Biography

Lilian C. J. Wong, Ph.D.

Lilian C. J. Wong received her training in psychology from:

  • University of British Columbia (Ph.D. in Counselling Psychology)
  • University of California in Los Angeles (Courses in Family Systems, Psychopathology, and Learning Disabilities)
  • University of Texas at Austin (M.A. in Educational Psychology)

Dr. Wong was Associate Professor and School Counselling Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Counselling Psychology at Trinity Western University, Langley, BC (2001-2006) and Associate Professor of Psychology at Tyndale University College, Toronto, ON (2006-2009).

She served as Psycho-Educational Consultant, School Psychologist, and Area Counsellor for several school boards in Ontario and British Columbia (1973-2001).

Dr. Wong is internationally recognized for her research on multicultural competencies in clinical supervision. Her other areas of research include cross-cultural psychological assessment, multicultural counselling, play therapy, resilience, moral and character development, emotional and social intelligence, ethical issues in counselling, and clinical supervision.

She is co-editor of the Handbook of Multicultural Perspectives on Stress and Coping (2006), The Positive Psychology of Meaning and Spirituality (2007/2012), A Brief Handbook on Meaning-Centered Counseling and Therapy (2010), and The Positive Psychology of Meaning and Addiction Recovery (2013).

She has been invited to lecture and conduct workshops in the U.S., Canada, and overseas, including at universities in Hong Kong and Taiwan, on Grief Therapy, Play Therapy, and counselling children, adolescents, and families. She has often been invited to lecture and give training workshops in local community agencies. She travels worldwide with her husband, Dr. Paul T. P. Wong, speaking on Meaning Therapy. She also has a private practice in Toronto.

Throughout her academic and professional career, Dr. Wong has been actively involved in psychological research and psychotherapy related communities and associations.

  • Vice President, Meaning-Centered Counselling Institute Inc. (2004-present)
  • Member, Board of Directors and Director of Education and Professional Development, International Network on Personal Meaning (2001-present)
  • Co-Chair, Executive Board (2011-2013) and Treasurer (2015-present), Supervision and Training Section, Society of Counseling Psychology (Division 17), American Psychological Association
  • Member, Executive Board, Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy (2010-2016)
  • Board Member, Canadian Humanistic and Transpersonal Association (2010-2013)

Professional Psychological Services

  • Counselling and psychotherapy for adults, couples, and families
  • Counselling and play therapy with children, adolescents, and families
  • Crisis and grief counselling and interventions
  • Programming for and working with children with special needs
  • Psychological and psycho-educational assessments of intellectual functioning, academic and personal strengths and weaknesses, and learning styles
  • Clinical supervision of counsellors and psychotherapists
  • Training and working with parents and teachers in serving the needs of children

Resolving problems and predicaments: Depression, anxiety, stress, abuse, adjustment problems, relational difficulties, grieving, and gender roles

Overcoming disabilities and handicaps: Autism, learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD, behavioral and emotional problems

Realizing potentials for personal growth: Academic and career planning, premarital counselling, marriage enrichment, quest for meaning and purpose, pathways to inner freedom and peace

Practicing meaning centered-counselling and therapy (MCCT): MCCT is an evidence-based integrative and positive psychotherapy that incorporates cognitive behavioral therapy, narrative therapy, logotherapy, and humanistic-existential therapy with a positive and spiritual orientation

Education

Ph.D., University of British Columbia (Counselling Psychology) 2001
M.A., University of Texas at Austin (Educational Psychology) 1972
Teaching Certificate, College of Education, University of Toronto 1963
B.Sc., University of Toronto (General Science) 1962
University of California at Los Angeles
(Courses in Family Systems, Psychopathology, and Learning Disabilities)
1978-1979

Professional Qualifications

Ontario Ministry of Education

Principal’s Certification Courses 1990, 1991
Special Education – Specialist 1985
Guidance – Specialist 1974
Primary, Junior, and Intermediate 1974
Intermediate and Senior 1963

