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Ontario Society of Adlerian Psychology

Gemeinschaftsgefuhl ~ Advancing Adlerian Psychology in Ontario Through Social Interest, Sense of Belonging, Community Feeling and Equality


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Current/Upcoming Events

Courage and Encouragement in the Time of Covid

We are in a time where many individuals are feeling alienated, disconnected and isolated leading to discouragement.  Let's talk about how we can use Adlerian concepts to help build connections and a better community.  Adlerian principles and practices touch upon many aspects of our community living and everyday life; the legacy of Adlerian Psychology contributes to the here and now.


Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021

Time: 10:00AM - 11:30AM EST

Speakers: Mary Hitchcock and Alyson Schafer

Location: Zoom

Cost: Free




Mary Hitchcock has taught English As a Second Language to Adults, worked with Youth Rehabilitation, and she was a pedagogical support at a local school board as head of the English Department, Music, Arts and Physical Education teachers.  Mary completed her Master’s Degree in Neurolinguistic Programming, and she also trained to teach Chair Yoga to people in wheelchairs.  Mary found her way to the Adler School of Professional Psychology, and she has been a mental health clinician in Quebec since 2002. She also volunteers for medical staff working to support in-home elderly patients.


Alyson Schafer is one of Canada’s leading parenting experts. She promotes a firm but friendly “democratic parenting” style and offers practical solutions backed by extensive evidence-based research.  Alyson is an Adlerian family counsellor, author and internationally acclaimed expert who empowers families by sharing her principles, rules and tools for raising co-operative and resilient kids.. Alyson delivers her deep insights in ways that today’s busy parents can easily understand and apply immediately.


4th Annual Trust Only Movement Walkathon | June 1 - July 31, 2021

Take the next step in support of Adlerian Psychology in Ontario.  We encourage you to take the pledge to walk 10KM on their own or with family (you live with) anytime between June 1 to July 31.  This is a great way to get your steps and some exercise. Think about taking a picture of you walking, send to us, and we will post on our Social Media and Website.  Walking and movement is good for your health, and Adler said, “Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.”  Rememer to practice Social Distancing.

Paperless Pledging! Ask your sponsors to make their pledge, in your name, at our Canada Helps page.  They just need to type the message "Walkathon Sponsoring Your Name"). A tax receipt will be provided immediately from Canada Helps. If you are not walking, support those who are with encouragement and by making a pledge or donation.



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