PREVIOUS CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS AND DAY EVENTS

NSCIENCE – LONDON 2ND JUNE 2018
Alongside a colleague, Michael O’Toole, one day workshop on transference and counter-transference.  Michael and I are currently writing a book on the subject and hope to have it in press by late 2018.

SCT STOCKHOLM – 27TH JANUARY 2018
One day workshop for the SCT in Stockholm in January 2018.   The workshop flyer can be found here SCT Stockholm – To be Met as a Person Exploring the Dynamics of Attachment in Clinical and Organisational Life

WILLOW COUNSELLING SERVICE – 2017 CONFERENCE – 23rd March 2017
Day’s workshop in Swindon at the 2017 Conference of Willow Counselling Service.  Further details can be found by following this link the-willow-counselling-service-23rd-march-2017

NSCIENCE 1 DAY WORKSHOP – LONDON 4th February 2017
Day’s workshop for NScience in London on the 4th February 2017

NSCIENCE 2 DAY CONFERENCE – THE PRACTICAL AND THERAPEUTIC APPLICATIONS OF ATTACHMENT THEORY  13TH & 14TH NOVEMBER 2015
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 in 2015.  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
Plenary and delivered a workshop at the Irish Foster Carers 3 Day National Annual Conference in Letterkenny, Co Donigal in October 2015.

Attachment Journal (New Directions in Psychotherapy and Relational Psychoanalysis)
A recent paper 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
http://www.karnacbooks.com/product/attachment-new-directions-in-psychotherapy-and-relational-psychoanalysis-vol9-no2/36809/

HAMMONDCARE INTERNATIONAL DEMENTIA CONFERENCE  ‘RISKY BUSINESS’ IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
Keynote at the ‘Risky Business’ International Dementia Conference in Sydney, Australia 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.

THE BOWLBY CENTRE, LONDON
Three day course entitled ‘Exploring the Dynamics of Attachment in Adult Life for members of The Bowlby Centre 31st October 2013 – 2nd November 2013.

RGANM CONFERENCE, ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
Keynote Speaker at the 17th Annual Conference of the Responsible Gaming Association of New Mexico which took place in Albuquerque, New Mexico,  August 2013.  The Conference was entitled ‘Addiction as an Attachment Disorder:  Implications for the Treatment of Gambling Addiciton’.

THE FORUM FOR COUNSELLORS AND PSYCHOTHERAPISTS, SHROPSHIRE
One-day workshop for the Forum for Counsellors and Psychotherapists entitled:
Exploring the Dynamics of ttachment in Adult Life©Fear Free Caregiving:  The Challenge for Psychotherapists and Counsellors, June 2013.

SISTERS OF MERCY SOUTH CENTRAL PROVINCE – PROVINCIAL CHAPTER 2013
Co-facilitated the 10 Day Provincial Chapter from 3rd March 2013 – 11th March 2013

YORK CITY COUNCIL
Over a number of years, monthly attachment-based consultation groups for social care and social work staff to include carers, social workers and foster carers, offering an opportunity for staff to reflect on the crucial nature of effective caregiving when providing a service for people under stress, in despair or unwell.

SUTHERLAND TRUST LECTURE, EDINBURGH
Presented the Sutherland Lecture in Edinburgh, October 2012.  The Lecture was called “From Object Relations to Goal-Corrected Relationships”.  The lecture is available on the Sutherland Trust website.

YORK WOMENS COUNSELLING SERVICE
Half day workshop entitled ‘Fear Free Exploratory Caregiving – The Dynamics of Attachment in Therapeutic Relations.  Promoting Change in the Organisation of the Self’, September 2012.

WOMENS COUNSELLING AND THERAPY SERVICE, LEEDS
Half day workshop, June 2012.

LEEDS COUNSELLING SERVICE
One day workshop, June 2012.

AMERICAN GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPY ASSOCIATION (AGPA) ANNUAL MEETING, NEW YORK 2012
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.

HEALTH SERVICE EXECUTIVE (HSE), LIMERICK
Repeated a three day training programme for Clinical Psychologists, January 2012.  First three day training took place in February 2011.

SPIN Association for Video Interaction Guidance and G-I GROUP, CZECH REPUBLIC
Delivered a Seminar entitled ‘Exploring the Dynamics of Attachment in Professional Relationships’ followed by a three day workshop entitled ‘Exploring the Dynamics of Attachment in Adult Life, September 2011.

Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, Dublin
Delivered a Presentation entitled “To be Met as a Person:  Attachment Therapy with Adolescents and Adults, March 2011.

Cambridge Group Workshop, Cambridge
Delivered a Presentation entitled “To be Met as a Person:  Attachment Therapy with Adolescents and Adults, March 2011.

University of Porto Business School, Porto, Portugal
Provided a 3 Day Training Programme for the Magellan MBA Programme, February 2011.

Sussex Partnership NHS Trust, Brighton
Delivered a Presentation entitled “Dynamics of Attachment in Professional Encounters”, November 2010.

Scottish Association for Psychodynamic Counselling
Delivered a Presentation entitled “To be Met as a Person:  The Dynamics of Attachment in Professional Encounters”, October 2010.

Harry Guntrip Psychotherapy Trust, Leeds – Memorial Conference for Dr Brian Lake
Chaired the Conference entitled “Is Attachment Theory Attached to Psychoanalysis?”, October 2010.

Scottish Institute of Human Relations, Perth, Scotland
Led a Seminar, September 2010.

4th International Annual Conference on Exploring the Dynamics of Attachment in Adult Life, Cork
A presentation entitled “Exploratory Group Psychotherapy:  A Process of Change, Development and Transformation”, May 2010.

The John Bowlby Memorial Lecture, London – Attachment in the 21st Century: Where Next?
Speaker, delivering a presentation entitled “Fear Free Exploratory Caregiving:  A Challenge for Therapists in the Present Social, Political and Cultural Enviroment”, March 2010.

3rd International Research Conference on Video Interaction Guidance (VIG), Dundee
Delivered a Presentatiton entitled “To be Met as a Person:  A Psychosocial Biological understanding of Human Behaviour, September 2009.

American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA), Washington
Delivered a Workshop entitled “Exploring the Dynamics of Attachment in Adult Life”, 2008.

American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA), New York
Delivered a Presentation entitled “The instinctive Attachment System and Group Interaction Affect Attunement, Identification and Regulation, February 2004.

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