Jonathan Sperry, associate professor of psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, gave lectures in Bulgaria, Germany, Romania and Turkey this summer. His lectures included:
- "Motivational interviewing in clinical settings" in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, July 14, at the Center for Creative Learning
- "Group drumming in clinical settings" in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria, July 16, at Trakia University
- "Motivational interviewing in academic settings" in Rousee, Bulgaria, July 18, at Trakia University
- "Adlerian Case Conceptualization" in Brasov, Romania, July 21–22 at Centrul International Alfred
- "Group drumming in clinical settings" in Istanbul, Turkey, July 27, at Bacheshire University
He also gave four week-long courses on "Adlerian Case Conceptualization,” "Substance Abuse Counseling," "Motivational Interviewing" and "Therapeutic Group Drumming" July 30–Aug. 10, at the International Committee for Adlerian Summer Schools and Institutes (ICASSI) in Bonn, Germany. Nine clinical mental health counseling graduate students from Lynn participated in this study abroad program.
Sperry was recently appointed board member of ICASSI, an international organization that trains counselors and psychologists in the Adlerian Psychology counseling approach.