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One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.
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// JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY //

Trauma Informed Practice: Overview

March 10, 2021 | 9am - 10:30am PST

Not every counsellor will be a trauma therapist, but every clinician needs to use a trauma informed lens. Definitions, framework, & strategies for best practice.

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Susannah-Joy Schuilenberg, RPC

Documentation & Reporting

March 24, 2021 | 9am - 10:30am PST

The single most common difficulty counsellors experience is documentation. What to write? What's important, what's not? Different clinical documentation templates explained plus guidelines for content and CYA strategies.

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Susannah-Joy Schuilenberg, RPC

Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy: Overview

April 14, 2021 | 9am - 10:30am PST

Broad overview of CBT principles and most effective use in counselling.

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Carol Loney, MA, RPC, MPCC-S, ACS

Self-Care

April 28, 2021 | 9am - 10:30am PST

Self-care isn't just bubble baths or a round of golf - it is the mindful monitoring of mental & emotional equilibrium and knowing when to say 'No'. Practical strategies and resources for staying healthy & safe for your clients.

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Carol Loney, MA, RPC, MPCC-S, ACS

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy: Overview

May 12, 2021 | 9am - 10:30am PST

Broad overview of ACT principles and its effective use in counselling

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Susannah-Joy Schuilenberg, RPC

Recovery Treasure Map

May 26, 2021 | 9am - 10:30am PST

Help your clients discover the various parts of themselves they may have left behind in the shadows of trauma, family dysfunction, and neglect.

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Bill Schuilenberg, RPC, MPCC, CSAT

Mindfulness / Self-regulation

June 9, 2021 | 9am - 10:30am PST

Mindfulness and self-regulation are strategies which are necessary for both therapists and clients. Learn several techniques for self-regulating, co-regulating, and finding a quiet mind.

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Zoë Plant, BA, MEd (Counselling)

Short-term Solution-Focused Therapy: Overview

June 23, 2021 | 9am - 10:30am PST

Broad overview of the principles and application of STSFT

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To Be Announced

Counselling Cycle

July 14, 2021 | 9am - 10:30am PST

The natural progression in counselling; on a micro level in each individual session; on a macro level from initial session to graduation from therapy. Knowing this cycled is vital to good therapy.

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Susannah-Joy Schuilenberg, RPC

Core Values

July 28, 2021 | 9am - 10:30am PST

Counselling technique which helps a client clarify both values and anti-values thereby helping individuals understand their decision-making framework.

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Bill Schuilenberg, RPC, MPCC, CSAT

Life Tree / Building My House

August 11, 2021 | 9am - 10:30am PST

Specific techniques that help a client visualize past, present, and/or future through the use of metaphors.

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Carol Loney, MA, RPC, MPCC-S, ACS

Intimacy Triangle

August 25, 2021 | 9am - 10:30am PST

Specific therapeutic technique for use with couples. Includes a brief overview of the SYMBIS (Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts) Relationship Assessment.

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Susannah-Joy Schuilenberg, RPC

Polyvagal Theory in Therapy

September 8, 2021 | 9am - 10:30am PST

Learn the basic language and use of the Autonomic Ladder in helping clients to identify nervous system activation and strategies for returning to a state of "engaged connectedness."

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Susannah-Joy Schuilenberg, RPC

7 Ds of Defensiveness

September 22, 2021 | 9am - 10:30am PST

Specific technique for identifying and helping clients to reframe the defensive strategies which block progress in therapy.

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Bill Schuilenberg, RPC, MPCC, CSAT

Relationship Grid

October 13, 2021 | 9am - 10:30am

Specific counselling technique adapted by Bill and Susannah-Joy to illustrate the role of self-esteem in interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships.

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Susannah-Joy Schuilenberg, RPC

Couples / Relationship Counselling

October 27, 2021 | 9am - 10:30am PST

Overview of several different frameworks for therapy, strategies, and resources for working with couples.

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Susannah-Joy Schuilenberg, RPC

Problematic Sexual Behaviour (PBS)

November 10, 2021 | 9am - 10:30am

Being able to identify when a client's or couples struggles are due to, or exacerbated by, PBS can mean the difference between effective therapy and 'missing the boat'. Learn to screen for this issue and what to do if it's a factor.

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Bill Schuilenberg, RPC, MPCC, CSAT