Mental Health Professionals

A Practical Integrative Approach to Treating Complex Dissociative Disorders:
A Training Intensive with Kathy Steele, MN, CS

6th - 9th November 2019
CDD event

This four-day intensive will offer an introduction to working with complex dissociative disorders, including Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). A practical and easily understandable integration of theory and treatment approaches will provide a solid foundation for offering effective therapy to highly dissociative clients.

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Advanced Beginner Skills in Neurofeedback
with Dr Mary Ammerman

17th January 2019 for 10 weeks

This course is designed for people who have already been through the 4-Day Introductory Neurofeedback Course. Whether some time has passed between attending the introductory course and receiving your neurofeedback equipment or if you’ve had a few months to practice on friends and family, this class distills the most important points of the introductory course in terms of applying neurofeedback.

We will review 4 common EEG patterns associated with over and under arousal, ensure proper placement of 10-20 sites, and walk through each step of training a client, including explaining neurofeedback and setting realistic client goals, assessing symptoms, recording and interpreting 2 site mini maps, selecting and adjusting protocols, using effective coaching strategies, managing training thresholds, and evaluating client progress. 

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Newcastle Complex Trauma Mental Health Professionals Network (MHPN)

The Hummingbird Centre Director Alikki Russell has been the Coordinator of the Newcastle Complex Trauma MPHN since its inception in 2014. This MHPN offers free professional development and networking opportunities to over 500 local Medical and Allied Health Professionals who share an interest in Complex Trauma. 

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Newcastle Mental Health Professionals Network

The Hummingbird Centre Director Dr Rickie Elliot looks forward to taking over as the Coordinator of the Newcastle MPHN in 2019. This MHPN will cover a variety of topics related to mental health and wellbeing. If you are a mental health professional, or are interested in this field, and you would like to be informed of any upcoming Newcastle MHPN professional development and networking opportunities, please contact Dr Rickie.

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