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Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 

Organiser: CBT Australia
Presenters: Dr Monica O’Kelly, Dr Dom DiMattia 
19 – 22 April Singapore
4 – 7 May Darwin
10 – 13 May Adelaide
Contact: Heather Beasley
Phone: 03 9705 2216
Email: training@cbtaustralia.com.au
Website: www.cbtaustralia.com.au/


Music, Symbolism and the Active Imagination

Organiser: Music and Imagery Association of Australia
Dates: Saturday April 22nd 2017 9.00am – 5.00pm
Location: Treacy Centre, 126 The Avenue Parkville Victoria
Contact: Carolyn Van Dort
Email: carolyn@musicpsychotherapy.com.au
Website: www.musicandimagery.org.au


Theory, Philosophy and Practice of Restorative Justice

This one day workshop will explore why, what and how of Restorative Justice – an approach to problem solving/conflict resolution that had its origins in the criminal justice system, but now pervades school discipline, workplaces, corrections, policing, parenting, communities

Organiser: Queensland Counsellors Association Inc.
Presenter: Marg Thorsborne
Date: Sunday 23 April 9.30am to 3.30pm
Location: Relationships Australia 159 St Pauls Terrace Spring Hill QLD
Booking: www.trybooking.com/267143
Contact: Ros Turner
Email: qca@qca.asn.au
Website: www.qca.asn.au


Professional Development 2017

Organiser: Relationships Australia Western Australia
Dates: April, May and June
Location: 22 Southport Street West Leaderville WA
Bookings: 08 6164 0200
Website: www.relationshipswa.org.au


Introduction to Transactional Analysis (TA101) 

Organiser: Redman Institute
Facilitator: Valerie Redman
Dates & Time: 28-29 April 2017
Location: Oaklands Park South Australia
Contact: Anne Skeer and Raelene Darwin
Phone: 08-8294 6559
Email: enquiries@valerieredman.com
Website: www.valerieredman.com


Expressive Therapies for Professional Supervision

The Use of Symbols to Enrich Supervision

Organiser: Australasian Association of Supervision
Presenter: Jo Ablett
Dates: Melbourne Fri 28 April 2017 & Sydney Fri 19 May 2017
Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm
Locations: Melbourne – Centre for Theology & Ministry
29 College Crescent Parkville VIC
Sydney – Lotus Room, Loft & Earth (formerly Intuitive Well)
Level 1, 70 Bronte Road, Bondi Junction NSW
Fee: FREE for current AAOS members
Non-members: $250/$220 Early Bird a month before the date
Info and Registration: Melbourne and Sydney
Email: info@supervision.org.au


Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

8 week courses – Glenbrook & Crows Nest NSW – 23 CPD hours

Organisers / Facilitators: Geoff Heard, Lydia Vorona
Dates / Time / Locations: Glenbrook – Monday 1 May, 2.30 – 5pm
Crows Nest – Monday 1 May, 6.45pm- 9pm
Contact: Glenbrook: Geoff Heard – 0417 518 157
                Crows Nest: Lydia Vorona – 0408 218 303
Website: www.mountainsmindfulness.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Sydney-Mindfulness-Based-Stress-Reduction
Event Flyer: Glenbrook attached
Event Flyer: Crows Nest attached


Critical Reflection and Self-Care Workshops for Practitioners

A series of 6 workshops held weekly. AASW approved CPD 15 hours

Organiser & Facilitator: Dr Moira Carmody
Dates & Time: 2 May – 6 June 5.30-7pm
Location: Therapeutic Axis125 St Johns Rd, Glebe NSW 2037
Contact: Dr Moira Carmody
Phone: 0416 229 095
Email: ethicalsolutionsmc@gmail.com
Website: www.ethicalsolutionsforpractice.com
Further information: Event flyer designed for small group of 8 participants
Cost: $600 (inc GST) Discount for AASW members


International presenter Sara Boas: Two workshops –
Transcultural Competence and Art Making as Healing

