Graduate Diploma in Expressive Arts Therapy

Closing Date: 30 April 2019

Anxiety

25 – 26 Apr 2019

Workshop Presenter

Dr. Lilian Nejad – A Clinical Psychologist and author with over 20 years of experiences treating adults with mild to severe psychological issues. Her aim is to promote accurate and non-judgmental views on mental health and to provide solutions for them. Dr. Lilian has been in specialist and senior psyhcologist positions within the public mental health services. She was a lecturer at Monash University and now, she holds a private practice in Melbourne, Australia.

Workshop Outlines

This 2-day workshop provides the knowledge of anxiety and the expertise to deal with the issues. It addresses various issues for the young and adults. The workshop will cover the following:

  • Definition, symptoms and function of Anxiety
  • Why Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • CBT: Model, Aims and Components
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Behavioral Strategies
  • Integrating Third wave techniques into CBT
  • Integrating technology into treatment
  • Treatment guidelines for specific anxiety disorders

Price: $850.00
Venue: Village Hotel Katong

For more information, please click on Anxiety

To Register, click here

For enquiries, please contact Mr Andrew at 9820 0904 or email to mailto:admin@theselnetwork.sg

Lifeblockers

29 – 30 Apr 2019

Workshop Presenter

Dr. Lilian Nejad – A Clinical Psychologist and author with over 20 years of experiences treating adults with mild to severe psychological issues. Her aim is to promote accurate and non-judgmental views on mental health and to provide solutions for them. Dr. Lilian has been in specialist and senior psyhcologist positions within the public mental health services. She was a lecturer at Monash University and now, she holds a private practice in Melbourne, Australia. She specialises in CBT treatment of clients with anxiety and depressive orders.

Workshop Outlines

This 2-day workshop allow you to identify common lifeblockers and use evidence-based strategies to help manage through behaviors and emotions that block them from living a fulfilling life and by addressing the common emotional, behavioral and cognitive obstacles to mental well-being using an eclectic approach.

Price: $850.00
Venue: Village Hotel Katong

For more information, please click on Lifeblockers

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For enquiries, please contact Mr Andrew at 9820 0904 or email to mailto:admin@theselnetwork.sg

Introduction to Complex Trauma

13 – 14 May 2019

Workshop Presenter

Prof. Sandra Paivio – PhD., C. Psych, is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology, University of Windsor. She maintains a private practice in Toronto, Canada. She is one of the developers of emotion-focused therapy, particularly applied to complex trauma (EFTT), has conducted clinical trials evaluating the efficacy and processes of change in EFTT, and is author of numerous publications on trauma and psychotherapy.

Workshop Outlines

This 2-day workshop provides the theoretical framework and practice of Emotion-Focused Therapy for Complex Trauma (EFTT). It addresses various issues such as central features of disturbance, advantages of EFTT, etc. It also provides strategies and guidelines to help clients confront various kinds of feelings. The learning objectives are listed below:

  • Understand the nature of complex trauma and the central role of emotional processes in disturbance
  • Understand the EFTT treatment model and how therapy addresses central features of disturbance
  • Understand intervention guidelines for the phases of therapy and corresponding
    therapeutic tasks, including cultivating an empathic therapeutic alliance;
    promoting emotion regulation; reducing fear, avoidance, and shame; accessing
    anger and sadness.
  • Understand interventions to help clients safely confront trauma feelings and
    memories (with and without chair-work) and construct more adaptive meaning
    regarding self, others, and traumatic events.

For more information, please click on Intro to Complex Trauma

To Register, click here

For enquiries, please contact Caper Spring at 81418002 or email mailto:hello@caperspring.com

Good Enough Parenting – Professional Training

27 – 28 May 2019

Workshop Presenter

John Louis – Phd from Stirling University, certified Schema Therapist and Supervisor who was trained directly by Dr Jeffrey Young (Founder of Schema Therapy)

Karen Louis – Master in Counselling from Monash University, a Master Solution Focused Practitioner

John and Karen developed Good Enough Parenting  as a response to the pressing need of equipping parents to prevent maladaptive lifetraps from developing in children with their passion in helping families and marriages. John has presented Good Enough Parenting in overseas conferences organized by the International Society of Schema Therapy and has led a round-table discussion on family life education during the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) Conference 2016.

Workshop Outlines

Good Enough Parenting is an in-depth, research-based, evidence-informed parenting programme which zooms in on the emotional and psychological impact of adequately (and inadequately) meeting Core Emotional Needs. It is based on Schema Therapy and endorsed by Dr Jeffrey Young. It incorporates Movie Therapy®, where appropriate movie snippets are shown to highlight key teaching points and it is also accredited under the Ministry of Social and Family Development’s FamilyMatters.

The learning objectives are listed below:

  • Identify parenting and family issues using the Good Enough Parenting model
  • Address problematic behavior in children and engage couples to work togetheron addressing these issues
  • Gain deeper understanding of key Schema Therapy tenets such as CoreEmotional Needs, maladaptive schemas, positive schemas, schema domains and coping styles
  • Learn the interplay of temperament, environment and parenting influencesas key factors in the psychosocial and emotional health of children and adults,based on Schema Therapy

Registration Fee (inclusive of lunch and tea breaks, handouts and GEP Book):

$975.00 standard fees

$682.50 after VCF funding (pre-approval required)

$780.00 for non-VCF qualified SAC/SASW members

For more information, please click on GEP

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For enquiries, please contact Rebekah Lai at 6312 9671 or email mailto:rebekah_lai@hopewwsea.org

Activating Archetypes

3 – 4 June 2019

Exploring Below the Surface

6 June 2019

Emotionally-Focused Couple Therapy (Mod A)

5 – 6, 8 – 9 July 2019

Workshop Presenter

Dr. Liu Ting completed her doctorate at Purdue University, USA. She did Child Development and Family Studies with a specialisation in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is a Pennsylvania licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and an Approved Supervisor with the American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy. Dr. Liu specialises in multi-cultural applications of EFCT, infidelity issues, mood disorders, and Emotionally Focused Family Therapy with adolescents. She is also a certified EFT trainer and supervisor. She provides training and supervision in the EFT model of couples and family therapy internationally, in particular Asia.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the theoretical underpinnings of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy
  • Understand the negative interactional cycle and explore underlying needs in a
    couple’s relationship
  • Identify primary emotions in couple interactions
  • Understand the processes to systematically shift a couples negative interactions into safe, empowering emotional connections
  • Learn interventions by accessing key elements of emotional distress and de-escalating destructive interaction patterns
  • Re-structure positive interactions that renew trust and intimacy
  • Learn to overcome therapeutic impasses in couple therapy

For more information, please click on EFCT Mod A.

To Register, click here

For enquiries, please contact Caper Spring at 81418002 or email mailto:hello@caperspring.com