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The May 2018 PsychOz e-Newsletter
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View over 100 Professional Training Events and Conferences across Australia here.
10 CORE PRINCIPLES FOR EFFECTIVE COUPLE THERAPY: New Certificate Course
In this exclusive online certificate course, through masterful commentary, new in-session videos and detailed case studies, you’ll discover how each of the Gottman 10 principles apply to successful couples work — and how you can implement these evidence-based principles in your practice to bring greater healing to your clients.
ONLINE TRAINING
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CERTIFIED NLP TRAINING - SYDNEY
Have you added NLP into your practice yet?
NLP Master Trainers Dr. Heidi Heron & Laureli Blyth
The skills of Neuro Linguistic Programming are exceptional to add into your toolbox to assist your clients even better with their unconscious patterns. Join leading NLP Trainers Dr. Heidi Heron and Laureli Blyth with the Worldwide Institutes of NLP for Internationally recognised NLP Certification Training and workshops.
SYDNEY: Cert Training - 12—19 May, 15—22 September.
NLP Workshop - 10 June, 21 October.
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EMDR: STEP BY STEP
With In-Session Client Demonstrations
'EMDR Step-by-Step' is a comprehensive course with Linda Curran (recognised trauma specialist, sought-after international trainer and best-selling author on trauma) that will provide you with practical strategies for effective implementation of EMDR
into your practice.
ONLINE TRAINING
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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
COMPLEX TRAUMA AND SHAME:
Somatic Interventions - An Intensive Course

In this transformational online training course, Janina Fisher, PhD will provide in-depth training on neurobiologically informed trauma treatment and sensorimotor psychotherapy. You will be prepared to integrate somatic interventions into your practice to address trauma-related challenges.
ONLINE TRAINING
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ART OF GRIEVING
Presenter: Beate Steller

Learn the healing benefits of supported grief work through art. Consider how drawing, collage and painting exercises can transform bereavement expression.
SYDNEY: 26th — 27th May, 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 28th May, 2018.
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DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOR THERAPY (DBT):
Intensive 8-Week Certificate Course

This intensive Course featuring Lane Pederson (internationally recognised DBT expert, speaker, author and founder of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy National Certification and Accreditation Association) will give you the skills and tools you need to see even your most challenging clients thrive.
ONLINE TRAINING
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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 29th May, 2018.
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INTERNAL FAMILY SYSTEMS (IFS) FOR TRAUMA, ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, ADDICTION AND MORE
The IFS approach is filled with simple but powerful tools to treat many mental health issues by working with the various parts that clients find within themselves. Join IFS creator Richard Schwartz and IFS organization chairman Frank Anderson, to learn the transformative therapy model that can offer breakthrough healing of trauma, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, eating disorders and more.
ONLINE TRAINING
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ERICKSONIAN HYPNOSIS AND METAPHORS:
WHY AND HOW

Presenter: Dr Doris Brett
Doris will explain the seminal influence of Milton Erickson on modern psychotherapies, such as Narrative Therapy, NLP, Family Therapy, Guided Imagery and Brief Therapy. Learn how to develop and integrate indirect techniques into your clinical setting.
Carnegie (VIC): Rosstown Hotel. Sat 2nd June, 2018.
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ESTHER PEREL'S TRANSFORMATIVE APPROACH TO COUPLES THERAPY IN ACTION
Get instant access to Esther Perel's in-depth clinical analysis as she and Networker Editor Rich Simon take a deep dive into the real-life couples sessions recorded for her podcast where you'll discover tools and insight that make this Master Class essential to transforming your couples therapy results.
ONLINE TRAINING
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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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INTERNAL FAMILY SYSTEMS MODEL
WORKSHOPS (SYD & MELB)

Using Self and subpersonalities for healing and growth
Presenter: Simon d'Orsogna MA
Introductory and further intermediate workshops are planned for later 2018 and 2019, along with official Level 1 trainings (weeklong retreats) in May, Aug and Oct 2018.
Just announced! The first-ever regional Level 2 'Trauma and Neuroscience' takes place in Viet Nam 3rd—9th December 2018.
Discount for taking L1 and L2 in 2018.
Sydney Intro: 9th & 10th June;
Melbourne Intro: 2nd & 23rd June;
Sydney Anchoring IFS Skills: 30th June & 1st July.
more info
CORE SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR WORKING
WITH COUPLES

