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Continuing Professional Development: Short Courses Specialist Counselling Training The following is a list of our current range of short courses. Introduction This programme of short courses has been designed to contribute to the continuous professional development needs of practitioners. All of the courses are open to past and current students from our counselling training programme, as well as appropriately qualified practitioners who work in the field of mental health. All participants completing workshops will be issued with a Certificate of Attendance. Please note: if you are interested in attending a course that you don't see listed here, please let us know and we will be happy to discuss incuding it in our range. Eating Disorders in Clinical Practice This weekend workshop focuses on all areas of eating problems including compulsive and binge eating. It explores the cognitive, emotional and behavioural processes involved, and pays attention to the particular complexities of working with clients presenting with these specific issues.The training will consider how family circumstances, together with social and cultural values, combine in the development and maintenance of this condition. The workshop uses didactic teaching, case vignettes and role-play, and offers a range of appropriate therapeutic responses for clinical practice. Times Saturday - Sunday 10:00-17:00 hrs. Working with Survivors of Abuse These intensive skills based weekend trainings encourage and enhance therapeutic competence in working with adult survivors of abuse. During the weekends, participants will develop a deeper understanding of the complexities of childhood trauma and how this impacts on adult functioning. Students can opt to undertake one or more of the weekends from the Certificate in Working with Survivors of Abuse programme. These include: ? Understanding Abuse and Healing Tasks ? Rage and Anger ? Understanding the Abuser ? Intimacy and Sexuality Dates and Times Four weekends over the year (Saturday and Sunday) 10:00 - 17:00. Short-Term Counselling Short-term counselling has increased in demand as a result of pressure from doctors, employers (EAP) and increasingly, clients themselves. This skills-based weekend will look at the advantages and disadvantages of working in this mode, and particularly addresses the application of psychodynamic concepts in facilitating change. The workshop will use didactic teaching, role-play and small and large group discussion. Times Saturday - Sunday 10:00-17:00 hrs. Working with Survivors of Abuse These intensive skills based weekend trainings encourage and enhance therapeutic competence in working with adult survivors of abuse. During the weekends, participants will develop a deeper understanding of the complexities of childhood trauma and how this impacts on adult functioning. Students can opt to undertake one or more of the weekends from the Certificate in Working with Survivors of Abuse programme. These include: ? Understanding Abuse and Healing Tasks ? Rage and Anger ? Understanding the Abuser ? Intimacy and Sexuality Times Four weekends over the year (Saturday and Sunday) 10:00 - 17:00. Short-Term Counselling Short-term counselling has increased in demand as a result of pressure from doctors, employers (EAP) and increasingly, clients themselves. This skills-based weekend will look at the advantages and disadvantages of working in this mode, and particularly addresses the application of psychodynamic concepts in facilitating change. The workshop will use didactic teaching, role-play and small and large group discussion. Times Saturday - Sunday 10:00-17:00 hrs. Gestalt Weekend Training Gestalt is an approach that requires active and genuine participation in the therapeutic encounter by both therapist and client. ?Being and doing' is preferred to using set techniques or strategies. By its very nature it is energetic, creative and experimental. The aim of this weekend is for the participant to identify thei

Continuing Professional Development: Short Courses Specialist Counselling Training The following is a list of our current range of short courses. Introduction This programme of short courses has been designed to contribute to the continuous professional development needs of practitioners. All of the courses are open to past and current students from our counselling training programme, as well as...

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