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May 2018

(London) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - understanding OCD and how best to treat it

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Wednesday, 16 May 2018 @ 09:30 to Wednesday, 16 May 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A NEW one-day course with tutor: Miriam Chachamu... This workshop offers an in-depth look at OCD in all its guises and focuses on practical and effective methods of treatment – OCD recovery is possible in most cases. The day is interactive and includes demonstration videos of therapy sessions, short video clips, in-depth discussions and case studies. 10% OFF when you book Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - understanding OCD and how best to treat it and How to Control Chronic Anxiety courses together - Call 01323 811690 for more information.

Price: £192
Venue: Broadway House - London
Address: Broadway House Tothill Street London SW1H 9NQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Wednesday, 16 May 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
  2. From Wednesday, 3 October 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) CCPE Open Evening

Organisation: CCPE
First date and time: From Friday, 18 May 2018 @ 19:00 to Friday, 18 May 2018 @ 21:00

Description:
Two of our management committee members will be present to answer any questions you may have about our courses on offer. There is no need to book a place for this evening. The open evenings start at 7pm

Price: £0
Venue: CCPE - Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education
Address: Beauchamp Lodge 2 Warwick Crescent London W2 6NE
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 18 May 2018 @ 19:00 to 21:00
  2. From Friday, 22 June 2018 @ 19:00 to 21:00
  3. From Friday, 21 September 2018 @ 19:00 to 21:00
  4. From Friday, 19 October 2018 @ 19:00 to 21:00
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(Sutton-in-Ashfield) Certificate in Group Facilitation - therapeutic and non-therapeutic

Organisation: Spirit Project
First date and time: From Saturday, 19 May 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 19 May 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
Once a month weekend training - NCS Quality Checked

Price: £630
Venue: Spirit Project
Address: The Willows Chesterfield Road Huthwaite Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 2QJ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 19 May 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:30
  2. From Saturday, 9 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:30
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(Stockport) An Introduction to Acceptance & Commitment Therapy - A Two-Day Course

Organisation: The Affinity Centre
First date and time: From Monday, 21 May 2018 @ 09:30 to Monday, 21 May 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Heard about ACT, want to learn more? Get in touch!

Price: £200
Venue: The Affinity Centre
Address: 7A High Street Cheadle Stockport SK8 1AX
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 21 May 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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Implementing the NICE Quality Standard for Eating Disorders

Organisation: Healthcare Conferences UK
First date and time: From Monday, 21 May 2018 @ 09:30 to Monday, 21 May 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
Chaired by Tom Quinn Director of External Affairs Beat, this one day CPD certified conference will give you the opportunity to hear practical advice and tips on implementing changes to your service to ensure compliance with the new NICE Draft Quality Standard for Eating Disorders released in November 2017, due to be published in April 2018. Your speakers on the day will provide you with insight on a range of subject areas which have been highlighted as key points within the NICE Draft Quality Standard for Eating Disorders, such as: pathways for Eating Disorders, effective assessment & diagnosis to provide the best first line treatment & management of Eating Disorders, service user experience, monitoring outcomes for comorbidities, family therapy services, involving carers effectively, effective commissioning. Follow the conference on Twitter #EatingDisorders2018 A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: HCUK20psychexc when booking.(*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Full T&Cs available upon request.)

Price: £365
Venue: De Vere West One
Address: London
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 21 May 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
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(London) How to Lift Depression - The Practical Skills You Need

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Wednesday, 23 May 2018 @ 09:30 to Wednesday, 23 May 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Depression is now so common that all health professionals need to know how to lift it – especially as it can lead to suicide. This workshop has saved lives. Until recently, depression was little understood, but now you can absorb the easy-to-learn psychological techniques that lift it quickly ... even in the severest cases. Antidepressants (though dangerous) can play a role in reducing symptoms, but research shows that appropriate counselling is the most effective way to lift even the most severe depression, and has a much lower rate of relapse. What you will gain from the day: Greater confidence in lifting depression and preventing suicides New insight into why depressed people wake up tired and unmotivated, and what to do about it Demonstrations of the skills that quickly break the cycle of depression, move people on — and prevent relapse A profound understanding of why these work and are a big improvement on drug therapy (research shows that appropriate counselling is the most effective way to lift even the most severe depression, and has a much lower rate of relapse) Practice sessions in using the skills and techniques yourself A range of useful tips and strategies Techniques for tackling rigid thinking and negative expectancy, and the pessimistic rumination that causes depression Course notes and much more

