July 18, 2002, Conference
Kick Off - Dr. Arun Gandhi on Non-Violence
There was a full house for the Dr.
His talk, "Non-Violence or Non-Existence"
was well received by an avid audience that rewarded Dr. Gandhi
with a standing ovation at the end of his talk.
After his lecture, Dr. Gandhi took
some time to sign books.
Dr. Gandhi and his wife pose for
a photo with British Columbia's former Premier, Ujjal Dosanjh,
Dr. Wong and Gurmant Grewal, the Member of Parliament for
The Speakers - Meaning
The location of the 2002 Meaning Conference
in beautiful British Columbia, Canada.
Pre-event Press Conference. Dr.
Paul Wong shares the message of meaning with local media.
James Gabarino speaks to a captivated audience on Friday,
July 19, 2002 on "Parents Under Siege".
Mary Pipher and James Gabarino
sign books and answer questions.
On Friday, July 19, 2002, Dr.
Donald Meichenbaum speaks with feeling for his keynote lecture,
"What "Expert" Therapists Do: Core Tasks of
After his keynote lecture, Dr. Donald
Meichenbaum takes time to pose for a photo with Naji Abi Hashan.
Dr. Donald Meichenbaum receives
a lifetime achievement award in psychotherapy from Dr. Paul
Alan Parry, Ph.D. presents his
paper "Meaning and Morality" on Saturday, July 20,
On Sunday, July 21, 2002, Dr.
Ernesto Spinelli presents his keynote lecture "Hell Is
Other People: a Sartrean View of Conflict Resolution"
Dr. Spinelli takes a moment to
relax during the busy conference.
Adam Blatner, M.D. leads a successful
workshop at the 2002 Meaning Conference in Richmond, B.C.,
Dr. Bernard Weiner enjoys a moment
of silence before his lecture.
Dr. Paul Wong presented an outstanding
achievement award on research on spirituality and health to
Dr. Koenig at the The John Templeton Foundation Public Lecture
on Spirituality and Health.
Dr. Christina Puchalski of George
Washington University Medical Center presents on Spirituality
& Healing - In Medicine, Mental Health & Spiritual
Care, a course funded by
The Three Musketeers show
solidarity in promoting health and spirituality.
The Volunteers and
Staff - Meaning Conference 2002
These volunteers take a much needed
break after a hectic day of registration.
Milly takes time to stop and smell
the flowers while volunteering at the conference
Dr. McDonald and student and conference
IT genius, Kevin.
From left to right, Salvatore Maddi,
Ph.D., Paul T. P. Wong, Ph.D., C.Psych., Dmitriy Leontiev,
Ph.D.,Elena Kaliteyevskaya and Lillian Wong, Ph.D.
Peter Groenhof is the featured entertainment.
Dr. Paul Wong signing his latest