Conference Presentations + Attendance

2013

Invited Talk: Society for Counselling and Psychotherapy Educators (SCAPE) Annual Conference, Adelaide, April:
Can counsellors’ gauge therapeutic alliance strength through body language?
Workshop Presentation: Society for Counselling and Psychotherapy Educators (SCAPE) Annual Conference, Adelaide, April: Orienting Counsellors to use Multiple Intelligences Theory and Activities

2012

Presentation: Society for Counselling and Psychotherapy Educators (SCAPE) Annual Conference, Sydney, May: Multiple intelligences, eclecticism and the therapeutic alliance: New possibilities in integrative counsellor education.

2011

Presentation: Curtin University - The Twelfth Humanities Graduate Research Conference:
Changing Facts: Changing Minds; Changing Worlds. Perth, October:
Multiple intelligence and the therapeutic alliance: Changing views of theory and practice in counselling.
Research Conference – School of Arts & Sciences, Notre Dame, Fremantle, March:
Keynote: Multiple intelligence and the therapeutic alliance: Counsellors’ and clients’ perceptions of the effect of incorporating multiple intelligence theory into counselling practice.
Attendance at: Society of Counselling and Psychotherapy Educators annual conference
Quality SCAPE – 30 April – 1 May, Brisbane.

2010

mark pearson at authentic counselling conference 2010

Authentic Counselling Conference, USQ Harvey Bay
front l-r: Professor Allen Ivey, Dr. Mary Ivey,
back: Helen Wilson, Mark Pearson, Dr Kitty Geldard, Dr David Geldard, Lynette Fox

Research Conference – School of Arts & Sciences, Notre Dame, Fremantle, March:
Keynote: Researching Expressive Arts Therapies: Practice-based evidence and the 'common factors' in therapy outcomes.
Authentic Counselling Practices: Challenging current thinking, creating new knowledge. National Education Conference, University of Southern Queensland, Hervey Bay, April:
Invited presentation: Using Expressive Arts Therapies to work with mind body and emotion.
Invited workshop: Symbol Work: A practical workshop.

2009

Australasia Pacific Play Therapy Association Conference, Launceston, August:
Invited presentation: After earthquakes, solid ground - Repairing attachment through Sandplay.
Invited workshop: Symbol Work and Sandplay Therapy: The dance between structure and freedom.
Early Years in Education Society – National Conference, Perth, September:
Invited presentation: Stories without words: Adapting Sandplay Therapy for the early years.
Attendance at: International Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Conference – Perth, November

2008

Sexual Assault Support Service Conference, Qld Health, Inaugural Conference, June, Brisbane:
Keynote: Self-care and healthy professional boundaries.
NSW Women’s Refuge Movement - Child Support Conference, April, Sydney:
Keynote: Exploring the story without words – Expressive Therapies support for children in counselling.

2007

Association for Supervision, Coaching, Consultancy in Australia and New Zealand, October, Sydney:
Keynote: Creativity in supervision: Using Sandplay and Symbol Work.
Education Queensland – Guidance Officer Conference, April, Hervey Bay:
Invited presentation: Developing emotional literacy - Enhancing emotional communication with students.
Creative Therapies Association of Aotearoa (New Zealand) Conference, March, Auckland:
Keynote: Emotional healing, emotional literacy and resilience.
Full-day invited workshop: Processing, reflecting and integration: Art and multiple intelligences in the healing journey.

2006

Inaugural Australian National Sandplay Therapy Conference: Sand & Psyche, Sydney:
Invited presentation: Through earthquakes to solid ground.
Society for Counselling and Psychotherapy Educators - 7th National Conference – Adelaide:
Presentation: Landscapes of the soul: Shaping compassion through Sandplay Therapy.

 

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