CE Activities

05 Jan 2021

Between Feb to Nov 2021 - Treating PTSD (Day 1-2) with Dr Leah Giarratano

To HKPS Members,


The Continuing Education Committee approved the circulation of the below activity to all HKPS Members, with the objective of keeping our members informed about relevant continuing education activities in the field.


CE Accreditation: 

DCP: 6 points max per day, 12 points for this activity

DEP: 6 CE per day

DCoP: 15 CE points for this activity


Details of the activity:


Title of activity:

Treating PTSD (Day 1-2) with Dr Leah Giarratano


Talominbooks https://www.talominbooks.com/

Name(s) of speaker(s):

Dr Leah Giarratano B.A. (Hons.), M.Psych., D.Psych.

Leah Giarratano is a doctoral-level, Australian clinical psychologist who specialises in the assessment and treatment of, and professional training in traumatic stress disorders. Leah is also an author of fiction and nonfiction books, including seven books covering the assessment and treatment of psychological trauma and in the application of CBT. As a psychologist she has vast clinical and teaching expertise in traumatology, working clinically in this area in since 1995, across many trauma populations and utilising several treatment modalities. She has trained thousands of mental health clinicians in the treatment of PTSD and Complex PTSD.

Brief content:

•       Introduction to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), comorbidity, epidemiology, spectrum of traumatisation with consideration of treatment issues (e.g., PTSD vs complex PTSD)

•       Case assessment, motivation tips and treatment planning

•       Then practical, evidence-based, best practice treatment strategies for treating PTSD, including prolonged exposure to treat traumatic memories, and restructuring of cognitions associated with the trauma

•       All worked through using real-life cases

•       Highly detailed, instructive manuals are provided for each day

Watch Leah Giarratano present an overview of Day 1-2


Download Leaflet

Language of presentation:



Graduate mental health clinicians, e.g., psychologists, psychiatrists, graduate counsellors, etc.


Self-paced online with three months access commencing 1 February, 1 April, 1 July, 1 October 2021

Livestream on 4-5 March, 3-4 June, 17-18 June, 16-17 September, and 18-19 November 2021


Self-paced online participants can complete the program in their own time

Livestream participants will complete the program over two consecutive days between 9am-5pm Australian Time or New Zealand time on the dates scheduled.




$795 Australian Dollars (Visa or Mastercard preferred and payment is debited in Australian Dollars)

Deadline for application:

Self-paced online participants can register weeks prior to 1 February, 1 April, 1 July, 1 October or in the month of commencement but will not start until printed materials are delivered by post.

Livestream participants must be registered a month prior in order to ensure printed materials are delivered before the livestream date.

Contact person:

Joshua George (program coordinator) [email protected]