Price: £192
Venue: Broadway House - London
Address: Broadway House Tothill Street London SW1H 9NQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Wednesday, 23 May 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
  2. From Wednesday, 21 November 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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Psychological Therapies for Severe Mental Illness: Recovery through Early Interventions

Organisation: Healthcare Conferences UK
First date and time: From Friday, 25 May 2018 @ 09:30 to Friday, 25 May 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
By attending this one day conference you will hear from expert speakers on how you can improve Psychological Therapies for Severe Mental Illness in your service and ensure you are meeting referral wait times standards. Through national update sessions, presentations from people with lived experience, practical case studies and expert sessions the conference will update delegates on best practice and evidence with regard to the management of Serious Mental Illness. Your speakers on the day will be providing you with insight on a range of subject areas for improved early interventions for patients with Serious Mental Illness, such as: current best practice, collaborative working and social factors, measuring the effectiveness of psychological therapies for Serious Mental Illness, supporting the families of people suffering with psychosis for better recovery, and looking at the quality of life for patients suffering with psychosis and schizophrenia. Follow the conference on Twitter #IAPTSMI A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: HCUK20psychexc when booking.(*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Full T&Cs available upon request.)

Price: £365
Venue: De Vere West One
Address: London
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 25 May 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
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(London) Shame and Self-Loathing in the Treatment of Trauma

Organisation: Psychotherapy Excellence
First date and time: From Saturday, 26 May 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 26 May 2018 @ 17:30

Description:
Does shame prevent your traumatized clients’ recovery and hamper their ability to find relief and perspective despite effective treatment? Do your clients' feelings of worthlessness and inadequacy interfere with taking in positive experiences, leaving them to feel hopeless? Trauma therapists regularly confront the impact of shame on their clients’ ability to find relief and perspective even with good treatment. Feelings of worthlessness and inadequacy interfere with taking in positive experiences, leaving only hopelessness. Increased ability for self-assertion gets undermined by belief systems about worth or deserving. Progress in the treatment, increasing relief from symptoms, even greater success in life tend to evoke shame and self-judgment rather than pride. Despite the therapist's best efforts, unshakeable feelings of shame and self-hatred often undermine the treatment. This workshop will introduce participants to understanding shame from a neurobiological perspective—as a survival strategy driving somatic responses of automatic obedience and total submission—enforced by the client’s punitive introspection. Using lecture, videotape, and experiential exercises drawn from Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, a body-oriented talking therapy, participants will learn to help clients relate to their symptoms with mindful awareness and curiosity rather than automatic acceptance. When traditional psychodyanamic, cognitive-behavioural, and EMDR techniques are integrated with Sensorimotor interventions emphasizing posture, movement, and gesture, issues of shame can become an avenue to transformation rather than a source of stuckness.

Price: £199.99
Venue: The Hallam Conference Centre
Address: 44 Hallam St, Marylebone, London , London W1W 6JJ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 26 May 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:30
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(London) A Day on Mental Health

Organisation: The Weekend University
First date and time: From Sunday, 27 May 2018 @ 09:30 to Sunday, 27 May 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
Compassion Focused Therapy & Human Givens (Full Day of Talks)

Price: £40
Venue: University of East London
Address: University of East London Docklands Campus University Way London E16 2RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Sunday, 27 May 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
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(Essex) Freud Memorial Lecture 2018

Organisation: Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Contact: pps@essex.ac.uk
First date and time: From Thursday, 31 May 2018 @ 18:00 to Thursday, 31 May 2018 @ 19:30

Description:
Remembering and forgetting are recurring themes in clinical psychoanalysis, in society and in politics. Think of the demand to recognise and respond to charges of historical abuse. Victims insist that time does not erode the legitimacy and importance of bringing perpetrators to justice. They also feel that their dignity should be restored from the shame and indignity forced upon them. But their demand often comes up against the reply of the accused that they do not remember the alleged abuse. Here we have remembering and forgetting in both individual and social domains. Think also of recurring commemorations over the years, both private and public. The demand to remember people and events from years ago faces the exhortation that it is time to forget, whether as an individual or a society: time to put it all behind us and to ‘remember the future’. In a psychoanalytic framework, remembering can be reparative and healing, but can also be anti-reparative and destructive. This complex and often confused relationship between remembering and forgetting is the topic of this lecture, which is based on clinical and historical material.

