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Experts in Communication Therapy Will Conduct Memphis Seminar July 8 University News
For release: June 24, 2010

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Dr. Robert Neimeyer
Dr. Robert Neimeyer
The University of Memphis School of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology will host the Elizabeth J. Webster Visiting Scholar Institute on July 8. The day-long session (9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) will be held in the Auditorium of the Memphis Speech and Hearing Center, 807 Jefferson Street in Memphis.

Speakers on the topic of “Narrative Means to Therapeutic Ends: Meaning-making in Communication Therapy” will be Dr. Robert Neimeyer of the University of Memphis and Dr. Anthony DiLollo of Wichita State University.

Dr. Anthony DiLollo
Dr. Anthony DiLollo
Neimeyer is a professor of psychology, whose special area of expertise is psychotherapy research. He also maintains an active clinical practice. The author of 23 books, he is a recognized authority on the topics of death, grief, loss, and suicide intervention.

DiLollo, an associate professor of speech-language pathology, specializes in the counseling of persons with communication disorders and in factors related to effective therapy. He is also an alumnus of the School of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

The seminar is free, but reservations are requested. They can be made by phone at 901-678-5800 or via email to ausp@memphis.edu

Dr. Betty Webster
Dr. Betty Webster
Dr. Elizabeth Webster was a poet, a painter, and an author, as well as an educator in the areas of audiology and speech-language pathology. She was also a champion of lifelong learning. The Institute was established in the spirit of maintaining, developing, and passing along to future generations her contributions to the professions of audiology and speech-language pathology. More information about the seminar is available from Lendon Ellis by phone at 901-678-5288 or via email to ausp@memphis.edu
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