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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/



Evening to the Comprehensive Resource Model

Information Presentation & Practical Demonstration will introduce the CRM Basic Training which will take place in Perth May 11th-14th 2017

Organisers: Rebecca James & Jozay Longden
Facilitator/s: Ean James, Tanya Chiplin and Lisa Schwarz
Date: Thursday 9th February 2017
Time: 6.30-8.30pm
Location: Moerlina School, Carnaby Rm 16 Brockway Rd, Mt Claremont WA
Contact: Rebecca James or Jozay Longden
Further information: Event Flyer
This is a free event


Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

8 week evening courses – Katoomba and Crows Nest NSW – 23 CPD hours

Organisers / Facilitators: Geoff Heard, Lydia Vorona
Dates / LocationsKatoomba – 9 February 2017
                                Crows Nest – 22 February 2017
Time: 6.30pm – 9pm
Contact: Katoomba: 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: 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: 13 February – 20 March 5-6.30 pm
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
Also offering workshops for supervisors see Event flyer
Cost: $600 (inc GST) Discount for AASW members


Social Media for therapists

Organiser: Renee McDonald
Facilitators: Renee McDonald and Adrian D’Amico
Date: Friday 17 February, 2017
Time: 9am – 5pm
Location: CEP, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, NSW
Online live training dates: as arranged with Renee across February and March, 2017
Booking: www.socialmediafortherapy.eventbee.com
Contact: Renee McDonald
Phone: 0411 312 750
Email: butterflycourage@gmail.com* 50% of hours counted towards PD. Other 50% are business coaching hours on social media implementation


Embodied Imagination®Australian Training

Organiser: Michelle Morris
Presenter: Michelle Morris, Jennifer Hume, Mary Murray
Date: Apply now for 2017
Location: intensives alternate between Melbourne and Sydney
Contact: Jennifer Hume
Email: jenniferhume@iinet.net.au
Website: www.embodiedimagination.com.au


Internal Family Systems Model Workshops

Organiser: Simon d’Orsogna
Presenters: Bonnie Weiss, M.A., LCSW, US-based trainer and certified IFS Therapist, with Simon d’Orsogna, local therapist and facilitator
Dates: Feb 10-14th (2×2 days in Sydney) & Feb 17-19, 24-26, Mar 3-5th 2017 (3×3 days in Melbourne)
Time: 9:00-5:00pm each day
Location: Peter Canisius, Pymble in Sydney & Bouverie Centre, Melbourne
Cost: Earlybird till Nov 30th – see website for fees and discounts
Contact: Simon d’Orsogna
Email: simon@simondo.com.au 
Website: www.sensemaking.com.au/


Professional Training Holistic Counselling and Psychotherapy

Organiser: The Metavision Institute
Presenters: The Academic Team
Date: February 2017 – December 2018
Contact: Student Liaison Manager
Phone: 02 4862 2559
Email: admin@metavision.com.au
Website: www.metavision.com.au/
Registration: www.metavision.com.au/contact/application


An Understanding of Suicide – ….. from the suicidal client to the bereaved client 

An easy to understand guide for working with those affected by suicide

Organiser: Queensland Counsellors Association Inc.
Presenters: Jani Marshall and Phil Marshall
Date: Saturday 11 February
Time: 8.30am to 1.00pm
Location: Sunshine Coast University Lecture Theatre LT-5 in K block, room KG.10A. Take main USC entrance off Sippy Downs Drive. K block is the block opposite the entrance. Use Carpark 6 on the far right of K block (free parking).
Booking: www.trybooking.com/254592
Contact: John Nutting
Email: bligh36@gmail.com
Website: www.qca.asn.au


Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy with Children & Adolescents

Organiser: CBT Australia
Presenters: Dr Monica O’Kelly, Bronwyn Tarrant
Dates/Locations: 16 – 19 February 2017 Melbourne
23 – 26 February 2017 Brisbane
Contact: Heather Beasley
Phone: 03 9705 2216
Email: training@cbtaustralia.com.au
Website: www.cbtaustralia.com.au/  


Four Diverse Workshops 

Organiser: Canberra & Region Branch PACFA
Presenters: Zack Hampson, Danny Guest, Paul Kowalik and Prashant Munro
Date: 18 February 2017
Contact: PACFA
Email: canberraandregionbranch@pacfa.org.au 
Website: www.pacfa.org.au 


New South Wales Branch PD event

Organiser: NSW Branch PACFA
Presenters: Elana Leigh and Jo Frasca
Date: 18 February 2017
Contact: PACFA
Email: newsouthwalesbranch@pacfa.org.au
Website: www.pacfa.org.au 


Mating in Captivity: the challenge of maintaining a mutually satisfactory sexual

Why does great sex so often fade for couples who claim to love each other as much as ever? Is this a question therapists, especially Relationship Counsellors or couples in committed relationships ask?

Organiser: Queensland Counsellors Association Inc.
Presenters: Karol Misso
Date: Friday 24 February 5.00pm to 7pm
Location: Relationships Australia 159 St Pauls Terrace Spring Hill
Booking: www.trybooking.com/253990
Contact: Ros Turner
Email: qca@qca.asn.au
Website: www.qca.asn.au


Tasmanian Branch PD Event

Organiser: Tasmanian Branch PACFA
Presenters: Marianne Kennedy
Date: 3rd & 4th March 2017
Contact: PACFA
Email: tasmanianbranch@pacfa.org.au
Website: www.pacfa.org.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 11 or 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


Practical Ethics for Counsellors and Psychotherapists

Organiser: Victorian Branch of Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation Australia
Dates:  18 March 2017
Location: “The Cairnmillar Institute” Camberwell, Melbourne
Contact: PACFA
Email: victorianbranch@pacfa.org.au
Website: www.pacfa.org.au


Integrative Mental Health Care: Treating depression and anxiety using a multi-targeted approach

Organiser: Total Body Psychology
Presenters: Dr Adrian Lopresti
Date: 21st March 2017 
Wembley, WA
Contact: Dr Adrian Lopresti
Phone: 08 9448 7376
Email: adrian@total-body-psychology.com.au
Website: www.total-body-psychology.com.au/


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/


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


Certificate Course in Music and Imagery

Organiser: Music and Imagery Association of Australia
Dates: 2017 4 intensive weekends in April 7-10; June 23-26;
Oct 27-30; Nov 24-27
Location: “Amberley” Lower Plenty, Melbourne
Contact: Carolyn Van Dort
Email: carolyn@musicpsychotherapy.com.au
Website: www.musicandimagery.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
Venue: Excelsia College 69-71 Waterloo St Macquarie Park NSW
Melbourne Venue TBA
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


Mental Health Training: Online Course 1 

Organiser: Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation Australia
Dates:  May 01 – 12, 2017
Location: Online
Contact: PACFA
Email: admin@pacfa.org.au
Website: www.pacfa.org.au


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


The Return Home’s Ithacan Odyssey

Dates: 7th September to 16th September 2017
Location: Greece