Previous Webinars

Foundations of Compassion Focused Therapy

Dr Hayley D Quinn

During this 90-minute webinar, Dr Hayley Quinn presents the foundations of Compassion Focused Therapy and how incorporating compassion into our personal practice can help our own lives and that of our clients. What you will learn:

  • Two psychologies of compassion
  • Tricky brain
  • Three flows of compassion
  • Three circle model
  • Fears, blocks & resistance to compassion

Facing the climate emergency together: How can ACT skills help?

Louise Shepherd

During this 90-minute webinar aimed at building skills in therapists, Louise presents on how ACT can be applied when working with those affected by the climate emergency.

ACTivating wellbeing with adolescents and young adults impacted by cancer and the staff that work with them in a not-for-profit 

Dr Pandora Patterson

Sandy Cham

This webinar focuses on the psychosocial research and delivery of programs that Canteen, a national not-for-profit organisation for young people impacted by cancer, has been doing using an ACT approach. Pandora and Sandy discuss the development, implementation, and evaluation of ACT-based programs for these young people, along with embedding ACT-consistent skill development and reflective practice through clinical supervision and best practice frameworks.

Combining Third Wave Therapy Approaches with Indigenous Wisdom and Making it Applicable to the Workforce and Community who we Serve

Ken Zulumovski Hon DHSc

In this Q&A webinar, Ken answers questions about the combining of third wave behavioural therapy approaches (such as ACT and DBT) and indigenous wisdom, drawing on his extensive work in this area. This includes a discussion on how third wave therapies have been used effectively with first nations people, as well as how Wisdom Traditions can contribute to the enhancement of third wave therapies . You can check out some of the amazing work Ken is doing here: https://www.guir.com.au/

Compassion, Self Care and Being a Practitioner

Dr Hayley D Quinn, Dr Keira Buchanan and Dr Stan Steindl

In this panel discussion we will be exploring practitioner self-care during these challenging times of the COVID19 pandemic. We will be discussing various practicalities of self-care, whilst looking at self-care through the lens of the compassionate mind. How do we balance the three flows compassion? How do we work through our own fears, blocks and resistances across these three flows? And how do we bring compassion to some of the very difficult experiences of clinician shame and perfectionism? All will be revealed, or at least vaguely mentioned, at the panel discussion!

From Bankers to Ballet Dancers – The Delivery of ACT in Workplace Settings

Ross McIntosh

In this webinar Ross describes his work alongside Dr Paul Flaxman to design and deliver interventions for workplace well-being in a variety of settings including the NHS, teachers, private sector organisations, ballet companies and Civil Service Leadership. Ross describes the evolution of the training protocol, the incorporation of the ACT Matrix and the adaptation of the training for a variety of settings.

Webinar: Delivery of ACT in Workplace Settings with Ross McIntosh

Evolution, Parenting and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Dr Koa Whittingham

An evolutionary perspective on parenting can allow us to move beyond the old behavioural and relational-emotional theoretical divide. Learn how applying the ACT lens to parenting allows us to see how psychological flexibility may be grown organically through flexible parent-child interactions within a nurturing context.

Webinar: Evolution, parenting and acceptance and commitment therapy with Dr Koa Whittingham

RFT Made Simple

Dr Joe Oliver

Fun? Fulfilling? Fantastic?! These are words that you won’t often find in the same sentence as RFT. But this talk will aim to do that by giving a simple and engaging introduction to RFT, outlining the basic components of the model and some of the ways these can inform your practice. If you’ve ever wanted to find out about RFT but have been too afraid to ask – then this is the webinar for you.

Webinar: RFT Made Simple with Dr Joe Oliver

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