External Events


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2022 Professional Development Events

ANZ ACBS 2022 conference, ACT Focused Conference , 18th to 20th November
The Australia and New Zealand chapter of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science invites you to join us at our 2022 conference, focused on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Functional Contextualism, Process-based Therapy, and Contextual Behavioural Science.



The New Zealand Trauma Conference , 27th Feb - 1st March 2023 , Christchurch
Many people in Aotearoa, New Zealand have been through considerable trauma, this conference aims to bring world leaders in healing trauma and combine this with profound insights from Aotearoa.


Training and Certification in Animal Assisted Therapy , February 2023
Animal Assisted Therapy Programs of Colorado (AATPC) is a pioneer in the field of practicing animal assisted psychotherapy and counseling with a range of clients and animals. They have been training mental health professionals around the world in quality and ethical practice of integrating animals into treatment since 2010.
Email for more information: lchassman(at)aatpc.org


Collaborative Mediation Skills for Professionals, Tauranga , 10-12 March 2023
This training draws from the internationally renowned principles of Nonviolent Communication (NVC), and from Toni McErlane's 12 years of experience providing mediation for couples, families and other groups with differing perspectives and interests.


Wild at Heart – Somatic Ecotherapy Immersion Professional Program, Thames, 14-24 March 2023
The primary professional modalities that inform this training are: Somatic Ecotherapy, Nonviolent Communication (NVC), Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy, Internal Family Systems, Creative Arts Therapy, and Mindfulness. Some specific attention will also be given to working with trauma.
Facilitators: Toni McErlane, Dr Paris Williams, Bren Whitmore.


Mindful-Somatic Approaches to Working with Acute and Development Trauma: Comprehensive Trainings in NZ and Online
Teacher: Dr Paris Williams, PhD in Clinical Psychology, trained in the US, teaching/practicing in NZ for 11 years. He has extensive experience in trauma, psychosis, substance dependency, and chronic pain, and is the author of the acclaimed book, Rethinking Madness.
10-day Comprehensive Trainings - 2023 - Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin & Online via Zoom. Claim the early bird discount now!!


Level 1 Schema Therapy Workshop (Auckland): 'Schema Therapy - The Model, Method, and Techniques' with Dr Rob Brockman, March 2023
This foundational schema therapy workshop will help attendees gain an understanding of the Schema Therapy model and provide an extensive platform for applying the skills and techniques used in Schema Therapy.
Presenter - Dr. Robert Brockman (Clinical Psychologist), Accredited Advanced Schema Therapist, Supervisor, and Trainer.


Level 2 (Advanced) Schema Therapy Workshop (Auckland): 'Schema Therapy - Beyond the Basics' with Dr Rob Brockman, Sep 2023
This workshop will assist those with some background in Schema Therapy in developing and fine-tuning their skills. The workshop seeks to build confidence and skills in implementation of schema treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), presentations involving Narcissism and overcompensation, as well as Cluster C personality disorders.
Presenter - Dr. Robert Brockman (Clinical Psychologist), Accredited Advanced Schema Therapist, Supervisor, and Trainer.


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