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The February 2018 PsychOz e-Newsletter
Calendar of Events
The Calendar of Events has been updated!
View over 100 Professional Training Events and Conferences across Australia here.
CERTIFICATE IN COGNITIVE BEHAVIOUR THERAPY WITH CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Presenters: Dr Dominic DiMattia & Ms Bronwyn Tarrant
This Certificate will cover the following areas:
An Introduction to CBT; Specific applications for use with children, adolescents, and parents, including classroom use; Small group afternoon supervision/skills development.
Adelaide: 21st to 24th February, 2018
Melbourne: 21st to 24th March, 2018

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INSECURE ATTACHMENT: Working with the Borderline (Separation-Sensitive: Hoffman & Powell) Client
Presenter: Caroline Andrew

The work of Hoffman and Powell (2014) focuses on insecure attachment in infancy; this twelve week online clinical seminar focusses on the diagnosis and treatment of the adolescent and adult who suffers borderline (separation-sensitive)
attachment disorder.
ONLINE: February 23th through May 18th, 2018
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AIEFT TRAINING
Dates for Semester 1, 2018 (weekends)
Presenter: Dr Melissa Harte
, Counselling Psychologist and Internationally Certified EFT Trainer.
Level 1: Intro Workshop: 24th - 25th Feb
Level 2: Didactic Workshops with experiential components.
2A: Focusing: 17th - 18th March
2B: Empty chair and other tasks: 5th - 6th May
2C: Two Chair: 26th - 27th May
2D: Case Formulation/Clinical Applications:16th-17th June
Limited Places: Workshops are limited to 20 people.
Harte Felt Centre, South Yarra (VIC)

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SUPERVISOR TRAINING
Supervision 101
Presenter: Dr Graham Barker
In 2018 Supervision Central will again be offering its individually focused, face to face, 40 hour supervision course for counsellors desiring to fulfill the course requirements to become a PACFA or ACA accredited supervisor.
24th Feb through 28th July, 2018.
Email docbarker01@gmail.com for further details.
GENDER AND SEXUALITY EQUITY AND INCLUSIVITY
Presenter: Deanne Carson
A one-day workshop in Melbourne to support organisations to become more inclusive of staff, students, patients and clients who are sex-, sexuality- and gender-diverse.
MELBOURNE: Tuesday, 6th March, 2018.
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CONNECTGROUND GESTALT CENTRE
The Art of Conscious Change
Presenters: Noel Haarburger and Joanne Walker
This 20 week personal development group will support participants to enable conscious change, build greater self-awareness, choice and relational skills and work on issues that are stopping them from making changes in their lives.
Northcote, VIC: (6.00-8.30 Tuesday evenings)
6th March through 14th August, 2018.

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'NEW' PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC WORK WITH CHILDREN, PARENTS AND YOUNG PEOPLE
Two day training workshop
Presenter: Ruth Schmidt Neven PhD. Consulting child psychotherapist, clinical psychologist and author
This two day training workshop covers: Time-limited therapy and counselling; Understanding the developmental scaffold and an attachment based framework; Developing assessment, therapeutic and case-management skills; Understanding the impact of separation loss and trauma.
MELBOURNE: Thurs 15th & Fri 16th March, 2018.  
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DISSOCIATION AND SELF-STATES
Recognising and sensitively intercepting ‘In-Session’ Enactments of Dissociation
Presenter: Pam Stavropoulos
This seminar introduces the phenomenon of dissociation in its various forms (`healthy and adaptive, pathological and self-protective’). It also addresses the high stakes of attending to dissociation in the context of therapy. Specific exercises and `in session’ enactments within counselling and psychotherapy will be incorporated and handouts and reference lists will be provided.
Melbourne: 16th March; Sydney: 24th August;
Brisbane: 19th October

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 CERTIFICATE IN ART AND PLAY THERAPY
Specialised training for child and adolescent therapists
Presenter: Jacki Short - Registered Counselling Psychologist and Play Therapist
Gain knowledge, skill and confidence in the use of creative play, evidence-based interventions in counselling children and young people in this 160 hour course.
SYDNEY: 19th March through 25th July, 2018.
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REFLECTIVE SUPERVISION
Reflective Supervision Toolkit
Daphne Hewson, Mark Donovan, Janet Conti
For any professional involved in reflective practice or supervision, both supervisors and practitioners. Approved as a Master Class by Psychology Board. Participants receive a workshop handbook and the Reflective Supervision Toolkit.
Sydney: 21 March, 30 May, 20 June;
Melbourne: 4 June; Brisbane: 15 June; Perth: 5 April.

