Professor Emeritus

Biography

Professional Experience

Professor of Psychology & Chair of Division 2006 – present

Social Sciences & Business Administration

Tyndale University College

Professor Emeritus, Trinity Western University 2005 – present

Professor, Research Director, Graduate Program in Counselling

Psychology, Trinity Western University 2001 -2005

Professor, Program Director, Graduate Program in Counselling

Psychology, Trinity Western University 1994 -2000

Professor, Trent University 1972 -1996

Professor, Centre for Studies of Aging, University of Toronto 1989 -1995

Adjunct Professor, Graduate Faculty, Psychology Dept.,

Queen’s University 1984 -1995

Professor, Graduate Faculty, Psychology Dept., University of Toronto 1984 -1994

Visiting Assistant Professor, York University 1971 -1972

Research Associate, University of Texas at Austin 1969 -1971

Special Professional Qualifications

Registered Clinical Psychologist in Ontario since 1974.

Ordained Minister by the Associated Gospel Churches of Canada since 1965.

Consultant to granting agencies, universities and NGOs.

Reviewer of numerous academic journals, such as Science, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Experimental Psychology, Journal of Counseling Psychology.

Keynote or invited speaker in major conferences internationally

Research Interests

The positive psychology of meaning, spirituality, optimism, death acceptance, and effective coping. Multicultural competencies in counseling and supervision. My publications on stress appraisal, reminiscence, personal meaning, successful aging and death attitudes have been widely cited in journal articles and textbooks. More than ten of my papers have been included in various anthologies of readings.

Conference Grants

$42,300.00 from John Templeton Foundation to support the Course on Spirituality and Health, July 21-23, 2006.

$33,220.00 from John Templeton Foundation to support the Course on Spirituality and Health, July 22-25, 2004.

$10,000.00 from SSHRC to support the International Conference on Personal Meaning, July 18-22, 2002.

$30,000.00 from the John Templeton Foundation to support the Course on Spirituality and Health, July 20-22, 2002.

Communications presented at conferences:

(I have presented more than 150 papers in scholarly conferences. Here are some of the selected representative presentations in the last four years.)

Lin, A., & Wong, P. T. P. (2006). The meaning of life: According to a Chinese sample. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of American Psychological Association, New Orleans, August 2006.

Ivancovich, D. A., & Wong, P. T. P. (2005). Existential coping and spiritual coping in anticipatory grief. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of American Psychological Association, Washington, DC, August, 2005.

Kim, M., Lee, H-S., & Wong, P. T. P. (2005). Meaning of life according to Koreans: The Korean personal meaning profile. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC, August, 2005.

Takano, Y., & Wong, P. T. P. (2004). Meaning of life according to a Japanese sample. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii, July/August, 2004.

Leung, M. M., Vroon, E. J., Steinfort, T., & Wong, P. T. P. (2003). Tragic optimism: Validation of a new measurement of the construct. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON, August, 2003.

Wong, P. T. P. (2002, 2004, 2006). Presidential address at the International Conference on Personal Meaning, Vancouver, BC.

Wong, P. T. P. (2002). Meaning-centered narrative therapy. Workshop given at the Summer Institute, the International Meaning Conference, Vancouver, BC, July 18

Wong, P. T. P. (2002). Existential Summit. Organizer, Chair and Participant at the International Meaning Conference, Vancouver, BC, July 18-22

Research & Scholarship

Awards & Honors

Have been interviewed/consulted by major TV and radio stations such as ABC,
CBC, BBC, CNN, Globe, CTV, CityTV etc. on a variety of psychological issues. Has been interviewed and featured in two documentary films on death and dying.
Have developed and maintained an award-winning and highly ranked mental
health and education website www.meaning.ca
Editorial Board, Journal of Humanistic Psychology 2008-
Member of the International Advisory Council of the Statue of Responsibility
Foundation, San Francisco 2006-present
Editorial Board, PsycCRITIQUES (Contemporary Psychology: 2005-2008
APA Journal of Book Reviews)
Editorial Board, Stress Medicine. 1993-2003
Editorial Board, Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science 1990-1994
Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Existential Psychology 2005
& Existential Psychotherapy
Distinguished Alumnus Award, Tyndale University College and Seminary 2004
Paul Wong Center for Research in Counselling Psychology, established by
Board of Governors, Trinity Western University (October) 2002
Statue of Responsibility Award, Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy 1999
VanCity Spirit of Harmony Award, Society for Community Development 1998
Member of the National Advisory Council on Aging, Ottawa 1994 -1997
Numerous merit awards for teaching and research at Trent University 1972 -1993
Member of the Behaviour/Biological Review Panel, NIMH, USA 1981 -1986
SSHRC Sabbatical Leave Fellowship 1979 -1980
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Leave Fellowship 1979
National Research Council Graduate Scholarship 1967 -1970

Recent Publications

Books and Monographs:

Wong, P. T. P. (Ed.). (in progress). The human quest for meaning. 2nd Edition, New York: Routledge Publishers
Wong, P. T. P. (Ed.) (in progress). A special issue on Death Acceptance in the Journal of Death Studies.
Wong, P. T. P. (Ed.) (in progress). A special issue on Positive Psychology in Canada in Canadian Psychology
Wong, P. T. P. (in progress). Reminiscence: Research and Applications. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Wong, P. T. P. (2008). A brief manual of meaning-centered counseling and narrative therapy.
Abbotsford, BC: INPM Press.
Tomer, A., Grafton, E. & Wong, P. T. P.(Eds.) (2008). Existential & spiritual issues in death attitudes. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Wong, P.T.P., Wong, L.C.J., McDonald, M. J., & Klassen, D. W. (Eds.). (2007). The positive psychology of meaning and spirituality (Proceedings from Meaning Conferences). BC: INPM Press.
Wong, P. T. P., & Wong, L. C. J. (Eds.) (2006). Handbook of Multicultural perspectives on stress and coping. New York: Springer.
Wong, P. T. P., & Fry, P. S. (Eds.). (1998). The human quest for meaning: A handbook of psychological research and clinical applications. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. Publishers.
Wong, P. T. P. (Ed.) (1992). Special issue on the psychology of control. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 24(2).
Wong, P. T. P. (Ed.) (1990). Two special issues on Advances in Measuring Stress. Stress Medicine, 6, No. 2 & 3.

Invited Book Chapters (only recent ones are included):

