TATRA Training presents 
Australian Networks & Training Newsletter
May 2019

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We provide professional counselling rooms in 18 locations around Australia. Our rooms are booked online and your booking can be as short as an hour. We've carefully vetted every applicant to make sure the rooms run well.

291279d6-e105-4e69-ae7e-a5b176adfb52.png Accredited Schema Therapy Training
Official Certified Schema Therapy Training for Chronic Axis I, BPD/Complex Trauma and other Cluster B/C Personality Disorders.
Gold Coast, Melbourne & Canberra

 f7402903-156b-477d-8cd7-36d161c7e120.jpg Resourcing Your Clients Workshop: Trauma Aware - Resource Therapy Introduction
RESOURCE THERAPY ADDRESSES CAUSES OF OUR ISSUES, which naturally means symptoms either lessen or disappear. RT creates a new relationship with the past, so naturally symptoms either lessen or disappear. Trauma Informed Parts model getting results.
19 & 20 May Bondi Junction, Sydney NSW
0434 55 90 11


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Have you ever felt you are unfulfilled? You’ve completed your therapy studies, yet private practice seems an impossibility. Starting out or struggling, gain confidence and practical tools. Learn the 5 secrets to professional success doing what you love!
Wednesday May 22 2019, Bondi Junction, NSW
0434 55 90 11



Chronically Suicidal Clients: Developing Understanding and Strategies for Help
Dr Nick Bendit
NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors
Sydney, NSW - 28th June 2019




The Magical Mountains
Annual Congress of The Australian Society of Hypnosis Ltd

Thursday 19 – Sunday 22 September 2019
Come to the Blue Mountains to learn about suggestion and language in pain management; find stories that motivate and heal; and discover Shamanic healing through altered consciousness. ALL these strategies can be utilised IN and OUT of trance, so the congress workshops are suitable for all practitioners.
Mountain Heritage Hotel, Katoomba NSW
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Learn the theory and practice of clinical hypnosis at your own convenience, using a unique combination of online modules, structured Homework Exercises in Clinical Hypnosis and expert supervision. You learn how to use hypnosis in your clinical setting, rather than passively listening to how others use trance. 120 hrs of online and formal training. Details: Hypnosis Training Australia
Perth 1 June; 27 July; 14 September; 5 October; & 2 November



Introduction to Transactional Analysis (TA101) - 'Understanding Self and Others'
Transactional Analysis (TA) is a model for understanding human behaviour and relationships. This official 101 course is recognised by National and International TA associations as the approved introduction to TA. Email:
Fremantle, Perth: June 15 - 16, 2019



Thinking Functionally in the Therapy Room - Using functional analysis to tailor interventions with precision
This workshop aims to enhance clinicians' understanding of the functional behavioural principles which underlie modern contextual behavioural therapies (E.g. ACT, DBT, or FAP), and to learn practical ways of using these principles in the therapy room
Newcastle - Tuesday 13th August (Novotel, Newcastle Beach), Sydney - Wednesday 2nd October (Dexus Place, CBD)



Understanding and Responding to Personality Disorders
Geelong Date Added

The aim of this seminar is to provide more insight into the complex world of Personality Disorders and equip the participants with more strategies for dealing effectively with challenging behaviours displayed by Personality Disordered clients.
Geelong - 6 June 2019
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Trauma Treatment Toolbox: 165 Brain-Changing Tips, Tools & Handouts to Move Therapy Forward
Jennifer Sweeton, Psy.D., M.S., M.A