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SANDPLAY THERAPY
Therapist, Process & the Neuropsychological Healing of Trauma
Presenter: Dr. Lorraine Freedle, ABPdN, CST, Teaching Member, International Society for Sandplay Therapy
Renowned neuropsychologist Dr. Lorraine Freedle will demonstrate the effectiveness of Jungian Sandplay Therapy working with acute and complex trauma. The role of Therapist, Process and Neural Integration will be detailed in informative segments, experiential work and graphic clinical material.
SYDNEY: Fri 23rd, Sat 24th, and Sun 25th March, 2018.
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INTIMATE CONVERSATIONS WITH PRACTITIONERS
How to talk about sex with your clients
Presenter: Tanya Koens
An in-depth look at sexual issues faced by individuals and couples; causes; useful interventions and processes that you can use to help your clients.
Covering: Relationship pulse check: communication, patterns; Sexual expectations/beliefs/meanings and their impacts on libido, performance, relationships and self esteem; The importance of consent; Factors affecting desire; Desire and arousal systems; Making time and space for intimacy in long-term relationships; Male and female sexual dysfunctions; The physiology of pleasure – how it works, what feels good and what doesn’t! Case studies.
SURRY HILLS (NSW): Monday 26th March, 2018.
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WORKING WITH COUPLES WITH DESIRE DISCREPANCY
Facing the challenges of differences in sexual expectations
Presenter: Tanya Koens
This workshop is designed to help practitioners work with couples facing the challenges of differences in sexual expectations.
WHAT THE WORKSHOP COVERS: Attitudes, Beliefs and Behaviours; Desire and arousal models; Factors that influence desire and arousal; Different libido/sexual personalities that people have; Developing a sexual menu; Negotiating sex for couples.
SURRY HILLS (NSW): Tuesday 27th March, 2018.
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RETHINKING SEX ADDICTION: TREATING OUT OF CONTROL SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR
Presenter: Doug Braun Harvey
Join us for this one-day professional training event with acclaimed author, AASECT board member and award-winning sex therapist Doug Braun-Harvey LMFT (USA).
MELBOURNE: Thursday, 29th March, 2018.
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EMOTION-FOCUSED COUNSELLING
Workshops in Emotion-Focused Counselling with ...
Dr Michelle Webster and her wonderful band of trainers
Wanting to work more deeply with emotions? We have the programs for you! We are Australia's leading Institute for Emotion-Focused Work. Explore our extensive range of workshops and programs. Come for ongoing professional development. Come for a postgraduate qualification in working with emotions. We offer workshops on Fridays and Saturdays.
Annandale, NSW: March through November 2018
Visit us at www.ieft.com.au
IMAGO RELATIONSHIP THERAPY TWO DAY TRAINING
A specialist training in working with couples
Presenter: Brenda Rawlings
Couples work can be dynamic, stimulating and highly effective using the structured processes inherent in Imago. Experience the depth and beauty of this work in creating connection between couples. At the same time enable increased passion, greater differentiation, and freedom from painful attachment cycles. A stimulating and comprehensive two days with one of Australasia’s leading relationship experts.
Sydney: 12-13 April; Melbourne: 23-24 April, 2018
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WE AL-LI
Darirri (Deep Listening)
Presenters: Antonia Burke and Elena Wangurra
Learning to communicate with ourselves and each other at deep levels is primary to effective practice. Participants are introduced to many key therapeutic approaches used by We Al-li including story mapping, sand-play, music, art therapy, moved and guided imagery. This two-day workshop encourages anyone who is interested in developing their capacity to listen deeply and work in a cultural sensitive way.
EAST BRUNSWICK (VIC): Thur 26th & Fri 27th April.
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MUSIC & IMAGERY ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA
2018 MIAA SYMPOSIUM

Presenters include: Kevin Toohey, Sue Tweg, Denise Grocke and others ...
This Symposium will focus on recognising the archetypes in today's world, and the ways they are present through creative processes including, music, literature and film.
MELBOURNE: Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th April, 2018
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THE DARING WAY™ FOR WHOLEHEARTED PRACTITIONERS
The Daring Way™
Presenter: Andrea Szasz
The Daring Way™ is a highly experiential methodology based on the research of Dr. BrenĂ© Brown. The method was developed to help men, women, and adolescents learn how to show up, be seen, and live braver lives.
Benefits and learning outcomes: Understanding shame and how it holds us back from showing up. Learning skills to identify shame in the body. Gaining practical skills for shame resilience. Learning skills to revive our courageous creative side. Skills to develop gratitude practice. Understanding the Daring Way™ Methodology and the research from which it derives.
SYDNEY (Woollahra): Sat 28th & Sun 29th April, 2018.
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RADICAL EXPOSURE TAPPING LEVEL ONE
Deactivating the Buttons
Presenter: Laurie MacKinnon PhD
Two-day training in RET tapping for rapid resolution of traumatic memories.
SYDNEY: 4th & 5th May, and 14th & 15th September.
MELBOURNE: 6th & 7th July.