Organiser: The Dance-Movement Therapy Association of Australasia (DTAA)
Facilitator: Sara Boas
Dates: May 5, 2017 Transcultural Competence in Body-based Therapies:
exploring ‘difference’ through movement
May 6–7, 2017 Art Making as Healing: a creative workshop for therapists, coaches, artists and more
Drill Hall dance space,Darling Point Sydney NSW
Email: admin@dtaa.org.au
Registration & Information: www.dtaa.org.au/events


Developing Spiritual Awareness an Enhancing Integration Skills

Organiser: CCAA
Presenters: Maureen Ireland and Bill Van Schie
Date: Saturday 6 May 2017
Location: Western Australia
Website: www.ccaa.net.au/


The Erotic Field – Exploring the Ground of Sex, Love & Longing in Therapeutic Practice

Organiser: The Relational Institute Australia (TRIA)
Facilitators: Leanne O’Shea & The Relational Institute Australia (TRIA)
Dates: May 6th & 7th 2017
McMahons Point, Sydney NSW
Contact: Gina Yardley
Phone: 02 99544848
Email: admin@therelationalinstitute.com.au
Registration & Information: www.therelationalinstitute.com.au


In Conversation with Donna Orange

Organiser: Gestalt Therapy Australia
Facilitator: Donna Orange
Date: 12th May
Location: 333 Heidelberg Road, Northcote


Amplifying Insight into Supervision

This workshop will explore different modes of supervision (self, individual, group) with a particular focus on reflexive practice and creative engagement – honing our use of self in the therapeutic

Organiser: Queensland Counsellors Association Inc.
Presenters: Jean Tulloch
Saturday 20 May 9am to 3.30pm
Sunshine Coast University Lecture Theatre LT-5 in K block Room KG.10A
Nathalie Bastier
0754 786 189 or 0439 749 940


Compassion in Action for Helping Professions

Renew & Deepen with Chrissie Koltai and Dr. Eng-Kong Tan

This one day workshop will cover theory and practice of Compassion for therapeutic dyad.

Organiser: Australian Association of Buddhist Counsellors and Psychotherapists
Presenters: Chrissie Koltai and Dr. Eng-Kong Tan
Date & Time: 21 May 2017  10am – 4pm  (6 CPD points)
Location: Crows Nest Community Centre 2 Ernest St Crows Nest, NSW 2065
Cost: $250 / $200 AABCAP Members
Contact :info@buddhismandpsychotherapy.org
For More Details visitwww.aabcap.org/event
Online Bookingswww.trybookings.com/PCQT



Working with Client Memory 

Organiser: New South Wales Branch PACFA
Presenter: Kevin Keith
Date:  23 May 2017
Contact: PACFA
Email: newsouthwalesbranch@pacfa.org.au
Website: www.pacfa.org.au


The International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy 14th Annual Conference

Organiser: DC Conferences
Facilitator: Australian and New Zealand Chapters of IARPP
Dates: 25 – 28 May 2017
Location: SMC Conference Centre, Sydney NSW
Contact: DC Conferences
Phone: 02 9954 4400
Email: iarpp2017@dcconferences.com.au
Website: www.iarppsydney2017.com
Early Bird Registrations will close on 13 April 2017


The Skilled Doodler – Draw the current picture, Sketch the preferred scenario and Diagram

This workshop introduces participants to a hands-on experience using doodling, drawing and writing to bring about self-awareness and self-connection

Organiser: Queensland Counsellors Association Inc.
Presenter: Florence Ee
Date: Friday 26 May 5.30pm to 7pm
Relationships Australia 159 St Pauls Terrace Spring Hill QLD
Booking: www.trybooking.com/262231
Contact: Ros Turner
Email: qca@qca.asn.au
Website: www.qca.asn.au


Working with Affairs and other Betrayals

Organiser: The Couple and Family Training Centre
Presenter: Jacqueline McDiarmid
Date: Friday 26th May 2017 9am-4pm
Location: Cambridge Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Early Bird Price: $259+gst (Ends 4/5/17)
Phone: (02) 8968 9397
Email: info@couplefamilytraining.com
Website: www.coupleandfamilytraining.com



The Power of Autogenic Therapy

Organiser: New South Wales Branch PACFA
Presenter: Helen Gibbons
Date:  15 August 2017
Contact: PACFA
Email: newsouthwalesbranch@pacfa.org.au
Website: www.pacfa.org.au



