Westmead Hospital and ANZAP presents From Trauma to Health



A combined conference initiative of Westmead Hospital and The Australia and New Zealand Association of Psychotherapy (ANZAP)

Thursday 23 - Sunday 26 August, 2012


For the first time in more than 20 years the two anchor points of the Conversational Model are joining together to present a rich and complex conference program that draws upon the research on Complex Trauma conducted at Westmead Hospital and the clinical focus of ANZAP.

 This combined conference, presented by The Westmead Psychotherapy Program and the Australia and New Zealand Association of Psychotherapy (ANZAP) will be held at the Lowenthal Auditorium at WESTMEAD HOSPITAL.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                FROM TRAUMA TO HEALTH

Thursday, 23 August     


Friday, 24 August          

Complex Trauma

presented by The Westmead Psychotherapy Program

Saturday, 25 &

Sunday, 26 August

Clinical Diversity: Interpreting and Applying the Conversational Model

Professor Emeritus Russell Meares will deliver the Keynote address on Saturday,24 August. Other presenters include Dr Anthony Korner, Dr Joan Haliburn, Dr Janine Stevenson, Dr Loyola McLean, Dr Leo van Biene & Dr Philip Graham, Dr George Lianos.

Attendees will have a choice of workshops as well as a choice of attending one, two or three days of the Conference.

Call for Papers
Papers of clinical, theoretical or research interest are invited for concurrent sessions of 40 minutes duration, and proposals for workshops addressing this topic are welcomed.  This conference aims to include a strong focus on both research and clinical practice, to share skills and knowledge about the work of therapy.

 Abstracts of no more than 200 words should be emailed to the ANZAP office prior to 25th May 2012 and full papers by 1st July 2012.  Abstracts must include the title of the paper, aims and objectives of the paper and a summary of the main content of the paper. Abstracts will be printed and circulated at the conference.

For further information please contact the ANZAP Office:

Tel: (02) 9660 1113

Fax: (02) 9660 8830

Email:  info@anzapweb.com

Abstracts should be posted to:

The Conference Committee
123a Mitchell Street
GLELBE   NSW   2036

Or emailed:info@anzapweb.com

Conference Convenors: 
Philip Graham
Annie Vidler
Zsuza Barta
George Lianos