‘Hands On’ Autism
Presenter: Arletta van den Bosch - Family & Child Counsellor, Gera Verheul - Services Manager, Christine Farquharson - Occupational Therapist, Joline Zwart - Family ConsultantOur team of Family Consultants will guide you through this interactive, full-day workshop on Autism Spectrum. You will take away practical strategies to help your child thrive in the home or school setting and in their wider community.
Participants will learn:
Working with religion and spirituality in therapy
Presenter: Dr Helen Florence, Dr Ingo Lambrecht and Sandra WintonWould you like to feel more confident in engaging with clients' religious and spiritual presentations in therapy?
Are you sometimes uncertain about the edges between spirituality and psychosis?
What's "healthy"? Who decides?
How does your own religious/spiritual perspective influence your work?
This seminar will stimulate your thinking and deepen your therapeutic work. There will be opportunity for discussion and sharing your own experiences. In this one day workshop:
Dr Helen Florence is a psychotherapist who works in private practice in Auckland. She has a particular interest in working with clients whose religious perspectives are implicated in their psychological difficulties. She has long been interested in religion and spirituality in therapy and in 2015 completed a PhD in this area.
Sandra Winton has practiced as a psychotherapist, first in a church social work agency and then in private practice, for over 25 years. She has been a professed Dominican sister for nearly twice as long. Trained first in Self-Psychology, Sandra now practices within a more analytic frame.
Dr. Ingo Lambrecht is a consultant clinical psychologist working at Manawanui, Māori Mental Health Service in Auckland. He has worked in and written widely on the cultural-clinical interface work in different cultural settings, and was privileged to undergo an intense shamanic training as a sangoma, a South African traditional healer.