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Emerging Ethical Challenges in a Changing Landscape

Date: Sep 28, 8:30 am – 12 pm Location: The United Way of Greater Houston, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007 Cost: $30-90 (See HPA site at http://psychologyhouston.org/meetinginfo.php?id=1&ts=1346792373) Presenters: Michael Winters, PhD and Kristin Scheel, J.D. Schedule: 8:30am – 9:00am:  Registration & Networking 9:00am – 12:00pm: Ethics Program More Information: Please visit the HPA website […]

One-Conditional Love

I’ve been thinking about the phrase “unconditional love” lately. It is hard for me to imagine anything being unconditional. It seems that the very fabric of US culture is based on conditional logic – if A then B, etc. Indeed, perhaps even our language itself is based on this conditional logic. So, if there cannot […]

Supernatural Monogamy: The Choice to Stay Faithful

A recent Houston Chronicle Blog by Kayt Sukel titled Rethinking Monogamy stated that Monogamy might not be “natural” as most mammals are not monogamous. Even mammals that partner for life, like prairie voles, may have sexual affairs. Sukel concludes that there is “no biological evidence to suggest that human beings are naturally monogamous.” I agree […]

Welcoming Hunger

It is well established that diets do not work! Ninety-five percent of people who loose weight on a diet have regained the weight that they lost within three years. In fact, there is much evidence that diets cause weight gain, by creating a sense of deprivation that tricks the body into believing it is starving. […]

Choice and Responsibility: Being in Charge of Life

Date: Oct 11 Time: 6 – 7:30 pm Location: The Jung Center, Houston, TX Cost: $20 ($15 Jung Center members) Instructors: Michael Winters, PhD Click here to see the Jung Houston page for this program. Description What does it mean to take responsibility? How do the choices I make define who I am? If I […]

New Class: Franklian Psychology: An Introduction to Logotherapy

Dates: August 24 and 25, 2012 Location: Houston, Texas Cost: $200 Credit: 15 hour continuing education credit Instructor: Michael Winters, Ph.D., Diplomate in Logotherapy The primary objective of this course is to provide a foundation in Franklian Psychology and familiarize participants with Viktor E. Frankl’s existential approach to the fundamental motivating factor in human existence […]

New Class: Living a Meaning-Centered Life

Dates: June 4 – 25 Location: The Jung Center, Houston, TX Cost: $90 ($80 Jung Center members) Instructor: Michael Winters, Ph.D., Diplomate in Logotherapy Click here to see the Jung Houston page for this class. Description How does one discover more meaning? Are there practical steps that can be taken to increase fulfillment and awe? […]

New Class: Franklin Psychology – An Introduction to Logotherapy

Dates: March 2 and 3, 2012 Location: Houston, Texas Cost: $200 Credit: 15 hour continuing education credit Instructor: Michael Winters, Ph.D., Diplomate in Logotherapy The primary objective of this course is to provide a foundation in Franklian Psychology and familiarize participants with Viktor E. Frankl’s existential approach to the fundamental motivating factor in human existence […]