Clients who have experienced complex trauma may have had their boundaries disregarded, overstepped, or violated. This masterclass will help clinicians support clients to overcome the challenges associated with identifying, establishing and respecting their own boundaries.
Clinicians themselves often struggle to set boundaries, especially during times of burnout where more emotional support is offered than can be safely provided without overstretching. This masterclass will provide strategies to establish and maintain healthy boundaries with clients and outside of the therapeutic relationship.
This online masterclass delves into the multifaceted nature of boundaries, focusing on key aspects, including:
Jace Cannon-Brookes has worked as a Clinical Psychologist across private and public settings. Her work has covered bereavement services, eating disorder units, and acute and general psychiatry. For fourteen years Jace worked within drug and alcohol centres, where she designed and co-ordinated a six week residential rehabilitation program, with a focus on the treatment of complex trauma for women with histories of substance dependence.
Jace has also completed the intensive Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) training and subsequently co-ordinated the implementation of a 12 month out-patient DBT program. She has completed the Diploma of Psychotherapy with ANZAP. Jace has run trainings on Complex Trauma and DBT for NSW health services, NGO’s, professional colleagues, and within the Doctorate of Clinical Psychology programs at the University of Sydney, the University of New South Wales and University of Technology, Sydney.
Co-Director of Birchtree
Sophie holds a Masters of Clinical Psychology and a PhD in Child and Adolescent Psychology. Sophie has been a clinically focused academic at Sydney University, Monash University, Melbourne University, the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. She has supervised PhD, Masters and Honours students, and continues to collaborate on a number of projects in the trauma and eating disorder areas.
Sophie has been a member of the Expert Working Committee for beyondblue. Sophie has extensive experience working with adults, children and adolescents, parents and families. Sophie specialises in helping both individuals and families experiencing childhood trauma, childhood illness and the associated trauma, eating disorders, grief and loss, addictions, couple and relationship issues. A passion for child advocacy has lead Sophie to focus her clinical work on helping people heal from the trauma of childhood/ adolescent difficulties and to assist people to become a more peaceful integrated self.