Professional Development


EMDR with the Military, Paramilitary and First Responders April 14, 2018

Guy Boucher and Dr. Philippe Gauvreau

Attachment Focused EMDR April 13, 2018

Dr. Laurel Parnell


Case conceptualization, treatment planning and target sequencing using March 17-18, 2018

EMDR with survivors of complex, early relational neglect and abuse

Dr. Andrew Leeds

EMDR: Processing Healing, Creating April 22-23, 2017

EMDR Canada

Multicultural and Ethics Workshop May 19, 2017

BC Psychological Association

PTSD – Causes, Consequences, Responses July 31 to August 2, 2016

Memorial University

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy April 3, 2016

Dr. Mark Lau

Lessons from the Past and Preparing for the New Reality

College of Psychologists of B.C. June 24, 2015

EMDR Annual Conference

Belief Focused EMDR

Roy Kiessling LISW, ACSW April 25, 2015

Integrating Sleep Management into Clinical Practice:

Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Children, Adolescents & Adults

Dr. Catherine Schuman November 28, 2014

Boundaries, Borders, and Multiplicities in Psychotherapy

Ethics and Professionalism for Psychologists September 19, 2014

Understanding the DSM-5

Problems and Prospects in the Diagnostic Revisions

Greg J. Neimeyer August 2, 2013

American Psychological Association

121st Annual Convention July 31 to August 4, 2103


Feeling State Addiction Protocol June 1 & 2, 2013

Creating an Ethical Decision Making Framework June 3, 2011

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Solving the Puzzle of

Self-Injury May 13, 2011

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Practical Strategies to

Balance Acceptance & Change with Multi-Problem Clients December 6, 2010

Hypnosis for Mind-Body Healing and Pain

Management: Psychoneuroimmunology, Neurobiology and

The Power of the Healer’s Beliefs November 27. 2010

The Developmental Model of Couples Therapy

Integrating Attachment, Differentiation and

Neuroscience February 2010-to February 2011

Hypnotic Treatment for Anxiety Disorders October 24 & 25, 2009

EMDR and Dissociative States:

Enhancing Therapeutic Outcome October 17 & 18, 2009

Further Explorations into the

Ethical Lives of Psychologists January 30, 2009

EMDR for Sensorimotor Therapy January 10 &11, 2009

Personality Disorders in Social Work and Health Care October 9, 2008

Dr. Gregory Lester

Cross Country Education

Canadian Society of Clinical Hypnosis

Annual Training Seminar February 9 & 10, 2008

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy November 23, 2007

Psychotherapy from the Inside Out

The Brain of the Mindful Therapist

Dr. Dan Siegel November 8 & 9, 2007

EMDR – Reprocessing Early Trauma and Neglect March and May 2007

EMDR – Level 2 Sept 15-17, 2006

EMDR –Level 1 March 3-5, 2006

Canadian Society of Clinical Hypnosis (B.C. Division)

Introductory Training Seminar February 4 & 5, 2006

Affect Regulation: Factors Affecting Development and

Therapeutic Implications February 2, 2006

Concurrent Disorders Education

Best Practices and Principles January 16 2006

Concurrent Disorders Education: Child/Youth Focus November 23, 2005

5th Annual Fraser Health Early Psychosis Conference February 2005

Cutting Edge Issues in Psychosis: Genes, Stigma & Drugs

Advanced DSM IV Training November 5, 2004

Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents Oct 27 – 28, 2004

Recognition, Therapeutic Assessment and Evidence-Based Treatment

4th International Conference on Early Psychosis Conference Sept 28 – Oct 1, 2004

Vancouver, BC

Self-Regulation Therapy with Children and Adolescents May 1 – 2, 2004

Treatment of PTSD and Complex PTSD June 11-14, 2003

Research and Practical Applications

Integrated Case Management Jan. 2003-April 2003

and Collaborative Action Planning

Psychological Anatomy Nov 2002 – February 2003

Schizophrenia Update June 2002

Riverview Hospital

International Conference on Girls and Violence May 2002

Self-Regulation Therapy – Advanced Level Feb. 2002 – Sept. 2002

Play Therapy Assessment Tools November 2001

Self-Regulation Therapy – Foundation Level March 2001-Sept. 2001

Trauma and The Triune Brain February 2001

Seminar Series

Brief and Solution Focused Psychotherapy January 2001

PTSD – Working with Trauma November 2000

Sally Winston, Psy.D.

Changeways Program – UBC Hospital – psychological self-care concepts for May 2001

depression and assertiveness Sept. 2000 &

Alberta Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples, Dr. L. Greenberg March 2000

Alberta Society of Clinical Hypnosis October 1999

Advanced Workshop – Integration of Hypnosis and Thought Field Therapy

Working with Emotions, Dr. L. Greenberg, Sept. 1998

Alberta Society of Clinical Hypnosis Annual Conference May 1997

Introduction to Hypnosis

Participated in the Canadian standardization of the WAIS-III Feb. 1997

Symptom Path to Enlightenment, Dr. E. Rossi Feb. 1997


Depression Throughout the Life Span, Dr. J. Garland Jan. 1996

ADHD from Childhood to Adulthood, Dr. M. Weiss, MD Oct. 1995

Minimizing the Risk of Violence in the Workplace, Dr. R. Jin, MD Sept. 1995

Frontiers in Hypnosis, Banff, AB. May 1995

Psychopathy II, Dr. R. Hare Jan. 1995

Strategic Therapy Center April 1991

Certificate in Marital & Family Therapy

Brief Family Therapy, Joel Bergman May 1990

Abuse in the Family, Jay Haley and Cloe Madanes March 1989