Events


EMDR Basic Training, Auckland

February 8 @ 8:00 am - February 13 @ 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


Male Trauma and Sexual Abuse Recovery symposium, Wellington

February 10 @ 8:00 am - February 14 @ 5:00 pm

Symposium Flier (PDF) Facilitated by international expert on male trauma and sexual abuse recovery: Rick Goodwin – clinical services director of ‘Men and Healing’, Ottawa Canada. This is a vital training event for psychologists, counsellors, psychotherapists, healthcare professionals, case managers, addictions workers, justice workers, as well as other front-line staff who have some clinical engagement ... more


EMDR Therapy with grief and mourning, Mt Maunganui

February 15 @ 8:00 am - February 16 @ 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


Advanced Suicide Risk Management & Triage, Wellington

February 26 @ 8:30 am - February 26 @ 4:30 pm

QPR Flyer, Wellington, February 2020 (PDF) 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 exposure to patients with ... more


Professional Ecotherapy Certification Program, Thames

February 29 @ 8:00 am - March 7 @ 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


Advanced Suicide Risk Management & Triage, Auckland

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

QPR Flyer, Auckland, March 2020 (PDF) 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 exposure to patients with ... more


Child & Family Therapy Workshop, Wellington

March 19 @ 9:30 am - March 19 @ 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 @ 9:00 am - March 23 @ 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


Introduction to Compassion Focused Therapy, Auckland

March 28 @ 9:00 am - March 29 @ 5:00 pm

Professor Paul Gilbert PhD OBE, President of the Compassionate Mind Foundation, Prof of Clinical Psychology, and best selling author (20 Books inc Compassionate Mind & Mindful Compassion), is coming to New Zealand to offer this world-class workshop in Compassion Focused Therapy. Practising compassion is shown to have powerful effects on the mind, body, and social ... more


Treating PTSD workshop (Day 1-2), Auckland

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

2020 Trauma Education with Leah Giarratano (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 Leah is ... more


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

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

2020 Trauma Education with 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 for ... more


International Person-Centered and Experiential Therapies Conference, Auckland

July 1 @ 8:00 am - July 5 @ 5:00 pm

Flyer We are really pleased to be able to let you know about the up and coming Person and Experiential Therapies Conference (PCE2020), the 14th International Conference of the World Association for Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapy & Counseling. This will be at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT), in Auckland from 1-5 July 2020, only ... more


Psychodrama Bali Retreat

August 24 @ 8:00 am - August 31 @ 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