Vancouver Office:
Hycroft Building
101-3195 Granville St.
(2nd floor)
(at 16th Ave.)
Vancouver, BC
V6H 3K2
Ph. 604 732 5991
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Coquitlam Office:
Denis Boyd and Associates
202 -1046 Austin Avenue
Coquitlam, BC
V3K 3P3
Ph. 604 931 7211
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Training Lectures and Workshops

Jan. 24, 2015: Paul Steinberg, MD, FRCPC, Western Branch, Canadian Psychoanalytic Society: "Whipped cream and other delights." Three hour workshop.

Oct. 25, 2014: Nancy Michel, R. Psych.: ADHD 2014. One hour talk.

Oct. 25, 2014: Diane Sowden, Executive Director, Children of the Street Society: It Can Happen to Anyone: Two hour talk.

Oct. 25, 2014: Joanna Boyd, MCP: Sexual abuse in children and teens. One hour talk.

Oct. 25, 2014: Ryan Howes, Ph.D.: Forgiveness. Two hour talk.

Oct. 3, 2014: Melanie Harned, PhD.: Integrating PTSD Treatment for Suicidal and Self-injuring Clients with BPD. Full day workshop.

April 4, 2014: Dr. Les Greenberg: Emotion-Focused Therapy. One day workshop.

June 27, 2013: Practical Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Strategies for the Assessment and Treatment of Self-Injury. Dr Alexander Chapman and Dr Katie Dixon-Gordon, One day workshop.

April 19, 2013: Dr Nancy McWilliams, Mental Health: An endangered concept? One day workshop.

Dec. 8, 2012: When Antidepressants May Help Tena Colton, Psy. D., 1 hr.

Dec. 8, 2012: New changes adopted for DSM-V David Aboussafy, PhD, 1 hr.

Dec. 8, 2012: David Burns's strategies for Anxiety and Depression Don Lasell, MA,
RCC, 1 hr.

Dec. 8, 2012: Life is a crap shoot (Gambling Addiction), Rick Hancock, Psy. D, 1 hr.

Dec. 8, 2012: Pursuing therapeutic excellence Joan Schultz, PhD, 1 hr.

May 22, 2011: Psychotherapy with Severely Narcissistic Patients. Robert Oelsner, MD. 1.5 hr. workshop.

April 1, 2011. Interpersonal Psychotherapy. Scott Stuart, M. D. One day workshop.

Nov. 17, 2010: Transdiagnostic Approaches to Treating Anxiety Disorders. Martin Antony, PhD. One hour talk.

Nov. 17, 2010: Understanding Multiple Addictions. Patrick Carnes, PhD. One hour talk.

Nov. 17, 2010: Eroticized Rage and Other Sexualized Feelings. Patrick Carnes, PhD. Two hour talk.

Nov. 17, 2010: Childhood Trauma and Substance Abuse. Colin Ross, M.D. One hour talk.

Nov. 17, 2010: The Link Between Trauma, Depression and Borderline Personality Disorder. Colin Ross, M.D. Two hour talk.

Nov. 16, 2010: The Seven Deadly Addictions: How Paradoxical Agenda Setting Can Boost Your Effectiveness in the Treatment of Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Relationship Problems, Binge Eating, Drug & Alcohol Abuse, & Procrastination.
David Burns, MD. 7.5 hr. workshop.

Oct. 16, 2010: Resilience. Joan Schultz, PhD. One hour talk.

Oct. 16, 2010: Extreme families. Chris Boyd, MA. One hour talk.

Oct. 16, 2010: Career Style Interview. Angela Post, PhD. One hour talk.

Oct. 16, 2010: Mindful Meditation. Deborah Kors, PhD. One hour talk.

Sept. 18-19, 2010: Somatic transformation: For the helping professional working with high stress, crisis and trauma. Sharon A. Stanley, PhD. Two day workshop.

May 6, 2009: Depression, Heart Disease and Stroke. One day workshop.

April 18, 2009: Listening, dreaming, sharing: On the use of the analyst's inner experiences. Theodore Jacobs, MD, APSAA, FIPA.

April 3-4, 2009: New Frontiers in Trauma Treatment: Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, MD. Two day workshop.

Dec. 15/08: Mean Girls: Strategies and Resources in Identifying and Helping Relationally Aggressive Girls and Empowering Their Victims. Kaye Randall, LCSW, one day workshop.

Nov. 29/08: Update On the Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Stephen Taylor, PhD, ABBP.

Mar. 28/08: Personality and Psychotherapy: Understanding How Personality Affects Treatment. Nancy McWilliams, PhD.

Feb. 8/08: Ethics in everyday practice. Stephen Behnke, JD, PhD.

June 16/07: Morning Workshop. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and the Persistent Post Concussion Syndrome, Grant Iverson, PhD; Afternoon Workshop, Assessment and Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Comborbid Conditions Following Moving Vehicle Accidents; Willam Koch, PhD.

May 11/07: Developing Competence in Ethical Practice for a Diverse World, presented by Dr. Melba Vasquez.

April 13, 14 & 15, 2007: Robert Scaer, MD, and Danaan O'Lahey, MA, Trauma, Healing & Transformation: Medical Trauma, Car Accidents and Falls.

Feb. 10, 2007: Dr. Daniel Wile, Collaborative Couple Therapy: Turning fights into intimate conversations. One-day workshop.

Oct. 21, 2006: Denis Boyd, MA, R Psych, Unhealthy grief. One hour presentation.

Oct. 21, 2006: Nancy DeVries, MA, R CC, Healing through sand play. One hour presentation.

