Master Classes: Barbara Rothbaum & Marylène Cloitre

Master classes: Barbara Rothbaum & Marylène Cloitre

Friday 27 July 2018

Pullman on the Park, Melbourne


Two half-day master classes with –


Professor Barbara Rothbaum     

Prolonged Exposure Therapy

Professor Marylène Cloitre

Skills Training in Affective and Interpersonal Regulation (STAIR) Therapy

These two half-day master classes will cover:

  • Using evidence-based therapy
  • Expert tips and guidance on using therapy
  • Working with more complex cases
  • Flexible use of therapy in clinical practice
  • Recent innovative applications of therapy


The Practitioner Forum is suited to practitioners with an interest in posttraumatic mental health. The cost of registration has been subsidised by the sponsoring organisations.



Cost: $200
Register online:
Enquiries: [email protected], 03 9035 5599


The cost of registration has been subsidised by the sponsoring organisations.



Professor Barbara Rothbaum

is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine, USA. She is Director of the university’s Veterans Program and Trauma and Anxiety Recovery Program. She is a clinical psychologist specialising in research on the treatment of veterans and others with anxiety disorders, focussing in particular on PTSD. She is a pioneer in Prolonged Exposure Therapy, the application of virtual reality to the treatment of psychological disorders, the pharmacological enhancement of psychological therapy for PTSD, and other innovative approaches to evidence-based psychological therapy.


Professor Marylène Cloitre

is the Associate Director of Research at the National Center for PTSD Dissemination and Training Division, Palo Alto VA Healthcare System, USA. She is also Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences at Stanford University. Her extensive research and clinical work focusses on PTSD and complex PTSD among military veterans and the general community, including those who have experienced childhood abuse and traumatic loss. Professor Cloitre developed Skills Training in Interpersonal and Affective Regulation (STAIR), an effective skills-focussed intervention that can be used as a standalone treatment or integrated with trauma processing therapies.


The Practitioner Forum is proudly sponsored by the Departments of Veterans’ Affairs and Defence, the Veterans and Veterans Family Counselling Service, and the Centenary of Anzac Centre.