Happenings

MBT Basic Training in Sydney 2017

Anthony Bateman of the Anna Freud Centre & UCL is returning to Sydney in 2017 to offer the MBT Basic Training on May 4th, 5th & 6th.

For further information about this training contact margie@maternalconnections.com.au

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Perinatal Mental Health Seminar: Melbourne

Also in October 2014 the APS held a perinatal mental health day seminar for psychologists. Margie Stuchbery was invited to Melbourne to present a  perinatal and infant mental health case study at this event .

 

AAIMH Conference in Brisbane

Margie Stuchbery conducted a workshop titled “Competing needs” at the Australian Association for Infant Mental Health conference in Brisbane in October 2014. Margie also presented a paper on mentalising in infant mental health in conjunction with Dr Michael Daubney and Dr Lynn Priddis.

Your Health Magazine interviews Justine Adler

In an article about recovery and wellbeing after childbirth, Your Health magazine sought advice from ‘postnatal depression specialist’ Justine Adler. To read the full article click here …..Road to Recovery

MBT for Borderline Personality Disorder

In July 2014 Margie Stuchbery published a paper on MBT for for BPD in the Australian Clinical Psychologist (formerly The ACPARIAN). To read the article on page 33 or the full special edition on BPD click here and scroll down to ‘recent edition’….. http://www.acpa.org.au/

MBT Update

In 2014 Margie Stuchbery became a recognised member of the International Training Network for MBT at the Anna Freud Centre London.

Mindfulness in Schools

Justine Adler Facilitated a .b Mindfulness group to Year 6’s at an independent school in Term 2 2014. This is a nine-week program teaching mindfulness to young people, and has been evaluated positively by Universities of Cambridge and Oxford. Feedback from teachers and pupils was very positive and encouraging. Read more ……. http://mindfulnessinschools.org.

Australasian Marce Conference

In October 2013, Margie Stuchbery gave a presentation at the Marce Conference in Melbourne titled ‘Mentalisation and Motherhood’.

Perinatal Seminar in August

Posted Aug 17, 2013 in Happenings

Margie Stuchbery will be speaking at a Perinatal Mental Health Seminar on 23 Aug 2013, Sydney titled: ‘Managing high risk situations in the real world: optimising the emotional wellbeing of mothers and infants’ and hosted by Perinatal & Women’s Mental Health Unit, St John of God Burwood Hospital and South Eastern Sydney Local Health District, NSW Health. Margie’s presentation is titled: Parent-infant relationship intervention: Why is it necessary and how is it done? Following this Margie will be a guest on an expert panel case discussion. For more information about this event click here: http://www.communitynet.tricomm.org.au/index.php/events/conferences-a-seminars/61094-perinatal-mental-health-seminar-23-aug-2013-sydney...

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Borderline Personality Disorder Conference

Posted Jun 9, 2013 in Happenings

In July Margie Stuchbery spoke at a Project AIR conference on Mentalization Based Treatment (MBT) of Borderline Personality Disorder.

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Protective Safety Behaviours

Posted May 30, 2013 in Happenings

Protective Safety Behaviours

As there has been a great deal of media focus on attempted child abductions in the local area, many parents are understandably anxious. With this in mind, Justine Adler spoke to a group of parents at a local preschool to discuss their concerns and provide appropriate strategies to protect their children.

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International Hosts

Posted May 26, 2013 in Happenings

International Hosts

We are tremendously excited that Dr Anthony Bateman from the Anna Freud Centre, London will be visiting and conducting the first Sydney based training of Mentalization Based Therapy and will be assisted in this by Margie Stuchbery

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Mentalization and Motherhood

Posted May 26, 2013 in Happenings

Mentalization and Motherhood

Margie Stuchbery was invited to speak to perinatal Psychologists in Brisbane on ‘Mentalization and Motherhood’.

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Yummie Mummies

Posted May 20, 2013 in Happenings

Yummie Mummies

Justine Adler was interviewed by the Daily Telegraph about just one of the pressures of modern motherhood. One cannot help but be aware of the media painting the picture that it is reasonable for a new mother to fit into her pre pregnancy jeans soon after childbirth.

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