workshop will introduce how Adlerian practitioners can integrate trauma-informed processes in their clinical work. Sperry will also review findings from his sabbatical, which examined trauma treatment and practices around the globe.
Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to define trauma-informed care and understand the basic principles for conceptualizing cases through a trauma-informed lens.
- Understand the significance of the adverse childhood experiences study (ACES) as a public health concern.
- Understand how trauma-informed principals can be integrated into various Adlerian counselling practice.
- Understand themes of trauma treatment and practices around the globe.
For more information about Dr Sperry and his work, please visit drjonsperry.com