Events


Rescuing the inner children: Gentle trauma work for chronic sexual abuse, Wellington

August 15 @ 9:00 am - August 15 @ 5:00 pm

Workshops_Flyer (PDF) Many clients who have suffered chronic early sexual violence are often emotionally flooded by standard trauma exposure, thus this otherwise highly validated technique becomes problematic in their treatment. This has led to an emphasis on stabilizing interventions and resource activation with these clients. While this often leads to significant improvement, it still leaves ... more


Supported Assessments 101, online workshop

September 17 @ 9:30 am - September 17 @ 4:00 pm

Supported Assessments 101 is a senior clinician's take on how to prepare. It will include tips and insights in preparing and providing Supported Assessments for ACC Sensitive Claims. This interactive webinar workshop is offered by Diane Clare who is an experienced clinical psychologist who has been an ACC provider since the 1990s and who has ... more


Trauma and Personality Disorder: Integrative psychotherapy of Trauma Induced Personality Disorders, Napier

September 24 @ 9:00 am - September 25 @ 5:00 pm

Workshops_Flyer (PDF) For many clients with traumatic experiences the consequences of these reach far beyond the primary symptoms of PTSD, anxiety and affective disorders, as many will have suffered long lasting changes in their personality. Their perception of others is often tainted by paranoid and mistrusting schemata, while their sense of self will be severely ... more


Modern Therapy Approaches for Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Napier

October 15 @ 9:00 am - October 16 @ 5:00 pm

Workshops_Flyer (PDF) Personality disordered patients pose a unique challenge to any therapy and in this category the narcissistic patient is amongst the most dif cult to engage. Their demanding interpersonal style often threatens the therapeutic alliance thus endangering the most effective factor in the treatment process. Therefore treatments of these clients often fail. The intention ... more


Treating PTSD, Auckland

October 27 @ 8:00 am - October 28 @ 5:00 pm

Trauma Education with Dr 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. In order to attend Treating ... more


Treating Complex Trauma, Auckland

October 29 @ 8:00 am - October 30 @ 5:00 pm

Trauma Education with Dr Leah Giarratano (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 trauma, ... more


Complex Cases: Treatment of chronic and recurrent mental health problems by Personality Functioning Informed Therapy, Napier

November 12 @ 9:00 am - November 13 @ 5:00 pm

Workshops_Flyer (PDF) Chronic and recurrent mental health problems are often not just a challenge to the patient but also to the therapist, as these severe conditions frequently defy standard treatment approaches. Many of the Axis I disorders (depression, anxiety, OCD, PTSD, somatoform disorders, addictions and diffuse psychiatric complaints) have a high risk of becoming chronic ... more