Trauma Treatment Toolbox teaches clinicians how to take that brain-based approach to trauma therapy, showing how to effectively heal clients' brains with straightforward, easy-to-implement treatment techniques. Each tool includes a short list of post trauma symptoms, relevant research, application, and clinician tips on how to complete the exercise.
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Hardwiring Recovery with Mindfulness and Neuroscience: Applications for Mood, Trauma, & Addictions
Presented by Debra Alvis, PhD
Join Dr Debra Alvis for a day of cutting-edge, contemplative and brain-based interventions to address a spectrum of clinical disorders. With the seminar’s focus on clinician self-care, conclude the day feeling renewed, energized, and ready to apply these new approaches.
June 2019
Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane
Early-Bird Rate Still Available
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Building a Resilient Brain: How to Apply the Latest Neuroscience Based Brain-Changing Techniques for Better Mental Health
Presented by Jennifer Sweeton, PhD
This one-day workshop, led by clinical psychologist Dr Jennifer Sweeton, shares the most up-to-date neuroscience research discoveries and teaches highly effective brain-based techniques aimed at facilitating recovery from mental illness. Join Dr Sweeton for this program and discover how to develop and implement personalized, neuroscience-based treatment plans, techniques, and interventions for your clients!
July-August 2019
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra
Early-Bird Rate Still Available
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The Neuroscience Breakthroughs that Change How we Treat Trauma
Presented by Courtney Armstrong, MEd. LPC
Courtney Armstrong will show you why memory reconsolidation is necessary for effectively and permanently healing trauma. She will give you a simple protocol to use to reconsolidate a traumatic memory in as little as one session!
September 2019
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth
Early-Bird Rate Still Available
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The Joyful Brain – Practical Neuroscience-Based Techniques to Help Your Client Rewire the Brain and Create Lasting Happiness, Improve Health, Enhance Job Performance, and Create Contentment
Presented by Jonah Paquette, PsyD
This workshop will provide you with the backed up by research science-based exercises that will equip you with strategies you will be able to immediately introduce to your clients the very next day.
October 2019
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth
Early-Bird Rate Still Available
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9e4d470d-42ff-4ab4-9e6c-511f457844d4.jpg Effective Approaches for Successful Change in Clients with Borderline, Narcissistic and Antisocial Personality Disorders – DVD
Presented by Daniel Fox, PhD

This seminar presents cutting-edge information on Personality Disorders, along with the most current, effective, and powerful methods for treating and managing three challenging Personality Disorders: Borderline, Narcissistic and Antisocial.
Now available on DVD and pre-loaded USB drive
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Presented by John Arden, PhD

