External Events

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2019 Professional Development Events

2019/20 Trauma Education presented by Leah Giarratano

  1. Clinical skills for treating posttraumatic stress disorder: Day 1-2
    Dates: 28 – 29 May 2020, Auckland CBD
    See flyer for  Australian dates
  2. Clinical Skills for Treating Complex Traumatisation: Day 3-4
    Dates: 25-26 June 2020, Auckland CBD
    See flyer for Australian dates

Presented by Dr Allyson Waite, Clinical Psychologist & CAT Practitioner/Supervisor and Dr Nicola Crook, Clinical Psychologist & CAT Practitioner
Date: Thursday 17th – Friday 18th October 2019
Venue: TBC, Wellington

Explore TRE® Workshop

3-day experiential workshop led by Ingrid Regenass and Brenda Wille
Dates: 18 – 20 October 2019
Venue: Kawai Purapura, 14 Mills Lane, Albany, Auckland

Transforming Daunting Clinical Tasks

Presented by Shawn Shea, Auckland 17 October, Wellington 21 October, Christchurch 22 October

Integrative Cognitive Affective Therapy for Bulimia Nervosa

Presented by Stephen Wonderlich, Ph.D. & Carol Peterson, Ph.
Monday 21 October & Tuesday 22 October 2019, 9:00am – 5:00 pm, Auckland- Registration Form

WELLBEING: NOW and in the FUTURE

An event for Leaders, Educators, Parents and Professionals who work in schools.
Date: 30 & 31 October 2019
Venue: Ellerslie Events Centre,Auckland

The Nuts and Bolts of Outsmarting Worry

Parenting Workshop on Anxiety and Book Release by Dr Dawn Huebner.
Date: 31st OCT 2019 (THURSDAY) 6.00pm -7.30pm
Venue: Ellerslie Events Centre, Auckland

What it is and what it is not

Assessment workshop: Re-inventing the concept of intelligence led by Professor Jack A. Naglieri.
Date: 1st NOV 2019 (FRIDAY) 9am-3pm
Venue: Royal Oak School Hall, Royal Oak Primary School, Auckland

Future School Communities

Building Sustainable Resilience in Wellbeing and Empathy with Professor Paula Barret
Date: 1st NOV 2019 (FRIDAY) 9am-3pm
Venue: RTLB Meeting Room, Royal Oak Primary School, Auckland

Ecotherapy Certification Program

led by Dave Talamo from Wilderness Reflections, 29 Feb – 7 March 2020. Early bird registration ends 1st Oct 2019.

Advanced Adult Suicide Risk Management Training

Presented by Dr Louisa Walker
Date: 20 November 2019
Venue: Meetings on the Terrace, Wellington – Registration form

Advanced Adult Suicide Risk Management Training

Presented by Dr Louisa Walker
Date: 28 November 2019
Venue: Saint Columba Centre, Auckland – Registration form

Leaning into ACT – Skills Intensive*

2-day skills intensive workshop with highly experienced trainers, Giselle Bahr, Ben Sedley, and Kathryn Whitehead that will help participants use Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
Date: 30 November & 1 December 2019
Venue: Ōtepoti, Dunedin
*Two registration scholarships available! Deadline to apply is Monday, 30 September 2019.

Beyond Stress Management – Resilience Training

Presented by Dr Louisa Walker
Date: 4 December 2019
Venue: Meetings on the Terrace, Wellington

Beyond Stress Management – Resilience Training

Presented by Dr Louisa Walker
Date: 12 December 2019
Venue: Saint Columba Centre, Auckland

Level 1 Schema Therapy Training “The Model, Methods, And Techniques”

3-Day Workshop Accredited by the International Society for Schema Therapy
Date: 19 – 21 February 2020
Venue: Quality Hotel Parnell, Auckland

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy – An Introduction for Clinicians

This workshop is designed for a broad range of professionals including psychologists, psychiatrists, GPs, therapists, counsellors, social workers, mental health nurses and physiotherapists. No prior ACT training is necessary.
Venue: Front + Centre, Wellington
Date: 9 – 10 March 2020

Treating the effects of childhood abuse and neglect on young adults

One day seminar  by Professor John Briere for all clinicians who provide treatment/therapy for adults and adolescents who have experienced any form of childhood abuse or neglect.
Venue: Waipuna Conference Centre: Auckland
Date: 13 March 2020 (Friday) ***Early bird registration until Friday 31 January 2020: $310 (inc GST)

The Call Of Darkness: Managing Suicidality In Clinical Practice

One day workshop for health professional led by Dr Lawrence Hedges (Psychologist-Psychoanalyst from California)
Date: 23 March 2020
Venue: Te Papa, Wellington

ACT for Chronic Pain Disorders

A One-day ACT for Chronic Pain Workshop with John Moffat: An introduction for health professionals of any discipline.
Venue: Front + Centre, Wellington
Date: 22 June 2020

Sharpen Your Skills: Intermediate ACT Workshop

This two day workshop is available to clinicians who have already completed our 2 day Introduction to ACT workshop.
Venue: Front + Centre, Wellington
Date: 14 – 15 September 2020