Wong, P. T. P. (in progress). Humanistic Psychology. In J. B. Weiner and W. E. Craighead (Eds.), The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology (4th Edition). New York: John Wiley.
Wong, P. T. P. (in progress). From Logotherapy to integrative meaning-centered counseling. In W. M. Cox and E. Klingers (Eds.), Handbook of Motivational Counseling: Concepts, Approaches, and Assessment, New York: John Wiley.
Wong, P. T. P. (2008). Positive existential psychology. In S. Lopez (Ed.), Encyclopedia of positive psychology. Oxford: Blackwell.
Wong, P. T. P. (2008). Chinese positive psychology. In S. Lopez (Ed.), Encyclopedia of positive psychology. Oxford: Blackwell.
Wong, P. T. P. (2008). The depth positive psychology of Carl Jung. In S. Lopez (Ed.), Encyclopedia of positive psychology. Oxford: Blackwell.
Wong, P. T. P. (2008). Compassion: The hospice movement. In G. Kurian (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. Oxford: Blackwell.
Wong, P. T. P. (2008). Meaning management theory and death acceptance. In A. Tomer, E. Grafton, & P. T. P. Wong (Eds.), Existential & spiritual issues in death attitudes (pp. 65-88). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Dobson, W. L., & & Wong, P. T. P., &. (2008). Women living with HIV: The role of meaning and spirituality. In A. Tomer, E. Grafton, & P. T. P. Wong (Eds.), Existential & spiritual issues in death attitudes (pp. 173-208). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Ivancovich, D. A., & Wong, P. T. P., &. (2008). The role of existential and spiritual coping in anticipatory grief. In A. Tomer, E. Grafton, & P. T. P. Wong (Eds.), Existential & spiritual issues in death attitudes (pp. 209-233). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Wong, P. T. P. (2008). Transformation of grief through meaning: Meaning-centered counseling for bereavement. In A. Tomer, E. Grafton, & P. T. P. Wong (Eds.), Existential & spiritual issues in death attitudes (pp. 375-396). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Tomer, A., Grafton, E., & Wong, P. T. P. (2008). Conclusions. In A. Tomer, E. Grafton, & P. T. P. Wong (Eds.), Existential & spiritual issues in death attitudes (pp. 439-444). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Wong, P. T. P. (2008). Freedom and Responsibility. In K. Shelton (Ed.), 911
Responsibility (pp. 31-34). Provo, Utah: Leadership Excellence Publishing.
Wong, P. T. P. (2008). Viktor Frankl: Prophet of hope for the 21st century. In A. Batthyany & J. Levinson (Eds.), Anthology of Viktor Frankl’s Logotherapy (pp. 67-96). Phoenix, AZ: Zeig, Tucker & Theisen Inc.
Wong, P. T. P. (2007) Introduction: A quiet positive revolution. In P. T. P. Wong, L. C. J. Wong, M. J. McDonald & D. W. Klaassen (Eds.), The positive psychology of meaning and spirituality (Proceedings of Meaning Conferences) (pp. 1-8). BC: INPM Press.
Wong, P. T. P. (2007).The positive psychology of suffering and tragic optimism. In P. T. P. Wong, L. C. J. Wong, M. J. McDonald & D. W. Klaassen (Eds.), The positive psychology of meaning and spirituality (Proceedings of Meaning Conferences) (pp. 235-256). BC: INPM Press.
