Friday, December 7, 2012
FREE WORKSHOP: Yoga and Meditation in Mental Health and Well-Being with Dr. Meetu Khosla. More info.
Call for Papers/Workshops/Posters for the Intercultural Counselling and Education in the Global World International Conference
The Centre for Diversity in Counselling and Psychotherapy is an interdisciplinary centre dedicated to research and development of multicultural and diversity issues in counselling and psychotherapy, focusing particularly on the stigmatized social identities of gender, race, sexual orientations, class, disabilities, religion, and age.
One of the key objectives of the centre is to facilitate research and scholarship on the integration and intersection of various marginalised identities to ensure that counselling and psychotherapy can be conducted through a paradigm of multiple identities, irrespective of particular counselling approaches. The centre is well positioned to undertake this mission as the majority of the faculty are already undertaking research and teaching in the various areas of diversity, and this expertise forms the basis for further research through funded and non-funded projects.
The interdisciplinary nature of the centre and the engagement of faculty collaboration promotes a rich environment and a creative clinical niche within which graduate students can be nurtured. This exposure to discourses of cultural differences juxtaposed with a variety of holistic approaches to psychotherapy forms a critical base for the study of diversity in counselling.