The Idaho Society of Individual Psychology offers workshops throughout
the year specifically in Adlerian Theory and related subjects.  ISIP provides
the highest quality workshops which provide "Continuing Education Credits"
and accreditation for "Certification of Professional Studies in
Adlerian Psychology."   (see Certification Requirements)

The ISIP “Series” program adds a presenter this year – content will be the same. Steve Maybell, who started and established the “Series” in 2001, needs to cut back a bit. Steve is giving his body (back) a chance to heal. He will continue to present the “Series” in Boise but will not be presenting in eastern and northern Idaho.
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Basic Workshops
designed by Steven Maybell)

  1. Adlerian Theory of Personality Development and Family Functioning

  2. Adlerian Psychotherapy

  3. Adlerian Family Therapy

Instructor - Dr. Steven A. Maybell, PhD

Dr. Steven A. Maybell, PhD

Dr. Steven Maybell holds a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from La Jolla University in California. He has Diplomate status in Adlerian Psychology (NASAP), in Clinical Social Work (NASW) and Professional Psychotherapy (IABMCP), and is an Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Approved Supervisor. He brings over 30 years of experience in individual, couple and family counseling as well as parent education. Currently Dr. Maybell is the Director of the Student Counseling Center and on the faculty of Seattle Pacific University and has a private therapy practice.

Dr. Maybell has authored numerous journal articles and books, including “Raising Respectful Kids in a Rude World” (Prima 2001) and “Calming the Family Storm” (Impact 2005). Dr. Maybell has been teaching Adlerian Psychology for over twenty years. His consistently positive evaluations are a testimony to his ability to make Adlerian Psychology practical, accessible and relevant to today’s world and today’s problems.

Instructor - Edward Mowry, M.Ed.

Edward Mowry has worked for 16 years as a School Counselor. He has presented trainings to private industry for another ten years. He worked with At-Risk Youth in an Alternative School for ten years as a Counselor and Substance Abuse Interventionist, and was in Private Practice. Edward developed a program for developing learning skills of struggling At-Risk students which enabled their demonstration of achievement on Statewide Testing and enhanced their skills & participation in classrooms.

Edward is focused on the utility of Adlerian Psychology in Counseling, Education, Work Environments, Family Life, and Personal Well Being. Edward is a Member-at-Large and Past-President of ISIP, with Certificates in Basic Adlerian Studies and in Advanced Adlerian Studies.

Scheduled Dates are
tentative and may change 

Basic Workshops

Workshop Registration Early-Bird fee:  $185

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2# Adlerian Psychotherapy
Lewiston, Idaho
April 17-18, 2015
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#3 Adlerian Family Therapy
Pocatello, Idaho
April 24 - 25, 2015

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#1 Adlerian Theory of  Personality
Development & Family Functioning
Boise, Idaho
May 1 - 2, 2015

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The Idaho Society of Individual Psychology is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.


Advanced Workshops

Before you can attend an Advanced Workshop for credit, you will be required to have completed the three (3) Basic Workshops.

Module A: Advanced Lifestyle Assessment

Module A1: Filling your Adlerian Toolbox

Module B: Advanced Couple Therapy

Module C: Advanced Family Therapy

Module D: Advanced Early Recollections

Module E: Advanced Issues (examples include):
Adlerian Child and Adolescent
Adlerian Group Counseling
Metaphor Counseling
An Adlerian Approach to Supervision
& Practice
Reality Therapy/Choice Theory
an Adlerian approach to helping the aging
Making a Difference:Teachings That
Bring About Change


Advanced Workshop Instructors

Wes Wingett, PhD, LMHP has been a counselor in private practice in Norfolk, NE since 1978. Prior to entering private practice, Dr. Wingett had been employed as a counselor in a mental health center, a university program development specialist, elementary school administrator and a junior high and secondary school counselor and teacher. Dr. Wingett received his bachelor's degree from Wayne State College, Wayne, Nebraska and his masters and doctorate in guidance and counselor education from the University of Wyoming.  Additional graduate study was completed at the University of Vermont and the University of Northern Colorado. 

