Courses,Workshops and Conferences

We’re moving quickly into a new year of courses and for the first time in a number of years Una 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 and new consultations for men and women in Provincial teams in the UK will start in November.  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 2015 5-Day RESIDENTIAL Conference will take place at Dromantine Retreat & Conference Centre in Newry, Northern Ireland between the 8th and 12th June 2015.  The overall fee is £700.  This includes a fee of £325.00 which covers bed, breakfast, lunch, evening meal and tea and coffee breaks over the 5 days and £375.00 to attend and participate in the Conference itself.  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 rooms available, places are limited.  To express an interest in attending please email info@unamccluskey.com.  A full brochure will be drawn up in due course.

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.

TRAINING

The first year of a third 2-year training course is drawing to close.  Membership was 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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