Jon Sperry, associate professor of clinical mental health counseling in the College of Arts and Sciences, presented "Achieving Evidence-Based Status for Adlerian Psychotherapy" at the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP) Annual Conference in Toronto, Canada, June 8.
Sperry served as the NASAP president this past year, completing his term June 10. As president, he hosted the conference and presented a lecture award to the conference keynote lecturer, Margaret Trudeau, mental health advocate and mother of Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister.
Sperry also presented a research poster at the NASAP conference on “The Effects of Group Drumming on Affective States of Inpatient Substance Abusers” with clinical mental health counseling graduate students Abby Rinard and Madyson Levinson. In addition, he presented on “Group Drumming in Individual Psychology” with Rinard, Levinson and Lynn alum Gerardo Casteiro.
Debra Ainbinder, professor of clinical mental health counseling in the College of Arts and Sciences, also attended the NASAP conference representing the Journal of Individual Psychology, of which she is the associate editor.