British Columbia College of Teachers

Permanent Professional Certificate 1995

Professional Experience

Private Practice 1995-present
Associate Professor of Psychology
Tyndale University College, Toronto, ON
2006-2009
Associate Professor & School Counselling Coordinator
Graduate Program in Counselling Psychology
Trinity Western University, Langley, BC
2001-2006
Assistant Professor (part-time)
Graduate Program in Counselling Psychology
Trinity Western University, Langley, BC
1999-2001
Lecturer (part-time)
Graduate Program in Counselling Psychology
Trinity Western University, Langley, BC
1998-1999
School Area Counsellor
Vancouver School Board, Vancouver, BC
1997-2001
School Psychologist
Vancouver School Board, Vancouver, BC
1995-1997
Guest Lecturer
Department of Psychology, Trent University, Peterborough, ON
1992-1994
Area Resource Teacher & Psycho-Educational Assessor
Peterborough-Victoria-Northumberland-Clarington
Catholic District School Board, ON
1987-1994
Psycho-Educational Consultant
Peterborough County Board of Education, Peterborough, ON
1973-1987
High School Teacher & Guidance Counsellor
Board of Education for Scarborough, Toronto, ON
1967-1969
High School Teacher & Guidance Counsellor
Collegiate Institute Board of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
1963-1967

Courses Taught at the M.A. Level in Counselling Psychology

  • Safe and Effective Use of Self in Psychotherapy
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Basic Counselling Skills/Advanced Counselling Skills
  • Counselling Children/Counselling Adolescents
  • Counselling in School Settings
  • Crisis Counselling
  • Counselling Theories
  • Psychological and Psycho-Educational Assessment
  • Professional Standards and Ethical Issues in Counselling
  • Supervision of Counselling Practicum
  • Internship Seminars/Internship Supervision

Professional Affiliations

Vice President, Meaning-Centered Counselling Institute Inc. (MCCI) 2004-Present
Board Member & Director of Education and Professional Development
International Network on Personal Meaning (INPM)
2001-Present
Treasurer, Executive Board, Supervision and Training Section
Society of Counseling Psychology (Division 17)
American Psychological Association (APA)
2015-Present
Co-Chair, Executive Board, Supervision and Training Section
Society of Counseling Psychology (Division 17)
American Psychological Association (APA)
2011-2013
Member, Board of Directors
Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy (CACPT)
2010-2016
Member, Steering Committee
Ontario Alliance of Mental Health Practitioners (OAMHP)
2015
Member, Board of Directors
Canadian Humanistic and Transpersonal Association (CHTA)
2010-2013
Member, Education Committee, B.C. Association for Play Therapy 2003-2006
  • Member, American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Member, American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • Member, Association for Play Therapy (APT)
  • Member, Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists, and Psychotherapists (OACCPP)

Scholarly & Professional Activities

Areas of Research

Cross-cultural assessment: Developing innovative ways of assessing the academic potential and psychological needs of minority students, especially English as a Second Language (ESL) students

Multicultural counselling: Developing new approaches of counselling minority clients

Multicultural supervision: Developing measuring instruments and theoretical models of clinical supervision from a multicultural perspective

Awards & Distinctions

Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council Small Institute Grants
Trinity Western University, Langley, BC
2003
Faculty of Education Graduate Student Travel Support
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
August 1999
Faculty of Education Graduate Student Research Award
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
December 1998
Faculty of Graduate Studies Graduate Student Travel Grant
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
August 1998
Cultural Harmony Award – Spirit of Community
City of Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
1997

Publications

Books

  1. Wong, L. C. J., Thompson, G. R., & Wong, P. T. P. (Eds.) (2013). The positive psychology of meaning and addiction recovery: Selected papers from Meaning ConferencesBirmingham, AL: Purpose Research.
  2. Wong, P. T. P., Wong, L. C. J., McDonald, M. J., & Klaassen, D. W. (Eds.). (2012). The positive psychology of meaning and spirituality: Selected papers from Meaning Conferences. Birmingham, AL: Purpose Research. (Original published in 2007 by INPM Press)
  3. Wong, P. T. P., & Wong, L. C. J. (2010). A brief handbook on meaning-centered counseling and therapy. Abbotsford, BC: INPM Press.
  4. Wong, P. T. P., & Wong, L. C. J. (Eds.). (2006). Handbook of multicultural perspectives on stress and coping. New York, NY: Springer.