Wong, P. T. P. (2007). Spirituality, meaning and good work. In P. T. P. Wong, L. C. J. Wong, M. J. McDonald & D. W. Klaassen (Eds.), The positive psychology of meaning and spirituality (Proceedings of Meaning Conferences) (pp. 351-356). BC: INPM Press.
Wong, P. T. P. (2007). A transformational approach to compassionate and spiritual care. In P. T. P. Wong, L. C. J. Wong, M. J. McDonald & D. W. Klaassen (Eds.), The positive psychology of meaning and spirituality (Proceedings of Meaning Conferences) (pp. 357-368). BC: INPM Press.
Wong, P. T. P. (2006). Is Your Organization an Obstacle Course or a Relay Team? A Meaning-Centered Approach to Creating a Collaborative Culture. In S. Schuman (Ed.), Creating a culture of collaboration. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass/Wiley.
Wong, P. T. P., Wong, L. C. J., & Scott, C. (2006). Beyond stress and coping: The positive psychology of transformation:. In P. T. P. Wong, & L. C. J. Wong (Eds.), Handbook of Multicultural perspectives on stress and coping (pp. 1-26). New York: Springer.
Wong, P. T. P., Reker, G. T. & Peacock, E. (2006). A resource-congruence model of coping and the development of the Coping Schema Inventory. In P. T. P. Wong, & L. C. J. Wong (Eds.), Handbook of Multicultural perspectives on stress and coping (pp. 223-283). New York: Springer.
McCormick, R., & Wong, P. T. P. (2006). Adjustment and coping in aboriginal people. In Wong, P. T. P., & Wong, L. C. J. (Eds.) (2006). Handbook of Multicultural perspectives on stress and coping (pp. 515-532). New York: Springer.
Wong, P. T. P. (2006). Existential and humanistic theories. In J. C. Thomas & D. L. Segal (Eds.), Comprehensive handbook of personality and psychopathology. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Wong, P. T. P. (2005a). An opponent-process model of servant leadership and a typology of leadership styles. In K. B. S. Kumar (Ed.), Servant leadership: An introduction (pp. 45-61). Hyderabad, India: ICFAI University Press.
Wong, P. T. P. (2005b). Compassionate and spiritual care: A vision of positive holistic medicine. In S. Kwan (Ed.), The consultation on holistic health care for the medical, religious, and academic professionals in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Commercial Press.
Wong, P. T. P. (2005c). Lessons from the Enron debacle – Corporate culture matters. In N. Taher (Ed.), Organizational culture: An introduction (pp. 180-192). Hyderabad, India: ICFAI University Press.
Wong, P. T. P. (2005e). Creating a positive participatory climate: A meaning-centered counselling perspective. In S. Schuman (Ed.), The IAF facilitation handbook. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Wong, P. T. P., & Gupta, V. (2004). The positive psychology of transformative organizations: A fresh perspective of evidence from the Anglo context. In V. Gupta (Ed.), Transformative organizations (pp. 341-360). New Delhi, India: Sage.
Leong, F. T. L., & Wong, P. T. P. (2003). Optimal functioning from cross-cultural perspectives. In W. B. Walsh (Ed.), Counseling psychology and optimal human functioning (pp.123-150). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Scholarly Articles:

(Have published more than 100 papers; only recent and selected papers are listed below):
Ho, J. C. W., Wong, L. C. J., & Wong, P. T. P. (2008 under revision). What helps and what hinders thesis completion: A critical incident study. The special issue of the Canadian Journal of Counselling on graduate student research.
Wong, P. T. P. (2007). What is positive existential psychology? International Journal for Existential Psychology and Existential Psychotherapy.
Spector, P. E., Cooper, C. L., Poelmans, S., Allen, T. D., O’Driscoll, M., Sanchez, J. I., Siu, O. L., Dewe, P., Hart, P., Lu, L., de Moraes, L. F. R., Ostrognay, G. M., Sparks, K., Wong, P. T. P., & Yu, S. (2004). A cross-national comparative study of work/family stressors, working hours, and well-being: China and Latin America vs. the Anglo world. Personnel Psychology, 57, 119-142
Wong, P. T. P. (2004). Existential psychology for the 21st Century. International Journal for Existential Psychology and Existential Psychotherapy, 1, 1-3.
Wong, P. T. P. (2004). From spiritual care to spiritual transformation. International Journal for Existential Psychology and Existential Psychotherapy, 1,
Wong, P. T. P. (2004). The paradox of servant leadership. Leadership Link, Spring, 2004, 3-5. Ohio State University, Leadership Research Center.
Wong, P. T. P. (2003) Review of Computer-based learning. Academy of Management: Learning & Education, Vol. 2, 212-203.
Wong, P. T. P. (2002). Lessons from the Enron debacle: Corporate culture matters! Effective Executive, April, 2002. (Also reprinted in Organizational Culture, 2005).
Wong, P. T. P., & McDonald, M. (2002). Tragic optimism and personal meaning in counselling victims of abuse. Pastoral Sciences, 20(2), 231-249.
Spector, P. E., Cooper, C. L., Sanchez, J. I., Sparks, K, Büssing, A., Dewe, P., Lu, L., Miller, K. De Moraes, L. R., O’Driscoll, M., Pagon, M., Pitariu, H., Poelmans, S., Radhakrishnan, P., Salgado, J., Siu, O. L., Stora, J. B., Vlerick, P., Westman, M., Widerszal-Bazyl, M., & Wong, P. T. P. (2002). The pitfalls of poor psychometric properties: A reply to Hofstede’s reply to us. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 51, 174-178.
Spector, P. E., Cooper, C. L., Sanchez, J. I., O’Driscoll, M., Sparks, K., Bernin, P., Büssing, A., Dewe, P., Hart, P., Lu, L., Miller, K., Renault de Moraes, L., Ostrognay, G. M., Pagon, M., Pitariu, H., Poelmans, S., Radhakrishnan, P., Russinova, V., Salamatov, V., Salgado, J, Shima, S., Siu, O. L., Stora, J. B., Teichmann, M., Theorell, T., Vlerick, P., Westman, M., Widerszal-Bazyl, M., Wong, P. T. P. , & Yu, S. (2002). A 24 nation/territory study of work locus of control in relation to well-being at work: How generalizable are western findings? Academy of Management Journal, 45, 453-466.
Spector, P. E., Cooper, C. L., Sanchez, J. I., O’Driscoll, M., Sparks, K., Bernin, P., Büssing, A., Dewe, P., Hart, P., Lu, L., Miller, K., Renault de Moraes, L., Ostrognay, G. M., Pagon, M., Pitariu, H., Poelmans, S., Radhakrishnan, P., Russinova, V., Salamatov, V., Salgado, J, Shima, S., Siu, O. L., Stora, J. B., Teichmann, M., Theorell, T., Vlerick, P., Westman, M., Widerszal-Bazyl, M., Wong, P. T. P., & Yu, S. (2001). Do national levels of individualism and internal locus of control relate to well-being: An ecological level international study, Journal of Organizational Behavior, 22, 815-832 .
Spector, P. E., Cooper, C. L., Sparks, K., Bernin, P., Büssing, A., Dewe, P., Lu, L., Miller, K., Renault de Moraes, L., O’Driscoll, M., Pagon, M., Pitariu, H., Poelmans, S., Radhakrishnan, P., Russinova, V., Salamatov, V., Salgado, J., Sanchez, J. I., Shima, S., Siu, O. L., Stora, J. B., Teichmann, M., Theorell, T., Vlerick, P., Westman, M., Widerszal-Bazyl, M., Wong, P. T. P., & Yu, S. (2001). An international study of the psychometric properties of the Hofstede Values Survey Module 1994: A comparison of individual and country/province level results. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 50, 269-281.