Price: £0
Venue: Colchester Campus
Address: Essex Business School Room EBS.2.2, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Thursday, 31 May 2018 @ 18:00 to 19:30
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(London) Social Media, Therapy, and You: what you need to know

Organisation: WPF Therapy
First date and time: From Thursday, 31 May 2018 @ 19:15 to Thursday, 31 May 2018 @ 20:30

Description:
- Would you like to think about the application of psychodynamic theory to social media use? - Do you want to think about how you use social media (if you do) and your client’s use? - Would you like to learn about addressing social media as a psychological phenomenon? Are you a user of social media? Or, is this something that you do not see are relevant to your work as a psychotherapist? How are your clients using social media? How will you work with clients in the future who have grown up in a social media world? Do you have ideas about how the psychotherapy you have trained in may or may not be relevant in the future to a different client group. Are you ready to work in a social media savvy world? The lecture will consist of a presentation, followed by a discussion.

Price: £40
Venue: WPF Therapy
Address: 23 Magdalen Street, London, SE1 2EN
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Thursday, 31 May 2018 @ 19:15 to 20:30
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June 2018

WPF Therapy Open Evening

Organisation: WPF Therapy
First date and time: From Friday, 1 June 2018 @ 18:30 to Friday, 1 June 2018 @ 20:30

Description:
This free open evening, 6.30pm – 8.30pm, is for those who want to know more about counselling and psychotherapy and possible training options with WPF Therapy. - Are you interested in finding out about the counselling and psychotherapy training available at WPF Therapy? - Have you been thinking about, or are looking for, a reputable foundation level course that will fit in with your life, challenge you and move your ambitions forward? - Are you looking for an introductory level course that can lead to a BACP, BPC and UKCP recognised qualification? - Have you completed a foundation level course and are now looking for an accredited training (BACP) that will equip you with a professional qualification as a psychodynamic psychotherapist (BPC and UKCP)? Then start, and maybe end, your search with us.

Price: £0
Venue: WPF Therapy
Address: 23 Magdalen Street, London SE1 2EN
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 1 June 2018 @ 18:30 to 20:30
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(London) “That Boy Needs Therapy”: Constructions of Psychotherapy in Popular Song Lyrics with Dr Miltos Hadji

Organisation: Stillpoint London
First date and time: From Friday, 1 June 2018 @ 19:00 to Friday, 1 June 2018 @ 21:00

Description:
Psychologists are in possession of a wealth of academic and clinical descriptions of psychotherapy; yet very little attention has been focused on the ways in which the practice and profession are represented in popular culture. Films, TV shows and novels (i.e. Analyze This, In Treatment, The Sopranos, The Golden Notebook) have offered some potent description of what might transpire between therapist and client, often with comedic or dramatic elements exaggerated to engage the audience. This talk will introduce some common tropes of how psychotherapy is portrayed in the aforementioned strands of popular culture before zooming into a comparatively neglected branch of pop culture: pop music. Dr Hadjiosif will talk about his research into constructions of psychotherapy in the lyrics of pop songs and take the audience on a journey of (mostly) great tunes, deconstruction (from a Foucauldian perspective) and psychotherapeutic literature, before we chew on the question: is pop music singing the praises of psychotherapy? And, more importantly, does it even matter? Dr Miltos Hadjiosif is a Senior Lecturer in Counselling Psychology at UWE Bristol and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. His research has focused on the discursive and narrative dimensions of psychotherapeutic knowledge and calls for an interrogation of popular culture in order to nuance the relationship between the consulting room and the ‘real world’. Miltos is a Committee Member of the BPS Community Psychology Section and has worked with a wide range of clients in NHS, voluntary, specialist, and primary care contexts.

Price: £17
Venue: Stillpoint Spaces London
Address: 23 Clerkenwell Close, London, EC1R 0AA
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 1 June 2018 @ 19:00 to 21:00
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(London) New Readings in Group Analysis

Organisation: Institute of Group Analysis
First date and time: From Saturday, 2 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 2 June 2018 @ 17:30

Description:
The annual New Readings in Group Analysis conference

Price: £69
Venue: Institute of Group Analysis
Address: 1 Daleham Gardens London NW3 5BY
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 2 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:30
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(Stockport) 'Getting the Love You Want' - Couples Educational Weekend Workshop

Organisation: The Affinity Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 2 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 2 June 2018 @ 17:30

