Professional Development for Mental Health Practitioners with Dr Trisha Stratford Ph.D & Jodie Gale MA. An educational, practical and experiential workshop for developing clinical skills, tools and personal and spiritual insight. About the Fundamentals of Psychosynthesis Research shows that working with spiritual levels of consciousness is linked with better psychological health outcomes. This course is…

The AISHM Conference 2014 will include a full day of pre-conference workshops on Friday 14 November, offering professionals a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional development. The pre-conference workshops will include 4 workshops designed to augment and enhance knowledge for sex therapists, sexual health counsellors, general practitioners and sex educators. Some topics which will be…

with Vivian Revitt and Peter East, May 7th – 12th 2014 Govinda Valley Retreat Otford NSW This retreat is open to psychotherapists, psychologists, counsellors, body-workers, mental health practitioners, social workers, allied health practitioners and those interested in a somatic approach to both their personal and professional relationships. “Our quality of presence is frequently the difference…

These workshops are hosted by Australia Counselling member Marilyn Albertson. In mindfulness meditation, we develop the capacity to be in the present for each experience just as it is, with full awareness. Beginning with the breathing and gradually expanding to include sounds, feelings, and ultimately thoughts. Eventually, we learn how to bring mindful- awareness to…

Positive Psychology is the scientific study of the qualities and conditions that build flourishing individuals, social groups, and communities. It integrates various streams of psychological theory, from Humanistic frameworks through to emerging evidence from neuroscience. The applications of Positive Psychology interventions are now widely recognised in clinical psychology, education, workplaces, prisons and the military. This…

Brain science is changing all the time (just like your brain). New discoveries and innovative ideas make the field robust, but can often make it difficult to keep up on the latest ways you can change your brain to transform your life. So NICABM, the National Institute of Clinical and Behavioural Medicine have put together…

Brainspotting works by identifying, processing and releasing core neurophysiological sources of emotional/somatic/spiritual pain, trauma, dissociation and a variety of symptoms. Brainspotting identifies and de-conditions activated neurological subsystems through a combination of eye position, mindful attention to somatic distress, and the attunement between therapist and client. Located through either one or both eyes, Brainspots are observed…

Introductory Course The introduction workshops are an enriching experience for people who work or would like to work with children, adolescents or adults and who wish to enhance their therapeutic practice through art. This also gives participants a chance to decide if they wish to enrol in the full year training program consisting of 10…