Book Chapters & Journal Articles

  1. Wong, P. T. P., & Wong, L. C. J. (in press). The spiritual foundation for a healthy marriage and family. In L. L. Armstrong (Ed.), Existential elements of the family. Leuven, Belgium: Peeters.
  2. Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (2013). Cross-cultural competence in clinical supervision. In K. D. Keith (Ed.), Encyclopedia of cross-cultural psychology (pp. 270-273). Oxford, UK: Wiley Blackwell.
  3. Wong, L. C. J., Wong, P. T. P., & Ishiyama, I. F. (2013). What helps and what hinders in cross-cultural clinical supervision: A critical incident study. The Counseling Psychologist, 41(1), 66-85. doi:10.1177/0011000012442652
  4. Wong, P. T. P., Nee, J. J., & Wong, L. C. J. (2013). A meaning-centered 12-step program for addiction recovery. In L. C. J. Wong, G. R. Thompson, & P. T. P. Wong (Eds.), The positive psychology of meaning and addiction recovery (pp. 241-279). Birmingham, AL: Purpose Research.
  5. Wong, P. T. P., & Wong, L. C. J. (2013). The challenge of communication: A meaning-centered perspective. In E. van Deurzen, & S. Iacovou (Eds.), Existential perspectives on relationship therapy (pp. 109-121)Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  6. Wong, P. T. P., & Wong, L. C. J. (2012). A meaning-centered approach to building youth resilience. In P. T. P. Wong (Ed.), The human quest for meaning: Theories, research, and applications (2nd ed., pp. 585-617). New York, NY: Routledge.
  7. Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (2011). Meaning is all you need; relationship is all you have (A professional perspective on an adolescent girl with depression). In J. J. W. Andrews, & P. Istvanffy (Eds.), Exceptional life journeys: Stories of childhood disorder (pp. 123-128)Burlington, MA: Elsevier.
  8. Ho, J. C. W., Wong, P. T. P., & Wong, L. C. J. (2010). What helps and what hinders thesis completion: A critical incident study. International Journal of Existential Psychology and Psychotherapy, 3(2), 117-131.
  9. Wong, P. T. P., & Wong, L. C. J. (2009). Multicultural Supervision Competencies Questionnaire. In J. M. Bernard, & R. K. Goodyear (Eds.), Fundamentals of clinical supervision (4th ed.). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
  10. Wong, L. C. J. (2006). How visible minority students cope with supervision stress. In P. T. P Wong, & L. C. J. Wong (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural perspectives on stress and coping (pp. 361-386). New York, NY: Springer.
  11. Wong, P. T. P., Wong, L. C. J., & Scott, C. (2006). Beyond stress and coping: The positive psychology of transformation. In Wong, P. T. P., & Wong, L. C. J. (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural perspectives on stress and coping (pp. 1-26). New York, NY: Springer.
  12. Wong, P. T. P., & Wong, L. C. J. (2004). Multicultural Supervision Competencies Questionnaire. In J. M. Bernard, & R. K. Goodyear (Eds.), Fundamentals of clinical supervision (3rd ed.). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
  13. Wong, L. C. J. (Ed.). (2004, June). Journey of Courage: Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Graduate Program in Counselling Psychology. Langley, BC: Trinity Western University.
  14. Wong, L. C. J., Ishiyama, F. I., & Wong, P. T. P. (1999). Exploring the world of meaning of ESL students. In W. J. Lonner, D. L. Dinnel, D. K. Forgays, & S. A. Hayes (Eds.), Merging past, present, and future: Selected papers from the Fourteenth International Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (pp. 473-485). Lisse, Netherlands: Swets & Zeitlinger.
  15. Wong, P. T. P., & Wong, L. C. J. (1999). Assessing multicultural supervision competencies. In W. J. Lonner, D. L. Dinnel, D. K. Forgays, & S. A. Hayes (Eds.), Merging past, present, and future: Selected papers from the Fourteenth International Congress of the International Association for Cross­-Cultural Psychology (pp. 510-519). Lisse, Netherlands: Swets & Zeitlinger.

Reviewed book manuscript on clinical supervision for Brunner-Routledge Publishers.

