Events


Intimacy: A workshop on couples therapy, Wellington

September 28 @ 9:30 am - September 29 @ 4:30 pm

Flyer Sean Tonnet is a psychotherapist with over 12 years experience and 6000 case hours working with couples. On the invitation of local therapist Brian Hunt, Sean is bringing his highly regarded and affordable workshop to New Zealand for the first time, offering therapists an effective and transferable skill set in working with couples. This ... more


QPR Advanced Suicide Risk Management training, Auckland

October 3 @ 8:30 am - October 3 @ 4:30 pm

QPR Advanced Flyer Auckland flyer (PDF) Presented by Louisa Walker PhD QPR is an internationally-renowned, peer-reviewed and evidence-based suicide prevention training programme designed to train healthcare professionals in how to provide competent suicide risk detection, initial assessment, and intervention to prevent the risk of a suicide attempt. Many professionals have a high degree of on-the-job ... more


Trauma Sensitive Yoga Foundation Workshop, Auckland

October 5 @ 9:00 am - October 6 @ 6:00 pm

This two day, evidence-based, foundation workshop will introduce you to the core concepts and applications of the highly regarded, evidence based yoga program for adults and youth affected by PTSD, CPTSD, developmental, and/or complex trauma, dissociative disorders and other related emotional and behavioural difficulties, TC-TSY,. Developed at the Trauma Center since 2003 and part of ... more


Trauma Sensitive Yoga Foundation Workshop, Christchurch

October 8 @ 9:00 am - October 9 @ 6:00 pm

This two day, evidence-based, foundation workshop will introduce mental health professionals to the core concepts and applications of the highly regarded, evidence based yoga program for adults and youth affected by PTSD, CPTSD, developmental, and/or complex trauma, dissociative disorders and other related emotional and behavioural difficulties, TC-TSY. Developed at the Trauma Center since 2003 and ... more


Beyond Stress Management workshop, Wellington

October 9 @ 9:00 am - October 9 @ 4:30 pm

Beyond Stress Management workshop, Wellington Presented by Dr Louisa Walker How do we find peace-of-mind, balance and renewed enthusiasm for our career despite the daily challenges encountered in performing a demanding role in a high stress field? Many professionals struggle to maintain their energy, motivation and a positive outlook given the pace of change, the ... more


Intimacy: A workshop on couples therapy, Dunedin

October 12 @ 9:30 am - October 13 @ 4:30 pm

Flyer Sean Tonnet is a psychotherapist with over 12 years experience and 6000 case hours working with couples. On the invitation of local therapist Brian Hunt, Sean is bringing his highly regarded and affordable workshop to New Zealand for the first time, offering therapists an effective and transferable skill set in working with couples. This ... more


Explore TRE workshop, Auckland

October 18 @ 8:00 am - October 20 @ 5:00 pm

Looking for new practices to help your clients cope better with stress and tension? Learn a simple but effective practice to help you take better care of yourself while you're taking care of others. Teach your clients how to use TRE to find peace, create wellbeing and build resilience in a busy, demanding world. Founded ... more


Transforming Complex Clinical Moments workshop, Wellington

October 21 @ 8:00 am - October 21 @ 5:00 pm

Transforming Complex Clinical Moments: Innovative Interviewing Techniques for Understanding the Pain Beneath the Diagnosis Internationally acclaimed author and innovator in clinical interviewing, Dr Shawn Shea returns to New Zealand and Australia in October in 2019. This latest workshop series will provide front-line clinicians with practical, specific interviewing techniques and state-of-the-art skills necessary to tackle some ... more


Spring School of Spontaneity, Nelson

October 25 @ 7:00 am - October 27 @ 4:30 pm

Flyer-Spring-School-of-Spontaneity-Nelson (PDF 111 KB) This non-residential workshop is designed for people who work with people ie. in health, education, community and business organisations, social work, and other therapeutic fields. The workshop is designed for beginner, intermediate and advanced trainees. If you are new to psychodrama, or you have not trained with us before, you will ... more


