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Compass Seminar: Mind Brain Gene with Dr John Arden

Wednesday, February 27, 2019   Posted in: Training By: Administrator With tags: Training, workshop, wellbeing, health, stress, medical, therapy, mental health

Compass Seminars is pleased to announce this seminar with dynamic US Psychologist Dr John Arden.

This workshop will discuss the sea change occurring in therapy and how we conceptualise mental health problems and their solutions.  Just as the field of health has undergone a transformation towards Functional and Integrative Medicine, the treatment of emotional distress is also moving toward integration. Facilitating recovery by only focusing on emotionally focused talking therapies reinforces the historic compartmentalisation of mental health as being unconnected to the physical self. The evolution of practice in the 21st Century demands greater integration and requires an understanding of the latest discoveries relating to the interaction between mind and body systems.

Thanks to contemporary science we now understand the significant ‘feedback loops’ that exist between emotional health and a range of physical factors and body systems (such as the immune system, genes, diet and sleep, brain structure and even gut bacteria). Understanding the role these systems play and the interconnectivity that exists within and between them opens new therapeutic avenues for professionals to utilise in their quest to help clients recover.

Dates: Tuesday 2nd to Wednesday 3rd April 2019.
Time: 9am to 4pm both days. Morning tea and lunch provided.
Location: Commodore Hotel (449 Memorial Avenue).
Cost: $549 per person including GST.

Find out more about this Mind Brain Gene workshop, including how to register. You can also contact the Compass Seminars team (06 759 1647 or office[at] You are encouraged to register early to avoid disappointment!

Dr John Arden will explore a wide variety of factors having multidirectional causal relationships between stress, depression, anxiety, the immune system, and gene expression in this cutting edge workshop. He will synthesize the substantial research in the area with contemporary research on integrated psychotherapeutic approaches, applying this integrated approach to the clinical assessment and treatment of depression, anxiety and trauma, using practical examples and case studies.

Healthy Christchurch Champions

  • Canterbury District Health Board
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Ministry of Health
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  • NZ Police
  • Pegasus Health
  • University of Otago, Christchurch