Dr Cate will be facilitating “Interpersonal Therapy in Practice”, a 20-hour program which has been developed to provide GPs and interested mental health professionals with an opportunity to learn practical skills in Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) to manage patients in their everyday practice.

IPT focuses on how interpersonal relationships affect the individual and their mental health, with particular focus on issues around grief, conflict and social support. The workshop will be informative and interactive. Working with common couple issues will also be addressed.

Who: GPs seeking FPS mental health accreditation (to claim FPS item numbers 2721 and 2725; applicable to items 170-172), or wanting to upskill or maintain mental health accreditation. Interested mental health professionals also welcome.

This activity has been approved by the RACGP QI&CPD Program in the 2017-19 triennium: 40 Category 1 points – Activity: 126254And accredited by the General Practice Mental Health Standards Collaboration (GPMHSC) as a FPS ST (Primary Pathway) activity for the 2017-19 triennium.

Where: Adelaide Friday 22 – Sunday 24 June, 2018; Melbourne (at the Quest, Ivanhoe) Friday 19 – Sunday 21 October, 2018 – now FULL.

In 2019 – Sydney in March, and Brisbane in May. Later in 2019 – Sunshine Coast.


Payment can be made via the website shop.

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Mindfulness for Change

Workshop facilitated by Dr Cate. Do you want to reduce stress or anxiety, improve mood, manage thoughts or feelings, or develop more self-compassion? Mindfulness is a skill that can assist you to make these changes in your life.

We will explore the nature, science & practice of mindfulness, & its benefits for your daily life. And you will learn a range of practical tools to enable you to utilise mindfulness, & to bring about the change you desire.

Please contact Dr Cate for more information (cate.howell@gmail.com).

Emotional Eating

Dr Cate is planning to run further workshop on Emotional Eating, based on her e-boook ‘Emotional Eating Learn to be Free!‘. Watch here for dates and locations, or contact cate.howell@gmail.com with any queries.