Description:
Imago workshop available to all couples

Price: £550
Venue: The Affinity Centre
Address: 7A High Street Cheadle Stockport SK8 1AX
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 2 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:30
  2. From Sunday, 3 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:30
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(Stockport) 'Getting the Love You Want' - Couples Educational Weekend Workshop

Organisation: The Affinity Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 2 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 2 June 2018 @ 17:30

Description:
Imago workshop available to all couples

Price: £550
Venue: The Affinity Centre
Address: 7A High Street Cheadle Stockport SK8 1AX
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 2 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:30
  2. From Sunday, 3 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:30
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(London) How much can therapy help clients who want to make 'better' relationship choices with Anne Power

Organisation: Wimbledon Guild Counselling Training
First date and time: From Saturday, 2 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 2 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
This presentation draws on both psychodynamic and attachment theory. Learning will be based on participation; we will do exercises in pairs and small groups to reflect on our client work. The day will include a Powerpoint presentation with discussion. Many clients come for help because they are struggling to make a lasting relationship. Often they are beginning to recognise that they are repeating a painful pattern from their early family life. We will look at: The dynamics at play when two people fall in love and then How these compare with the elements which are likely to sustain a long term relationship. What is the difference between a burning romantic passion and a lasting attachment bond?’ How do we help clients discern whether a new relationship is really any different from previous ones?’ Can we support sufficient change in our client’s internal world so that they will find themselves drawn to a more supportive and loving partner?’ We will also consider: Clients who move fast through relationships and don’t settle (they may be so avoidant that they leave, or so preoccupied that people abandon them). Clients who haven’t had an adult sexual relationship and who may or may not consciously seek one. This workshop will be helpful for Individual therapists whose clients bring relationship issues & couples therapists

Price: £120
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Venue: Drake House
Address: 44 St Georges Road, London SW19 4ED
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 2 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(Stroud) Attachment Theory & The Internal Working Models of Children presented by Niki Reeves

Organisation: Gloucestershire Counselling Service
First date and time: From Saturday, 2 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 2 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A theory-based workshop looking at attachment theory with children in detail, including film clips to understand Mary Ainswoth's 'Strange Situation Test' that brought the theory to life. There will be explanation of the theory of 'Internal Working Models' that forms the structures for all our expectations of the behaviour of ourselves and others. Fees: Trainee: £120 GCS Staff: £150 External qualified Therapist: £220 Group Rate: £180 per delegate

Price: £220
Venue: Alma House
Address: 52-53 High St, Stroud, GL5 1AP
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 2 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
  2. From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(Stockport) An Introduction to Imago Relationship Therapy

Organisation: The Affinity Centre
First date and time: From Monday, 4 June 2018 @ 09:00 to Monday, 4 June 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
A two-day introductory course for therapists

Price: £250
Venue: The Affinity Centre
Address: 7A High Street Cheadle Stockport SK8 1AX
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 4 June 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00
  2. From Monday, 11 June 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00
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(Stockport) An Introduction to Imago Relationship Therapy

Organisation: The Affinity Centre
First date and time: From Monday, 4 June 2018 @ 09:00 to Monday, 4 June 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
An official introductory course to Imago Relationship Therapy

Price: £250
Venue: The Affinity Centre
Address: 7A High Street Cheadle Stockport SK8 1AX
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 4 June 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00
  2. From Monday, 11 June 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00
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(Colorado) Heal the Healer, Expand Your Consciousness Intensive

Organisation: Comprehensive Resource Model
First date and time: From Tuesday, 5 June 2018 @ 09:00 to Tuesday, 5 June 2018 @ 18:00

Description:
Heal the Healer, Expand Your Consciousness Intensive Cost for this four day Intensive – $1800.00 – payable in three installments (Requires Completion of CRM Basic Training) There is a limit of TEN participants for this Intensive due to rigorous schedule and registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis Facilitator: Lisa Schwarz, M.Ed Creator and Developer of CRMLocation of Intensive: Lisa’s Private Residence in Beulah, CO Details provided upon registrationTo register or for more information contact our CRM Office Manager, Phil Kyritz directly at phil@comprehensiveresourcemodel.com

Price: £1800
Venue: Lisa’s Private Residence
Address: Beulah, CO
Country: USA
Dates and times:
  1. From Tuesday, 5 June 2018 @ 09:00 to 18:00
  2. From Wednesday, 6 June 2018 @ 09:00 to 18:00
  3. From Thursday, 7 June 2018 @ 09:00 to 18:00
  4. From Friday, 8 June 2018 @ 09:00 to 18:00
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(Bristol) The Therapeutic Power of Language – a practical brief therapy 2-day masterclass