Conference Presentations

  1. Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (2015, August 9). Spiritual competence from an existential perspective. Co-chaired and presented in the symposium on “Increasing Supervisor Competence in Religious and Spiritual Issues” at the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.
  2. Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (2015, May 15). The safe and effective use of self in psychotherapy. Presented at the World Congress for Existential Therapy, London, UK.
  3. Wong, L. C. J. (2014, August 7). Presented in the roundtable discussion on “Multicultural and International Supervision” at the 122nd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  4. Wong, L. C. J. (2013, August 4). Positive supervision. Co-chaired and presented in the roundtable discussion on “Innovations in multicultural Clinical Supervision in Practice” at the 121st Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HW.
  5. Wong, L. C. J. (2013, August 1). Supervision and social justice. Presented in the symposium on “Intersections of Clinical Supervision and Social Justice” at the 121st Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HW.
  6. Wong, L. C. J. (2012, August 5). Benefits and risks of mentoring in cross-cultural supervision. Presented in the symposium on “Hot Topics in Supervision and Training” at the 120th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.
  7. Wong, L. C. J. (2012, June 14). Win-win for supervisor and supervisee: best practices and tips in cross-cultural clinical supervision. Presented at the roundtable discussion at the International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.
  8. Wong, L. C. J. (2011, August 4). Multicultural competencies in group supervision. Presented in the symposium on “Choices, Challenges, Change, and Chances: A New Face of Supervision and Training in Counseling Psychology” at the 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  9. Wong, L. C. J. (2010, August 15). Clinical supervision in counseling children and adolescents involving play therapy. Presented in the symposium on “Training the Next Generation of Professionals: Current Issues in Counseling Supervision and Training” at the 118th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.
  10. Wong, L. C. J. (2010, August). Meaning-centered supervision. Workshop presented at the 6th Biennial International Meaning Conference of the International Network on Personal Meaning, Richmond, BC.
  11. Wong, L. C. J. (2009, August 6). Meaning-centered approach to multicultural supervision. Presented at the Roundtable Discussions on “Hot Topics in Clinical Supervision and Training” at the 117th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.
  12. Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (2008, June 13). Cross-cultural competencies in supervision. Presented at the roundtable discussions at the International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.
  13. Wong, L. C. J. (2007, August 20). Meaning-centered approach to clinical supervision. Presented in the roundtable discussions on “Hot Topics in Clinical Supervision and Training” at the 115th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  14. Ng, M. Y., Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (2007, May 21). The socio-emotional expressions and play behaviors of congenitally blind children. Paper presented at the Inaugural Asia-Pacific Play Therapy Conference, Darwin, Australia.
  15. Wong, L. C. J. (2007, April 27). How to assess your child’s academic skills and discover your child’s strengths. Workshop presented at the Convention of the Ontario Christian Home Educators’ Connection, Hamilton, ON.
  16. Ho, J. C. W., & Wong, L. C. J. (2005, August). What helps and hinders thesis completion: A critical incident study. Paper presented at the 113th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  17. Ng, M. Y., & Wong, L. C. J. (2005, August). The socio-emotional expressions and play behaviors of congenitally blind children. Paper presented at the 113th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  18. Wong, L. C. J., & Mariano, M. R. (2005, August). Supervisor impairment: Problems and possible solutions. Presented at the roundtable discussion on “Exploring Psychotherapy Supervision and Training” at the 113th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  19. Wong, L. C. J. (2004, August 1). Co-therapy in clinical supervision: Potential benefits and harms. Presented at the roundtable discussion on “Exploring Psychotherapy Supervision and Training” at the 112th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HW.
  20. Wong, L. C. J. (2003, August 7). How to help supervisees with psychological impairment. Presented at the roundtable discussion on “Hot Topics in Clinical Supervision and Training” at the 111th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.
  21. Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (2003, February 28). What every supervisor needs to know. Workshop presented at Trinity Western University, Langley, BC.
  22. Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (2002, August 25). What helps and what hinders in multicultural supervision: From the perspective of supervisors. Presented at the roundtable discussion on “Hot Topics in Supervision and Training” at the 110th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  23. Wong, L. C. J. (2002, May). What lies beneath helpful and unhelpful supervision? Lessons from recent literature. Workshop presented at Trinity Western University, Langley, BC.
  24. Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (2001, October). Beyond EQ: Moral intelligence and character education. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Moral Education, Vancouver, BC.
  25. Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (2001, August). Multicultural supervision competencies: Implications for supervision and supervision training. Presented at the roundtable discussion on “Hot Topics in Clinical Supervision and Training” at the 109th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  26. Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (2000, August 5). Issues and challenges in training novice supervisors in cross-cultural situations. Presented at the roundtable discussion on “Hot Topics in Clinical Supervision and Training” at the 108th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  27. Laird, P. G., Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (2000, July). Moral values and moral actions: On the connection between moral reasoning and emotional intelligence. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for Moral Education, Glasgow, Scotland.
  28. Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (1999, August 22). A mentoring model of effective multicultural supervision. Presented at the roundtable discussion on “Hot Topics in Clinical Supervision and Training” at the 107th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
  29. Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (1999, May 20). A mentoring model of counselling. Workshop presented at the Canadian Guidance and Counselling Association Conference, Calgary, AB.
  30. Wong, L. C. J., Ishiyama, F. I., & Wong, P. T. P. (1998, July). Exploring the world of meaning of ESL students. Poster presented at the International Conference on Cross-Cultural Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
  31. Wong, P. T. P., & Wong, L. C. J. (1998, July). Assessing multicultural supervision competencies. Poster presented at the International Conference on Cross-Cultural Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
  32. Wong, L. C. J. (1997, May). Ethical issues in teaching/counsellor training. Workshop presented at the Ethics in Education Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
  33. Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (1996, May 17). Meaning-centred counselling for ESL students. Paper presented at the International Counselling Congress, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
  34. Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (1981). Motivational deficits, attributional retraining and remediation. Paper presented at the Council for Exceptional Children, Toronto, ON.
  35. Wong, P. T. P., Dimitroff, G., & Wong, L. C. J. (1976). Developmental analysis of relational rule learning in normal and retarded subjects. Presented in a symposium at the 21st International Congress of Psychology, Paris, France.

