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Language of the Dream Introductory Course

Organiser & Facilitator: Jacquie Flecknoe-Brown
Dates & Time: Course timetable for Sem. 1 2017
8 February – 29 March ~ Intro; 7 – 9 pm
26 April – 14 June ~ Intro; 1 – 3 pm
Location: 18 Olympus Dve Templestowe Lower, VIC, 3107
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/languageofthedream/
Contact: Jacquie Flecknoe-Brown
Phone: 0413 990 878
Email: jacquieflecknoebrown@hotmail.com


Workshops for professionals

Organiser: Dr Louise Hayes
Dates & Time: 2017
Location: Australia and New Zealand
Website: www.louisehayes.com.au/


Trauma and the Body: A One-Day Workshop

This workshop will teach participants how to use creative processes to help clients recover from trauma.

Organiser: Christine Bolstad
Facilitator: Christine Bolstad
Date: Saturday 25th March in 2017
Time: 9am – 4.30pm
Email: chris@innerwesttherapy.com.au 
Venue: Inner West Therapy Centre in Sydney
Cost: $220.00
Numbers are restricted to ensure maximum benefit to participants


Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 

Organiser: CBT Australia
Presenters: Dr Monica O’Kelly, Dr Dom DiMattia 
Dates/Locations: 23 – 26 March Melbourne
30 March – 2 Apr Sydney
6 – 9 April Mount Isa
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/


Traumatic loss in the context of family violence

This professional development session will address the multilayered losses associated with family violence

Organiser: Queensland Counsellors Association Inc.
Presenters: Susan De Campo
Friday 24 March 5.30pm to 7pm
Relationships Australia 159 St Pauls Terrace Spring Hill
Ros Turner


Professional Training in Process Oriented Counselling and Facilitation

Organiser: Australia New Zealand Process Oriented Psychology Inc
Presenter: Australia New Zealand Process Oriented Psychology Inc
Date: April to November 2017
Location: Randwick Sydney, NSW
Contact: Liz Scott
Phone: 07 3041 0505
Email: admin@anzpop.org
Website: www.anzpop.org


Imago Relationship Therapy Two Day Training

A specialist training in working with couples

Organiser: Imago Institute for Relationships
Facilitator: Brenda Rawlings
Dates/Location: SYDNEY 30/31 March 2017
ADELAIDE 04/05 April 2017
MELBOURNE 07/08 April 2017
Phone: +64 9425 7980 (New Zealand)
Email: info@relationships.co.nz
Flyer: Two Day Training
*$395 Early Bird (one month prior) $450 Standard Fee
Also offering ‘Getting the Love You Want’ Weekend Workshops for Couples
in Sydney, see website for details www.relationships.co.nz/couples-workshop


Research Forum

Organiser: PACFA
Research Forum Chair: Ione Lewis
Date:  31 March 2017
Contact: PACFA
Email: admin@pacfa.org.au 
Registration: www.pacfa.org.au 


Working with Children and Adolescents

Organiser: Tasmanian Branch PACFA
Presenters: Di Calderbank
Date: 3rd April 2017
Contact: PACFA
Email: tasmanianbranch@pacfa.org.au
Website: www.pacfa.org.au 


The Crafting of Grief: Constructing Responses to Loss, Grief
and Death

Organiser: Dr Ian Percy
Professor Lorraine Hedtke
Dates: Monday 3 Tuesday 4 April 2017
Location: The Theatre Room, Technology Park Function Centre,
2 Brodie-Hall Drive, Bentley WA
Contact: Dr Ian Percy
Phone: 0422 498 607
Email: narrativetherapy@hotmail.com
Download the Event Flyer


Three Workshops: PD event

Organiser: Canberra and Region Branch PACFA
Presenters:Jude Morris, Peter Dyke, Sue Sherridan & Prashant Munro
Date: 8 April 2017
Contact: PACFA
Email: canberrandregionbranch@pacfa.org.au
Website: www.pacfa.org.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


Face to face, 40 hour supervision course

For counsellors desiring to fulfill the course requirements to become a PACFA or ACA accredited supervisor

Organiser: Supervision Central
Facilitator: Dr Graham Barker
Dates: 29th April, 27th May, 24th June, 29th July, 28th October SYDNEY
16th – 17 June, 14 – 15 July,  4th November MELBOURNE
Venues: SYDNEY Excelsia College 69-71 Waterloo St Macquarie Park NSW
MELBOURNE Mercure Treasury Gardens 13 Spring Street Melbourne VIC
Time: 9am – 5pm
Email: docbarker01@gmail.com
Cost: $1100.00 (GST included) This includes materials and morning / afternoon teas
Register early via email as spaces are limited


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


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


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


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


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


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