The Call of Darkness: Managing Suicidality in Clinical Practice – 1 Day Workshop, Wellington

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Date(s) - 23/03/2020
All Day

Te Papa


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This workshop is open to all health professionals:

Last year there were 668 deaths to suicide in our country, and statistics show this number is increasing. Our current government has made it a priority to address this issue.

In this seminar Dr Hedges will draw on empirical research and outline promising treatment approaches informed by a range of significant theorists including Freud, Jung, Linehan, Kernberg, and Joiner, along with attachment theorists. He will present a Relational Listening approach for treating and managing suicidality.

Workshop leader:

Dr Lawrence Hedges Ph.D., Psy.D. ABPP, is a psychologist-psychoanalyst in private practice in Orange, California. He specialises in the training and supervising of psychoanalysts, psychotherapists and other mental health professionals both individually and in groups on their most difficult cases. He has consulted or served as an expert witness on more than 400 complaints, many in the area of suicide. Dr Hedges is Founding Director of The Listening Perspectives Centre and an honorary member of the American Psychoanalytic Association.

He has authored 19 books, titles include:

  • Terrifying Transferences: Aftershocks of Childhood Trauma
  • Listening Perspectives in Psychotherapy


Please CLICK HERE to register.

Registration will open on Monday 2 September.

Limit: 250 registrations.