On-line Publications in the last two years:

(Most the following publications have been peer-reviewed.)
Wong, P. T. P. (2008). Narrative practices and positive psycholotherapy. Book review of Maps of narrative practices by Michael White. PsycCritiques (Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books).
Wong, P. T. P. (2008). To hell and back and what I have learned about happiness. Retrieved on May 23, 2008 from http://www.meaning.ca/archives/archive/art_hell_an....
Wong, P.T.P. (2008). A less traveled road to happiness. Retrieved on May, 23, 2008 from
http://www.meaning.ca/archives/archive/art_road_to....
Wong, P. T. P. (2007). The promises and perils of positive psychology. Book review of In search of happiness by John F. Schumaker. PsycCritiques (Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books).
Wong, P. T. P. (2007). What drove Cho Seung-Hui to carry out the Virginia Tech Mass Killing? A psychological profile of the lone gunman. Retrieved on May 28, 2007 from www.meaning.ca
Wong, P. T. P. (2007). What makes a great worker? Retrieved on May 28, 2007 from www.meaning.ca
Wong, P. T. P. (2007). What has Christmas to do with authentic happiness? Retrieved on May 28, 2007 from www.meaning.ca.
Wong, P.T. P. (2007). Social virtues, social capital and positive community. Book review of Cops, Citizens, and Power: The limits of community by Steve Herbert. PsycCritiques (Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books).
Wong, P. T. P. (2006). Does reverence matter in today’s secular society? Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/archives/presidents_columns/...
Wong, P. T. P. (2006). From logotherapy to meaning-centered counseling. Insight, BC Association of Clinical Counsellors.
Wong, P. T. P. (2006). How to humanize higher education and reduce human suffering. Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/articles06/president/humanit...
Wong, P. T. P. (2006). Ode to a cancer man (Parts 1-9). Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/poems/wong-cancer-man.htm
Wong, P. T. P. (2006). The best kept secret for survival and success. Available online at http://www.meaning.ca/archives/presidents_columns/...
Wong, P. T. P. (2006). The Nature and Practice of Compassion: Integrating Western and Eastern Positive Psychologies. Book review of Compassion: Conceptualizations, Research and Use in Psychotherapy by Paul Gilbert. PsycCritiques (Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books). Available on-line at http://www.psycinfo.com/psyccritiques
Wong, P. T. P. (2006). The positive psychology of persistence and flexibility. Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/articles06/president/persist...
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). A very thin line. Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/poems/a-thin-line.htm
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). Anatomy of midlife crisis: From broken dreams to the quest for meaning. A movie review of Broken Flowers. PsycCritiques (Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books). Available on-line at http://www.psycinfo.com/psyccritiques
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). The meaning of life according to David Owen Russell: Existential psychotherapy made easy. A movie review of I Heart Huckabees. PsycCritiques (Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books). Available on-line at http://www.psycinfo.com/psyccritiques
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). The Challenges of Experimental Existential Psychology: Terror Management or Meaning Management? A review of Handbook of Experimental Existential Psychology by Jeff Greenberg et al/ PsycCritiques (Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books). Available on-line at http://www.psycinfo.com/psyccritiques
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). Trauma recovery and the promises of positive existential psychology: A review of Coping with trauma: Hope through understanding (2nd ed.) by John G. Allen. PsycCritiques (Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books). Available on-line at http://www.psycinfo.com/psyccritiques.
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). A course on the meaning of life (Part 4): What is the meaning of life? Does it matter how you answer this question? Available on-line at
http://www.meaning.ca/meaning_of_life/what-is-the-...
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). A course on the meaning of life (Part 3): What is your Life Intelligence (LQ)? Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/meaning_of_life/life-intelli...
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). Anatomy of mid-life crisis: From broken dreams to the quest for meaning. Available on-line at http://www.psycinfo.com/psyccritiques.
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). The image is the message: Some random thoughts on power of image. Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/positve_existential-therapy/...
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). In the eye of the hurricane: Finding peace amidst terror, violence and war. Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/archives/presidents_columns/...
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). Life isn’t fair: What can we do about it? Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/archives/presidents_columns/...
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). Meaning-centered approach to addiction treatment and recovery. Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/addiction/addiction_treatmen...
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). Rediscover the wonder and awe in everyday living. Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/archives/presidents_columns/...
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). Touchstones of character strengths. Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/articles05/president/charact...
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). A course on the meaning of life (Part 2): How should we then live? Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/articles05/mol/course-mol-20...
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). A course on the meaning of life (Part 1). Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/articles05/mol/course-mol-12...
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). The Challenges of Experimental Existential Psychology: Terror Management or Meaning Management? A review of Handbook of Experimental Existential Psychology by Jeff Greenberg et al/ PsycCritiques (Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books). Available on-line at http://www.psycinfo.com/psyccritiques
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). Trauma recovery and the promises of positive existential psychology: A review of Coping with trauma: Hope through understanding (2nd ed.) by John G. Allen. PsycCritiques (Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books). Available on-line at http://www.psycinfo.com/psyccritiques.
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). Practical wisdoms for flourishing in difficult situations. Available on line at http://www.meaning.ca/articles05/president/wisdom_...
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). The promises and perils of family. Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/newsletter05/family-devotion...
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). Rules for positive spontaneous living. Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/articles05/president/spontan...
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). Spiritual vision and the meaning of life: A reflection. Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/articles05/salvation-army.html
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). The positive psychology of self-sacrifice. Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/archives/presidents_columns/...
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). The power of determination and commitment. Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/articles05/president/determi...
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). Coping with the tsunami and its aftermath: A challenge to religious faith and the quest for meaning and hope. Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/articles05/president/tsunmi_...
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). The 12-step tsunami trauma survival guide. Available on-line at http://www.meaning.ca/articles05/wong-tsunami-trau...