Working with Suicide & Suicidal Ideation Assessment and Risk Assessment 

Organiser: Abbotsford Priate Hospital & PACFA West
Presenter:  Antonia Murphy
Date:  2 June 2017
Contact: PACFA
Email: pacfawest@pacfa.org.au 
Website: www.pacfa.org.au


Therapy Group

Organiser: ConnectGround
Contact: info@connectground.com.au
Date: June to September & October to December
Location: 333 Heidelberg Road, Northcote
Website: www.connectground.com.au


Individually focused, face to face, 40 hour supervision course for counsellors

Organiser: Supervision Central
Presenter: Dr Graham Barker
Date: Friday 16th and Saturday 17th June 9-5                                                           Friday 14th and Saturday 15th July 9-5                                                             Saturday 4th November 9-5
Location: Mecure Treasury Gardens
13 Spring Street Melbourne 3000
Cost: $1100.00 (GST included) Includes materials and morning and afternoon teas.
Registration: docbarker01@gmail.com


Practical Ethics for Counsellors and Psychotherapists Online

Organiser: Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation Australia
Dates:  June 19 – 30, 2017
Location: Online
Contact: PACFA
Email: admin@pacfa.org.au
Website: www.pacfa.org.au


Creative Intervention for Counselling – Workshops

Organiser: My Feelings Counselling
Facilitator: Noa Gross
Dates: 20-21 June Sydney, 3-4 July Melbourne, 10-11 July Perth, 17-18 August Canberra, 7-8 September Adelaide 
Time: 9am – 4.30pm
Email: info@myfeelings.com.au
Website: www.myfeelings.com.au
Direct link: www.myfeelings.com.au/cards-workshops-creative-therapy-


The Jungian Foundation Sandplay Therapy

Organiser: ANZ Sandplay Therapy Institute (ANZ-STI)
Presenter: Laura Soble
Date: 23–25 June 2017
Contact: admin@STANZA.asn.au
Website: www.stanza.asn.au/


Collaborative Couple Therapy

Organiser: Relationships Australia Victoria
Presenter: Dan Wile, PhD
28 and 29 June 2017
Location: Melbourne CBD
RAV Training
Email: ravtraining@rav.org.au
03 9261 8702 


Interactive Drawing Therapy Course

Organiser: Interactive Drawing Therapy
Dates: 2017
Locations: Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth
Email: info@interactivedrawingtherapy.com.au
Website: www.interactivedrawingtherapy.com.au


Relational Gestalt Therapy / Supervision Master Class

Organiser: Gestalt Therapy Australia
Facilitator: Lynne Jacobs
Dates: 1 – 2 August 2017
Location: 333 Heidelberg Road, Northcote
Website: www.gestalttherapyaustralia.com.au


GANZ Conference

Organiser: GANZ
Dates: 24th – 27th August 2017
Location: Novotel Hotel, St Kilda Beach, Melbourne
Website: www.ganzconference2017.com


Mental Health Training: Online Course 2 

Organiser: Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation Australia
Dates: 4th – 15th September 2017
Location: Online
Contact: PACFA
Email: admin@pacfa.org.au
Website: www.pacfa.org.au



The Benefits of Horizontal (sibling) Perspective in Psychotherapy and Counselling

Organiser: New South Wales Branch PACFA
Presenter:  Dr Servaas van Beenkum
Date:  10 October 2017
Contact: PACFA
Email: newsouthwalesbranch@pacfa.org.au
Website: www.pacfa.org.au


15 Day Intensive “Certificate in Therapeutic Play Skills” Training 

Organiser: Play Therapy Australasia
Facilitator: Evelyn Saunders (Course Director – PTI, Accredited Play Therapist from UK, Independent Social Worker, Clinical Supervisor, Trainer, Child Care Consultant)
Dates: 1-15 December 2017
Location: Adina Apartment Hotel, Coogee, NSW
Contact: Sha-Rin Low (Course Administrator)
Phone: 0468 962 413
Email: shazsooz@gmail.com
Website: www.playtherapy.org.au