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Professional Development

  • Assessing and Addressing Intimate Partner Violence, Legally and Ethically, Dr Keith Klosterman (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Shaping a Secure Sense of Self using EFIT, Dr Sue Johnson (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Australian Counselling Association Accredited Supervisor Course, 25-27 March, 2024, Clinical Supervision Services , 56 CE)

  • The Complexity of Termination: Setting The Tone for Closure, Dr Daryl Chow, 16 March, 2024 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Correcting Myths about Suicidal Ideation and Self-Injurious Behaviors and Providing Responsive Treatment, 19 February 2024 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • The Language of Enneagram: Working with Enneagram Clients in Psychotherapy, 15 January 2024 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Cultivating Creative-Reflective Embodied Practices, Cathy Williams, 28 November 2023 (Sydney Centre for Creative Change, 1 CE)

  • Identifying and treating panic disorder, Katie Dobinson, Dr. Catherine Eltringham, Dr. John Lam-Po-Tang, 15 November 2023 (Mental Health Professionals Network, 1 CE)

  • Safe Sex in a Digital Age: Considering Sexual Health and Safety in an Online World, Dr Stefani Goerlich, 7 November 2023 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Fostering Resilience Against Suicide: Helping Clients "Build Lives Worth Living", Jessica Gifford, 4 October 2023 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Developing Clinical Resilience: Nurturing Self of Therapist Beyond ‘Self Care’, Megan Van Meter, 4 August 2023 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Therapy or Coaching? Differences & Similarities Worth Knowing, Dr London Miller, 2 July 2023 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • DSM-5-TR: What’s New, a Review, and Limitations, Dr Stephanie Woo, 3 June 2023 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Imposter Syndrome, Therapy, and Effectiveness: Do We Still Need Theory Anymore? Dr Diane Gehart, 16 April 2023 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Gray Divorce: What You Need to Know About Later-Life Breakups, Linda Herschman, 19 March 2023 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Integrative Treatments for Improving Mental Health, Including Ethical/Legal Considerations, Dr Roseann Capanna Hodge, 16 February 2023 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • The Art of Confrontation: Challenging Clients Effectively, Elizabeth Heaney, 24 January 2023 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • The Mind/Body Connection: The simple habit that makes us healthier, Dr Mark Pirtle, 15 January 2023 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Emotional Recognition Practices: Our body is our tool, Kim Billington, 7 January 2023 (PESI AU, 1 CE)

  • Anchored: A Polyvagal Guide to Navigating Challenging Times, Deborah Dana, 22 December 2022 (PESI AU, 2 CE)

  • When the Lights Don't Sparkle: Managing Grief During the Holidays, Dr Londyn Miller, 17 December 2022 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Listening for Shame in Psychotherapy, Cynthia Mulder, 15 November 2022 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Talking About and Tackling Sexual Shame with ACT, Erika Miley, 8 November 2022 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • The Clinical Use of Mindfulness and Meditation Practices for Emotion Regulation, Frank Baird, 6 November 2022 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • The Healing Our Core Issues Model: Treating Childhood and Developmental Trauma, Jan Bergstrom, 19 October 2022 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • When it's Not Autism or ADHD... Sensory Processing Disorder as Common Ground, Dr. Shiro Perera Torquato, 18 October 2022 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Kink: Laying the Clinical Groundwork, From Fundamentals and Beyond, Elyssa Helfer, 27 September 2022 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Simple and Important Psychopharmacology Highlights for the Non-MD Clinician, Dr Lance Steinberg, 21 September 2022 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • ADHD in Love: Treating couples when one partner has ADHD, Dr Ari Tuckman, 21 September 2022, 2-hour workshop 

  • Narcissist: The Skilled Abuser, Part II- How Narcissistic Personalities Affect Family Dynamics, Dr Catherine Barrett, 31 August 2022 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Narcissist: The skilled abuser, Part 1 - Relational impact, Dr Catherine Barrett,18 August 2022 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Being human and a therapist: Awareness of burnout, roles, power and therapeutic 'love', Julia Aziz, 14 August 2022 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Setting, keeping, and changing boundaries in private practice: Values, attunement, and impact on outcome, Kelly Higdon, 12 August 2022 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • The Gottman Method approach to better couples therapy, Drs John & Julie Gottman, Dr Vagdevi Meunier, Dr William Bumberry, 20 July 2022 (PESI Australia, 2 CE)

  • Becoming even better: The important impact of clinical niche on therapeutic outcomes, Miranda Palmer, 19 July 2022 (Clearly     Clinical, 1 CE)

  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing): Step by Step - New In-Session Demonstrations, Linda Curran, 23 May 2022 (PESI Australia, 6 CE)

  • What every therapist needs to know about doing great therapy: Lessons from the research, Dr Scott D. Miller, 8 May 2022 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • The brain's route of survival: Complex trauma and personality development, Shari Simmons, 7 May 2022 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Enhancing assessment in couples therapy: New approaches to improving outcomes, Drs John & Julie Gottman, Dr Vagdevi Meunier, Dr William Bumberry, 16 March 2022 (PESI Australia, 2 CE)

  • The Gottman Method to treating affairs and trauma, Drs John and Julie Gottman, 13 February 2022 (PESI Australia, 17 CE)

