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Neuropsychotherapy for Depression Workshop (February 2014)

Attendees’ Comments:

  • “Widely applicable content.”
  • “Huge passion & lovely energy.”
  • “Awesome! Excellent knowledge.”
  • “Integrative & holistic view, clinical relevance, humour, anecdotes, depth of knowledge.”
  • “Very informative, accessible, & practical.”
  • “Interesting, lively, delivered with zest!”
  • “Presenter exceptionally knowledgeable & great at communicating.”

 

Attendees’ ratings:

(0 = Not useful, 5 = Somewhat useful, 10 = Extremely useful)
The content of the training was useful:
9
The content of the training will help me in my job:
8.4

Attendees’ ratings continued:

The presenter was knowledgeable about the topic:
9.7

The training was conducted in a professional manner:
9.7
Was the venue satisfactory?:
9
I would recommend the training to others:
9.4
Was the catering satisfactory?:
9

Was the administration of the training satisfactory?:
9.5


Couples Therapy Workshop (October 2013)

Attendees’ Comments:

  • “Very Useful.”
  • “Great that it was a whole day, thanks for bringing this presenter to Dunedin, excellent topic.”
  • “Covered alot in a day which was great.”
  • “Thank you, very worthwhile.”

 

Attendees’ ratings:

(0 = Not useful, 5 = Somewhat useful, 10 = Extremely useful)

The content of the training was useful:
9
The content of the training will help me in my job:
8.5


Attendees’ ratings continued:

The presenter was knowledgeable about the topic:
9.5

The training was conducted in a professional manner:
9.5

I would recommend the training to others:
9.5

Was the venue satisfactory?:
9.5

Was the administration of the training satisfactory?:
9.5

Advanced Schema Therapy Workshop by Chris Hayes and Susan Simpson (September 2013)

Attendees’ Comments:

  • “Very knowledgeable and competent as practitioners.”
  • “Extremely knowledgeable. Brought the model to life.”
  • “This model fits with how I view clients and myself as a therapist.”
  • “Amazing venue.”

 

Best Aspects of the training:

  • “Video examples, clinical examples, practicing via exercises… trainers doing role plays for us.”
  • “Clear delivery, right pace.”
  • “The openness of the presenters and their willingness to work patiently with us during role plays (which can be quite difficult to do).”
  • “It was well paced, had a good mix of didactic, video, demonstration, and practice. Very professional.”
  • “I enjoyed the relaxed manner in which it was presented and the balance between theory and practice.”
  • “Practice of techniques, Day 3 videos, Nice to have 2 presenters – stimulating.”
  • “The information produced was clear and comprehensive. The role plays etc were well explained and non-threatening.”

Attendees’ ratings:

(0 = Not useful, 5 = Somewhat useful, 10 = Extremely useful)

The content of the training was useful:
8

The content of the training will help me in my job:
8

The presenters were knowledgeable about Schema Therapy:9

The training was conducted in a professional manner:
9

I would recommend the training to others:
8.5

Was the venue satisfactory?:
9

Was the catering satisfactory?:
10

Was the administration of the training satisfactory?:
9.5

Workshop by Professor Elaine Reese – Tell Me A Story (August 2013)

Attendees’ Comments:

  • “Thought provoking – good to have pros and cons of reading books, sharing narratives and liked the connections with children’s development at primary/secondary school.”
  • “Fabulous presenter, very engaging and informative. Thank you for your passion.”
  • “It was good to hear a confirmation of what I’m already doing at home. Learnt some lovely tips to help extend cognitive development, oral language, etc.”

 

Workshop by Professor Scott Stuart – Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) (November 2012)

Attendees’ Comments:

  • “Scott Stuart is a fabulous presenter. So approachable and everything was perfectly paced. It was a great balance of theory, practical information, DVD clips and experiential exercises.”
  • “Really enjoyed Scott’s use of humour, tactfulness and approachability.”
  • “Top quality and great value thanks.”
  • “Very enjoyable – Professor Stuart was a very personable, engaging teacher; held my attention well throughout both days; great balance of didactic and interactive. Learned many tools that will be helpful in regular practice.”
  • “Excellent presenter. Very easy to listen to and really liked the nitty-gritty of how to do the therapy, and his video examples.”
  • “Very genuine, caring presenter (inspiringly so).”
  • “High calibre speaker. Thanks.”