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August 2017

Family Therapy & The Bower Place Method

August 2nd, 2017|

Family Therapist – REPAIR program

August 2nd, 2017|

  • 12 month therapeutic interventions demonstration project
  • Full time SCHADS level 7 position
  • Flexible, creative and forward-thinking role
  • Based in Fitzroy and working across Melbourne’s North and North West
  • 10am – 6pm core hours and occasional after-hours work, with some flexibility

Crossroads Youth & Family Services Network exists to ensure that the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people, individuals and families in our community receive the care and support that they require.

Crossroads have partnered with The Salvation Army Westcare to deliver an innovative 12 month therapeutic interventions for family violence […]

July 2017

Integrating Mindfulness and Narrative Therapy

July 26th, 2017|

Part One
A special reduced-fee professional training

While various methods of mindfulness bring an experiential awareness of the moment-to-moment transitory nature of experiences, a relational and dialogical narrative approach highlights the significance of personal history and the sociocultural in our lives. This workshop will offer many opportunities for trainees to try out various skills in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere as we bring together some of the key ideas and practices of mindfulness and Narrative Therapy.

Course Curriculum

Participants will be offered a series of guided mind training and mindfulness practices to enhance attentional and emotional balance. From these experiences, and the workshop […]

July 25th, 2017|

2017 Postgraduate Training in Narrative Therapy
Collaborating on Narrative Responses to Trauma: Addressing the Consequences of Abuse and Adversity

Venue: Conference Room, Saint Catherine’s House, 113 Tyler Street, Tuart Hill WA

The stories people tell themselves and others about traumatic events do affect how they live their present and future lives. While the actual events and their effects can be helpfully explored, a narrative approach also seeks to bring forth and richly describe people’s responses to traumas. Often these responses have been, and still may be, of value to the person. Typically, these ‘response stories’ are undeveloped or completely invisible.

Keeping this in […]

June 2017

The International Conference on Contextual Therapy (ICCT 2018)

June 30th, 2017|

For the future!

Join us in April 2018 for the International Conference on Contextual Therapy (ICCT 2018) with its global focus on the theory, practice, roles, processes, applications and issues of concern to contextual therapy scholars and practitioners. 

ICCT 2018 welcomes all contextual therapy practitioners, researchers and students as well as professionals in the field of family therapy, (pastoral) counseling, social work, psychology, psychiatry and education, to this 3-day conference in The Netherlands organized by the Institute of Contextual Approach (ICA). We aim to not only serve as an academic platform but also as a […]

Manifesting the Unseen: Sculpting in Systemic Family Therapy

June 15th, 2017|

Monday, 10th July. 6.00 p.m.
Helping Minds (CARERS CENTER)
Cost | AAFT Members $10/Non-AAFT Members $20

 RSVP | admin@aaft.asn.au

Topic: Manifesting the Unseen: Sculpting in Systemic Family Therapy
Presenter: Anne Holloway | Clinical Social Worker

“Sculpting is simply a means of formalizing and making concrete the repeated transactional patterns which constitute family structure.” (Jeff Hearn and Marilyn Lawrence). It typically involves the formation of a ‘living sculpture’ as directed by one of the members (either family member or supervisee/trainee) under the general direction of the therapist. This presentation will be interactive and experiential.

Ben Furman workshop, QLD 23 August 2017

June 9th, 2017|

“A Masterclass in Brief Solution-Focused Practice”
A unique learning experience for seasoned therapists and counsellors.

Secrets and Lies inside the family: What to do in therapy?

June 7th, 2017|

Enhancing Lives presents:

Secrets and Lies inside the family: What to do in therapy?

Dates: 27th & 28th October, 2017 [Friday & Saturday]

2 Days Workshop on “Secrets and Lies inside the family: What to do in therapy?”

Lying emerges from implicit family secrets and represents a manipulation of reality. Family secrets develop through family myths and can be transmitted at an intergenerational level in critical stages of the family life cycle such as sudden losses of family “pillars”, family cut-off (for example for migration process), economic failures, […]

Play Therapy for Children who have experienced Trauma Vic

June 7th, 2017|

Play Therapy for Children who have experienced Trauma Vic 2 July

May 2017

International Grief and Loss Events

May 31st, 2017|