Workshop: Daoism and Buddhism in Philosophical Counseling
This 3-4 hour workshop will illustrate how key lessons from Daoism and Buddhism can be applied to philosophical counseling cases. Ninety minutes will devoted to each tradition, with a coffee break in between. The first half of the workshop will summarize some key ideas from Dao, then ask for a volunteer client to present an issue and participate in a demonstration counseling session. The second half of the workshop will summarize some key ideas from Buddhism, then ask for a volunteer client to present an issue and participate in a demonstration counseling session. If no volunteers step forward, case studies utilizing these ideas will be presented instead. This workshop is a continuation of similar workshops given at the 15th ICPP (Mexico City 2018) and the 16th ICPP (Russia 2021, online). Between 10 and 20 participants can be accommodated. For the workshop registration please contact to email address: email@example.com
Lou Marinoff, Professor, The City College of New York
Lou Marinoff, a Commonwealth Scholar originally from Canada, earned a PhD in Philosophy of Science at University College London. He is Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Asian Studies at The City College of New York, founding President of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association (APPA), and Editor of APPA’s Journal, Philosophical Practice. Lou co-organized the First International Conference on Philosophical Practice (Vancouver, 1994) and organized the Third ICPP in New York in 1997. To date he has published thirteen books and more than seventy combined book chapters and journal articles. In 2019 the West University of Timisoara conferred an Honorary Doctorate on Lou for his contributions to philosophical practice.