2020-2021

In 2021, Dr Cate will be facilitating a number of six and 20-hour programs which have been developed to provide GPs and interested health professionals with an opportunity to learn practical skills in a range of therapies (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy) to manage patients/clients in their everyday practice.

 

THE FIRST WORKSHOPS IN 2021 WILL BE:

1) MEN’S MENTAL HEALTH: MENTAL HEALTH SKILLS TRAINING 

This one-day workshop, aiming to increase knowledge and skills in relation to assessing and managing men’s mental health issues and current treatment approached.

The workshop is an accredited RACGP and ACRRM activity, and with the GPMHSC for Mental Health Skills Training and MH CPD.

Please see https://www.ampheat.com.au/calendar for more information and registration.

2) ADVANCED MANAGEMENT OF ANXIETY DISORDERS: FOCUSED PSYCHOLOGICAL STRATEGIES

This 20-hour training aims to provide GPs and other health professionals with the skills and knowledge to effectively assess and manage anxiety disorders, and to develop skills in relevant evidence-based therapies.

To be facilitated by Dr Cate Howell and Dr Michele Murphy (Clinical Psychologist), authors of ‘Release Your Worries: A Guide to Letting Go of Stress and Anxiety’.

To be held on 26th (evening) and Sat 27th and Sun 28th (full days) March, 2021 at 313 Payneham Rd, Royston Park 5070.

[Supper on Friday, and weekend morning and afternoon teas provided, please bring your own lunches for Saturday and Sunday.]

** This activity is accredited by the RACGP (40 CPD points); ACRRM as PDP activity; and the GPMHSC as Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training.

You can register here

NEWS! Dr Cate is now an accredited Mental Health First Aid Instructor, and is keen to deliver training for professionals, workplaces and the community. Please watch this page for updates!

 

Hypnotherapy training – Dr Cate has two weekend workshops to train you in the basics of hypnotherapy:

1) Introduction to hypnosis – all the basics, including inductions, safeguards, deepening the relaxed state, giving suggestions and self-hypnosis. The use of hypnosis to reduce stress and anxiety and to change behaviours (e.g. quit smoking) will be covered.

2) Next level hypnosis – focussing on a range of life and clinical issues (such as sleep problems, low mood and pain), and how hypnosis can specifically assist the client to manage these issues. Various scripts and tools will be provided.

Where/when: to be advised

PLEASE CONTACT DR CATE (cate.howell@gmail.com) with any queries.