OPD Points: 10



Presenter / Provider:

Dr Mark Pearson

Presenter Qualifications:

Mark has been conducting training courses in Expressive Therapies and Sandplay Therapy around Australia for over 35 years. He is Co-Director of Expressive Therapies Australia with Helen Wilson. He was a primary school teacher, then founded a remedial reading clinic. He spent several years studying Transpersonal Psychotherapy with Dr Stanislav Grof and the Grof Transpersonal Training team. In addition to teacher training and a two-year Diploma in Emotional Release Counselling, Mark has a Masters in Education, majoring in behaviour management, and a PhD, researching multiple intelligence theory in counselling.Mark has over 28 years of experience as a counsellor and counselling supervisor. He has, over the past 17 years, lectured in Family and Couples Counselling at the University of Notre Dame Australia, the University of Adelaide, the University of the Sunshine Coast, and at the Australian College of Applied Professions.Mark is the co-author of Emotional First-Aid for Children (1991), Emotional Release for Children (2004), Sandplay & Symbol Work (2001), and Using Expressive Arts to Work with Mind, Body and Emotion (2009). He is also the author of Emotional Healing & Self-Esteem – Inner-Life Skills for Children and Adolescents (2004) and for adults: From Healing to Awakening (1991) and The Healing Journey (1997). He is the author of the Expressive Therapies groupwork program: Innerspace – Emotional Literacy for Student Wellbeing and Resilience (2006).


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