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


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.



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




Mindfulness Meditation Retreat February 2019

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Great news for therapists who have not yet attended an MiCBT Foundation Course!!


The content of the standard mindfulness retreat has been modified slightly to enable everyone who has participated in the 2-day MiCBT workshop to attend the 5-day Mindfulness Meditation Retreat. 

Discover or deepen your meditation skills by attending this 5-day near-silent mindfulness meditation retreat with Dr Bruno Cayoun and maintain yearly MiCBT professional development. 

 Learn More / Register here