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Tuesday, 5 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Tuesday, 5 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A two-day course with tutor: Véronique Chown or Denise Winn. This invigorating course will arm you with a powerful toolkit of precisely-targeted therapeutic skills and strategies for successfully helping people resolve emotional turmoil, mood disorders and psychological trauma, as quickly as possible. Despite more and more effort and resources being put into helping people in distress, the numbers of people suffering mental health problems continues to rise. In addition, the continuing cost constraints put upon the medical and caring professions and the increasing realisation of the risks associated with drug treatments, mean there is an ever increasing demand for better outcomes from brief, psychological treatments for emotional problems. But – as more and more people are discovering – by distilling the essence of proven brief therapy approaches and working with the givens of human nature through the APET™ model, outcomes can be dramatically improved and suffering successfully reduced. This lively two-day workshop shows you how to do this and gives you a solid foundation in the most effective brief solution-focused strategies and language skills – these are essential if you want to be able to help people as quickly as possible. It also shows you how any team of professional healthcare workers can safely incorporate brief therapy techniques into their work with patients suffering from depression, anxiety, panic attacks, PTSD, anger, OCD, eating disorders, addiction and relationship/marital/family problems, thereby improving outcomes and reducing suffering on an even wider scale.

Price: £384
Venue: Engineers House - Bristol
Address: Engineers House The Promenade Clifton Down Avon Bristol BS8 3NB
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Tuesday, 5 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
  2. From Wednesday, 6 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
  3. From Wednesday, 5 December 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
  4. From Thursday, 6 December 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(Bristol) Couples Therapy - A Practical Masterclass

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Thursday, 7 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Thursday, 7 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A one-day counselling course with tutor: Véronique Chown or Jennifer Broadley... Every relationship has its ups and downs, but sometimes these become too difficult for a couple to manage on their own. Véronique Chown's one-day couples counselling course draws on pioneering research that reveals what makes relationships flourish and she shares the practical guidelines and skills she has acquired over many years of successfully helping couples using the human givens approach to build and maintain supportive and mutually rewarding relationships. Presented without psychobabble, and making good use of insightful case histories, Véronique demystifies an area of counselling that many find daunting or fear is complicated. The day covers: the most effective ways to help and build rapport with couples in conflicted relationships; the sex differences in processing emotions; non-blame talking styles; the long-term impact of parenting; past conditioning, including psychological traumas, that can give clues about why difficulties arose; and what we can learn from the way successful couples facilitate mutual needs satisfaction.

Price: £192
Venue: Engineers House - Bristol
Address: Engineers House The Promenade, Clifton Down, Avon, Bristol BS8 3NB
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Thursday, 7 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) IAPT: Improving Psychological Therapies for Older People

Organisation: Healthcare Conferences UK
First date and time: From Friday, 8 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Friday, 8 June 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
This conference focuses on the current challenges faced by providers trying to improve outcomes in older adults and how psychological therapy services can improve and succeed in providing an accessible service for an ageing population’s mental healthcare needs. Follow the conference on Twitter #IAPTOlderAdults A 20% discount is available - Quote ref: HCUK20psychexc when booking. (*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Full T&Cs available upon request.)

Price: £250
Venue: De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
Address: 9-10 Portland Place, London, W1B 1PR
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 8 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
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Healing with Breath and Sound

Organisation: CCPE
First date and time: From Saturday, 9 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 9 June 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
Everything in life is vibration. Each individual soul has its own unique vibration. Sound is vibration and everyone has his/her own note. Sound can release blocked energy and accesses the vibration of the soul. Breathing practices can help restore balance and rhythm. Living out of rhythm causes confusion and can lead to ill health. This weekend we will explore the use of breath and sound to restore harmony in our bodies and our psyches. We will cover: Rhythms of Breath Balancing the Breath Breath and Concentration Fundamental Sounds Using Sound for profound healing. You will begin each day with a lecture of 1.5 hours duration introducing the themes of the weekend. For this you will join the main body of students training with CCPE. After a break you will join a small group for the rest of the day. This group will compose of others on the CPD programme and will be facilitated by a staff member of CCPE. These groups will provide a mix of teaching, exploration and experiential work that are intended to provide a holistic experience of the subject. All facilitators will be qualified psychotherapists and case material can also be brought and explored through the lens of the transpersonal.