Articles in magazines (Selected recent publications)

Wong, P. T. P. (2007, Spring/Summer). Are you a greater worker? Amoi Magazine, p.61
Wong, P. T. P. (2007, Fall). How to be a good boss? Amoi Magazine, p.63
Wong, P. T. P. (2007, Winter). How to make New Year Resolutions that last? Amoi Magazine, p.63
Wong, P. T. P. (2007). 4 simple truths for students’ college success. nextSTEP: Your life, after high school. [still need to insert volume, pp.] (Also available on-line at http://www.nextstepmagazine.com/nextstep/articlePa...)
Have published numerous articles in various Chinese Christian magazines while I was in HK.

Keynote and Invited Addresses in the last four years:

Wong, P. T. P. (2008). Keynote address and workshops at the 5th Biennial Meaning Conference. Toronto, Ontario. July 24-27.
Wong, P. T. P. (2007). Keynote address to the International Council of Psychologists. San Diego, Aug 13-16
Wong, P. T. P. (2007). Multicultural competencies in academic psychology. American Psychological Association Annual Convention San Francisco, Aug.17-20.
Wong, P. T. P. (2006). Keynote address to the Institute of Death Education at the National Taipei Nursing College, November 23. (Supported by Taiwan’s National Science Foundation)
Wong, P. T. P. (2006). Two invited lectures on (a) The quest for meaning in college life and (b) Meaning-centered approach to education at the Fo Gung University, Taiwan January 4-5. (Supported by Taiwan’s National Science Foundation)
Wong, P. T. P. (2006). The Meaning-centered approach to hospice and palliative carel. A two-day workshop for professionals at the National Technological University, Taipei, January 2-3. (Funded by Lotus Foundation and the National Science Foundation).
Wong , P. T. P. (2005). The healing community. Keynote address and workshops at the 50th Anniversary celebration of Haven of Hope Hospital, Hong Kong. Nov.21-14, 2005.
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). Meaning-centered psychotherapy. Keynote address and a two-day workshop organized by the United Center of Emotional Health and Positive Living and the Department of Psychiatry, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong, Nov.18-19.
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). The Meaning-Centered Approach: Challenges for Occupational Therapy. Keynote address at the Occupational Therapy Seminar for the Hong Kong Occupational Therapy Association, February, 2005.
Wong, P. T. P. (2005). Coping with functional loss for people with disabilitythrough meaning reconstruction. A two-and-half day intense workshop at the Hong Kong Hospital Authority Professional Development for O. T.’s, February, 2005.
]Wong, P. T. P. (2004). Tragic optimism in the face of trauma, terror & death. Invited Presidential Address, the 3rd Biannual International Conference on Personal Meaning, July 25, 2004.
Wong, P. T. P. (2004). From Compassionate to Spiritual Care. Invited keynote address at Consultation for the Medical, Religious, & Academic Professionals in Hong Kong. June 11, 2004.
Wong, P. T. P. (2004). Meaning-centered Counselling & Therapy. Department of Social Work, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, June 15, 2004.
Wong, P. T. P. (2004). God’s design for the church and ministry. Friendship Baptist Church, March 14, 2004.
Wong, P. T. P. (2002). From death anxiety to death acceptance. Invited keynote address at the Conference on Life and Death Education in National Changhwa University, December 14, Taiwan.
Wong, P. T. P. (2002). From grieving to transformation. Invited keynote address at the Conference on Life and Death Education in National Changhwa University, December 15, Taiwan.
Wong, P. T. P. (2002). From existential crisis to the quest for meaning. Invited address at the National Chiayi University, December 13, Taiwan.
Wong, P. T. P. (2002). From spiritual care to spiritual transformation. Invited address at the National Taipei College of Nursing, December 16, Taiwan.
Wong, P. T. P. (2002). From spiritual care to spiritual transformation. Invited Templeton Foundation Lecture in the Course on Spirituality and Health, Vancouver, BC, July 20-22.