Professor Robert Schweitzer and Dr Robyn Leigh will present psychodynamic approaches to working with patients who have experienced a history of trauma and difficulties in their lives.

This workshop is suitable for registered health professionals. Psychology students in training, registered psychologists, psychiatric registrars, psychiatrists and mental health accredited social workers will find this introductory course useful.

About the Presenters

Robert Schweitzer is Professor of Psychology in the School of Psychology and Counselling at Queensland University of Technology, where he established the postgraduate program in clinical psychology. He is a clinician, teacher and researcher, with a commitment to the teaching of both short term and long term psychodynamic psychotherapy.  His research and publications include the application of psychotherapy to the treatment of people with more severe mental health problems including psychotic spectrum disorders.

Dr Robyn Leigh is a Brisbane based psychiatrist with a long term interest in psychoanalytic psychotherapy and has a private practice that is dedicated to working with patients in this way. She has over 20 years experience in this form of treatment and will endeavour to share ideas related to clinical material put forward by attendees.

Saturday 9th May, 2020
9am - 4.30pm
Pacific Hotel Spring Hill Brisbane. 345 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill Brisbane. Ph: 07 3831 6177.  This workshop is fully catered. Please advise of any dietary requirements upon registration.
Public Transport and Car Parking
Roma street station is the closest transport hub to the venue and is a short walk through the Botanic Gardens.
Car parking is available for $15 per day. Please contact the venue to arrange this.
ACPA student member: $100
University students: $150
ACPA members: $200
Non ACPA members: $280
Please use the link below to register for this workshop (note a 50c booking fee applies).
Registration closes 12noon Saturday 2nd May 2020

Please direct all enquiries to Dr Liam Connor, ACPA QLD section chair at