Price: £210
Venue: CCPE - Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education
Address: Beauchamp Lodge 2 Warwick Crescent London W2 6NE
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 9 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
  2. From Sunday, 10 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
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(London) Guilt and Shame

Organisation: WPF Therapy
First date and time: From Saturday, 9 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 9 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
- Are you struggling to differentiate between guilt and shame? - Do you want to develop your understanding of how guilt and shame manifest themselves clinically? Would you like to gain a theoretical grasp of shame, guilt and their origins? - Are you interested in exploring the ways in which these affects ‘get played’ out in the consulting room? Patients and clients may struggle to accept the clinician’s help because they feel shame and humiliated by needing help and the process of getting it. This workshop will help you to gain an understanding of the dynamics of guilt and shame in clinical work as well as another insight into the countertransference experiences of feeling guilty and ashamed. The differences between reparative guilt and persecutory guilt will also be considered.

Price: £120
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Venue: WPF Therapy
Address: 23 Magdalen Street, London, SE1 2EN
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 9 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(Derbyshire) Walking the Labyrinth

Organisation: Two Ash Stables
First date and time: From Saturday, 9 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 9 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Walk the labyrinth with your equine companion in symbolic contemplation

Price: £90
Venue: Two Ash Stables
Address: Tupton, Nr Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 9 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(London) No Voice Missing: Understanding Gender Transition

Organisation: Stillpoint London
First date and time: From Saturday, 9 June 2018 @ 14:00 to Saturday, 9 June 2018 @ 18:00

Description:
A four hour workshop open to all. (Part two will follow in the autumn). Going through gender transition is a process that has an impact not only on the person directly involved, but also those emotionally connected – family members, partners, friends. This workshop offers both voices: that of a transitioning individual and that of a ‘witnessing parent’. By applying assumptions of systemic family approaches the facilitators intend to inspire, educate and explore the possibility that even the most difficult life events can be an opportunity to strengthen our relationships. Held by: ARIS PAPAEFSTATHIOU: a trainee counsellor, currently in his 3rd year of the BA Person Centred degree at Metanoia Institute. He holds a BEng in Civil Engineering and is currently working as a Project Manager. Aris started gender transitioning in 2014. ANNA JEZUITA: a MBACP accredited Counsellor and Mindfulness Trainer. Anna gained her qualification in Therapeutic Counselling in 2003 and Clinical Supervision in 2016.Anna is a visiting lecturer at Warsaw University. Her teenage son is in the process of gender transition.

Price: £35
Venue: Stillpoint Spaces London
Address: 23 Clerkenwell Close, London, EC1R 0AA
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 9 June 2018 @ 14:00 to 18:00
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(Merseyside) Promoting Domestic Violence Awareness Among Victims / Survivors

Organisation: Voice for Change Domestic Violence Support
First date and time: From Monday, 11 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Monday, 11 June 2018 @ 15:00

Description:
To have tools to work effectively with domestic abuse survivors.

Price: £50
Venue: Voice for Change Domestic Violence Support
Address: Voice for Change, The Old Museum, Church Road, Waterloo, Merseyside, L22 5NB
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 11 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 15:00
  2. From Monday, 16 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 15:00
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(Stockport) Free Open Meetings for Counsellors and Therapists - Starting a Therapy Practice - 5 Key Points

Organisation: The Affinity Centre
First date and time: From Wednesday, 13 June 2018 @ 19:00 to Wednesday, 13 June 2018 @ 21:00

Description:
Free monthly gatherings for professionals. Short presentation on different topics.

Price: £0
Venue: The Affinity Centre
Address: 7A High Street Cheadle Stockport SK8 1AX
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Wednesday, 13 June 2018 @ 19:00 to 21:00
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(Dublin) Moving from self-harm to self-belief... Proven techniques for reducing

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Thursday, 14 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Thursday, 14 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A one-day course with tutor: Emily Gajewski... Emily Gajewski's inspiring training day demystifies self-harming and its causes and shows why we should not give up on people — even in the most apparently hopeless situations. It is common to feel powerless in the face of such wilful self-destruction – and many also find such behaviour difficult to understand or sympathise with – but armed with the clear, research-based framework and practical skills taught on this course, you needn’t feel that way again. Its wealth of information and useful tips will ensure you give sufferers the best chance of moving on in their lives – you will hear from people who have completely stopped (or dramatically reduced) self-harming and are now living fulfilled lives.

