Dates and venues have been set for courses in 2015-2016. You’ll find flyers and application forms under Courses in the UK and Courses in Ireland. The course will run in York, Edinburgh, Dublin, Limerick and Tralee. To express an interest please email firstname.lastname@example.org. A six weekly consultation for men and women in Provincial teams is currently running in Dublin and will continue in 2015-2016. (Click on the course title to reveal a link to the paperwork).
BIENNIAL 5-DAY RESIDENTIAL CONFERENCE
This year’s Conference will take place at Dromantine Retreat & Conference Centre in Newry, Co Down, Northern Ireland from the 8th to the 12th June 2015. The overall fee is £700. This includes a fee of £325.00 for all inclusive accommodation and £375.00 to attend and participate in the Conference itself. Please get in touch for the fee in Euros. Delegates will benefit from 20 hours experiential group work, 15 hours of lectures and discussion and 8 hours of reflection. Due to the number of accommodation rooms available, places are limited. To apply, please download the application form here. Please go to the link below to download the interim Conference Brochure. The residential aspect of the Conference is not compulsory.
HAMMONDCARE INTERNATIONAL DEMENTIA CONFERENCE ‘RISKY BUSINESS’ IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
Una 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 Una to speak at their Annual Meeting in Taunton on Saturday 3rd May 2014.
RGANM CONFERENCE, ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
Una 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
Una presented a half day workshop on her 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 Psychotherapy
The second year of a third cohort of trainees has drawn to a close. Membership was be by invitation only. Consideration is being given to a fourth cohort of trainees. If you have participated in at least 2 experiential courses and 1 Conference and are interested in training, do please get in touch.
A research program which is based on the data already collected. The research program is led by Dr Dorothy Heard and Dr Una McCluskey. We are building a research team along with the supervision of PhD students who are interested in investigating the work further.Exploring The Dynamics of Attachment in Adult Life™ is the Trade Mark of Una McCluskey