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Sunday, January 21 • 09:00 - 12:00
Deconstructing Clients’ Career Anxiety by Creating Positive Narratives & Co-Constructed Plans (Registration required)
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A single counselling session should effectively target the clients’ needs and be long enough to identity presenting issues and their goals. Practitioners are working with limited resources while dealing with clients’ complex needs. Maximizing solution-focused talk and effectively identifying presenting issues in a single counseling session is vital. This workshop will teach practitioners to stay focused on eliciting solutions to help clients reconstruct positive narratives which can resolve their career anxiety/crisis.

Participants will learn how to integrate positive psychology techniques, solution-based approaches and narrative therapy principles to assist clients to develop their positive narratives which will reveal self-identified solutions and actions.

In this workshop, participants will walk away with the following skills refinement:

  • Making self-learning moments stick so that clients can discover their own positive self-narrative
  • Shifting our interventions – so that clients will flourish after they leave the single session
  • Activating and employing their signature strengths in finding meaningful work

Learn to conduct single career counselling sessions to enable clients to come up with solutions and to make meaning of their life/career planning process.


Pre-Conference Speakers
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Sonny Wong

Ryerson University
Sonny Wong holds a MEd with a focus on Work and Career from the University of Toronto – OISE and is a good standing member of OACCPP – Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrics and Psychotherapists. Sonny utilizes his specialized training in Applied Positive Psychology, Solution-Focused Counselling and Narrative Counselling to facilitate the development of healthy career identity. In 2014, he was awarded with the Faculty of Arts Exceptional Leadership Award and also nominated for the... Read More →


Sunday January 21, 2018 09:00 - 12:00
Room 213