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Solution Focused Brief Therapy

Though the Solution Focused Approach has been around for several decades, it remains both mysterious and hard for professionals to implement with their clients. There are several reasons for this but the primary reason for this is related to the…

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The Neuropsychology of Learning Disabilities: Developing Evidenced-Based Reading, Writing, and Math Interventions

The fundamental aim of this course is to utilize cognitive neuroscience to better understand learning disorders in children.  This workshop has been designed to examine reading, writing, and math disorders from a brain-based educational perspective.  The primary learning objectives will…

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Making Sense of Anxiety

The escalating level of anxiety in our children begs for an explanation as well as a solution. Dr. Neufeld sheds light on this age-old problem, paving the way for natural interventions that can actually get to the root causes as…

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Making Sense of Anxiety

The escalating level of anxiety in our children begs for an explanation as well as a solution. Dr. Neufeld sheds light on this age-old problem, paving the way for natural interventions that can actually get to the root causes as…

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Internal Family Systems Therapy: Step by Step Procedures for Healing Traumatic Wounds, and Alleviating Anxiety, Depression, Trauma and More

After decades of clinical innovation and recent scientific research, the empirically validated Internal Family Systems (IFS) model has been shown to be effective at improving clients’ general functioning and well-being. This paradigm-shifting model provides clinicians with procedures for helping clients with the…

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Advanced Self-Regulation: Practical Tools and Strategies for Children and Adolescents

Sought after occupational therapist, Dr. Varleisha Gibbs PhD, OTR/L guides you on a journey. Dr. Gibbs walks you through the foundations for selecting appropriate interventions for children displaying challenging behaviours such as hyperactivity, aggressiveness, self-stimulatory, and inattentiveness amongst other concerns.…

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Advanced Self-Regulation: Practical Tools and Strategies for Children and Adolescents

Sought after occupational therapist, Dr. Varleisha Gibbs PhD, OTR/L guides you on a journey. Dr. Gibbs walks you through the foundations for selecting appropriate interventions for children displaying challenging behaviours such as hyperactivity, aggressiveness, self-stimulatory, and inattentiveness amongst other concerns.…

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Advanced Self-Regulation: Practical Tools and Strategies for Children and Adolescents

Sought after occupational therapist, Dr. Varleisha Gibbs PhD, OTR/L guides you on a journey. Dr. Gibbs walks you through the foundations for selecting appropriate interventions for children displaying challenging behaviours such as hyperactivity, aggressiveness, self-stimulatory, and inattentiveness amongst other concerns.…

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Advanced Self-Regulation: Practical Tools and Strategies for Children and Adolescents

Sought after occupational therapist, Dr. Varleisha Gibbs PhD, OTR/L guides you on a journey. Dr. Gibbs walks you through the foundations for selecting appropriate interventions for children displaying challenging behaviours such as hyperactivity, aggressiveness, self-stimulatory, and inattentiveness amongst other concerns.…

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2 Day Intensive: Using Dialectical Behaviour Therapy to Treat Emotion Dysregulation Disorders

TWO REGISTRATION OPTIONS AVAILABLE IN PERSON: To register for this in person event, please scroll to the bottom of this page and select “Register Online” LIVE STREAM: If you cannot attend this event in person, we will also be hosting a live…

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2 Day Skills Training Intensive: Strengthening Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents

Dear Colleague, Many students struggle in school, not because they have problems acquiring academic skills but because they struggle with a key set of skills that underlie academic performance in a fundamental way. I’m referring to executive skills. Executive skills…

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2 Day Intensive: Using Dialectical Behaviour Therapy to Treat Emotion Dysregulation Disorders

Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) is a treatment originally designed to treat borderline personality disorder (BPD). In recent years it has been increasingly used to treat many other disorders because of its usefulness in treating clients unable to manage emotions. Following…

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2 Day Skills Training Intensive: Working with Oppositional, Defiant and Anger Issues with Children and Adolescents

Dear Participant, I am pleased to launch a new two-day intensive on my best-selling topic Working with Oppositional, Defiant and Anger Issues with Children and Adolescents. During our well received one-day workshops I covered theoretical practice as well as skills.…

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The Anxiety Compass: The Ultimate Process to Help Children and Teens Tame Anxiety Gremlins

Anxiety was at epidemic levels even before the COVID-19 pandemic and has only worsened exponentially since. Anxiety is the most common mental health concern among children and teens and is not something they outgrow. Indeed, most mental health problems in…

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The Anxiety Compass: The Ultimate Process to Help Children and Teens Tame Anxiety Gremlins

Anxiety was at epidemic levels even before the COVID-19 pandemic and has only worsened exponentially since. Anxiety is the most common mental health concern among children and teens and is not something they outgrow. Indeed, most mental health problems in…

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The Anxiety Compass: The Ultimate Process to Help Children and Teens Tame Anxiety Gremlins

TWO REGISTRATION OPTIONS AVAILABLE IN PERSON: To register for this in person event, please scroll to the bottom of this page and select “Register Online” LIVE STREAM: If you cannot attend this event in person, we will also be hosting…

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2 Day Skills Training Intensive: Working with Oppositional, Defiant and Anger Issues with Children and Adolescents

Dear Participant, I am pleased to launch a new two-day intensive on my best-selling topic Working with Oppositional, Defiant and Anger Issues with Children and Adolescents. During our well received one-day workshops I covered theoretical practice as well as skills.…

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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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The Virtual Canadian School-Focused Mental Health Conference

Topics Include: Brain Based Strategies and Interventions to Help Children with Reading and Written Language Disorders How to Develop a Trauma Informed School 10 Best-Ever Proven and Effective Interventions for Reducing Anxiety in Children and Adolescents 10 Best-Ever Proven and…

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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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