Guest Faculty

Heward Wilkinson

Heward Wilkinson, D. Psych, BA, MA, MSc, Psychotherapy, RN(M), CertEd, UKCP Fellow, UKCP Registered Integrative Psychotherapist, Chair UKCP Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy College. Original commissioning Senior Editor International Journal Psychotherapy, 1996-2004, and current Ed. Bd., Full Teacher Scarborough Psychotherapy Training Inst. (Gestalt, Integrative, Relational psychotherapies), active in UK/European psychotherapy regulation process, author The Muse as Therapist.

Kirby Chown

Kirby Chown is a litigator called to the Bar of Ontario in 1981. She was a partner in the litigation group at McCarthy Tétrault and was the Ontario Regional Managing Partner of the firm until her retirement in 2009. Her practice was focussed on medical malpractice defence work assisting physicians in civil suits and before the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. During her tenure at the firm she was instrumental in initiating programs to assist women lawyers.

Alice Klein

Alice Klein shaped and developed NOW Magazine’s heavy-hitting and iconoclastic news section to focus on issues that are relevant locally and internationally. Klein's commitment to community, culture and the environment have been a decisive force in shaping NOW Magazine's evolution as a publication that is both leading edge and enormously well-read.

James Burn

James BurnJames Burn, Partner, BrandActive, has a business and branding background and has worked for international and global clients on both sides of the Atlantic for over 20 years.

Harvey Weisfeld

Harvey WeisfeldHarvey Weisfeld, founder wiserSolutions, has over 25 years of starting and running cutting-edge, mission-based businesses in the food service, import & wholesale, clothing, and home furnishings industries.

Constantin von Flotow

Constantin von Flotow (Hon. BA , Philosophy/English Literature, 1994) is a wilderness and personal empowerment guide and instructor with over twenty years of experience, including over 10,000 hours of field time, throughout the Americas and Europe, focused on water based expeditions. He holds certifications in wilderness first aid, white water rescue, rope rescue and mountaineering systems. He has extensive experience with youth and youth at risk, in addition to working with adult professionals.

Mary Pearson

Mary PearsonMary Pearson is president of Pearson and Associates Incorporated. She has been a management consultant for almost 30 years, with extensive experience in organization development, governance, strategic planning, leadership effectiveness, organizational mergers, program reviews, policy and large-scale organizational and culture changes. Ms. Pearson is an acknowledged expert on organizational effectiveness.

Kirk Schneider

KIRK J. SCHNEIDER, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and leading spokesperson for contemporary humanistic psychology. He is current editor of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology, vice-president of the Existential-Humanistic Institute (EHI), and adjunct faculty at Saybrook Graduate School and the California Institute of Integral Studies. He is also a Fellow of the American Psychological Association.

Dr. Schneider has published over 100 articles and chapters and has authored or edited seven books (one more is in preparation).

Rae Johnson

Rae Johnson, Chair of the Somatic Psychology Department at the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute, former Director of the Body Psychotherapy Program in the Somatic Counselling Psychology Department at Naropa University, past President of the Ontario Society of Psychotherapists and member of the US Association for Body Psychotherapy (USABP) will speak at the Living Institute Human Dimension of Psychotherapy conference about somatic approaches to psychotherapy. ( shows her faculty bio at Santa Barbara Graduate Institute).
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