• Paper presentation on autism: Valencia, Spain, June, 2023

    February 28, 2023

    I will be presenting a paper that represents much of my on-going clinical work with autists, Autist-as-autist: On accepting, working with and learning from neurodiversity in relational psychotherapy. The conference is in Valencia, Spain and hosted by The International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.

  • Not taking on new clients.

    January 29, 2023

    Sorry–I am not currently taking on new clients as of Feb. 13, 2023.

  • Now offering clinical supervision

    January 25, 2023

    I currently have some availability for clinical supervision. If you are a therapist interested in obtaining weekly supervision that is supportive and process-oriented, please contact me to schedule an initial consultation where we can discuss further how I work as a supervisor as well as your specific goals in obtaining supervision. I do offer sliding-scale Continue Reading…

  • Announcement of Publication: A Dog in the Room

    November 22, 2020

    I am pleased to announce that a paper of mine will be published in an up-coming book by Routledge. My academic paper, “A Dog in the Room: Interspecies Intersubjectivity in Relational Psychotherapy” will be published as a chapter in Animals as the Third in Relational Psychothrapy, edited by Jo Silbert and Jo Frasca. Publication date Continue Reading…

  • Upcoming Parent Group: October 3rd–Q and A with Sean

    August 30, 2019

    Something a little different this time.  I often find in the groups that there are more questions than time to answer them, so I want to try to make as much time as possible for questions from YOU… Kindly RSVP and hope to see you soon!

  • For professionals…Sean’s upcoming workshop on working with Addiction

    March 31, 2019

    Hello fellow clinicians! I will be holding a 3 hour workshop this coming July 17 in London, Ontario on working with Addiction as part of the 60th Annual Institute on Addiction Studies. I am also planning on holding the same workshop in Toronto in the Fall of 2019.   Making Connections Going Deeper: A Clinician’s Continue Reading…

  • For Parents…SAVE THE DATE: Sean’s next parent group will be May 23rd

    March 31, 2019

    Communication in the Family: Building Authentic Relationships, Reducing Conflict and Encouraging Growth   How do you address the problem of more conflict-than-communication? Why is finding motivation more important than imposing consequences? How do you side-step destructive repetitive patterns?   I will be holding another parent group this coming May 23. These are one-off groups for Continue Reading…

  • A preview of some ideas from my Parenting Group

    August 22, 2017

    A Word to the wise really is infuriating—and counterproductive! Leading up to my Parent’s Group, I thought I would share with the community snippets of my approach, philosophy and experience in working with adolescents and young adults.  These are insights that come from my clinical experience in working with both adolescents and their families, either Continue Reading…

  • Next Parenting Group: Wednesday, Feb. 4, 7-9 p.m.

    January 9, 2015

    Happy New Year everybody!  I hope 2015 has been good for you so far. My next parenting group will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 4 from 7 to 9 p.m.  I will be focusing on the basics: Communicating 101 in order to increase motivation and reduce conflict.  This topic will be suitable for families with Continue Reading…

  • Lacan, James Joyce and the symptom

    September 21, 2014

    Hello friends. If you are interested in psychoanalytical theory of a French-Irish persuasion, I will be teaching part of a course entitled “Topics in Contemporary Lacanian Studies” at the Toronto Institute of Psychoanalysis on November 16th, 2014.  Take a look!