  • Intimate partner death and loss: Clinical approaches, myths, and what-not-to-do, Jill Johnson-Young, 20 January 2022 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Relationship Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Carefully differentiating between relationship OCD and typical relationship uncertainty or functional relationship doubt, Kimberley Quinlan, 19 January 2022 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Shame, parenting and mindfulness: Improving parental awareness from potty training to adulting, LJ Lumpkin, 12 November 2021 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Family life can be so much easier: Improving parent/child interactions using psychosynthesis, Dr Ilene Val-Essen, 12 November 2021 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Legal implications for practitioners in the modern counselling world, Martin Taylor, 28 October 2021 (Neuro Balance Australasia, 1 CE)

  • Counseling couples in crisis: Perspectives & interventions from two different models (Shane Berkel & Dr James Hawkins, 16 October 2021 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Managing conflict: Working with couples in captivity, Shane Berkel, 8 July 2021 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE) 

  • Repairing broken bonds: Working with couples after infidelity, Dr Nancy Gardener, 12 June 2021 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE) 

  • Integrative sex & couples therapy: Innovative clinical interventions to treat relationship & desire issues in the new era of sexuality in psychotherapy - Dr Tammy Nelson, 9 May 2021 (PESI Australia, 5.75 CE)

  • The hidden effects of trauma in relationships. Masterclass with Thomas Hübl & Terry Real (webinar), 21 March 2021

  • The developmental model of couples therapy - Dr Ellyn Bader, Hart Centre Conference & Workshop, 4-5 March 2021 (12 CE)

  • Making love work, online workshop (Terry Real, Relational Institute), 25 January 2021

  • Relational Life Therapy Level 1: Online training with Terry Real (2-day workshop), 24 January 2021 (Relational Life Therapy Training - Terry Real)

  • Couples on the brink: When is enough enough?, Terry Real, 10 January 2021 (PESI Australia, 3.5 CE)

  • New frontiers in Couples Therapy: Working with changing norms for intimacy, commitment, and sexuality, 5 January 2021 (PESI Australia, 7.5 CE)

  • Healing invisible wounds: Working through past sexual trauma in relationships, Dr Julie Schwartz Gottman, 28 August 2020 (Clearly Clinical, 1 CE)

  • Trauma Skills Summit, 17-26 August 2020, https://www.soundstrue.com/products/trauma-skills-summit

  • Discernment counselling (Bill Doherty), 3-part video series, 30 November 2019

  • Solution-focused brief therapy: SFBT2020, Elliot Connie, 3-part video series, 24 November 2019

  • Mini-workshop “How to get a strong start talking about sex issues in therapy: Why, When, How and Then What”, Institute for Relational Intimacy, 23 November 2019

  • Postgraduate Clinical Neuropsychology paper, Massey University, 2007

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy workshop in couples therapy, by Dr. Frank Dattillio, Massey University – 6 August 2004

  • Couples counselling courses (Imago Therapy), Human Development & Training Institute, Auckland: August - September 2002

  • Personal development course, Youthline: February – April 2002

  • Sex Therapy workshop, Dr Diane Summer, Auckland: 14 & 15 November 2001

  • Play Therapy workshop, The Centre for Play Therapy Training, South Africa: 1-5 February 1999

Other Training Courses/Professional Development

  • Presentation Skills - PIEF (David Nowlan) March 2021 (8 hours) 

  • FestEVAL - Celebrating Evaluation (Australian Evaluation Society), 21-25 September 2020, (virtual) ivy.com.au/event/FestEVAL/home.html

  • Research Impact Summit, 24-25 August 2020, (virtual) https://researchimpactsummit.com/

  • Workplace Wellness Festival, 18-19 August 2020, (virtual) https://workplacewellnessfestival.com.au/

  • MCRI ½ day Workshop: Safety Oversight, Monitoring and Reporting in Clinical Trials of Therapeutic Goods (12 June 2018)

  • MCRI Mentoring Program (2018) – individual and peer mentoring

  • CITI Good Clinical Practice (ICH Focus) for Coordinators - GCP Refresher (19 October 2017; Expires 18 October 2020)

  • Rave Advanced EDC training for site users (Medidata), 24 October 2017

  • Postgraduate Supervision Training, The University of Melbourne, October 2017

  • Designing Economic Evaluation alongside Clinical Studies. Health Economics Group, School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, 1-day workshop, 27 March 2015

  • Stata I – Introduction to Stata – Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics Unit (CEBU), MCRI, 1½ day workshop, 22 October 2014

  • The DNA of Management – Australian Institute of Management; MCRI, 9, 16, 23 October 2014

  • Good clinical practice in research (6 x ½ day workshops), CRDO, MCRI, August – September 2014

  • Introduction to REDCap (database management), ½ day workshop, MCRI, 16 September 2014

  • Results Based Accountability, Melbourne University, October 2013

  • Construction industry induction (White Card), CFMEU Training Centre, February 2013

  • Working Smart with Outlook Workshop, Priority Management, February 2012

  • Learning and Teaching Development Workshop (Tutor Training), Massey University, January 2006

  • Beginner’s course in Te Reo Maori, Onehunga Adult Learning Centre: February - March 2004

  • Tutor training workshop, Massey University: February 2003

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