Alisha Henson's Presentations

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Henson, A., Fitzpatrick, M., Ruglis, J., Lanteigne, D., & Doner, A. (2018, July). Benefits of a Group-Based Self-Compassion and Values Intervention for Youth in a Rural School Setting: A Feasibility Study. In A. Henson (Chair) Thriving in Community Settings: An Investigation into the Benefits of ACT and Self-Compassion for Adolescents: Children, Adolescents & Families. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Association of Contextual and Behavioral Science, Montreal, QC, Canada. 

Henson, A. (2014, June). Attachment representations and therapeutic distancing as constructs in the development of working alliance in drama therapy. InTaking a Dramatic Turn: Embodiment and Distancing in Psychotherapy. Symposium conducted at the meeting of 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Grumet, R., Henson, A., Comeau, T., & Fitzpatrick, M. (2014, June). The impact of a pilot values clarification workshop on life satisfaction and perceived stress in working adults. Poster presented at the meeting of Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC.

Henson, A., Fitzpatrick, M., Burger, S. & Thompon, A. (2014, May). Empowering through engagement: Research in collaboration with youth. In Amir Kamyabnejad (Chair), Youth Empowerment: Exploring ways to give power to youth voice utilizing traditional and arts-based approaches. Symposium conducted at the meeting Youth and Family Consensus Conference. Vancouver: BC.

Henson, A., Comeau, T., & Fitzpatrick, M. (2014, March). Youth Engagement: Interpersonal and intrapersonal benefits of youth empowerment. Symposium conducted at the meeting of Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Research Conference, Moncton, NB.

Henson, A., Comeau, T., & Fitzpatrick, M. (2014, Feb). An investigation of youth engagement for promoting personal and civic development? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Ontario Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Henson, A., & Fitzpatrick, M. (2013, June). Self-compassion and youth engagement practises: An elicitation study. In E. Morris (Chair), Engagement: Practices to support client, therapist, and youth engagement in therapy and in the community. Symposium conducted at the meeting of Canadian Psychological Association, Quebec City, QC.

Fitzpatrick, M., Henson, A., Comeau, T., Grumet, R., Foa, C. (2013, May).  Values Clarification Workshop. Series of workshop sessions presented to faculty and staff, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Henson, A. (2009, Nov). ‘How we build, sustain, and repair relationships through life interactions and therapy. In S. Bailey (Chair), This is Your Brain on Drama Therapy. Symposium conducted at the meeting of National Association of Drama Therapy conference. White Oaks, NY.

Henson, A. (2007, June). Influence of attachment representations on undergraduate student course evaluations. Poster session presented at the meeting of Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, ON.

Henson, A. (2007, May). Influence of attachment representations on undergraduate student course evaluations. Poster session presented at the meeting of Ontario Psychology Undergraduate Thesis Conference, Toronto, ON.

 

COMMUNITY PRESENTATIONS

Henson, A. (2017). Youth mental health consumers engaged in the exploration and evaluation of a self-compassion program: Preliminary findings. Presented at Annual Meeting for School Support Counselors. Cobden, ON.

Henson, A. (2017). Self-compassion for youth. Presented at Opeongo High School: Mindfulness Day. Cobden ON.

Henson, A. (2016). Child and adolescent depression and anxiety. Presented at Renfrew County Catholic District School Board: Parent Involvement Committee: Worries to wellness. Petawawa ON and Killaloe ON.

Henson, A. (2015). Values and self-compassion for managing life's daily stressors. Presented at Renfrew County District School Board: Parent Involvement Committee: Assembly of schools, Pembroke ON.

Panel discussion at Phoenix Centre Annual General Meeting: Bullying Panel May 2012.

Panel discussion at National Association of Drama Therapy conference 2008: “The Body of Knowledge”