Ideas/Events

  • Not currently accepting new clients

    February 6, 2021

    Unfortunately, as of February, 2021 I will not be taking on new clients. Kindly contact me in August to inquire about my updated availability.

  • 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!

  • Working with Addiction: A Workshop for Psychotherapists, Oct. 4th, 2014

    August 5, 2014

    Hello Friends!  I will be running this little workshop for professionals–would love to see you there and have a chance to work together. The flyer for this workshop can be found here.  

  • Summer Group Therapy with Sean

    June 15, 2014

    You’ve come this far, perhaps you’re ready to come a little further.  –Shawshank Redemption Hello Friends. I am contacting you to let you know that I am in the planning stages of starting a time-limited therapy group (8-10 sessions) for July and August which will meet once a week for three hours per session. This group will Continue Reading…