Price: £175
Venue: Marino Institute of Education - Dublin
Address: 9 Griffith Avenue, Clontarf, Dublin, D09 R232, Ireland
Country: Ireland
Dates and times:
  1. From Thursday, 14 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(Dublin) Moving from self-harm to self-belief... Proven techniques for reducing

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Thursday, 14 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Thursday, 14 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A one-day course with tutor: Emily Gajewski... Emily Gajewski's inspiring training day demystifies self-harming and its causes and shows why we should not give up on people — even in the most apparently hopeless situations. It is common to feel powerless in the face of such wilful self-destruction – and many also find such behaviour difficult to understand or sympathise with – but armed with the clear, research-based framework and practical skills taught on this course, you needn’t feel that way again. Its wealth of information and useful tips will ensure you give sufferers the best chance of moving on in their lives – you will hear from people who have completely stopped (or dramatically reduced) self-harming and are now living fulfilled lives.

Price: £175
Venue: Marino Institute of Education - Dublin
Address: 9 Griffith Avenue, Clontarf, Dublin, D09 R232, Ireland
Country: Ireland
Dates and times:
  1. From Thursday, 14 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) Let's Talk about Groups

Organisation: WPF Therapy
First date and time: From Friday, 15 June 2018 @ 18:00 to Friday, 15 June 2018 @ 20:00

Description:
By the crowd they have been broken, by the crowd they shall be healed. (Codey Marsh) Like them or loathe them, we all live our lives in the context of groups. But can we do therapy in them? Freud thought not. Nonetheless, increasingly, whatever the therapeutic orientation, groups have come to be seen as a credible, and in some cases, preferred way of delivering therapy. There are economic reasons for this of course, but might there be therapeutic ones? In this informative, relaxed and interactive evening, group analysts Nick Barwick and Martin Weegmann talk about: - what drew them to the world of group therapy - how their co-authored book, ‘Group Therapy: a group-analytic approach’ (Routledge 2017) developed as an attempt to provide a comprehensive but accessible introduction to the rich but often diverse strands of group analysis - what, for them, is core to group-analytic practice. In the second part of the evening, there will be an opportunity, as a group, to: - discuss and explore further some of the thoughts and ideas raised in the first half - to share experiences of what it is like, for better or worse, to be part of a group About Nick and Martin’s book - what the critics say? ‘An outstanding combination of psychological awareness, group analytic wisdom, artistic ability and literary flair’ – Morris Nitsun, clinical psychologist, Consultant NHS Psychologist in Group Psychotherapy, training group analyst, Institute of Group Analysis, London ‘A fascinating, beautifully written, accessible, enjoyable book’ – Gwen Adshead, consultant forensic psychiatrist, Visiting Gresham Professor of Psychiatry, psychotherapist and group analyst

Price: £50
Website:
Venue: WPF Therapy
Address: 23 Magdalen Street, London, SE1 2EN
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 15 June 2018 @ 18:00 to 20:00
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(Reykjavik) RECOVERY: Nourishing the Whole Self

Organisation: ICAAD
First date and time: From Saturday, 16 June 2018 @ 09:00 to Saturday, 16 June 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
The day will explore and deliver on: - Recovery and nurturing the best possible versions of ourselves.  - Leadership from within - connection and emotional wellness - Overcoming dysfunctional patterns and establishing a healthy relationship with self.

Price: £0
Venue: TBC
Address: Reykjavik
Country: Iceland
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 16 June 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00
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(London) The shame of being oneself: Internalised homophobia and shame within sexual identity

Organisation: WPF Therapy
First date and time: From Saturday, 16 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 16 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
This workshop will explore the concept of internalised homophobia and its relevance as an idea for both LGB (lesbian, gay and bisexual) and heterosexual people. It can be understood as a process whereby negative social and environmental beliefs and attitudes about homosexuality and same sex attraction are taken in by the individual and experienced as part of the self. This can lead to shameful feelings affecting both individual and relational life, and cause internal suffering which may be extremely difficult to acknowledge or articulate. The aim of this workshop is to increase knowledge and awareness of the meaning and impact of internalised homophobia as a concept relevant to clinical practice. This workshop will also help participants develop self-awareness around attitudes to do with sexual orientation and the existence of internalised homophobia, and to address challenges of working with such shame in the consulting room. The workshop will include presentation and discussion of theoretical ideas, clinical reflection, and experiential components. In particular we will explore the impact on the therapist in working with such shame in the consulting room. It will be valuable for participants to bring examples of their own clinical work and experience to discuss.

