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Professional Development 2017

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


Expressive Therapies for Professional Supervision

The Use of Symbols to Enrich Supervision

Organiser: Australasian Association of Supervision
Presenter: Jo Ablett
Dates: 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


Core Belief Balancing – For Professionals

Organiser: Queensland Counsellors Association Inc.
Presenters: John Nutting
June 17  9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Relaxation Centre
15 South Pine Road (Cnr Wakefield St) Alderley
John Nutting
0414 570 016
Please Book Early –  Numbers Limited to 20 only


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


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 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


Developing Spiritual Awareness and Enhancing Integration Skills

Organiser: PACFA Tas and  CCAA
Presenters: Maureen Ireland and Bill Van Schie
Date:  03 June 2017
Location: Sandy Bay, Hobart
Website: www.pacfa.org.au 



Trauma-Informed Counselling Practice 

Organiser: PACFA College of Counselling
Presenter: Fiona Griffith, Emma Hodges and a consumer & carer representative
Date:  03 June 2017
Location: Online Webinar
Contact: PACFA
Email: counsellingcollege@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


Working with people affected by forced adoption: training for mental health professionals

Organiser: Australian Psychological Society
Facilitators: There is no specific facilitator; rather there are numerous presenters across the six modules
Date: Until 15 June 2017
Online, self-paced course
Email: forced_adoption@pscyhology.org.au


Developing Awareness of Your Personal Style as a Supervisor

Organisers: Super Vision for Supervisors (Jo Ablett and Cheryl Taylor)
Facilitators: Jo Ablett and Cheryl Taylor
Date: Until 16 June 2017
9.30am to 3.30pm
Labyrinth Lane, 110 Gardenvale Road, Gardenvale, 3185
Jo Ablett 0417 078 792
Website: www.intoblue.com.au
Contact: Cheryl Taylor 0421 281 050
Flyer: Download


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

Organiser: Supervision Central
Presenter: Dr Graham Barker
Dates: 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.
Website: www.supervisioncentral.com.au/



Psychodrama and Embodied Imagination

Organiser: Canberra and Region Branch
Presenter: Annette Fisher and Jennifer Hume 
Date:  17 June 2017
Contact: PACFA
Email: canberraandregionbranch@pacfa.org.au
Website: www.pacfa.org.au



A Neuropsychotherapy Approach with Couples

Organiser: Christian Counsellors Association of Australia
Presenter: Peter Janetzki
Date:  17 June 2017
Contact: Hansini Mendis
Email: hansinimendis@yahoo.com
Website: www.ccaa.net.au
Flyer: Download Registration Form


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/


3 Day Group Therapy Workshop

Organiser: Frontier Counselling Services
Presenter: Jeff Lucas
Date: 23–25 June 2017
Time: 9am – 4.30pm
frontiercounsel@outlook.com (Contact for expression of interest)
Location: 62 to 64 Highbury Rd, Burwood Victoria
Cost: $720 – Registration and cost to be made by 12 June to secure your position
Flyer: Download


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


Mindfulness in Couples Therapy 

Organiser: Australian College of Relationship Counsellors
Presenter: Geoff Dawson
Dates: 15 July 2017
Locations: Crows Nest, New South Wales
Email: relationshipcounsellorscollege@pacfa.org.au 
Website: www.pacfa.org.au 


A 5 Day Mindfulness and Creativity Retreat

Organisers: Sabina Rabold & Jacki Short
Presenters: Sabina Rabold & Jacki Short
Dates: July 10-14 2017
Location: Ubud, Bali
Contact : Jacki M: 0411 209 802 W: artandplaytherapytraining.com.au
Sabina  M: 0419 980 92 W: SabinaRabold.com
Download Flyer: Retreat details Bali

Resource Therapy Foundation Training

Organiser: The Relational Institute Australia (TRIA)
Facilitators: Tamika Dwight-Scott & The Relational Institute Australia (TRIA)
Dates: July 15th & 16th 2017
McMahons Point, Sydney NSW
Contact: Gina Yardley
Phone: 02 99544848
Email: admin@therelationalinstitute.com.au
Registration & Information: www.therelationalinstitute.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



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


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


Advanced Diploma of Meaning Centred Therapy (Logotherapy)*

Introduction to the Psychological Approach of Viktor Frankl

Organiser: Life Changes Therapies
Presenter: Paul McQuillan Ph D Psy D– Faculty Member Viktor Frankl Institute (USA) Member Viktor Frankl Institute Vienna
Dates: PERTH Monday 25th September to Wednesday 27th September – 9:30 am to 4 pm
Location: St Catherine’s House of Hospitality, 113 Tyler St., Tuart Hill
Contact: PACFA
Email: paul@lifechange.net.au
Website: www.lifechange.net.au
* Numbers are limited to 20. Enrolments via the website
Enrolments for Perth must close by Monday 11 September # or earlier if maximum enrolment exceeded.
Flyer: Download Perth e-flyer



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



Contemporary Gestalt Therapy Professional Development Events

Organiser: The Relational Institute Australia (TRIA)
Presenters: Bob & Rita Resnick (USA) & The Relational Institute Australia (TRIA)
Date: October 2017
Location: Sydney & Byron Bay NSW
Registration & Information: www.therelationalinstitute.com.au
Contact: Gina Yardley
Phone: 02 99544848
Email: admin@therelationalinstitute.com.au

Practical Ethics for Counsellors and Psychotherapists Online

Organiser: Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation Australia
Dates:  November 13 – 24, 2017
Location: Online
Contact: PACFA
Email: admin@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