Introduction to Transactional Analysis TA101
Presenter: Janette PlummerThe TA 101 is an internationally recognized course that provides the introductory overview and concepts of Transactional Analysis. Transactional Analysis is widely recognized as a way to understand ourselves and how we relate with others. It is also a method used by many in the helping professions, such as teachers, counsellors, psychologists, the medical profession and in voluntary and community groups. The TA 101 course is open to anyone who wants to improve their relationships with friends, family and work colleagues.
Upon completion of the TA101, a certificate will be issued from the International Transactional Analysis Association. The TA 101 course is also a pre-requisite for those wanting to become a Certified Transactional Analyst, and who then wish to pursue registration as a psychotherapist with the Psychotherapists Board of Aotearoa New Zealand. The full Certified Transactional Analysis (psychotherapy) programme will be offered in Hastings in 2017.
Janette Plummer is a Certified Transactional Analyst and registered psychotherapist currently in private practice in Hastings. She has had extensive involvement working in NGO’s and private practice specializing in addiction, trauma, grief and loss, depression, anxiety and personal relating issues. Janette has a MSC in psychotherapy from Middlesex University and holds registrations with ITAA, PBANZ, NZAP, DAPAANZ, as well as being a Provisional Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (PTSTA).
Living with Stuff that Sucks: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with Young People
Presenter: Dr Ben SedleyAcceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is an empirically supported therapeutic approach that draws on behavioural and mindfulness principles to help people make space for painful thoughts and feelings and instead turn their focus towards values. ACT is rapidly growing in popularity internationally and is being used successfully with people experiencing a range of life challenges including low mood, worries, difficult behaviour, anger, anxiety, and interpersonal or family conflict. This workshop will introduce participants to the fundamentals of ACT with a specific focus on its successful application with younger people.
Ben will demonstrate and expand on ideas presented in his book ‘Stuff that Sucks’, including: