May 23 - 25, 2018


Melbourne Brain Centre and RMH


36 mini workshops


70+ Nat. & Intl. Speakers

The conference in a nutshell

  • The 2nd International Conference of Neuropsychotherapy covers a variety of applied Neuroscience topics
  • 70+ speakers – national and International leaders in the field
  • Peer to peer networking and forums
  • Attendance of the conference includes associate membership of the International Association of Clinical Neuropsychotherapy (IACN)
  • IACN annual AGM
  • Included in the cost is a Conference Celebration event and entertainment
  • Three pre-conference workshops
    • Skills-based workshop on eating disorders (1/2 day 21 May PM)
    • The neuroscience of Violence and Aggressive Behaviours (1/2 day 22 May AM)
    • Wellness and capacity development – the neuroscience of resilience (1/2 day 22 may PM)
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Pre-Conference workshops

The Neuroscience of Violence and Aggressive Behaviours. – ½ day workshop with a/prof Pieter Rossouw 22 May 2018 (AM)

Treatment of Bulimia Nervosa and Binge eating Disorder. A Neuropsychotherapeutic perspective and practical treatment strategies. – ½ day workshop with Dr Roger Mysliwiec, 21 May 2018 (PM)

Wellness and Capacity Development – the Neuroscience of Resilience. – ½ day workshop with a/prof Pieter Rossouw, 22 May 2017 (PM)

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Conference Overview / Streams and Mini-Workshops

Applied Neuroscience streams

  • Sport and Performance
  • Psychopathology
  • Expressive Therapies
  • Organisational Neuroscience

Applied Neuroscience Mini-Workshops

  • Neuroscience in Organisational settings
  • Expressive therapies – experiential
  • Neurobiology of Domestic Violence
  • Neurobiology of Resilience

Full conference schedule will be available in due time

Conference Speakers / 70+ with 36 Interactive Mini-Workshops

Pieter Rossouw

Prof Brain-Based Education Central Qld Uni, President IACN

Director of Mediros Clinical Solutions, The BRAINGro Institute and The Neuropsychotherapy Institute

Roger Mysliwiec

Dr Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy

Dr Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy Auckland, New Zealand (more…)

Lisa Stevens

Psychologist, Brain Based High Performance Sport

Sport Psychologist Melbourne, Australia (more…)

Claire Stephenson, Qld

Psychologist – Music and applied neuropsychotherapy

Paul Potgieter (Qld)


Neuropsychotherapy in Conflict models

Darren Wilson (Qld)

Principal Psychologist

Neuopsychotherapy in Structured Image Framework Theory

Bernadine Carroll

Applied neuroscience in art therapy

Campbell Tompson (NZ)

Psychologist – High Performance Sport NZ

Jenny Venter

Organisational Neuroscience

University, South Africa

Samantha Hewlett

Occupational Therapist (WA)

Applied Brian Based Occupational Therapy Specialist

David Williams

President College Sport Psychologists

Applied Neuroscience in Elite Sport

Loretta Parsley Community Elder

Applied neuropsychotherapy in indigenous communities

Johann Eloff (Qld)

Neuroscience of Spirituality

Michael McIntosh (Qld)

Organisational Neuroscience

ThedyVeliz (California USA)

Neuropsychotherapy with Children (Keynote and mini workshop)

Julia Page (Qld)

Organisational Neuroscience

Christopher Pearson (UK)

Misophonia specialist

Dave Misso (QLD)

Neuroscience of violence and relationships

Carol Moylan (ACT)- Psychologist

Applied neuropsychotherapy in indigenous communities

Johanna Lynch (QLD)

Neuroscience of safety in General Practice

Monika Knausenberger (WA)

Neuropsychotherapy and transgenerational trauma

Eloise O’Reilly (VIC)

Applied Neuropsychotherapy – clinical practice

Carol Newnham (Vic)

Developmental Neuroscience

Noemi Meylakh

Neuroscience of Pain

Peter Janetzki (QLD)

Applied Neuroscience

Jacqui Louder (VIC)

Neuroscience and Elite Sport

Jurie Rossouw (NSW)

Neuroscience and resilience measure

Applied measurement tool

Claire Edwards (Qld)

(UQ) Art Therapy Specialist

Catherine Devine(NSW)

Neuropsychotherapy in Couples

David Collins (Vic)

The BrainGro Project

Geraldene Mackay (NSW)

Neuroscience and Ethics Specialist

Dianne Tucker (QLD)

Neuroscience and Expressive Therapies

Guy Little (ACT)

Neuroscience of High Performance Sport

Helen Rathore (NZ)

Applied Neuroscience – EQUIP

Janine Mahoney (ACT)

Neuroscience of resilience

Eve Dyer

Neuroscience and anger

Jane Wolff (NSW)

Neuroscience and Forensics

Jo Wilson (QLD)

Neuropsychotherapy and Intimacy Counselling

Karen Ferry (QLD)

Applied Neuropsychotherapy – Trauma tool for Children

Karen Marsh (QLD)

Neuroscience and Violence Programs (perpetrators of abuse)

Marg Saffron (Vic)

Applied Neuroscience - Pain

Michael Baranich (SA)

Neuroscience of Selective Mutism

Richard Wall (QLD)


Sophia Parnas (NSW)

Neurobiology of connecting

Tania Blomfield (WA)

Neuroscience of Hope

Rita Princi (SA)

Applied Clinical Neuroscience Specialist

Master of Ceremonies

Sue Stefanovic (SA)

Neuropsychotherapy and Hypnosis

Dionne Shnider (USA)

Applied Neuropsychotherapy Tools

Anjali Naran (Qld)

Neuroscience of Mediation

Tamara Penny (Qld)

Neuroscience of Mediation

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Conference costing / Discounts available


Early Bird: $890
Standard: $950
Student: $880
Group 5+: $825

Pre-Conf (Eating disorders workshop)

Early bird: $240
Standard: $280
Student: $220
Group 5+: $210


Early bird: $240
Standard: $280
Student: $220
Group 5+: $210


Early bird: $240
Standard: $280
Student: $220
Group 5+: $210

You can register and pay online, or alternatively download the registration form here, scan and email it to us.

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One or two day registration is available for $350 per day for those who are unable to attend the whole conference. If you are interested in attending for only one or two days please click here

Conference FAQS / common questions

The Melbourne brain Centre and Royal Melbourne Hospital is located in Parkville, Melbourne. It is centrally located in Melbourne. There are many options available in terms of transport (Busses, Taxis and Trams or by car). Carparks are available for public at Royal Melbourne Hospital
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