Faculty of Psychotherapy 2022 Virtual Conference


Psychotherapy has demonstrated effectiveness in improving outcomes for a range of mental health conditions. Join us on Saturday 29 October 2022 for an interactive virtual conference which will explore four different psychodynamic approaches in depth and discuss each approach to a specific clinical scenario. 


29 October 2022


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Professor Steve Kisely

Steve is a psychiatrist, addiction and public health physician.  He currently works as a professor at the University of Queensland and Adjunct Professor in Psychiatry, Community Health and Epidemiology at Dalhousie University in Canada. He is also Director of Research for Addiction & Mental Health Services, Metro South Health. Steve is the author of over 429  peer-reviewed full-length papers, on physical/psychiatric co-morbidity, psychiatric epidemiology, pharmaco-epidemiology & health services research. This includes 13 systematic reviews on short-term dynamic psychotherapy, CBT, behavioural activation and mindfulness-based interventions in somatoform or physical conditions with psychiatric comorbidity, as well as clinical trials. 



 Dr Joan Hailburn

Joan is a child, adolescent and family psychiatrist of almost 40 years, a Fellow of the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Psychiatry and an International Member of the American Psychiatric Association.  She currently works in private practice as a consultant and psychotherapy supervisor and lecturer with the University of Sydney Psychotherapy Training Program, at Westmead Hospital. She worked initially in the public sector and later moved to private practice. She trained in the Conversational Model of psychotherapy with Professor Russell Meares in the 1980’s and this training influenced her psychiatric work with adolescents and families, in the child protection and juvenile justice system where she worked for many years, and as an expert witness in the Family Law Courts.  She was a founding member of The Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychotherapy in 1989 its President 2005 -2008 and its director of training for over 10 years.



Dr Paul Cammell

Paul is currently the Chair of the Faculty of Psychotherapy (RANZCP) and the Victorian Director of Advanced Training in Psychotherapies.  He is a senior psychiatrist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Head of the Psychotherapy Program at St Vincent's Health (Melbourne), a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne and a psychotherapist in private practice. He is also the Research Lead for the  Borderline Personality Disorder Centre of Excellence in South Australia, BPD Collaborative.   He has written numerous articles and a book, Reinterpreting the Borderline, about personality disorder, psychoanalytic theory and philosophy.  He also co-authored a book, The Therapeutic Encounter, written with Ross Kalucy, elaborating on psychodynamically-informed practice in everyday psychiatric clinical work.




RANZCP Fellow/Affiliate $180
Non-RANZCP Fellow/Psychiatrist and other medical practitioners   $230
RANZCP Trainee/Retired Fellow/Allied Health  $125
University student (medicine/psychology) $95

Registration includes:

  • access to the virtual platform and all pre-recorded material two weeks prior to the conference 
  • access to the virtual platform and all sessions during the conference 
  • access to view all presentations and conference content on demand for three months post-conference.


Please note that registrations for this conference must be paid for via credit or debit card through our online booking system. Payment via invoice is not available. A receipt will be provided upon completion of your booking.

Terms and conditions

Cancellation policy

All requests for cancellation or substitution must be made in writing and sent to events@ranzcp.org. Cancellations received before Friday 16 October 2022 will incur a $25 administration fee. No refunds will be issued after this date. Substitute delegates may be accepted. Please email events@ranzcp.org with any enquiries.