“The Adopted Child: Psychotherapeutic Issues of Consciousness, Identity and Adaptation”

This conference is coming up on May 30 in EvanstonL

May 30, 2015  9am-4pm  5.5 CE/CEU’s, lunch included 

Roycemore School, 1200 Davis St., Evanston, 60201


•Rebecca I. Nelson, Ph.D.,  Northshore Medical Group Dept. of Pediatrics

“Identity Development in the Adopted Child: Continuity Through  Self Narrative”

•Jay Einhorn, Ph.D., President of CAPP and psychologist in private practice –

“Psychodynamics of Adaptive and Maladaptive Identity Formation in the Adopted Child”

•Richard Pearlman, M.S.W., Executive Director of the Adoption Center of Illinois

Beyond Openness: A Paradigm Shift in Understanding Adoption.

•John D. Palmer, Ph.D., Chair, Dept. of Educational Studies, Colgate University –

“The Dance of Identities:  Korean Adoptees and Their Journey Toward Empowerment”

•Theresa Gregoire, Psy.D., psychologist in private practice, and Jay Einhorn Ph.D. –

“The Adopted Child in Psychotherapy and in the Psychotherapeutic Milieu”


While the Conference is intended for mental health and adoption specialists, adoptive parents, adults, siblings, and others interested in the topic are welcome


Information and Registration:  www.cappchicago.org