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The May 2017 PsychOz e-Newsletter
Calendar of Events
The Calendar of Events has been updated!
View over 100 Professional Training Events and Conferences across Australia here.

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Attachment-Focused EMDR Course: A clinician's guide to healing trauma and developmental deficits
Through 7 powerful sessions, Dr. Laurel Parnell, world-renowned leader and innovator in the field of EMDR, will teach you how to modify traditional EMDR protocols to use with your most difficult and challenging clients. Centered around videos of actual client sessions conducted by Dr. Parnell, you'll be able to see, not just hear, how to apply Attachment-Focused EMDR™ to your trauma treatment approach. Over 60% Off When You Register Today!

ONLINE COURSE (UNLIMITED ACCESS)
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WHAT'S SNOW WHITE GOT TO DO WITH IT?
Working with complex trauma
Naomi Halpern: CQSW, Grad Cert Human Rights
Harnessing the characters in the fairytale of Snow White as metaphor, Naomi provides a conceptual framework and practical strategies for the treatment of complex trauma symptoms, behaviours and diagnosis.
Sydney 12 May 2017; Melbourne 19 May 2017;
Brisbane 26 May 2017; Perth 4 August 2017

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FREUD CONFERENCE 2017, 40TH ANNIVERSARY
Psychoanalysis in the Technoculture Era:
Challenges of the Black Mirror. 

Presenters: Prof Alessandra Lemma (via video) and Dr Heather Wood, UK.
These two internationally renowned psychoanalysts will explore the impact of virtual reality on adolescent development and sense of body; the allure of internet sex and compulsive usage; and the increase in paedophilic sexual interests via the internet. From the broader to more specific view, psychoanalytic and socio-cultural issues over 40 years will be linked.
MELBOURNE: Sat 20th and Sun 21st May, 2017.
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The Australian Association of Buddhist Counsellors and Psychotherapists presents

COMPASSION IN ACTION FOR HELPING PROFESSIONALS
Renew and Deepen your practise for self-care and therapy
Presenters: Eng-Kong Tan and Chrissie Koltai
Our ability to open to, cultivate, and sustain a “field” of compassion that encompasses both the client and ourselves is a fundamental protective and healing force in therapy. A unique full day workshop. 5 CPD hours.
CROWS NEST (NSW): Sun 21st May
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PLAY THERAPY AUSTRALIA
The Heart and Practice of Child Centered Play Therapy
Presenter: Donna Berry
A 3 day workshop held in
Kuala Lumpur: 23rd, 24th and 25th May;
Adelaide: 3rd, 4th, 5th July;
Brisbane: 30th, 31st August and 1st Sept;
Melbourne: 12th, 13th, 14th October.

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ART OF GRIEVING
Presenter: Beate Steller
Experience the healing benefits of supported grief work through art. See how drawing, collage and painting exercises allow for safe bereavement expression.
Sydney: 25-26 May
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DIPLOMA OF INTEGRATED SOMATIC PSYCHOTHERAPY (10372NAT)
Institute of Body Psychotherapy (RTO 40970). Next intake for our 3 year training starts May 27.
Presenters: Andrea Alexander, local presenters and senior faculty from international Core Energetic institutes
This body-centered training is an holistic approach which quickly and accurately illuminates core psychological conflicts deeply held in the personality and physical body.
Brisbane: First module - 27 – 31 May

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TOUGH CONVERSATIONS IN CHILD PROTECTION
Parenting Capacity Conversations with Parents in the Child Protection System
Presenter: Michael Hawton, MAPS
This one-day PD course helps child protection professionals and family workers to quickly assess, prepare for and hold challenging conversations with parents in child protection.
Melb: 10 Aug; Syd: 21 Aug; Bris: 31 May and 13 Nov
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TOP INTERNATIONAL TRAINERS Prof. PAUL GILBERT (UK) and Prof JAMES BENNETT-LEVY (UK/Aus).
James Bennett-Levy & Tina Gibson:
Mindful Self-Compassion Skills. Byron, June 5—9
Prof. Paul Gilbert:
Introduction to Compassion Focused Therapy. Melbourne, Nov 15—17
Prof. Paul Gilbert & James Bennett-Levy:
Compassionate Mind Training. Byron, Nov 20—22
Prof. Paul Gilbert, James Bennett-Levy & James Kirby:
Compassion Focused Therapy – Advanced Clinical Skills. Brisbane, Nov 29—Dec 1

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IMPROVE TREATMENT OUTCOMES & REDUCE FAMILY DROPOUT USING SYSTEMIC CONCEPTUALISATION
Presenter: Dr. Sophie Holmes
Director of Williams Road Family Therapy Centre

