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New Online course for mental health professionals: “Depression: A Trauma-informed Psychology”

I am happy to announce that my latest online pre-recorded mental health course,    “Depression: A Trauma-informed Psychology” is now available.

You can access this course and full course information – and my other mental health courses – on my website by clicking here.

This course is primarily for mental health professionals – for example, psychotherapists, counsellors, psychologists, social workers, medical doctors.

It is also suitable for anyone wishing to deepen their understanding of depression.

CPD Cert issued upon completion, accruing 15 CDP points.

The following are my current mental health courses for mental health professionals. All courses and course information available through my website, by clicking here.

  • Depression: A Trauma-informed Psychology
  • Bipolar Disorder: A Trauma-informed Psychology
  • Trauma and the Wounded Self
  • Making Sense of Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Depression, the DSM and Truth

New online depression course for 2020: “Understanding and Recovering from Depression”

I am pleased to say that I am launching a new online course on depression in 2020, entitled Understanding and Recovering from Depression.

While this course is primarily for people who struggle with depression, mental health professionals will likely find the material insightful and useful in their work with people struggling with depression, as will people who want to understand depression better, for example, so they can be better able to support loved ones who suffer with depression.

If depression is an issue for you in your life, you will likely find much within this course that can help you.

Currently (early January 2020) there are over five hours or audio-visual modules and presentations within this course. The slides that I created for these modules are also included.

I will be adding more material pretty much on a weekly basis going forward.

Would you like to check out some of the material on this course?

Here are two of the many presentations on the course that are in this course:

1. Overcoming Fear, Terror and Dread in depression (18-minute video)

2. Depression, Self-empowerment and the Tennis Court (39-minute video)

Here is the link to the course again:- Understanding and Recovering from Depression (online course)



Speaking engagements

Here are some of my recent and upcoming speaking engagements:

20th October 2018 – Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin. Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP) Annual Conference. Conference theme: “Into the Future”.

28th to 30th June 2018 – Bogota, Columbia. William Glasser International Conference. Talk title: To be confirmed. Click here for conference information.

27th and 28th October 2017Bled, Slovenia. European Institute for Reality Therapy Conference, “The Days of Leon Lojk”. Talk titles:- Day 1: “Towards Real Truth and Progress in Global Mental Health”, Day 2: “Working Therapeutically with Clients with a Psychiatric Diagnosis”. Click here for conference information.

07th October 2017 – Kilkenny, IrelandAnnual Education Day for general practitioners.

28th September 2017 – Limerick, Ireland. Psychotherapist Training Day, Henry Street Social Services Centre, Limerick.

19th July 2017 – radio interview. The Peter Breggin Hour. My third appearance on American psychiatrist Peter Breggin’s radio show. Click here to listen to our conversation.

14th October 2016 – Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Mental Health and Wellbeing Summit. Talk title:- “Towards a New Era in Mental Health”.

06th October 2016 – Cork Institute of Technology. Department of Social Care. Talk title:-  “Towards a New Era in Mental Health”.

08th April 2016 – Limerick Institute of Technology.  Keynote speaker, 3rd Annual Undergraduate Conference and Social Science Fair. Link to LIT News report.