SA Professional Development


2019 Professional Development

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Session Overview:  Exposure is a core component of evidence based treatments. Some authors suggest that exposure is an integral part of all effective approaches to therapy. Jackie will review the literature on the use of exposure to support healing from trauma, including interpersonal trauma that has occurred in the family context. Jackie will then discuss how exposure is central to The Adult Exploration of Attachment Interview, in which a detailed analysis of relationship stories from childhood is used to help reduce the impact of disrupted attachment relationships on parenting and on intimate partnerships.


Event date 08-04-2019 7:00 pm
Event End Date 08-04-2019 9:00 pm
Cut off date 05-04-2019 12:00 am
Capacity 60
Registered 9
Available place 51
Individual Price $40.00
Location Tabor College

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This interactive workshop for both counsellors and supervisors will explore the question,

 "Is Empathy

  1.   A necessary component of any worthwhile therapy or 
  2. A dangerous condition known to damage counsellors and supervisors or   
  3.  A vanishing way of being in modern society?

 Empathy has many models for relational therapy, attachment and trauma. In each of these empathic connection is considered a vital component of a truly healing process. Therapists and clinical supervisors need to recognise, prepare, and deal with the risks of empathy.

 Coupled with this is the fact that our current society seems to be losing the empathic touch which may create a different problem for supervisors.

Both having and not having empathy can be dangerous for clients and therapeutic workers.

 In this one day interactive workshop participants will be invited to explore the nature of empathy, its relation to trauma and the potential for secondary patterns of traumatisation for supervisees and a tertiary version for supervisors.

 The concepts of the “Empathic Bridge” and “Trauma specific co-transference” will be presented in assisting Counsellors and Supervisors remain empathetically present with minimal risk. 


Event date 24-05-2019 1:00 pm
Event End Date 24-05-2019 5:00 pm
Cut off date 17-05-2019 12:00 am
Capacity 20
Registered 1
Available place 19
Individual Price $150.00
Location (ACAP)Australian College of Applied Psychology

Session Overview: Using the process framework of:What works picture

NOTICING, FOCUSING, FACILITATING, PROCESSING and COMPLETING

This workshop will, with demonstration, practice exercises and discussion, explore the finer processes of inviting an embodied presence in the counselling interview.

Participants will receive pre-reading to provide the theory underlying the practical applications."

 "Building upon the experience of the Empathic Risk workshop aspects of  the impact of Somatic Resonance will be considered."


Event date 25-05-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 25-05-2019 4:30 pm
Cut off date 17-05-2019 12:00 am
Capacity 20
Registered 1
Available place 19
Individual Price $220.00
Location (ACAP)Australian College of Applied Psychology

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  More details on the presentation will be available soon.

Event date 10-08-2019 3:00 pm
Event End Date 10-08-2019 4:00 pm
Cut off date 06-08-2019 12:00 am
Capacity 60
Registered 0
Available place 60
Individual Price $175.00

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Event date 13-09-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 15-09-2019 3:00 pm
Capacity 120
Available place 120

What works pictureSession Overview: Details to follow

Event date 14-10-2019 7:00 pm
Event End Date 14-10-2019 9:00 pm
Cut off date 11-10-2019 12:00 am
Capacity 60
Available place 60
Individual Price $40.00
Location Tabor College
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