PAST EVENT: Treatment-Resistant Depression: A Video-Based Workshop with Dr. Allan Abbass on March 21, 2019 (9am-4pm in Calgary, Alberta) is now open for registration!

Treatment-Resistant Depression: A Video-Based Workshop with Dr. Allan Abbass

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The Western Canada Institute for ISTDP (WCII) is pleased to host Dr. Allan Abbass, one of the world’s leading experts on Davanloo’s Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP). This training day will focus on cases of treatment-resistant depression and will feature video examples. Psychotherapists of all types will see a framework for evaluating treatment resistance and will learn clinical tools to augment diverse formats of psychotherapy treatment.

Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged.

Date/Time: March 21, 2019 at 9:00am-4:00pm
Location: Parkdale United Church, Auditorium: 2919 – 8 Avenue NW, Calgary, Alberta
Audience: psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, counselling therapists, mental health therapists, and other professionals or students in related fields who treat patients with depression or depressive symptoms; distribution of this information to anyone who may be interested is encouraged and appreciated – with distribution materials available here: .PDF  /  .JPG
Lunch/Refreshments: Lunch and light refreshments provided

Registration: $200/person;

Promo Codes: if you are a member of an affiliate organization, enter your corresponding promo code at checkout for a $15 discount – Promo codes for affiliates are: PAA, ACSW, IEDTA, and CPPA-ACCP; or, if you are a student enrolled in a recognized post-secondary education program in psychiatry, psychology, social work, or a related field, enter STUDENT at checkout to save $50.

Books: *Dr. Abbass has kindly offered a discounted rate for his books: Reaching Through Resistance ($40) and Hidden from View ($30). Cash sales; please bring exact change.

APA Convention: **Note: Dr. Abbass is the Keynote presenter for the Alberta Psychiatric Association (APA) Conference in Banff on Friday March 22, 2019 – the day after this workshop. He will be presenting on a different topic. If you would like to attend both and make a long-weekend out of it, you may also register for the APA Conference through the APA website ( as an APA or non-APA attendee.

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