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The August 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.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT): Intensive 8-Week Certificate Course
Join Internationally Recognized DBT Expert, Speaker, Author and Founder of the DBTNCAA, Lane Pederson, PsyD, LP, DBTC for this online Intensive DBT Certificate Course that will give you the skills and tools you need to see even your most challenging clients thrive. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is one of the fastest growing approaches — because it works! It harnesses the power of CBT and mindfulness in a strategic way that gets results. Valued over $950 USD — Now Only $399.99 USD — (Approx. $520 AUD).

ONLINE COURSE (Unlimited Access)
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GESTALT THERAPY AUSTRALIA 2018
COURSE INFORMATION SESSIONS and
TASTE OF RELATIONAL GESTALT THERAPY

Wednesday 9th August 6pm to 8.30pm
Taste of Relational Gestalt Workshop 6pm to 7.30pm. Course Information Session 7.45pm to 8.30pm.
Saturday 28th October 9.30am to 12 noon
Taste of Relational Gestalt Workshop 9.30am to 11am. Course Information Session 11.15 -12 noon.
Bookings are essential, and the fee for the Taster is $25.

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WORKING WITH CHILDREN - WORKING WITH ADULTS
Presenters: Ellen Saul, MS, LP, Teaching Member, International Society for Sandplay Therapy;
Heather Lesley-Swan,
Teaching Member, International Society for Sandplay Therapy.
Clinical material will show how psychic wounds are evidenced and healed in children/adults' developmental progress. Regressions, resistances and unconscious defences will be examined, and strategies for change outlined.

Sydney:  25 —27 August
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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

more info - Sydney  Brisbane
ADVANCED PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE FOR OPTIMAL RESULTS WITH ANXIETY DISORDERS
Exposure Therapy: Troubleshooting and New Applications
Presenter: Patrick McGrath, PhD
In this seminar you will learn how to apply ERP techniques that will challenge your clients to change their behaviour and see results that are hard to achieve with traditional therapy. You will also learn how to mobilise treatment resistant clients, and help them become unstuck. Recent advances in ERP as well as the trouble-shooting techniques will be addressed.
Sydney 30 August, Melbourne 1 Sept, Brisbane 4 Sept, Adelaide 6 Sept, Perth 8 Sept.
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TEACH YOUR CLIENTS TO USE SELF-HYPNOSIS FOR (a) PAIN (b) PHOBIAS
Two three-hour express training sessions with
Leon W Cowen PhD

These workshops aim to provide you with the knowledge and understanding of a self-hypnosis pain-control/phobia-relief technique(s) which you can teach, by replication, to your clients. They will provide the concepts behind the skills; outline the framework, technique(s), safeguards and guidance given in the application.
Sydney: Friday 1st September
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THE NEUROAFFECTIVE COMPASS MODEL
Working with complex trauma and disorganized attachment in children, adults and families
Presenter: Dr Susan Hart
Whether you work with children, adults and/or families
this training will open up your thinking about traumatic experiences which left untreated can have lifelong psychological, physical and social impacts.
Discover 'what works for whom'.
Melbourne: 5-6 September; Brisbane: 9-10 September
Sydney: 13-14 September

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INTERNATIONAL GUEST EVENT!
Working Phenomenologically with Dreams
Presenter: ALAN LEACH - Counselling Lecturer, Gestalt Psychotherapist and Supervisor UK
Over these two days work with Alan Leach individually as the dreamer, watch Alan work with the dreams of others, and experience the fluidity of group processing
with Alan as facilitator.
Melbourne: Sept 8 — 9; Sydney: Sept 14—15.

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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

more info - Sydney  Brisbane
THERAPEUTIC STORYTELLING: ADDRESSING CHALLENGE THROUGH STORY
Presenter: Susan Perrow - M.(Ed)
In this introductory two day workshop, examples, ideas and techniques for writing healing stories will be shared and the therapeutic use of metaphor explored.  With the support of a story-making framework, you will be guided in metaphor mapping and create your own stories to address a range of challenging behaviours and situations.
Brisbane: 14 —15 September
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 AUSTRALIAN COUNSELLING ASSOCIATION NATIONAL CONFERENCE 
Embracing Technology and Working with Young People
More than 30 unique speakers present
The ACA conference focuses on the positives and challenges technology brings to counselling. The conference also covers traditional themes in counselling.
Sydney: (Rydges World Square) 16 - 17 September, 2017.
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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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DO YOU HELP PEOPLE RECOVER FROM TRAUMA?
One and two-day workshops for a range of professionals
Phoenix Aust - 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.
Adelaide, Albury-Wodonga, Sydney, Melbourne. October and November 2017.
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10% BETTER THERAPY - How to improve client outcomes by 10% or more in one year
Presenter: Julian McNally
This six month training program will teach you how to track client outcomes and the therapeutic alliance to improve your results over one year. Our clinic was placed in the top 5% of all locations using the platform we'll show you.
The program will run in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth - October 2017 through April 2018.
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11TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON THE TREATMENT OF PERSONALITY DISORDERS
Understanding Narcissistic Personalities and Other Relationship Complexities
Keynote: Professor Elsa Ronningstam, Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital USA
Experts in the field will present a variety of papers and posters covering topics including carer's perspective, research, and innovative service developments.
Pre-conference Carer & Consumer day: Thursday, 2 Nov; Conference: Friday 3 Nov; Workshop: Saturday 4 Nov.
more info


UNIQUE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY with the founder
of compassion-focused therapy, Prof PAUL GILBERT (UK)


Prof. Paul Gilbert: Introduction to Compassion Focused Therapy. Melbourne, Nov 15—17
Prof. Paul Gilbert & James Bennett-Levy: Compassionate Mind Training: Personal Practice Workshop 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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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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WHAT WORKS IN THERAPY
Translating 40 years of Outcome Research into Strategies for Effective Clinical Practice
Presenter: Scott D. Miller, PhD
Drawing from a comprehensive review of 40 years’ research, Scott Miller will identify the core factors responsible for therapeutic success, regardless of theoretical orientation or psychiatric diagnosis. The workshop will include practical, common sense and empirically-supported therapeutic skills that can be used to efficiently and effectively resolve clients’ problems.
Melbourne: Friday, 1st 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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PRACTITIONER OF APPLIED MINDFULNESS CERTIFICATION (Level 1, three 3-day courses)
Australian Institute of Applied Mindfulness
Presenter: Liana Taylor, Clinical Psychologist,
international Mindfulness Teacher

This is L1 of the 3-tier Applied Mindfulness Certification.
L1: Mindful Relationships, Mindful Leadership, MBCT.
L2: two 5-day retreats.
L3:10-day NZ adventure retreat.
Courses held in Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Sunshine Coast, New Zealand
check website for dates/more info
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