When a family comes for therapy, the therapist needs to make sense of the swirling family dynamics very quickly, otherwise the family risks dropping out of therapy. This workshop provides a set of concise, evidence-based structures and tools, to help the worker understand the family’s situation and formulate an effective way forward.
Melbourne (Narre Warren): 8th—9th June
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REFLECTIVE PRACTICE IN SUPERVISION
Reflective Supervision Toolkit
Presenter: Dr Daphne Hewson
For any professional involved in reflective practice or supervision, both supervisors and practitioners. Approved as a Master class by Psychology Board. Participants receive workshop Handbook and the 'Reflective Supervision Toolkit'.
Sydney: 13 & 16 June, 8 August, 2 & 20 November;
Melbourne: 20 June, 25 Nov; Ballina: 1 August; Brisbane: 15 Nov; Perth: 5 and 6 April, 2018.

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INTEGRATING THE CREATIVE SKILLS OF GESTALT THERAPY INTO PRACTICE
A Practical Two-Day Theory and Training Workshop for Clinical Application. Presented by Dinah Buchanan
The Essence of Gestalt is founded upon: Field & Holism, Existentialism, Dialogue, Phenomenology and Experimentation. This workshop will equip participants with a range of tools to work more creatively with clients, and build the ability to use the ‘embodied’ self effectively in the therapeutic space, in an authentic and profound way.
Sydney: 16-17 June. Melbourne: 17-18 November.
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SUPERVISION 101
A 40 hour supervisor training programme
Presenter: Dr Graham Barker
Supervision 101 is designed to train supervisors for PACFA/ACA accreditation. It runs over the designated 6 months. Cost $1100.00. For enquiries please email.
June 16-17, July 14-15 and November 4th.
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AUSTRALIA NEW ZEALAND SANDPLAY THERAPY INSTITUTE
The Jungian Foundation of Sandplay Therapy
Presenter: Laura Soble, MFT, CST-T, STA Certified Sandplay Therapy Teaching Member
Jungian analytical psychology is deeply embedded in Dora Kalff's Sandplay Therapy; understanding of its process and recognising its elements are essential to depth Sandplay Therapy. This program will take your exposure to expressive therapies using sand, symbol, tray and water to the deeper power inherent in Dora Kalff's amazingly successful work in the healing of distress, neuroses, experienced trauma, mental, emotional or somatic suffering and blockages to the Self.
23, 24 and 25 June
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DO YOU HELP PEOPLE RECOVER FROM TRAUMA?
One and two-day training programs for a range
of professionals presented by Phoenix Australia - Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health

Our training programs give you the skills to provide practical, effective support and treatment to people affected by trauma. Psychological First Aid; Anger & Trauma; Trauma Informed Care; Neuropsychological Impact of Trauma; Cognitive Processing Therapy; Trauma-Focussed Psychological Therapy for Adults, Children & Adolescents.
Workshops coming up in June in Brisbane, Canberra, Newcastle, Perth.
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 STUDY ART THERAPY 
ENQUIRE NOW TO STUDY IN JUNE!
Ikon Institute's Bachelor of Arts Psychotherapy gives students the opportunity to learn to use creative techniques, including visual arts, drama and movement within a therapeutic relationship to improve and inform physical, mental and emotional well-being.
Available in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth and Byron Bay.
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RESOURCE THERAPY FOUNDATION TRAINING
Presenter: Tamika Dwight-Scott

If you work with people experiencing anxiety, depression, PTSD, OCD, eating disorders, addictions, internal conflict, phobias, panic attacks, anger, personality or relationship issues - this workshop is for you.
Sydney: July 15—16
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INTERNATIONAL EVENTS!
Intervening in Meaning
. Finding Significance in Grief and Loss - An Experiential Approach. 
Presenter: Dr Robert Neimeyer
Two day highly experiential version of Dr Robert Neimeyer's international Grief and Loss Master Class, plus one day workshop on supervising when the client’s presenting issue is Grief.
Melbourne: July 31—Aug 2; Brisbane: August 4—5; Sydney: August 7—9, 2017.
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KEVENTS 2017 WORKSHOPS
Presenters: Tess Graham, Caroline Donovan, Tamara Andreas, and Michael Yapko.