Sept. 20 and 21, 2006: Introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy, presented by Dr. Joti Samra and Dr. Alex Chapman.

April 2, 2005: "Ethics, Boundaries and Practice" with Licensed Psychologist Gary Schoener.

April 1, 2005: Clinical Supervision: Ethical, Legal and Practice Issues" with Licensed Psychologist Gary Schoener.

July 2-5, 2004: Five day externship, Intensive training in Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples. Veronica Kallos-Lilly, Ph.D. and Yolanda van Hockauf, M.A.

July 19, 2002: Treatment of trauma victims: A cognitive-behavioural constructive narrative perspective. Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D. Two hour talk. Second Biannual Conference on Personal Meaning: Freedom, Responsibility, Justice.

July 19, 2002: What "expert" therapists do: Core Tasks of Psychotherapy. Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D. Two hour talk. Second Biannual Conference on Personal Meaning: Freedom, Responsibility, Justice.

June 25, 2002: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: An overview. Dr. Greg Passey. One hour talk.

Jan. 17, 2002: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Early Psychosis. Dr. David Remick, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver.

Oct. 25/01: New directions in pharmacology for Bipolar Disorder. Dr. Barry Jones.

October 18.2001: Dual Diagnosis: An integrated model for treatment of people with co-occurring psychiatric and substance abuse disorders in managed care systems. Kenneth Minkoff, M.D.

September 2001: Neurocognition in schizophrenia. Dr. Alain Labelle.

May 2001: The second generation antipsychotics. Dr. Len Cartozi.

May 2001: Strategic Management of the Anxiety Disorders. Reid Wilson, Ph.D. (Two day workshop.)

June 2000: Anxiety Disorders: An overview. Anne Pustil, M.Ed.

June 2000: Social Anxiety. Dr. Valerie Kaye. One hour talk. Mar. 9/2000: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Dr. Gabor Mate.

Feb. 2, 2000: Annual Mood Disorders Conference. Various presenters, Riverview Hospital.

Jan. 21, 2000: Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples. Dr. Susan Johnson.

Oct. 14, 1999: Following the obsessive shadow: Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Addiction and The Betrayal Bond (Sex addiction and trauma). Patrick Carnes, Ph.D.

Oct. 14, 1999: What you see is not what you get: motivating the personality disordered client, and matching the treatment plan to the client's stage of readiness. Michelle Packard, Ph.D.

Nov. 20, 1998: Working with the chronically suicidal patient. Kirk Strosahl, Ph.D.

Oct. 21/98: Emotional Intelligence, with Dr. Joseph Shannon.

Feb. 1998: Updates on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-III and the Wechsler Memory Scale-III.

Dec. 1997: Christine Padesky, Ph.D. "When there's not enough time." Two-day Workshop in Cognitive Therapy.

June 24-27, 1997: Various speakers and topics: Fifth International Congress on the Disorders of Personality, Vancouver.

Summer 1996: Group therapy with personality disordered clients. Roy Mackenzie, M.D. Willingdon Headquarters, Forensic Division, B.C. Ministry of Health. Fall 1996: Assessment and treatment of sexual abuse. P. Fisher, Ph.D., Riverview Hospital.

Sept. 1995-May 1996: Weekly Training Seminar in Neuropsychology, Riverview Hospital, Port Coquitlam, B.C. Dr. Stephen Welch, main instructor, with guests. Three hrs./wk.

June 1995: Diagnosis and treatment of DSM-4 Personality Disorders with the MCMI-3. Paul Ratzlaff, Ph.D. Riverview Hospital.

1994: Issues in Clinical Forensic Psychology. Ethics, Malingering, Assessment and Treatment. Simon Fraser University. R. Atkinson, Ph.D.; J. Ogloff, Ph.D.; R. Kropp, Ph.D.; C. Webster, Ph.D.; S. Hart, Ph.D.; R. Roesch, Ph.D. Four days.

1994: Administration and Scoring of the Psychopathy Checklist Revised. S. Hart, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology Centre, Simon Fraser University. Full day workshop.

October 1994: International Conference on Mental Health and Law Policy. Vancouver, B.C. Two days.

Spring 1992: Short-term dynamic psychotherapy. John Gyra, Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Centre, Simon Fraser University.

Fall 1992: Therapy with adult sexual abuse survivors. Sandra Butler, M.A. Clinical Psychology Centre, SFU. Two day workshop.

Summer 1991: Hospital Emergency procedures. Georgia Nemetz, Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Centre, SFU.

Spring 1991: Living through grief. Denis Boyd, M.A. Clinical Psychology Centre, SFU.

Summer 1990: Innovations and traditions in Gestalt Therapy. Various leaders from the Gestalt Therapy Institute, Vancouver. University of British Columbia.

Spring 1990: Group therapy training workshop. Miriam Ulrich, M.S.W.

Full day. 1990: Dysfunctional couples and families: A cognitive behavioural communications approach to treatment. Marcy Bornstein, Ph.D. and Philip Bornstein, Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Centre, SFU.

1989: Introduction to Jungian Dream Interpretation. Sharon Driscoll, M.S.W. Clinical Psychology Centre, SFU.

1988: Art therapy with sexually abused children. Margaret Jones, M.A. Clinical Psychology Centre, SFU.

1987: Adult children of alcoholics. Susan Verry, R.N. Clinical Psychology Centre, SFU.

1985: Introduction to hypnosis. Charles Preston, Ph.D. Memorial University, St. John's, Nfld.

1985: Ray Penney, Ph.D. Introduction to family therapy. Memorial University, St. John's, Nfld.