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International Guests and Lecturers at ICPPD: 2010-2020

Using the word ‘International’ in our title, has permitted us to have these amazing guest lecturers impart their wisdom, knowledge and specialization and benefit our ICPPD learners and attendees from all over Ireland.

The following is a list of our International Guests at ICPPD:

Jorge Fondebrider, the famous Argentine writer, translator, and poet, for a public reading at ICPPD on 13 September 2010.

Kate Evans, from Newfoundland, Canada, did a public reading and the Irish launch of her novel ‘Where Old Ghosts Meet’ on 29 September 2010.

Geri Chavis, international poetry therapist, presented two workshops at the College, on 18-19 June 2011

Oritsegbemi Emmanuel Jakpa, September 2011 – Coinciding with Westmeath Culture Day, a public reading by this African poet Oritsegbemi Emmanuel Jakpa who was born in Warri, Nigeria, and currently lives in Ireland. His poetry has been widely published and he has been nominated for Pushcart Prizes three times and received the 2008 Yeat’s Pierce Loughran Scholar Award.

Dr Gerald Corey and Marianne Schneider Corey, internationally renowned trainers, authors and therapists, presented four one-day and one four-day workshops at the College 09-17 June 2012 inclusive.

Dr Gerard A.Grace, PTSD Trainer/Instructor for the Psychological Health Division of the Soldier and Family Support Branch, Dept. of Preventive Health Services, Army Medical Dept. Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA, presented a two-day workshop Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Psychological Trauma at ICPPD on 31 July-01 Aug 2013.

Dr Diana Barrett, guest Lecturer and workshop facilitator, St Mary’s University Minnesota, USA, presented a workshop on Imagery and Creative Expressionin November 2014.

Robin Shohet, guest Lecturer, supervisor and author/editor of several books on supervision, presented a workshop Ethics in Helping and Healing in November 2014.

Dr Bobby Moore, international supervision expert, master trainer,and author of several books on supervision, acted as a guest Lecturer on the Diploma in Advanced Supervision across Professions –A Holistic and Integrative Approach programme in November 2016.

Robin Shohet, guest Lecturer, supervisor and author/editor ofseveral books on supervision, acted as a guest Lecturer on the Diploma in Advanced Supervision across Professions –A Holistic and Integrative Approach programme in March 2017.

Will Parfitt, UK. 2018 -Psychosynthesis author and trainer (cancellation and unable to travel at last minute)

Both Robin Shohet, and Dr Bobby Moore were guest Lecturers on the Diploma in Advanced Supervision across Professions –A Holistic and Integrative Approach programme for the 2017/2018, 2018/19, and 2019/20 academic year.

Anne Yeoman and Edith Griffin, USA -(planned for 2021) Psychosynthesis experts/trainers

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