The Kennedy League

College of Psychology

May 22, 2017|#EducationForChange, College of Psychology|

Embracing Our Futures as Developing Leaders: The Resilience and Strengths of Young Latinas and Their Families

May 22, 2017|#EducationForChange, College of Psychology|

Jessica Moniz, Special Projects Coordinator at JFKUCCC The Latino culture has become so intertwined with American culture, it’s virtually impossible to tell them apart. While some indicators including language still remain to discern a difference, even those markers are being swallowed up as Latinos/as continue to assimilate into this country’s society. While America [...]

May 19, 2017|Consciousness & Transformative Studies|

By the Verde River

May 19, 2017|Consciousness & Transformative Studies|

Here, where the river slips           like Sanskrit From the mouths of rocks, And the hawks in blue swing Above the mistletoe, And the dropped              sun         does nothing On the water's face;   Where I sway by plum-colored currents, This as grass, and mad As a hermit, mad with prayer, In a hovel [...]

May 17, 2017|Events, Holistic Psychology|

Holistic Research Center Gains Momentum with Research Retreat

May 17, 2017|Events, Holistic Psychology|

On Friday, March 31st the Holistic Research Center hosted a Research Planning Retreat: Pushing the Limits of Knowing in Psychotherapy which was held on the Berkeley Campus.   Zvi Bellin, PhD., Director of the Holistic Research Center, welcomed over a dozen participants in what soon would be a think tank for the role of Holistic paradigms [...]

Sport Psychology alum: What are they up to?

Brian Alexander, M.A. '15, has been writing and presenting up a storm so far this year, with numerous published blogs and articles as well as presentations for USA Water Polo athletes. As a USA Water Polo Mental Skills Coach, Brian presented at the Water Polo Coaches Association with a presentation entitled, "Learn, Plan, Perform: A [...]

The Missing Kennedy

An evening with the author The storied Kennedy clan has a legacy as one of the most influential American families in this countries’ history. Besides giving birth to one of our nations’ most beloved and tragic presidents, the Kennedy family has held a near constant presence in congress since 1947.  Their reach and influence [...]

March 30, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Sport Psychology, University News|

JFKU Sport Psychology Hosts 2017 AASP West Regional Conference

March 30, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Sport Psychology, University News|

John F. Kennedy University's Sport Psychology is hosting the 2017 Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) West Regional Conference. The conference will provide students and professionals with opportunities to learn about current research and creative approaches to the field of Applied Sport Psychology. Presenters include several JFKU alums and professionals as well as three Keynote [...]

March 21, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Sport Psychology, University News|

Harlem Wizards LEAP Fundraiser

March 21, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Sport Psychology, University News|

Basketball fans are in for an incredible treat when the Sport Psychology program at John F. Kennedy University brings the phenomenal Harlem Wizards team to Northgate High School in Walnut Creek on April 30, 2017 for a unique afternoon of athleticism and good old-fashioned fun. Started in 1962 by New York sports promoter Howie Davis [...]

Redefining Beauty: A Disability Advocacy Presentation with Dr. Alette Coble-Temple and Rick Guidotti

Once in a while, an individual comes along who completely embodies the idea of perseverance; an individual whose determination to overcome all odds is at once inspiring and astonishing. Dr. Alette Coble-Temple is one such individual. Born with cerebral palsy, Dr. Alette Coble-Temple has gone on to earn a clinical doctorate degree, become a licensed [...]

February 21, 2017|College of Psychology, Events, Holistic Psychology, University News|

The Holistic Research Center Opens Its Doors

February 21, 2017|College of Psychology, Events, Holistic Psychology, University News|

On March 5, 2017, John F. Kennedy University will hold a dedication celebration event for the new Holistic Research Center. A night of music and enlightened discussion will revolve around a panel featuring a number of preeminent experts in holistic psychology. Moderated by Dr. Doreen Maller, chair of Holistic Counseling Psychology at John F. Kennedy [...]

Spiral Dynamics Theory and the 2016 Presidential Election

The election of Donald Trump has caused a lot of intense emotions. You might be elated that your side has finally won and those sensitive liberals are finally getting their due. The left’s proliferation of safe spaces, micro-aggressions, at least 50 new gender pronouns, etc. is viewed to be excessive from the perspective of the [...]

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