Ashburn Clinic Psychotherapy Supervision weekend, Dunedin

November 2 @ 8:30 am - November 3 @ 1:00 pm

Flyer (PDF) “Before Good & Bad” A Supervision Workshop with a focus on identifying and working with primitive mental states. The weekend will focus on individual cases and the specific quality of sensate experience that can inform our thinking and interventions. Risking to share the minutiae of case material, counter-transference, dreams and reveries will be ... more


Hold Me Tight Workshop for Couples, Wellington

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - November 17 @ 5:00 pm

Couples Workshop November 2019 Wellington (PDF) Hold Me Tight® is an evidence based couples workshop based upon Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy. This educational workshop is suitable for couples. It introduces you to leading research on the science of love, adult attachment patterns, the language of emotion and how, as couples, we become the hidden regulators ... more


EMDR Basic Training, Auckland

February 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am - February 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

EMDR Flyer Dr Francine Shapiro is the originator and developer of the EMDR approach to psychotherapy. Rigorous research has established the efficacy of EMDR as a front line treatment for PTSD.  Research has now extended well beyond the trauma field with supportive studies in the areas of phobias, panic disorder, grief, sexual dysfunction, chemical dependency, ... more


EMDR Therapy with grief and mourning, Mt Maunganui

February 15, 2020 @ 8:00 am - February 16, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Grief workshop brochure This workshop will focus on integrating EMDR therapy into the treatment of grief and mourning. The death of a loved one can be a time of unparalleled distress and adaptation to the loss can be very challenging. Even when uncomplicated, bereavement can result in significant psychological, behavioral, social, physical, and economic consequences ... more


Professional Ecotherapy Certification Program, Thames

February 29, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 7, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Ecotherapy program flyer (PDF) Learn from ecotherapy pioneer David Talamo, US-based psychotherapist, how to integrate the healing magic of Nature into your clinical practice. Whether you wish to work indoors or out on the land, this training will give you the knowledge, skills and experience you need to safely and effectively weave Nature into your ... more


Child & Family Therapy Workshop, Wellington

March 19, 2020 @ 9:30 am - March 19, 2020 @ 2:30 pm

Pre Conference Workshop March 2020 (PDF) “Tūngia te ururua, kia tupu whakaritorito te tupu o te harakeke” Clear the undergrowth so that the new shoots of the flax will grow NZAP’s Child and Whanau Advocacy group are excited to present two innovative approaches to providing Child and Family therapy, from Auckland and Dunedin. All NZAP ... more


The Call of Darkness: Managing Suicidality in Clinical Practice workshop, Wellington

March 23, 2020 @ 9:00 am - March 23, 2020 @ 4:30 pm

Workshop flyer (PDF) This workshop is open to all health professionals Last year there were 668 deaths to suicide in our country, and statistics show this number is increasing. Our current government has made it a priority to address this issue. In this seminar Dr Hedges will draw on empirical research and outline promising treatment ... more


Treating PTSD workshop (Day 1-2), Auckland

May 28, 2020 @ 8:00 am - May 29, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

2019-2020 Trauma Education with Dr Leah Giarratano NZ (PDF) This two-day program presents a highly practical and interactive workshop (case- based) for treating traumatised clients; the content is applicable to both adult and adolescent populations. The techniques are cognitive behavioural, evidence-based, and will be immediately useful and effective for your clinical practice. Dr Leah Giarratano ... more


Treating Complex Trauma workshop (Day 3-4), Auckland

June 25, 2020 @ 8:00 am - June 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

2019-2020 Trauma Education with Dr Leah Giarratano NZ (PDF) This two-day program focuses upon phase- based treatment for survivors of child abuse and neglect. This workshop completes Leah’s four-day trauma- focused training. Applicable to both adult and adolescent populations, incorporating practical, current experiential techniques showing promising results with this population; drawn from Emotion focused therapy ... more


Psychodrama Bali Retreat

August 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am - August 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Flyer (PDF) With Craig Whisker and Sally Gable 6 fabulous days balancing the spontaneity of psychodrama with the grounding of Yin yoga. We welcome anyone who wants to enhance their life in a creative, safe environment. Indulge your senses and join us on this holistic wellness retreat. 7 nights luxury twin share accommodation at Jeda ... more