My 3-day experiential courses are now underway. You’ll find flyers and application forms under Courses in the UK and Courses in Ireland. (Click on the course title to reveal a link to the paperwork). The course will run in York, Edinburgh, Dublin and Limerick. To express an interest please email email@example.com. A six weekly consultation for men and women in Provincial teams is continuing in Dublin in 2015-2016. Download an application form for the consultations here eFlyer & Application – Provincials 2015-2016
NSCIENCE 2 DAY CONFERENCE – THE PRACTICAL AND THERAPEUTIC APPLICATIONS OF ATTACHMENT THEORY 13TH & 14TH NOVEMBER 2015
I have run regular one and two day workshops for NScience in London, Edinburgh, Dublin and Oxford. I acted as Master of Ceremonies at the NScience 2 Day Conference this year. For a detailed Agenda please follow this link NScience Conference Agenda 2015
IRISH FOSTER CARERS ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON THE THEME OF WELLBEING – 23RD TO 25TH OCTOBER 2015
I gave the Plenary and delivered a workshop at the Irish Foster Carers 3 Day National Annual Conference in Letterkenny, Co Donigal.
Attachment Journal (New Directions in Psychotherapy and Relational Psychoanalysis)
My latest paper is featured in the 25th Anniversary edition of the Attachment Journal and is entitled ‘The Dynamics of Caregiving and the Vulnerability of Professionals to Burnout: Ways to Support Well-being’. Follow the link below to purchase a copy of the journal from Karnac Books
BIENNIAL 5-DAY RESIDENTIAL CONFERENCE 2017
Due to the success of this year’s Conference, dates have already been set for 2017! The Conference will once again take place at Dromantine Retreat & Conference Centre in Newry, Co Down, Northern Ireland from the 8th to the 12th May 2017. Delegates will benefit from 20 hours experiential group work, 15 hours of lectures and discussion and 8 hours of reflection. To express an interest please email Sarah on firstname.lastname@example.org. For a flavour of what to expect, download a copy of the 2015 brochure below.
HAMMONDCARE INTERNATIONAL DEMENTIA CONFERENCE ‘RISKY BUSINESS’ IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
I gave a keynote at the ‘Risky Business’ International Dementia Conference in Sydney on the 26th and 27th June 2014.
TAP (TAUNTON ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHOTHERAPISTS)
TAP invited Sir Richard Bowlby and me to speak at their Annual Meeting in Taunton on Saturday 3rd May 2014.
RGANM CONFERENCE, ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
I was a Keynote Speaker at the 17th Annual Conference of the Responsible Gaming Association of New Mexico which took place in Albuquerque, New Mexico in August 2013. The Conference was entitled ‘Addiction as an Attachment Disorder: Implications for the Treatment of Gambling Addiciton’.
SUTHERLAND TRUST LECTURE, EDINBURGH
Una presented the Sutherland Lecture in Edinburgh on Thursday, 4th October 2012. The Lecture was called “From Object Relations to Goal Corrected Relationships”. The lecture is available on the Sutherland Trust website.
AMERICAN GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPY ASSOCIATION (AGPA) ANNUAL MEETING, NEW YORK 2012
I presented a half day workshop on my own work: Exploratory Goal Corrected Psychoterapy™ (EGCP) and the Theory of Attachment Based Exploratory Interest Sharing (TABEIS) which is based on a Theory of Interaction for Caregiving (McCluskey, 2001) and the Theory of Attachment Based Exploratory Interest Sharing, developed by Heard and Lake, 1986, 1997 and 2005.
TWO YEAR TRAINING PROGRAMME –
In using TABEIS and GCEA as a guide for working as an Exploratory Psychotherapist.
Membership will be by invitation only. A fourth cohort of trainees has begun their 2 year training. If you have participated in at least two experiential courses and attended at least one Conference and are interested in training, do please get in touch.
The research programme is based on data already collected. The research programme was set up by Dr Dorothy Heard and Dr Una McCluskey and is continuing under the guidance of Una McCluskey, following the death of Dorothy Heard in January 2015.Exploring The Dynamics of Attachment in Adult Life™ is the Trade Mark of Una McCluskey