Invited Presentations

  1. Wong, L. C. J. (2015, May 29-31). Invited participation at the Conference: Man’s Search for Meaning, sponsored by The Moscow Institute for Psychoanalysis, Moscow, Russia.
  2. Wong, L. C. J. (2015, April 25). The power of play: Find meaningful ways to construct children’s external/internal worlds in order to empower them to express their creative potential. Invited workshop presented at the Impact Early Education Conference of the Association of Christian Schools International, Toronto, ON.
  3. Wong, L. C. J. (2015, April 25). The ‘PURE’ model of positive education: Unveiling the meaning-centred approach with Purpose, Understanding, Responsibility, and Enjoyment. Invited workshop presented at the Impact Early Education Conference of the Association of Christian Schools International, Toronto, ON.
  4. Wong, L. C. J. (2012, April 28). Discovering meaning in child’s life through play. Invited lecture presented at the Association of Christian Schools International, Toronto, ON.
  5. Wong, L. C. J. (2006, November 25). Play therapy: Healing and growth. Invited workshop presented at the Association of Life and Death Education and Counselling, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Science, Taipei, Taiwan.
  6. Wong, L. C. J. (2002, December 17). Play therapy: When does play become play therapy? Invited lecture presented at the National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Science, Taipei, Taiwan.
  7. Wong, L. C. J. (2002, December 16). Play therapy: How to counsel grieving children? Invited workshop presented at the Adolescent Suicide Prevention and Life and Death Education Conference, National Changhua University of Education, Changhua, Taiwan.
  8. Wong, L. C. J. (2002, December 14-15). Play therapy: How do children grieve? Invited workshop presented at the Adolescent Suicide Prevention and Life and Death Education Conference, National Changhua University of Education, Changhua, Taiwan.
  9. Wong, L. C. J. (2002, December 13). Play therapy: How do children grieve? Invited lecture presented at National Chiayi Normal University, Chiayi, Taiwan.
  10. Wong, L. C. J. (Participant). (2002, February 14). Child management [Radio broadcast episode]. In Allan Hedberg (Host), Psychology for Living. Fresno, CA.
  11. Wong, L. C. J. (1999, October 22). Assessing the personal meanings of English as a Second Language (ESL) students. Invited lecture presented at the 10th Anniversary Conference and Celebration, The English as a Second Language (ESL) Provincial Specialist Association (PSA), Surrey, BC.
  12. Wong, L. C. J. (1999, May 6). Issues and challenges in multicultural supervision training. Invited lecture presented at the Center for Cross-cultural Research, Department of Psychology, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA.
  13. Wong, L. C. J. (1998, October 23). Cross-cultural adjustment and the Personal Meaning Profile. Invited lecture at the 9th Annual Conference, The English as a Second Language (ESL) Provincial Specialist Association (PSA), Vancouver, BC.
  14. Wong, L. C. J. (1998, September 24). Working with interracially married and dating couples: Counselling Issues and Interventions. Invited panelist at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Conference Organizer

