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The Virtual Healing and Treating Trauma, Addictions and Mental Health Disorders Conference

Topics Include: Managing Depression: The 10 Best-Ever Techniques Applied in a Post-Pandemic World Managing Anxiety: The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques Applied in a Post-Pandemic World Putting Health into Mental Health: Clinical Strategies for Overcoming Trauma and Abuse The Origins…

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3 Day Intensive: Advanced Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered via Live Streaming. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. Handouts and certificates will be available through our online learning platform http://webinars.jackhirose.com/…

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Treatment and Management of Personality Disorders: The Challenge of the Hidden Agenda

Individuals with personality disorders have long been considered the most challenging clients presenting in the clinical setting.  Many patients lack motivation, most begin with poor insight, and some have such deeply engrained dysfunctional beliefs, unhealthy coping skills, and destructive behavioural…

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3 Day Intensive Training in EMDR

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered online. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. Once the courses have aired participants can watch, pause and re-watch sessions to fit…

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DBT Skills Training for Mental Health Professionals

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered online. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. Once the courses have aired participants can watch, pause and re-watch sessions to fit…

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Trauma and Attachment Across the Lifespan

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered online. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. Once the courses have aired participants can watch, pause and re-watch sessions to fit…

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DBT Skills Training for Mental Health Professionals

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered online. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. Once the courses have aired participants can watch, pause and re-watch sessions to fit…

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Trauma and Attachment Across the Lifespan

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered online. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. Once the courses have aired participants can watch, pause and re-watch sessions to fit…

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Trauma and the Struggle to Open Up

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered via Live Streaming. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. Participants will be able to interact with Dr. Muller during a Q&A…

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2 Day Intensive: DBT Skills Training

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered online. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. Participants can watch, pause and re-watch sessions to fit their at home learning needs.…

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2 Day Intensive: DBT Skills Training

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered online. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. Participants can watch, pause and re-watch sessions to fit their at home learning needs.…

Read more

Trauma and the Struggle to Open Up

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered via Live Streaming. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. Participants will be able to interact with Dr. Muller during a Q&A…

Read more

Trauma and the Struggle to Open Up

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered via Live Streaming. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. Participants will be able to interact with Dr. Muller during a Q&A…

Read more

Trauma and the Struggle to Open Up

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered via Live Streaming. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. Participants will be able to interact with Dr. Muller during a Q&A…

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The Western Canadian Conference on Trauma and Addictions: Canada’s Premier Clinical Skills Conference

Important Notice This conference will be rescheduled. More Information TBA once COVID-19 social isolation measures have been lifted. Many of the presenters in this conference now have online courses available. For more information please visit webinars.jackhirose.com. If you are currently…

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Stopping the Noise: Practical Strategies to Help Clients with Panic, Generalized Anxiety, Phobias and OCD

Therapists are supposed to make clients safe and secure, creating a cozy haven from a cruel world, right? Well, when it comes to treating anxiety and OCD, growing evidence shows that the quickest, most effective approach involves instructing them to…

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Grief Therapy and Quest for Meaning

When a loved one dies, one world ends and another begins. Explore how loss casts us into a changed life as we struggle with the meaning of the death and search for the meaning of our lives now. At the…

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Advanced Motivational Interviewing: Using Deliberate Practice To Develop Skills in M.I. (Part 2 will be built on the content provided during Part 1)

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an empirically supported treatment that has been shown to enhance engagement and outcomes (especially long-term outcomes) for numerous clinical problems. It is a brief, client-centered therapy aimed at understanding and resolving ambivalence to change. MI has…

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Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Training for Mental Health Professionals

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is a highly effective form of treatment for clients with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).  However, many of these individuals have rarely developed life skills to build a proactive and responsive life versus a defensive and reactive…

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Attachment-Focused EMDR: Healing Developmental Deficits and Adults Abused as Children (Part 2 will be built on the content provided in Part 1)

Over the last two decades, EMDR has emerged as one of the most powerful clinical tools available to trauma therapists. In this workshop, Dr. Laurel Parnell will teach you how to integrate an attachment focus into EMDR and to use…

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Advanced Motivational Interviewing: Using Deliberate Practice To Develop Skills in M.I. (Part 1 of 2)

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an empirically supported treatment that has been shown to enhance engagement and outcomes (especially long-term outcomes) for numerous clinical problems. It is a brief, client-centered therapy aimed at understanding and resolving ambivalence to change. MI has…

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Attachment-Focused EMDR: Healing Developmental Deficits and Adults Abused as Children (Part 1 of 2)

Over the last two decades, EMDR has emerged as one of the most powerful clinical tools available to trauma therapists. In this workshop, Dr. Laurel Parnell will teach you how to integrate an attachment focus into EMDR and to use…

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The 10 Best-Ever Depression Management Strategies

Depression is painful. Ruminating thoughts, lethargy, and increasing alienation from others create a negative internal and external environment. Those symptoms actively interfere with carrying out basic demands of daily life. While depression is one of the most common mental health…

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Post-Traumatic Growth: Leading Clients on a Journey of Resiliency and Healing

Become empowered as a trauma clinician! Learn from expert trauma clinician Lisa Ferentz how to shine a spotlight on your clients’ resiliency and creativity – while planting the seeds of hope and Post-Traumatic Growth even in the earliest stages of…

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Failure to Launch: Overcoming Delays in Independence

Parents who formerly worried about “empty nest syndrome” might today worry more that their children will never leave home. In countries around the world, increasing numbers of young people – particularly males – are having difficulty navigating the transition from…

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