This seminar offers down-to-earth and practical suggestions on how to apply new developments in neuroscience in order to achieve positive client outcomes effectively and fast.
Now available on DVD and pre-loaded USB drive
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76d1758f-7b59-46d0-80fe-b63c914d6863.jpg Evidence-Based Steps to Effective Management of Complex Cases
This high energy seminar focuses on discussing a simple and comprehensive system for assessing clinically complex client populations, such as clients with history of trauma, abuse/trauma perpetrators, personality disordered clients, substance abusers and behaviour disordered clients.
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61211a96-0fa8-4d45-a5fb-b4c6d3df8814.jpg Healing the Angry Brain: Changing the Brain & Behaviours of Angry, Aggressive, Raging & Domestically Violent Clients
International anger expert Dr. Ron Potter-Efron will have your clinical toolbox overflowing with proven anger strategies for long-term change of aggressive, raging and violent behaviours.
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c1b3a828-e7e9-4865-b785-da5800b841ee.jpg Stop the Anger-Go-Round: Practical & Powerful Techniques for Taking Charge of Anger
This highly focused program has been designed to add the latest cognitive-behavioral and short-term anger intervention strategies to your repertoires. You will learn to apply a powerful range of innovative anger management techniques in your work with adults, youth, couples and families.
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f0927b40-a04f-41ce-a8d0-a8bbe3d04210.jpg Mindfulness, Neuroscience and Attachment Theory: A Powerful Approach for Changing the Brain, Transforming Negative Emotions and Improving Client Outcomes
This seminar will provide you with an enhanced experiential sense of mindfulness, as well as specific tools you can use right away in working with a broad range of client issues. You will leave this seminar refreshed and re-energised about your clinical work.
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313c9c83-f177-49e7-bde3-6c96799ca36b.jpg The Most Challenging Cluster B Personality Disorders: When Drama and Emotion Dysregulation Predominate
An intensive workshop designed to provide you with the most practical information, knowledge, skills, and abilities to accurately identify and work with the clients who exhibit traits of borderline, narcissistic and antisocial personality disorders.
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This unique training teaches cutting-edge methods for diagnosing, treating, and managing clients with personality disorders. This workshop focuses on teaching the practical methods that have been found to work successfully with these clients, including methods to repair disordered personality, diminish unproductive behaviours, enhance productive behaviours, and generate appropriate and adaptable behaviours.
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38bea27f-90fc-4c1a-a7b9-cbc2d773ad6b.jpg Neuroscience for Clinicians Brain Change for Stress, Anxiety, Trauma, Substance Abuse, and Depression
Neuroscience research has revealed a new area to add to your treatments: The brain and nervous system. The brain can change the mind, but the mind and experience can also bring literal structural and functional changes to the brain. Neuroplasticity takes place throughout the entire lifetime. This is extremely hopeful for therapy!
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Join Dr. Eric Gentry, a recognised leader in the area of compassion fatigue, and learn resiliency and prevention skills drawn from the Accelerated Recovery Program for Compassion Fatigue and Burnout. Learn practical self-regulation skills that are critical to your being maximally effective with your clients and improving treatment outcomes.
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This workshop will teach you DBT from theory to application with up-to-date, accessible teaching and experiential exercises that emphasise evidence-based practice and therapeutic factors rather than rote adherence to a manual. Practitioners of all levels will learn DBT essentials to integrate into their own practice, to confidently practice from a DBT orientation, and to continue their own personal development as a DBT therapist.
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fdbb72c2-1ee4-4464-be57-5747c3813d71.jpg Positive Psychology and the Science of Sustained Happiness: Evidence-Based Strategies to Get Best Client Outcomes Fast
The workshop emphasises the undeniable positive and upbeat appeal of “happiness” but within an evidence-based approach and with the emphasis on research in neuroscience. As is the case in other fields of social science, some findings in the happiness literature confirm common sense while others are surprising and counter-intuitive!
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The ability to rapidly identify processing disorders and make targeted treatment recommendations is one of the professional skills which separate the good from the great. This seminar focuses on a wide range of concrete skills including assessment of processing and organisational deficits from multiple perspectives and managing symptom overlap among related disorders.
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b4905e37-c55e-45ff-b2c2-8868d84d69fa.jpg Healing the Family Members of People with Narcissistic and Borderline Personality Traits
Family members are frequently ignored and their concerns dismissed as therapists put their primary attention onto the mental illness of the borderline or narcissist client. This workshop will focus on helping these many overlooked, neglected and misunderstood family members to find understanding, improved mental health, and to learn more effective coping skills to deal with their unique situation.
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df7ba337-f86b-4539-b448-1304b0aac9a3.jpg Re-Wiring the Brain for Better Mental Health: Neuroscience-Based Techniques that Transform Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, and Addiction into Resilience
This seminar, led by clinical expert Dr Jennifer Sweeton (Stanford University School of Medicine), shares the most up-to-date research discoveries and teaches highly effective techniques aimed at facilitating resilience and recovery from depression, addiction, anxiety that might be linked to trauma.
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153e0695-f5b1-4627-a307-d239006c091e.jpg The Mindfulness Combo: Innovative Mindfulness Techniques for Emotional Eating, Weight Loss, Smoking Cessation, Substance Misuse, Breaking Problematic Habits, Impulse Control, Anxiety and Depression