Dr. Wingett’s private practice focuses on providing individual, couple, and family counseling; consultation to educational institutions and business enterprises; and presenting Adlerian training in variety of venues. Wes has served as a consultant in the areas of early childhood education, time and stress management, domestic violence, drug and alcohol prevention and treatment, health care and wellness, adult-child relationships and training of professional counselors. He has provided management training and personnel consultation to various institutions, agencies and industries. In addition Dr. Wingett is an adjunct faculty member at Wayne State College in Nebraska and Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania where he teaches Adlerian based courses to educators and mental health professionals.  He has conducted workshops based on the Individual Psychology of Alfred Adler in 18 states in the United States, Puerto Rico, three provinces in Canada and several countries in Europe including Germany, Hungary, Malta, the Netherlands, Ireland, the Netherlands, Romania, Turkey and in Asia in Turkey. 

Dr. Wingett's primary interests include applying Adlerian principles to the study of addictions, education, multigenerational families, individual and couple counseling, loss and healing, psycho-educational and therapeutic groups, and stress management.  A student and teacher of Adlerian psychology for more than forty years, Dr. Wingett has been named a Diplomat in Adlerian Psychology by the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology. He is a contributing editor for the Journal of Individual Psychology. In addition, he has coauthored several articles that have been published in professional journals, coauthored several chapters in books, self-published three workbooks focusing on the application of Adlerian psychology to various challenges of living, and co-authored three workbooks on family structure, family strengths, and family strucuture.

Jim Sulliman, PhD
Dr. James R. Sulliman is a licensed professional
counselor, licensed marriage and family therapist, clinical member and approved supervisor of the American Association of Marriage and Family
Therapy, and director of the Advanced  Clinical Training Program at the Pastoral Care and Counseling Center in Abilene, Texas.

Dr. Sulliman is a past president of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology and is internationally known for the “Sulliman Scale of Social Interest”. He was a professional educator for 14 years, has more than 30 years of experience as a therapist, has taught more than 200 parent education classes, and has been a speaker at the local, state, national and international levels. In addition, he is a contributing editor for The Journal of Individual Psychology

Susie Johnson, LCSW
Ms. Johnson is a clinical supervisor and psychotherapist. She has served in a supervisory capacity across various settings. She provides social work and behavioral health training to MSW students, Family Medicine Resident Physicians, and provides private clinical supervision.

Ms. Johnson brings a broad wealth of experience having practiced in various settings including residential care, addictions treatment, juvenile justice, children’s mental health, administrative policy, medical, clinical, recreation therapy and wilderness adventure based work.

Ms. Johnson graduated from Northwest Nazarene University in 2003 earning a Master of Social Work. She has been providing psychotherapy and behavioral health consultation and training at the Family Medicine Residency since 2008. Ms. Johnson has been a student of Adlerian Psychology since 1998 and incorporates Adlerian concepts into her work.

Scheduled Advanced Course
Each Course -

Scheduled Dates are
tentative and may change
May 15 - 16, 2015
Making a Difference: Teachings That Bring About Change

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Advanced Clinical Supervision
June 20, 2015

Newberry Building,
Old Town Pocatello
150 N. Main St.
Pocatello, Idaho
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Within the State of Idaho, Licensed Clinical Social Workers with a Supervisory en-dorsement are now required to obtain 6 hours of Continuing Education every 5 years in the area of Advanced Supervision. This training meets this requirement and is approved by the Idaho Society for Clinical Social Work.

This training will be interactive and collab-orative in nature.
In this course, participants will:

  •  Gain a basic understanding of Adlerian Psychology and how it can guide the supervisor’s style and approach to the supervisory relationship.

  •  Explain and apply the Adlerian concept of democratic supervisory relationship including boundaries.

  •  Have an understanding of the develop-mental model of supervision and how it can be used in supervisory work.

  •  Identify components of therapeutic empowerment and be able to demon-strate one art of encouragement.

  •  Be able to identify personal factors such as attitudes, beliefs, values, and experiences that impact ethics within the supervisor/supervisee relationship.


TRAINING CE hours available
Northwest Nazarene University
Information available in
registration brochure
Fees - subject to location, and minimum enrollment of 20.
Information available in registration brochure

Maximum registration is 50



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