Events


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


Te Tiriti Based Futures: Anti-Racism open-access webinar

March 21 @ 8:30 am - March 30 @ 6:00 pm

Tiriti-based futures + Anti-racism 2020 is an innovative (inter)national, online and offline, Tiriti-based, anti-racism and decolonisation event in Aotearoa. ​ It will start with a one-day hui on March 21, Race Relations Day 2020, hosted by Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua in Tāmaki Makaurau, and run for 10 days. Webinar topics include institutional racism and anti-racism, decolonisation, building ... 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


Mindful/Somatic approaches to working with trauma, Christchurch

March 30 @ 9:30 am - April 3 @ 4:30 pm

Flyer (PDF) A Comprehensive Experiential Training for Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Counsellors, and Psychology Students Please note: this training consists of two 5-day modules: 30 March-3 April, and then 4-8 May 2020. There has been a steady movement within the field of trauma therapy over the past few decades towards the increasing recognition that (a) Psychological trauma ... more


IAAN Conference of Applied Neuroscience, Melbourne

May 21 @ 8:00 am - May 23 @ 5:00 pm

2020 Conference flyer (Word doc) Up to 20 additional speakers, covering a wide range of applied neuroscience topics 3 conference streams (Psychotherapy, Organisational and Educational) Keynotes, oral presentations and workshops Peer-to-peer networking and forum IAAN Annual General Meeting 24 Continuing Professional Development Points FREE IAAN MEMBERSHIP for full-time students Keynote speaker - Dr Louis Cozolino ... 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


Psychodrama Bali Retreat

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

Bali 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 ... more