Upcoming Presentation in Montreal, Quebec

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Alyson Jones will be presenting with esteemed lawyer and legal researcher John-Paul Boyd at the Working with High Conflict Families in Transition: Innovations and Best Practices in Dealing with High Conflict and Domestic Violence and – International Family Disputes and -Alienation between Children and Parents.

Their presentation topic on Now What? Evaluating Interventions When Attachment Disruption Is Identified 2. Panel Presentation of Parent Child Contact Problems, will take place over May 31st, June 1 and 2, 2018. 

Additional Information: 

This symposium will bring together a multidisciplinary group of professionals who will present and share their best practices and innovative approaches and programs in dealing with High Conflict Families who are experiencing a number of difficulties as they transition from an intact family to a co-parenting situation. The primary goal of the symposium is to bring together professionals who are experts in their fields and who have brought about innovations in the various subjects discussed in the document. 

The symposium will privilege a “think tank approach” where the participants will be presenting their pioneering programs and projects and will be leaving the symposium with a new direction to guide professionals. Ultimately, a permanent think tank dealing with high conflict families in transition will be created in order to set in motion the novel and innovative programs as we move into the 21st century.

Family Justice Counsellors Worksop & Training

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Alyson Jones is happy to attend the Family Justice Counsellors Workshop and Training event upcoming on May 9th, 2018 where she’ll be presenting on the topic of The Neurobiology of Conflict and Containment Strategies for High Conflict Divorces – Trauma Informed Practice.

This training is not open to the public. You can learn more about it here: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/life-events/divorce

Join Us in Vancouver for a 5 Day Workshop with CLE BC – Parenting Coordinator Training

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Alyson Jones will be a guest lecturer presenting on Complex Family Dynamics and Managing High Conflict Cases during this workshop in Vancouver BC at CLEBC Boardroom, 500 – 1155 West Pender Street

Join us on  Thursday, May 17 and Friday, May 18, 2018,
Wednesday, June 20, 2018, and Thursday, June 21 and Friday, June 22, 2018. 

To Register or Learn More, you can visit the CLE BC

Counsellor Café

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018 | West Vancouver, BC
Counsellor Cafés are an opportunity for Registered Clinical Counsellors to network in an informal setting while listening to peer presentations.

The Presence of the Therapist… presented by Samar Shata, RCC
As therapists, our presence in the room with our clients affects their healing process as well as the trajectory of their treatment.

What you will learn…
Working from a depth psychology perspective, Samar Shata, RCC will cover the three archetypes of our existence in the therapy room along with the three archetypes of the healing journey of the client. She will discuss the signs of each stage and how to know that your client is really for the next stage of the journey.

We hope to see you there!

Date: March 14, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Seniors’ Activity Centre – Audio Visual Room, 695 21st Street, West Vancouver

This event is open to all BCACC Region 4 Members.

Learn More & Register Today!

June 12th, 2018 – ADRBC Symposium

Posted by Alyson Jones.

Alyson Jones is honoured to have been asked to be a speaker at the upcoming 2018 ADRBC Symposium. You can find on the panel, “Current Development in Family Mediation” on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018, 11:30 AM, at the Wosk Centre, in Vancouver.

The 2018 ADRBC Symposium will bring the Alternative Dispute Resolution community together in Vancouver for a world- class conference. The Symposium provides a valuable opportunity for ADR professionals to interact with leading thinkers and practitioners to discuss current issues and developments and establish personal connections. Please visit the following link for detailed information https://adrbc.com/BCAMI/Symposium/BCAMI/Symposium_2018.aspx?hkey=aa5157f5-34be-4485-b276-f8c7692c2a75

How High Conflict Divorces and Parental Alienation Impact Police Investigations

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Alyson Jones and Samar Shata are both honoured to be welcomed to the Vancouver Police Department, along with two senior family lawyers to present: How High Conflict Divorces and Parental Alienation Impact Police Investigations.

This is a private speaking event on Feb 6th, 2018.

However, don’t miss your opportunity to learn more about this topic. If you wish to provide your staff with training on topics or related topics on high conflict divorces, contact us today.

Upcoming Workshop: Breathing Yourself into Being

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Sign up today to join our new workshop, A Woman Group: A meditative Inquiry into a deeper level of being with psychotherapist, Samar Shata, MCP RCC. Meetings will take place on February 14th to April 4th with the exception of March 28th (no group) at Alyson Jones & Associates main office: 113 – 2419 Bellevue Ave. West Vancouver, BC

During these Weeks, Samar will delve into the depth of emotional, mental, and spiritual health of female psyche

  • Week 1: Breath and our emotional and mental health
  • Week 2: Empowered Triangle Vs Drama Triangle
  • Week 3: Author your life
  • Week 4: Balance your life
  • Week 5: Reclaim, Relive, Remember.
  • Week 6: Your Vocabulary of Reverence
  • Week 7: The 4 Cs: Clarity, Courage, Connection, Celebration
  • Week 8: Creating your personal Vow

A Woman Group is open for six participants only. Registration before January 17th is $550 CAD.

$600 CAD for the eight sessions – 16 hrs of direct work with a psychotherapist and Leadership expert.

For Registration:
Call our office at (604) 926-6665
Email Alycia: [email protected]

  • With headline: Registration for Breathing Yourself into Being Group or Inquiring about Breathing Yourself into Being Group
  • Payment by Credit card or cash upon registration. You will need to provide a credit card to hold your spot.

Note: There will be a wait list created

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Please note that all cancellations will incur a $50 administration fee. Cancellations after Jan 17th will receive a 50% refund. There will be no refund for cancellations after January 24th or no shows.