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August 4 to 5, 2009

Integrating Traditional Healing Practices
into Counselling and Psychotherapy

5th Annual Critical Multicultural Counselling & Psychotherapy Conference

Sponsored by:

Counselling Psychology, OISE
The Indigenous Education Network, OISE
The Centre for Integrative Anti-Racism Studies, OISE


Promotion | Registration  | Lifetime AchievementConference ScheduleAccomodation & Travel  |  Abstracts and Presenter Biographies  |




Feel free to distribute our promotional flyer (PDF) within your own organization.



Conference Registration

DISCLAIMER: Registration must now be completed on site at the conference.

Registration at the conference is $200 for professionals and $100 for students and must be paid in cash at the reception desk. Students please bring student ID.



Conference schedule

To access the preliminary conference schedule, click here (PDF). 


Abstracts and presenter biographies

To access the presentation abstracts and presenter biographies, please click here (PDF).


Lifetime Achievement Award


We are very proud to present this year's Lifetime Acheivement Award to Joseph Trimble.  A professor of psychology at Western Washington University, Dr. Trimble has dedicated his psychological and sociocultural research to indigenous populations, especially that of young people, within the geographical area of the U.S. 

Trimble presented the keynote address, the slides for which may be found below.

Keynote Address Powerpoint 


Accommodation & Travel

If you are travelling from another province or country and need accomodation, we would like to kindly suggest that you make reservations at the Holiday Inn, 5 minutes walking distance from OISE (where the conference is taking place). They have a special rate ($129 CAD/night) for guests that are attending an event at the University of Toronto. Please book your room as soon as possible as rooms are limited:

Holiday Inn-Midtown
280 Bloor Street West,
Toronto, ON, M5S 1V8, CA
Phone: 1-877-660-8550
Hotel Manager: Ms. Sonia Waite

Access the room booking form (PDF).

For those travelling with a visa, please contact us if you need a formal letter of invitation from our department.