Presenter: Professor Denis O’Hara
The research into the common factors of therapeutic change has provided strong evidence for the importance of hope and expectancy in the change process. This fact is well recognised by therapists but relatively little research has been conducted to identify how hope is operationalised in therapy. In this presentation, Dr O’Hara identifies different dimensions of hope and focuses on how hope is operationalised.
Presenter: Dr Denis O’Hara is Professor of Counselling and Psychotherapy at the Australian College of Applied Psychology and Director of the Hope Research & Practice Institute. Denis is an experienced researcher, teacher, author, therapist and supervisor. He has worked in universities both in Australia and overseas for over twenty years and published extensively on counselling and mental health. He has written on a range of topics including hope studies, the differentiation of self, depression, psychotherapy integration, and the professionalisation of counselling and psychotherapy.
WHERE: Relationships Australia 159 St Pauls Terrace Spring Hill on the corner of St Pauls Tce and Warren St opposite the Villa Maria Church Nursing Home. There is some parking under the building and free parking in Warren St and other side streets after 5pm BUT please note that St Pauls Terrace is a clearway and if you park there you will be towed.
WHEN: 5.00pm Friday 6 April 2018. Enjoy light refreshments, including wine, juice and snacks and a chance to meet, talk and network with other counsellors from 5.00pm. Topic presentation starts 5.30pm and concludes at 7.00pm
Please click on this link https://www.trybooking.com/360979 to make your online booking now and take advantage of the Early Bird Price.
Early Bird – payment needs to be made by Sunday 1 April 2018
QCA/PACFA Members: $16 Non Members: $21
QCA/PACFA Members: $21 Non Members: $26
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: This event attracts 1.5 Professional Development hours.
QCA Committee Professional Development Program