Courses,Workshops and Conferences

As this year’s courses draw to a close Una has turned her attention to late 2014/early 2015.  For the first time in a number of years she will run the course in Edinburgh, as well as London, York, Dublin and Limerick.   The course will run in Dublin in October 2014, Edinburgh in November 2014, London in January 2015, Limerick in March 2015, York in March 2015 and Dublin for a second time in April 2015.  A six weekly consultation for men and women in Provincial teams will continue to be held in Dublin from October 2014 to April 2015.  Download flyers and application forms by visiting “Courses in the UK” or “Courses in Ireland“.  (Click on the course title to reveal a link to the paperwork).

BIENNIAL CONFERENCE

The 2013 5 day non-residential Conference ‘Exploratory Goal Corrected Psychotherapy (EGCP)™’ took place in Dublin in May.  Fifty three delegates enjoyed a wonderful week at Avila Carmelite Centre, benefitting from 20 hours experiential group work, 15 hours of lectures and discussion and 8 hours of reflection.  Download the brochure here – SIXTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE BROCHURE.  The next Conference will be residential and will take place at the Dromantine Retreat & Conference Centre (http://www.dromantineconference.com/conference.php) from the 8th -12th June 2015.  An ‘Expression of Interest’ list is currently in place and if you are interested in the 2015 Conference please email info@unamccluskey.com.

HAMMONDCARE INTERNATIONAL DEMENTIA CONFERENCE  ‘RISKY BUSINESS’ IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Una will give a keynote at the ‘Risky Business’ International Dementia Conference in Sydney on the 26th and 27th June 2014.

TAP (TAUNTON ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHOTHERAPISTS)

TAP has 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.

TRAINING

A third 2-year training course will begin in November 2013.  Membership will be by invitation only.

RESEARCH

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

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