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5 April - 31 July 2018
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1 August - 14 September 2018
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Joan Haliburn is a child, adolescent, adult and family Psychiatrist of 30 years, Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry, International Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and Psychotherapist trained in the Conversational Model. She has undertaken extensive medico-legal work in the areas of Family Law, Child Protection and Juvenile Justice between 1990 and 2015. She has been particularly interested in dyadic and adolescent psychotherapy, in the areas of Anorexia Nervosa, borderline and narcissistic personality, complex trauma and dissociation. She has written extensively, papers and chapters of books, and is currently co-editing a book on Trauma-Informed Care in Australia. She has translated her work in the Conversational Model into a short-term model i.e. Short Term Dynamic Interpersonal Psychotherapy, which has been published by Karnac, London in 2017 as a book of the same title and has been structured as a training program since 2011 at Westmead. She is in private practice at Drummoyne, on the teaching faculty, Complex Trauma Unit, Westmead, and clinical senior lecturer, University of Sydney. She was a founding member of the Australia & New Zealand Association of Psychotherapy (ANZAP) its former President and Director of Training, and is currently on the Board of Directors, International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation.


Dr Jan Ewing is a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society (FAPS), with AHPRA specialist endorsement in both clinical psychology and clinical neuropsychology. She has specialized in the medico-legal evaluation of closed head injury, and post-traumatic syndromes, particularly those relating to military service and childhood maltreatment. She holds a PhD in Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and a Masters’ degree in Clinical Psychology, University of Melbourne and is a fellow of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. She is a founding member, and fellow of the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists, and former chair of its Queensland Branch; and member of the Australian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment, of which she has been a former President; a member of the advisory panel on the Nursing Council, Queensland, and on the Advisory Panel on the Blue Knot Foundation. She has been a DVA and VVCS provider for more than 20 years. She is in private practice, lectures around Australia on the subject of psychological trauma, and the assessment of feigning and exaggeration in clinical and medicolegal practice