events

Nov
06

Sex Crimes and Paraphilia Webinar

On Thursday, November 19, 2015, join Alliant Professor Eric Hickey, Ph.D., for a webinar exploring the dark side of the human mind. This presentation explores sexual predators and their relational paraphiliac attachments, focusing on investigative profiling, sex offending and psychopathy. “Sexual predators often develop non-consensual sexual relationships or relational paraphilic attachments (RPA) to their victims. These paraphilic relationships are borne in fantasy and explored in […]

By Cielo Villasenor | Psychology
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Sep
30

Film Showing & Discussion on Mental Illness

On Saturday, October 17, 2015, the Psychotherapy Institute will present a showing of the award-winning film “Mind/Game: the Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw.” The film will be followed by a discussion with producer/director Rick Goldsmith, Doug Moorhead, Gigi Crowder and Andrea Lappen, Ph.D.. Chamique Holdsclaw was hailed as the “female Michael Jordan,” impressing crowds with her artistry, athleticism and drive. A 3-time NCAA champion and […]

By Cielo Villasenor | Psychology
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Apr
01

2015 Multicultural Neuropsychology Conference

On April 11, 2015 Alliant Los Angeles will be hosting the second annual Multicultural Neuropsychology Conference. This year there are three guest speakers: Dr. Terece Bell, Dr. April Thames and Dr. Olivia Hsin, who will be speaking on a variety of topics including how to use a neuropsychological approach to assess learning disabilities in children and adolescents from under-served communities, and understanding the influence of […]

By Aurelia Yee | Psychology
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Mar
31

Clinical Intuition Seminar: The Neurobiology of Flashes, Hunches and Gut Feelings

On April 25, 2015 the Sanville Institute and Alliant San Francisco will hold a seminar on clinical intuition titled “Awakening Clinical Intuition: The Neurobiology of Flashes, Hunches and Gut Feelings.” Attendees will contrast right-brain intuition with left-brain intuition, follow evolutionary and developmental contexts in which intuitive processes arise, and integrate a play model into psychotherapy wherein creativity, improvisation, curiosity and exploration complement a rupture and […]

By Cielo Villasenor | Education
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Mar
30

Ecopsychology and Shamanism Presentation at Alliant San Francisco

On Thursday, April 2, 2015 Alliant San Francisco will host a presentation titled Ecopsychology and Shamanism. This presentation will offer an overview of global indigenous psychology and the role of shamanism in human evolution. It will also trace American psychology’s forgotten roots in spiritus mundi. Specific differences and overlap between indigenous psychology and contemporary ecopsychology will be discussed. The relevance of conventional western psychotherapy, the […]

By Aurelia Yee | Psychology
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Mar
30

Cultural Sensitivity Presentation at Alliant San Francisco

On Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Alliant San Francisco will host a culturally focused presentation titled Working with Arab American Clients: A Culturally Relevant, Sensitive and Competent Approach. This presentation is designed to help attendees develop a better understanding of the Arab American population, examine the expectations that Arab American clients have of their mental health providers and learn culturally sensitive strategies for working with Arab […]

By Aurelia Yee | Psychology
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Mar
18

Music Therapy Training Event Presented by Alliant CFT-CSPP Art Therapy Club

The couple and family therapy program at Alliant Los Angeles is holding an event titled Pieces of Harmony: The Application of Music Therapy-Based Techniques for the Mental Health Clinician. Music therapy is the systematic use of music as an intervention tool for therapy when applied by a certified music therapist. This presentation is an experiential and educational workshop designed to provide attendees with music-based interventions for application in […]

By Cielo Villasenor | Education
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Feb
18

Event: Street Psychology for Police and Patterns of Child Homicide in the UK

Director of the Crime and Policing Research Group at the University of Huddersfield in the UK, Dr. Jason Roach, will be at Alliant San Diego and Alliant Fresno to present research on street psychology for police and patterns of child homicide in the UK. This free event is open to all students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the campus community. Event Details Alliant San Diego Alliant Fresno […]

By Erica Nogueira | Psychology
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Sep
15

Provost Pillar Award Reception

The university community is invited to join a reception honoring our most recent Provost Pillar Award for Applied Research and Scholarship recipient, Dr. Bernardo Ferdman. The reception will be held on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 4-6 p.m in room M-17 live on the San Diego campus. Additionally, Dr. Ferdman will present a brief speech on inclusion as it pertains to changes occurring at the University. His presentation […]

By Cielo Villasenor | Uncategorized
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