Society of Consulting Psychology launches 2012 Midwinter conference

Approximately 300 consultants will gather in sunny Pasadena in February to discuss how to integrate insights from other disciplines

Join us in sunny Pasadena, Feb 9-12, 2012, for a weekend of "Thinking Beyond the Box: Integrating Insights from Other Disciplines."  Take a workshop or two- (wait 'til you see the variety of presenters)!  And join us Friday afternoon through Sunday noon for presentations, discussion and conversations that will inspire you to stretch your current paradigms and increase your skill in your practice areas.

The Midwinter Offers (Among Other Features)

  • Four thought provoking keynote sessions

  • Programming in four focus areas:  Team, Coaching, Organization, Consulting

  • Poster Sessions

  • Ten pre- and post- conference workshops

  • Early registration rates until December 2nd

  • Student opportunities (Mentoring sessions, discounted rates, special networking, etc)

The Hotel

The Langham Hunting Hotel and Spa is located in beautiful, sunny Pasadena! Decorated in the classic tradition of its London counterpart, the resort comes with the utmost modern conveniences, as well as a great location (within distance of six major airports). Discounted rates are available through January 9th on our special Hotel Registration website.

The Keynoters

The MWC Programming Committee has selected four highly qualified keynoters. In addition to plenary sessions by each, attendees will have the chance for post-presentation green room discussions with each keynoter: 

  • Cathy Benko: Vice Chairman and Chief Talent Officer at Deloitte, LLP and Author 

  • Robert W. Levenson, PhD: Professor at University of California, Berkeley and Director of The Berkeley Psychophysiology Laboratory 

  • Bill McKelvey, PhD: Professor of Strategic Organizing and Complexity Science at UCLA Anderson and Author 

  • Stephen Nachmanovitch, PhD: Musician, Author, Computer Artist, Educator and Lecturer

Pre/Post-Conference Workshops

Ten special, four-hour in-depth seminars provide additional learning and Continuing Education:

  • Executive Coaching Through a Dynamic Lens

  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Organizational Consulting Psychology

  • Advanced Ethical and Legal Issues in Organizational Consulting Psychology

  • Cognitive Behavior Executive Coaching

  • Igniting Innovation in Organizations--Tips and tools for consulting with teams and leaders

  • Executive Coaching and Psychodynamic Schema: Addressing Character Challenges in Senior Leaders

  • Yoga At Work in the Executive Suite 24/7/365

  • Reshaping Organization Culture--Navigating the Roadmap for Success

  • Thinking Outside the Box with Positive Psychology

  • Becoming a More Mindful Coach and Consultant


Karen Foster, PhD, Conference Chair

Ira Levin, PhD, Conference Co-Chair

Chad Rummel, MEd, Registration and Hotel Accommodations