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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Phone: 407.823.3063
Fax: 407.823.3859
12494 University Blvd.
Education Complex Suite 322
Orlando, FL 32816
Counselor Education Program
Rated as one of the top 10 programs in the nation by US News and World Report (2016)

Crossing Borders: Internationalization and Collaboration across Helping Professions

The UCF Counselor Education Program is pleased to welcome this year’s
Keynote Speaker, Dr. Jeffrey Kottler to present:

Stories We’ve Heard, Stories We’ve Told: Life-Changing Narratives in the Helping Professions

  Download the conference program.

Jeffrey Kottler
Dr. Jeffrey Kottler

Dr. Jeffrey Kottler is one of the foremost authorities on relationships in counseling and advocacy efforts. He is the author of over 90 books in the field that have been translated into more than two dozen languages. Dr. Kottler's books are used in universities around the world and are considered classics among practicing teachers, counselors, psychologists, health professionals, and social justice advocates. Some of his most highly regarded works include: On Being a Therapist, Changing People’s Lives While Transforming Your Own: Paths to Social Justice and Global Human Rights, Creative Breakthroughs in Therapy: Tales of Transformation and Astonishment, Change: What Leads to Personal Transformation, On Being a Master Therapist: Practicing What You Preach, andStories We’ve Heard, Stories We’ve Told: Life-Changing Narratives in Therapy and Everyday Life.

Dr. Kottler has worked as an educator and counselor in a preschool, middle school, mental health center, crisis center, university, community college, corporation, and private practice settings. He has served as a Fulbright Scholar and Senior Lecturer in Peru, Thailand, and Iceland, as well as worked as a Visiting Professor in New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Nepal. Dr. Kottler is Professor of Counseling at California State University, Fullerton. He also founded Empower Nepali Girls, an organization that provides educational scholarships and mentoring for lower caste girls in Nepal who are at greatest risk to be forced into early marriage or sex slavery. Read more...


On-Site Registration
General Rates (Saturday box lunch not included)
Professional $170
Graduate Student $70
Undergraduate Student $50
Volunteer Free
Presenter Rates
Professional Presenter $75
Student Presenter $25


The deadline for proposal submissions was December 1, 2014.
If you have any questions about the conference please contact Hannah Acquaye at .


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