Tess Graham - " Essential Breathing Skills" - July/August
Caroline Donovan - "Anxiety Across the Lifespan" - July/August/September/November
Tamara Andreas - "Core Transformation" - October
Michael Yapko - "Rediscovering Hypnosis for the First Time" - Webinar - September/October/November

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NEW BACHELOR OF COUNSELLING
Start study in early July!
At our Gold Coast or Mt Gravatt (Brisbane) campuses, learn all about counselling. You'll be work-ready through large amounts of hands-on experience like 350 hours of on-campus training and two placements in counselling agencies where you apply your knowledge and skills with real clients. The ideal degree for those wanting a professional career where they make a difference to people's lives.
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ENGAGING ADOLESCENTS PRACTITIONER TRAINING
Manage difficult behaviour in teenagers
Presenter: Michael Hawton, MAPS
A comprehensive one-day training course that equips you with the knowledge to teach parents and carers skills to resolve their teenager’s behaviour problems.
Melbourne: 9 August; Sydney: 15 August
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11th International GANZ Conference
The Aesthetics of Care
The focus for this conference is the exploration of the theme of Care. As gestalt practitioners working in the roles of counsellor, psychotherapist, trainer, supervisor, organisational consultant and theorists we will consider this intention to care. Exploring also the ways we enable care appreciating its bi-directional nature; caring for and being cared for by others.
Melb. 24th to 27th Aug - Novotel Hotel, St Kilda Beach.
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GRIEF, LOSS, TRANSITION AND CHANGE
Creative ways of working with children,
adolescents and adults
Presenter: Anthony Hillin
This workshop invites you to experience for yourself a range of creative techniques for working with loss. Anthony has delivered this popular experiential workshop to over 100 audiences in Europe and Australasia.
Sydney: 30 August - 1 September
Brisbane: 27 - 28  November

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THE NEUROAFFECTIVE COMPASS MODEL
Working with complex trauma and disorganized attachment in children, adults and families
Presenter: Dr Susan Hart
Susan Hart will bridge brain research with attachment theory and developmental psychology, with a focus on personality formation. The key to healing PTSD, complex trauma and disorganized attachment is to work with massive misattunement processes.
Melbourne: 5-6 September; Brisbane: 9-10 September
Sydney: 13-14 September

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INTERPERSONAL PSYCHOTHERAPY FOR ADOLESCENTS AND ADULTS
An attachment-based intervention for depression
and related disorders
Presenters: Anthony Hillin and Dr Rob McAlpine
IPT is an engaging and evidence-based therapy approved by Medicare Better Access and ATAPS. This workshop provides intensive skill development with two expert trainers to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver IPT.
Brisbane:  8 - 9  September
Sydney: 21 -  22 September

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CREATIVE WAYS OF WORKING WITH ABORIGINAL YOUNG PEOPLE TO PROMOTE SOCIAL, EMOTIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING
Vanessa Edwige - Psychologist M Ed Couns Psychology Anthony Hillin - B Soc Stud (SW), M Adol MH.
Experience for yourself creative techniques for working with Aboriginal young people, families and communities, including art, clay work and Aboriginal weaving techniques.
Build skills in offering accessible services; in assessment and treatment; and in sustainable therapeutic programs.

Sydney: 18 - 19 September
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MUSIC & IMAGERY ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA
Self-nurturing in a quiet space? Time for reflection supported by music listening? Meals, accommodation and PD points included? The Music & Imagery Association, in Brisbane, presents various experiences of music listening in a broad spectrum of therapeutic interventions.
Brisbane: Commences Wed 20th September, 7.00pm; Concludes Sun 24th September, 5.00pm.
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PROCESS WORK ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR SERIES
Apply Arnold Mindell’s most current Second Training
Presenters: Christina Nielsen, Salome Schwarz, Kas Robinson, Julia Wolfson, Annie Blair & Elsa Henderson
This series of seminars will apply Process Mind to clinical skills, Leadership, Facilitation and Holistic Health awareness, in a collaborative, alchemical and experimental way, with expert facilitators from Portland and Australia.
Southern Highlands, NSW (near Sydney): 14 - 21 Oct
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NON SUICIDAL SELF INJURY (NSSI) IN CHILDREN
AND ADOLESCENTS: Addressing the functions of self-harm in young people

Anthony Hillin and Dr Rob McAlpine
Develop your skills in assessment and treatment using techniques from a range of therapeutic approaches with evidence of effectiveness in addressing NSSI in young people, including orienting management to address the functions of NSSI.
Sydney: 30 November - 1 December
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THE EVOLUTION OF PSYCHOTHERAPY 2017
International experts will assemble to describe state-of-the-art methods to solve problems in behavioural health and relationships. Master practitioners in the field of human psychology will present their latest research on a wide range of topics at the largest psychotherapy conference in the world. Topics include: post-traumatic stress disorders; depression; anxiety disorders; marital problems; stress and its consequences; personality disorders, and mental illness.
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA, USA:  December 12—18.
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CLINICAL SUPERVISION TRAINING
Certificate of Attainment in Supervision
Presenter: Philip Armstrong
A three-day course that meets ACA, AHA, ASCHA Supervisor training requirements. This course is run throughout Australia and Asia. Go to Optimise Potential website for event venues and dates.

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