This unique "Mindfulness Combo" workshop will take your current understanding of Mindfulness to the next level. This is a fast-paced, highly experiential workshop with hands-on exercises that you will be able to implement in your practice the very next day.
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d409e5e0-e27a-40d3-873d-e831bbb2770c.jpg The Anger Management Jumpstart and Beyond: Powerful Mindfulness- based Techniques for Transforming Anger into Self-acceptance, Empathy and Forgiveness
Dr Somov’s “Anger Management Jumpstart and Beyond“ offers step by step solutions for transforming and not just taming, the harmful energy of anger, fear, resentment and righteousness into self-awareness, compassion and most importantly, long lasting behavioural change.
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fd9971ba-6fc2-4208-bf1f-3b92c564ac73.jpg Effective Principles And Practice For Optimal Results With Your Anxious Clients
This workshop goes beyond the theoretical background for ERP and focuses on the actual practice. All of the anxiety disorders will be reviewed and case studies will be explored showing the ins and outs of using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and ERP in an intensive format.
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f8a2b1db-f876-4ec0-aaf1-3e1555ed1650.jpg Bipolar Spectrum: Bringing Evidence To Practice
No longer are medications the sole ingredient of treatment for Bipolar Disorder. Learn about three bipolar-specific psychotherapies which have been shown to improve clients’ outcomes more than medications alone—and how to integrate them with your current psychotherapy approaches.
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Depression is severe when appearing alone, however, there may be a synergistic or cumulative effect when depression is co-morbid with medical problems, anxiety, personality disorders, family or relationship conflict, or with generalised life stress. This workshop will focus on the assessment and treatment of depression as it frequently appears, co-occurring with various other disorders.
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3dd595fa-f1f1-4caf-b8cb-84aee3ffb44a.jpg Surviving the Emotional Rollercoaster: Using DBT to Help Clients with Mood and Anxiety Disorders Manage Their Emotions
In this thorough and engaging workshop, Sheri Van Dijk breaks new ground by adapting DBT for people living with bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety disorders and other problems in managing emotions. You will be able to help your clients find order and peace in their lives again, and to make changes that are long-lasting!
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8558e4a5-7234-472c-9c5c-2919cd4d8d91.jpg Evidence Based Techniques For Treatment of Resistant Anxiety, Worry, Panic and Insomnia
This workshop focuses on effective strategies to help clients overcome excessive worry, panic attacks and insomnia. You will learn specific programs for: perfectionism, subjugation, catastrophising, intolerance of uncertainty, procrastination, and attentional difficulties.
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494c4cd0-d02d-477b-89d3-20c6fa8a4ca1.jpg Working with Clients with Borderline Personality Disorder: How to Recognize and Respond to Your Most Complex Clients
Learn Dr. Kreisman’s effective techniques to respond to behaviours related to splitting, fear of abandonment, impulsiveness, insecure sense of identity, and other prominent features of BPD. Explore the latest developments in research. Emphasis is placed on discussing examples of frequent borderline conflicting behaviours and responses to life challenges.
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f8f850fe-c329-441a-95f1-ec8ef888edfb.jpg The Burnout Solution: Professional Endurance and Emotional Intelligence – DVD
Every mental health clinician experiences signs and symptoms of burnout at least once in their career. However, most do nothing about it until their career hangs in the balance. In this engaging seminar, Daniel J. Fox, Ph.D., teaches you how to identify burnout, learn where you stand along this risky path and how to re-engage with your clients and professional environment.
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f20565cb-cc63-4572-a2a9-ff7a1d0399e6.jpg Healing the Grieving Heart: Effective Strategies for Helping Clients Heal from Grief, Trauma Break-ups, and Other Losses While Creating Renewed Meaning in their Lives – DVD
Healing from grief doesn’t have to be slow or painful. This workshop will show you how to help clients navigate the journey of grief more easily and view loss as a pathway to greater compassion, deeper relationships, and more meaningful living.
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f89a89e3-c2af-4c53-8b8d-6c088a3d8e7a.jpg Strategies for Eliciting Motivation in the Unmotivated
This training reviews dozens of motivational strategies and techniques that can be used with clients who struggle with motivation due to various problems such side effects of medications, short attention span, symptoms of mental illness, or who suffer from learning difficulties or ADHD. It provides a basic formula that can be adapted to any individual and situation.
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64cd1c86-722f-4979-b240-c689a2a9b527.jpg Anxiety and Panic: Techniques to Blend Evidence-Based Approaches into Individualised Treatment
This workshop will show you how to empower clients who suffers from anxiety disorders to see themselves as resilient, capable people who have been fooled by anxiety, rather than defective people who need to be protected. Join Dr. Carbonell for this powerful program, and discover how to motivate your clients to seek out, rather than avoid, the corrective experiences they need for recovery from an anxiety disorder.
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9daae0d3-1a10-4e20-baeb-c66becae8805.jpg Strengthening Your Mindfulness Toolkit: Motivate, Teach, Make it Fun and Make it Stick
This unique workshop will take your current understanding of Mindfulness to the next level. You will be able to broaden your understanding of mindfulness know-how techniques to assist clients, not only in achieving mood regulation or inner peace, but also in motivating them when they find the regular practice of Mindfulness too difficult to stick to in the long term.
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TATRA has opened a new office in Melbourne
All in-house workshops in Melbourne are now available at a lower price