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

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.

Male Trauma and Sexual Abuse Recovery

5-Day Wellington Symposium – Facilitated by an international expert on male trauma and sexual abuse recovery: Rick Goodwin – Clinical Services Director of ‘Men and Healing’, Ottawa, Canada.

Date: 10-14 February 2020
Venue: Victoria University Wellington

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.

Date: 9 – 10 March 2020
Venue: Front + Centre, Wellington

Introduction to Compassion Focused Therapy 

Pre-Symposium Workshop with internationally renowned practitioner Paul Gilbert. This two-day workshop will help you cultivate your potential for a compassionate mind with personal practice.

Date: Thursday 26 Mar and Friday 27 Mar, 2020
Venue: Vodafone Events Centre (Auckland)

The Snow White Model: Working with complex and developmental trauma

Presented by Naomi Halpern, CQSW, Grad Cert Human Rights, Delphi Training and Consulting, Australia

12- 13 June 2020: Wellington | 17-18 June: Christchurch |22 – 23 June: Auckland

ACT for Chronic Pain Disorders

A One-day ACT for Chronic Pain Workshop with John Moffat: An introduction for health professionals of any discipline.

Date: 22 June 2020
Venue: Front + Centre, Wellington

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.

Date: 14 – 15 September 2020
Venue: Front + Centre, Wellington