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LEAVE A CHEATER, GAIN A LIFE: A DAY WITH TRACY SCHORN AKA CHUMP LADY
Empowering clients after Infidelity
ZHUCHI Presents: Tracy Schorn AKA Chump Lady
With content derived from the lived experience of thousands of people globally, this one-day, enlightening and entertaining class is an absolute MUST for anyone who works with couples and individuals impacted by infidelity.
NEWCASTLE: Friday, 25th May, 2018.
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FREUD CONFERENCE MELBOURNE
Turbulent Times: Populism and the attack on knowledge elites – psychoanalytic and political science perspectives
Guest speakers: Dr Philip Stokoe, UK, psychoanalyst and group relations’ consultant, & Dr Richard Chauvel, Hon Fellow, Asia Institute, University of Melbourne.
Drawing upon the above perspectives the speakers will develop a model for understanding the growing nationalistic and xenophobic sentiments within large numbers of voters, in first world democracies. The phenomena of Brexit, Trumpism and Hansonism will be explored, in the context of a paranoid schizoid state of mind, in which thinking is hated and certainty is preferred.
Melbourne Brain Centre, Kenneth Myer Building, 30 Royal Parade, Parkville: Saturday 26th May, 2018
Contact: Christine.hill@monash.edu
or 0411 556 205
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, Brisbane, Cairns, Hobart, Melbourne, Sydney.
May through November 2018.

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WORKING WITH COMPLEX TRAUMA
The Snow White Model
Naomi Halpern, CQSW, Grad Cert Human Rights
Harnessing the characters in the fairy-tale Snow White as a metaphor, Naomi provides a framework and strategies for working with complex trauma. Learn skills to identify fight-flight-freeze-submit responses and work within the window of tolerance to process trauma.
Hobart: 8 June; Canberra: 22 June; Adelaide: 29 June.
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WHEN WOUNDS FROM INFANCY COLLIDE
Integrating attachment and trauma in the treatment of severly distressed mother-child dyads and adult survivors of early interpersonal trauma
Presenter: Dr Jackie Amos
Drawing on attachment theory, ethology, trauma theories Jackie will familiarise participants with a comprehensive model, exploring the mechanisms underpinning relational trauma, acute episodic abuse and chronic and unpleasant hostility and helplessness that often characterise traumatising relationships.
NORTHCOTE (VIC): Tues 19th and Wed 20th June.
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3RD INTERNATIONAL CHILDHOOD TRAUMA CONFERENCE
Trust, Love and Betrayal
Presenters: Peter Fonagy, Bessel van der Kolk, Efrat Ginot, Lou Cozolino, Cathy Malchiodi, Helen Milroy, Jennifer Freyd, Allan Schore, Pat Ogden, Ed Tronick, Gabor Mate, Judy Atkinson, Bonnie Goldstein, Kim Golding, Theresa Kestly, Marilyn Davillier, Craig Olsson, Jennifer McIntosh
The Australian Childhood Foundation brings you the 3rd International Childhood Trauma Conference. See internationally renowned practitioners and major authors in the field of trauma and neuroscience.
MELBOURNE: 29th July to 3rd August, 2018
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THE RELATIONAL MATRIX MODEL OF SUPERVISION
Working for quality in clinical, coaching & organisational development practice
Presenter: Dr Sally Denham-Vaughan (UK)
During this two-day workshop Sally will introduce psychotherapists, supervisors, coaches, managers, leaders and organisational consultants to a radically relational model of supervision - The Relational Matrix Model.
NORTHCOTE (VIC): Tues 14th & Wed 15th August.
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SOMATIC EXPERIENCING (SE)
Dr. Peter Levine’s trauma resolution model is designed to enhance the skills of those working with traumatised or stressed individuals, offering a framework with practical tools for immediate clinical integration. Supported by neuroscience the SE training is both theoretical and highly experiential.
Improve clinical outcomes
with a mix of body-based awareness, somatic interventions and knowledge of the nervous system's response to trauma. Learn to identify what is interfering with a person's internal threat-recovery process to address the root cause. Inspire and empower clients to develop tools for restoring resilience and providing greater capacity to enjoy life.
See website for full details.
TOUCH SKILLS for THERAPISTS
A series of 4 x 4-day workshops.
Designed to build an understanding of different types of touch & somatic awareness, body systems & tissues plus various somatic practices for more directly including the body in the trauma recovery process. As some may elect not to use physical touch with their clients, non-touch methods will be presented when appropriate to use a deepened body awareness to enhance the observation of a client’s change process. Attend the full program or individual modules - prerequisites may apply.
MEL 9 Nov, 2018: Resilience & Self-Regulation
MEL 15 Nov, 2018: Complex Trauma - Early Trauma
SYD 24 Mar, 2019: Visceral & Deep Shock Patterns
SYD 30 Mar, 2019: Coupling Dynamics & Syndromes

See website  for full details
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