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Testimonials from our Participants

 

Fall 2014

“Excellent conference! Jack Hirose workshops are the best professional development opportunities for me as a teacher and school counsellor. I am never disappointed. The speakers are up to date on the latest research and share practical interventions that can be used immediately.” – “The Alberta Conference on Children & Adolescents” presented in Edmonton, AB

 

“Best learning experience I’ve had in years! I graduated in ’87 (Ph.D.)! Great new info and research, AND entertaining presentation!” – Dr. Toni S. | “Trauma and Resilience” presented by Don Meichenbaum in Vancouver, BC

 

“Thanks for organizing this. It was very helpful for myself personally and also as a therapist.” – “The Power of Mindfulness” presented by Ron Siegel in Vancouver, BC


“The best conference I have attended in ten years.” 
– “Engaging Traumatized Clients Who Avoid Attachment, Closeness and Painful Feelings” presented by Robert Muller in Winnipeg, MB


“I couldn’t say enough about how much I feel I’ve gained from these two days! Many helpful strategies and sources of positive inspiration.” 
– Virginia B. | “Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents” presented by Paul Foxman in Halifax, NS.


“Jack – your conferences keep getting better over time.” 
– Annual Conference on Healing and Treating Trauma, Addictions & Related Disorders” presented in Calgary, AB


“I appreciated the opportunity to hear three GREAT keynotes each morning. Very organized!”
– “Annual Conference on Healing and Treating Trauma, Addictions & Related Disorders” presented in Calgary, AB.


“Thank you for the diverse selection of speakers over the two days. The organization of the whole conference was very nice. To be able to hear three speakers each day and then focus on one in the afternoon is very effective.” 
– “The Saskatchewan Conference on Children & Adolescents” presented in Saskatoon, SK.


“I really appreciate high quality workshops in Victoria. This one was so great! Thank you so much!” – 
“25 Advanced Strategies to Promote Positive Emotional Habits with Your Clients” presented by John Preston in Victoria, BC


“An excellent day (again). An outstanding conference. Thank you – well organized!”
 – “Annual Conference on Healing and Treating Trauma, Addictions & Related Disorders” presented in Calgary, AB


“The whole conference was a wealth of information, practical assistance and inspiration. I feel I gained knowledge, tools and was validated about what I do every day.” 
– A. Stimson | Annual Conference on Healing and Treating Trauma, Addictions & Related Disorders” presented in Calgary, AB

 

Spring 2014

“Fabulous as always. Wish I could provide feedback that was helpful, but I’m always very happy with all aspects of your presentations – this is the third I’ve attended. I always love the update on the newest research!!” – “Smart But Scattered” presented by Peg Dawson in Saskatoon, SK.


“Loved it! The best workshop on anxiety I have attended (and I’ve been to A LOT). Practical! Changed how I think about anxiety. Venue was awesome, comfortable, food was great.”
 – “Treating Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents” presented by Reid Wilson, Ph.D. and Lynn Lyons, MSW. in Burnaby, BC.


“I will be on the lookout for more workshops. It is so nice to spend my time and actually learn something I can use to make a difference in our students’ lives!! Thank you!”
 – “Treating Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents” presented by Reid Wilson, Ph.D. and Lynn
Lyons, MSW. in Victoria, BC.


“I appreciate the hands on strategies we were given to use. They are definitely applicable to my profession. Excellent workshop, well thought out.”
 -“Smart but Scattered” presented by Peg Dawson, Ed.D., NCSP in Edmonton, AB.


“Fantastic workshop. I would highly recommend this information to anyone. My only issue is to figure out how to learn more. There are so many courses, I can’t take them all but I want to.”
 
– “Working with Stuck Kids” presented by Gordon Neufeld, Ph.D., in Winnipeg, MB.


“Great speaker with a lot of well-organized and valuable material. Great facility and staff – thanks for all the snacks and doing temperature checks!”  
–  May 26 & 27, Winnipeg, MB| Presented by Gordon Neufeld “Working With Stuck Kids”


“Thank you for bringing Dr. Greene to Edmonton – much appreciated!”
 “Advanced Training: Understanding and Helping Behaviourally Challenging Kids” presented by Ross Greene, Ph.D. in Edmonton, AB.


“Beautiful snacks and facility.”
 – “Advanced Training: Understanding and Helping Behaviourally Challenging Kids” presented by Ross Greene, Ph.D. in Edmonton, AB.


“Very pleased to have this calibre of speaker – just a dream come true.”
– “Treating Adults and Teens with Addictions Problems” presented by David Burns, M.D., in Edmonton, AB.


“Another great workshop. Very practical and enlightening. Thank you!” – 
“10 Best Ever Anxiety and Depression Management Techniques” presented by Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D., in Burnaby, BC.


“A very well run, informative workshop.” 
“10 Best Ever Anxiety and Depression Management Techniques” presented by Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D., in Calgary, AB.


“Thank you so much for coming to Halifax. This high calibre training is rarely offered here – much appreciated and enjoyed.” – 
“Treating Adults and Teens with Addiction Problems” presented by David Burns, M.D., in Halifax, NS.


“Top notch, fabulous. So much valuable, concrete, positive information. Loved it! Thanks so much.” – 
“Smart but Scattered” presented by Peg Dawson, Ed.D., NCSP in Saskatoon, SK.