SectionsIntroduction Job Vacancies / Classifieds Talk Therapy Workshops Working with Trauma with Maori Tikanga Based Models of Practice Creative Arts Therapy Workshops- New Dates Trauma Education with Dr Leah Giarratano in Auckland and Australia Seeking counsellors with an interest in workplace dynamics & advocacy Melon Manual Clearhead- Save time by automating your therapy practice, from booking appointments to invoicing.
Advertiser Issue 5
Welcome to the 5th edition of the NZAC Advertiser for 2020. This edition of the Advertiser includes information on various Trauma workshops and Creative arts therapy workshops, Seeking counsellors with interest in workplace dynamics and advocacy, Melon Manual (support mental health in rangatahi and provide teaching aids), Clearhead (automation for therapy practice) and job vacancies and classifieds. The inclusion of courses for advertising in the NZAC Advertiser does not necessarily indicate NZAC support for the content.
Job Vacancies / Classifieds
We are notified regularly about vacancies for counsellors and they are listed in the Members Only section:
Click here to access Classifieds (Go to "My Classifieds" at the top of the page)
Talk Therapy Workshops
RESCUING THE INNER CHILDREN: Gentle Trauma Work for Chronic Sexual Abuse, Wellington - 15 August 2020
TRAUMA AND PERSONALITY DISORDER: Integrative Psychotherapy of Trauma Induced Personality Disorders, Napier - 24-25 September 2020
MODERN THERAPY APPROACHES FOR NARCISSISTIC PERSONALITY DISORDER, Napier - 15-16 October 2020
COMPLEX CASES: Treatment of Chronic and Recurrent Mental Health Problems by Personality Functioning Informed Therapy, Napier - 12-13 November 2020
Tobias Schulze, Clinical Psychologist, MNZCCP: Trained in Germany as a psychotherapist and having worked many years in inpatient units with server and chronic ill clients, I have come to value a psychodynamic understanding of client pathology (Relational Psychoanalysis, Transference Focused Psychotherapy and Mentalizaton Based Therapy) in an effort to find ways that would work to reduce the suffering of clients I met. I have specialized over the years in the treatment of personality disorder (here specifically narcissistic personality disorder), recurrent and chronic psychiatry disorders and complex trauma. I have immigrated to NZ in Oct 2015 have worked for the adult mental health community team in Napier (HBDHB), and am now full-time in private practice.
Working with Trauma with Maori Tikanga Based Models of Practice
14th September, 2020
Transition contemporary Māori concepts and protocols within Models to work with trauma /sexual abuse and to provide a simplistic, dymystification of Te Ao Māori, found in the strands that it takes to weave a new mat.
To present Maori Models of Practice which have the blessing of both Kaumatua and Kuia. By doing this it adds these concepts as a tangible tool to use alongside any mainstream practices.
This will be through the use of Mythology, Māori concepts and the creative use of a realm of TikangaBased developed models designed by both Wi Waikari & Jenny Manuera and within the framework of “Te Whare Tapa Wha”.
Creative Arts Therapy Workshops- New Dates
Introduction to Sandplay:
Friday 16th and Saturday 17th October
This workshop will include: Introductions/openings Individual objects/symbols Directed and undirected Sandplay/tray work
Combining other Creative Art Therapy Mediums with Sandplay Creative Ways to Explore Grief and Loss:
Friday 6th and Saturday 7th November
Trauma Education with Dr Leah Giarratano in Auckland and Australia
Two highly regarded CPD activities for all mental health professionals. Offered in Australia and Auckland in October and November 2020. Also offered online over three months or via two-day livestream.
Please register directly on our website for the Auckland training but contact us to obtain the same Auckland fees if you wish to attend online or in Australia. The Auckland fees apply to NZ residents who travel to Australian workshops (i.e., $600 AUD for payments more than four months prior or $680 AUD for payments less than four months prior). Please direct your enquiries to Joshua George on firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking counsellors with an interest in workplace dynamics & advocacy
The Employment Law Institute of NZ Inc. (ELINZ) is a membership organisation for employment law practitioners. Our membership consists of lawyers, advocates and other professionals working in the employment law jurisdiction.
We are seeking counsellors based across the country to whom we can refer our members, and who have the capacity to provide support via phone or Zoom / Skype, as well as in person.
Ideally counsellors will have a particular interest in workplace dynamics and advocacy and a desire to support professionals in their roles.
If you are interested in working with ELINZ, or would like further information, please contact Melanie Swarbrick, Secretary on email@example.com
Kia ora koutou,
A new resource is available to support the mental health of rangatahi and provide teaching aids for teachers in secondary schools throughout New Zealand.
Melon Manual is a kete of resources specifically for teenagers' emotional wellbeing. Supported by the Ministry of Health, the website provides downloadable videos and worksheets and shareable social media illustrations to support the young people of Aotearoa. Additional resources will be added over the next couple of weeks, as well as a ‘First steps to managing anxiety’ mini-course. www.melonhealth.com/manual