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NEW! Mindfulness Meditation Retreat (for non-therapists)

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat
...cultivating insight and wellbeing through guided mindfulness meditation...

A residential retreat for health professionals, business and community leaders.

Are you interested in developing inner resources to address stressful challenges and improving your sense of calmness and well-being? Would you like to cultivate insight and discover powerful life strategies? If so, join us in learning an evidence-based meditative practice with Dr. Cayoun in a three-day immersion into mindfulness. 
The retreat is suited for all levels of experience. You will: 

  • learn how to practise (or improve your practice of) mindfulness meditation 
  • learn the key principles of mindful living 
  • discover practical tools to incorporate into relationships, parenting and work 
  • understand how to break habitual patterns of reacting and learn how to respond rather than react 
  • learn how to work peacefully with challenging emotions and thoughts 
  • learn to live with greater purpose, wisdom and fulfilment

See here for more information and registration

Merry Christmas

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Better Thinking Podcast with Nesh Nikolic and Bruno Cayoun

Friday, June 28, 2019

In this episode of the Better Thinking podcast, Nesh Nikolic speaks with Dr Bruno Cayoun about research of Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (MiCBT) and its application in clinical and private settings.

Mindfulness and Meditation Course - Sydney

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

2019 ACPA & NZCCP Conference 5-6 April 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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The Australian Clinical Psychology Association and
New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists
in partnership present:


“The Contemporary Clinician:

combining ancient wisdoms, cultural
traditions, and modern advances”

Friday 5 & Saturday 6 April 2019
Rydges World Square
389 Pitt Street
Sydney, NSW

Keynote Presenters:
Prof. Richard Bryant, University of New South Wales (UNSW)
&
Dr Bruno Cayoun, MiBT Institute
Day one of the annual conference will offer a full programme of thought-provoking
presentations reflecting the conference theme of being a contemporary clinician,
combining ancient wisdoms, cultural traditions, and modern advances. We are also
honoured to offer two culturally-rich presentations on maintaining the relevance of
indigenous wisdom in modern clinical practice.
Day two will offer an advanced workshop on Mindfulness Based CBT (MiCBT)
presented by Dr Bruno Cayoun and Ms Alice Shires. This workshop will offer
delegates a masterclass opportunity to extend their knowledge of integrating
mindfulness and CBT when working with trauma.

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Day 1 Friday 5th April 2019

7.30am – 8.30am Registration
8.30am – 9.00am Conference Welcome by ACPA President (5mins)

Welcome to Country and Cultural Opening Ceremony

9.00am – 10.30am Keynote “Technological and research innovations advancing the clinical treatment of trauma”

Prof Richard Bryant, University of New South Wales

10.30am – 11.00 am Morning Tea
11.00am – 12.00pm “MiCBT: The growing evidence for an ancient wisdom central to contemporary mental health treatment”

Dr Bruno Cayoun, MiCBT Institute

12.00pm – 1.00pm “A forecast for clinical psychology and future-proofing the profession”

Co-presented by Brin Grenyer, Senior Professor of Psychology, UOW, and Malcolm Stewart, President, NZCCP

1.00pm – 2.00pm LUNCH
2.00pm – 3.00pm “Hippocrates was right: what clinical psychologists should know about innovations in nutritional therapies”

Prof Julia Rucklidge, University of Canterbury

3.00pm – 4.00pm “E-Mental Health: applied technology increases access to mental health treatments and resources”

Ms Julia Reynolds, Australia National University

“Surviving to thriving: cultural wisdoms on thriving in the modern world” Combined presentation by Australian and New Zealand indigenous representative panel”
4.00pm – 4.10pm Comfort Break (10min stretch break)
4.10pm – 5.00pm “Sharing wisdoms across the Tasman: reflections on maintaining the cultural relevance of clinical psychology”

Tanja Hirvonen (AUS), Luke Rowe (NZCCP)

5.00pm – 5.30pm Conference Close and Closing Ceremony AU / NZ

Day 2 Saturday 6th April 2019

One-day advanced workshop by Dr Bruno Cayoun and co-presented by Ms Alice Shires: “Addressing Trauma with Mindfulness-integrated CBT: Principles and Practice”

8.00am Registration

9.00 – 5.00pm Workshop

Morning Tea, lunch, and Afternoon Tea provided

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