Foundational skills training and perspectives for effectively working with couples
Presenter: Dr Ari Badaines
This training day is designed to give therapists an opportunity to learn systemic concepts when working with couples and to build confidence in this area of clinical work. Participants will be introduced to ‘Systemic’ thinking which is central to effective couple work.
SYDNEY: 21st June.
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CLINICAL HYPNOSIS AND MIND-BODY HEALING
Presenter: Dr Doris Brett
Mental health practitioners and psychologists in particular, are aware of the relationship between psychological and physiological processes in human wellbeing. In this workshop Doris will introduce you to research with clinical hypnosis and mind-body healing and give you training in specific clinical skills.
Carnegie (VIC): Rosstown Hotel. Sat 23rd June, 2018.
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THE TRUTH OF LOVE
Helping Individuals and Couples to transform their defences against intimacy
Presenter: Timothy O'Leary
Author of The Relationship First Aid Kit

Despite innate sexual and attachment drives that compel our clients to form romantic relationships, many individuals struggle with barriers to intimacy. This workshop will provide therapists with strategies to help individuals and couples transform their defences against intimacy. ABBOTSFORD CONVENT (VIC)— The Bishops Parlour, 1 St. Heliers St. Abbotsford. Wednesday, 27th June. Dates in other cities to be announced.
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BESSEL VAN DER KOLK'S TRAUMA TREATMENT
MASTERY COURSE

Dr. van der Kolk offers a brilliant synthesis of evolving neuroscience, trauma research and clinical practices that will help you effectively assess, diagnose and treat trauma and
attachment disorders.
ONLINE TRAINING
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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: 14th & 15th September.
MELBOURNE: 6th & 7th July.

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INTERNATIONAL MASTERSON INSTITUTE AUSTRALIA
ONLINE INTRODUCTORY COURSES
Presenters: Caroline Andrew MAPS & Steve Reed Ph.D
(1) Working with the Borderline (Separation-sensitive: Hoffman, Powell & Cooper 2014) Adolescent & Adult.
(2) From Insecure Attachment to Adult Attachment Disorders.

ONLINE: July 24th through November 6th, 2018.
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THE RELATIONAL MATRIX MODEL OF SUPERVISION
Working for quality in clinical, coaching and organisational development practice
Presenter: Dr Sally Denham-Vaughan (UK)
GTA is hosting this important professional development event for organisational consultants, coaches, mental health professionals and those who supervise, lead and manage them. Sally will introduce a relational model of supervision - The Relational Matrix Model. She will demonstrate how the approach improves the quality of direct interventions and impact organisational culture.
NORTHCOTE (VIC): Tues 14th and Wed 15th August.
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12TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE & WORKSHOP ON THE TREATMENT OF PERSONALITY DISORDERS
New Ways of Working with Antisocial Personalities and Early Intervention
Professor Anthony Bateman (UK), Dr Steve Gillard (UK)
This conference and workshop provides a unique opportunity to be updated with the latest research in Australia and internationally.
University of Wollongong, NSW: Nov 2nd & 3rd, 2018.
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RISKY BUSINESS
Working with Compulsive and Self-endangering Behaviours in Trauma Survivors
Presenter: Assoc. Prof. John Briere
Dr Briere presents the Compensatory Avoidance Model, a nonpathologizing approach to working with intentional self-injury, suicide gestures, compulsive sexual behaviour, bingeing and purging, compulsive shoplifting, and other distress reduction behaviours in child abuse survivors.
Brisbane: Nov 5th & 6th, Sydney: Nov 12th & 13th,
Melbourne: Nov 16th & 17th, 2018.
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INTERNATIONAL APPLIED MINDFULNESS CERTIFICATION
The Australian Institute of Applied Mindfulness
Presenter: Liana Taylor, Clinical Psychologist, Internationally renowned Mindfulness Teacher
This dynamic program provides comprehensive training and international certification in applied mindfulness. Learn skills to become more mindful in your life, in your practice, and in your leadership. The AIAM offers courses and retreats Australia-wide (SA, QLD, VIC, NSW).
Please visit our website for 2018 dates.
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2019 FASSTT CONFERENCE - BRISBANE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS OPEN - SUBMIT NOW!
The Forum of Australian Services for Survivors of Torture and Trauma (FASSTT) invites individuals and communities from refugee backgrounds, clinicians, practitioners, researchers, philosophers and policy makers to submit an abstract for the 2019 Australia and New Zealand Refugee Trauma Recovery in Resettlement Conference.
Submissions close 3rd August, 2018.
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