  1. Wong, L. C. J. (2016, July 28-31). Conference Manager. 9th Biennial International Conference on Personal Meaning, “Spirituality, Self-Transcendence, and Second Wave Positive Psychology,” Novotel North York, Toronto, ON.
  2. Wong, L. C. J. (2014, July 26-29). Conference Manager. 1st Congress on the Construction of Personal Meaning, “Exploring What Makes Life Worth Living,” Coast Plaza Hotel, Vancouver, BC.
  3. Wong, L. C. J. (2012, July 26-29). Conference Manager. 7th Biennial International Conference on Personal Meaning, “A Positive Global Vision of Healing and Flourishing through Meaning,” Delta Toronto East Hotel, Toronto, ON.
  4. Wong, L. C. J. (2010, August 5-8). Program Chair. 6th Biennial International Conference on Personal Meaning, “Creating a Psychologically Healthy Work Place: Meaning, Spirituality, and Engagement,” Marriott Airport Hotel, Vancouver, BC.
  5. Wong, L. C. J. (2008, July 24-27). Conference Manager. 5th Biennial International Conference on Personal Meaning, “Living Well and Dying Well: New Frontiers of Positive Psychology, Therapy, and Spiritual Care,” Courtyard by Marriott, Toronto, ON.
  6. Wong, L. C. J. (2006, July 20-23). Conference Manager. 4th Biennial International Conference on Personal Meaning, “Addiction, Meaning and Spirituality,” Hilton Vancouver Metrotown, Burnaby, BC.
  7. Wong, L. C. J. (2004, July 23). Organizer of the symposium on “Grief Counselling for Children and Adolescents” at the 3rd Biennial International Conference on Person Meaning, Empire Landmark Hotel, Vancouver, BC.
  8. Wong, L. C. J. (2004, July 22). Organizer of the one-day workshop, “Healing the Hurting Child”, at the 3rd Biennial International Conference on Person Meaning, Empire Landmark Hotel, Vancouver, BC.
  9. Wong, L. C. J. (2004, July 22-25). Member of organizing committee. 3rd Biennial International Conference on Person Meaning, “Transforming Suffering, Loss, and Death through Meaning, Hope, and Faith,” Empire Landmark Hotel, Vancouver, BC.
  10. Wong, L. C. J., & Ishiyama, I. (2004, April 3). Organizer of the Morita Therapy Workshop, Trinity Western University, Langley, BC.
  11. Wong, L. C. J., & Kot, S. (2004, March 5). Organizer of the Play Therapy Workshop for Counselling Psychology Students and Alumni, Trinity Western University, Langley, BC.

Community Involvement

  1. Wong, L. C. J. (2012, September 12). Guidelines in shaping your children’s character. Invited workshop presented at the Toronto Chinese Christian Parenting Association, Toronto, ON.
  2. Wong, L. C. J. (2011, May 8). The challenges of being a postmodern mother. Invited sermon presented at Stone Church, Toronto, ON.
  3. Wong, L. C. J. (2010, May 29). Dare to dream and dare to lead. Invited keynote address for Women’s Retreat at Toronto Chinese Community Church, Toronto, ON.
  4. Wong, L. C. J. (2010, May 16). How to manage negative emotions. Invited workshop for children and adolescents and training for helpers presented at Richmond Hill Christian Community Church, Richmond Hill, ON.
  5. Wong, L. C. J. (2009, September 12 & October 30). Develop helping skills through play. Invited workshop presented at Richmond Hill Christian Community Church, Richmond Hill, ON.
  6. Wong, L. C. J. (2008, October 22). Giving your child the winning edge. Invited address presented at the Toronto Chinese Parenting Association, Toronto, ON.
  7. Wong, L. C. J. (2007, October 24). How to discover and channel the strengths of a strong-willed child. Invited address at the Toronto Chinese Christian Parenting Association, Toronto, ON.
  8. Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (2003, August 16). Beyond coping: Transformation of suffering. Invited workshop presented at a Community Outreach by the Milliken Gospel Church, Agincourt, ON.
  9. Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (2001, May 19 & 26). Dare to lead: Parental leadership training. Invited workshop presented at Westwood Alliance Church and Community, Coquitlam, BC.

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