Price: £120
Website:
Venue: WPF Therapy
Address: 23 Magdalen Street, London, SE1 2EN
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 16 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(London) Neurosomatic Therapy - Giving voice to the silenced self

Organisation: WPF Therapy
First date and time: From Saturday, 16 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 16 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Due to popular demand we are now running a second workshop. - Are you working with clients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), ME or fibromyalgia? - Would you like to learn about the neurobiological evidence that may help explain these conditions? - Are you interested in learning about how to work with these difficult conditions in the consulting room? - Is there a link between these illnesses and early trauma and impaired attachment? - How can your clients work towards a recovery? Workshop Aims 1. An understanding of the overall principles and practice of neurosomatic therapy for working with clients who have a medically unexplained somatoform disorder, with our emphasis on helping clients to resolve their inner emotional conflict between the beliefs and rules of their fear-based, defensive Survival Mind (False Self) that has silenced awareness and expression of their authentic, spontaneous emotions and the emotional needs of their True Self. 2. An understanding of how the body holds the key to discovering both the root cause of neurosomatic illness and the steps that clients need to take to make a full recovery from their illness. 3. Greater confidence in helping clients (and ourselves) safely to use somatic signals as a means of discovering some of their blocked emotions and unrecognised emotional needs, and of becoming more aware of their once protective but now harmful survival strategies. 4. Greater confidence in helping clients to take authentic action to resolve their inner emotional conflict, by guiding clients through specific ‘evocation’ states and supporting them to apply their new experiential learning in their day-to-day life. 5. An understanding of the emotional factors that can enhance or hinder recovery and how to address energy-depleting blocks to recovery. Recovery comes when clients can understand the neurosomatic roots of their illness, can more fully express the needs of their True Self, through a combination of increased self-awareness and belief in their own self-agency through engaging in new energy-enhancing and authentic forms of self-expression. We will look at unconscious resistance to relinquishing the secondary gains of illness and addressing the unacknowledged fears of making a recovery that can block clients’ progress. Outline This workshop will use experiential exercises as well as theoretical presentations, clinical examples, role play and discussions.

Price: £120
Venue: WPF Therapy
Address: 23 Magdalen Street, London, SE1 2EN
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 16 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(Brighton) Art as Therapy

Organisation: Brighton Therapy Partnership
First date and time: From Saturday, 16 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 16 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
For more information please visit http://www.brightontherapypartnership.org.uk/events/art-as-therapy/

Price: £105
Venue: City Coast Centre
Address: North Street Portslade (Brighton & Hove) BN41 1DG
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 16 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - General

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 16 June 2018 @ 11:00 to Saturday, 16 June 2018 @ 13:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 16 June 2018 @ 11:00 to 13:00
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - General

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 16 June 2018 @ 14:00 to Saturday, 16 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 16 June 2018 @ 14:00 to 16:00
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(Bristol) ACPP: Relational dynamics in body-oriented psychotherapy

Organisation: INTEGRA CPD
First date and time: From Sunday, 17 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Sunday, 17 June 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
This workshop is an ideal opportunity for an introduction to Michael’s work, and specifically how he approaches the integration of the paradigm clash between the humanistic and psychodynamic traditions. It is an affordable workshop on a crucial topic, as many integrative therapists struggle to integrate these paradigms rather than oscillate between them, both in their work and in supervision. There are still a few places (at this time: about 6) left on this workshop, which was initiated by the Association for Core Process Psychotherapy. Most participants, therefore, will be Core Process therapists, which will give the day an emphasis on the body-mind and psychosomatic connection, and how attention to the two bodies in the therapeutic relationship (or better: the two ‘bodyminds’) can provide the experiential foundation for the integration of paradigms. In the lineage of Body Psychotherapy, we come across a set of diverse and to some extent confusing and contradictory assumptions as to what we mean by therapeutic relating and the therapeutic relationship. On the whole, the whole range of body-oriented work as practised today clearly belongs to the humanistic tradition, with its emphasis on authentic/dialogical and empathic/reparative relating. This sits alongside influences from the psychoanalytic tradition, notably the work of Reich and his ideas about working with transference, as well as his quasi-medical and scientific attitude to treatment (which he shared with Freud). These different paradigms of relating are quite difficult to integrate and bring together, as they are based on polarised attitudes and stances in terms of one-person and two-person psychologies. That raises the question as to what we mean by being ‘relational', especially in recent years, when that notion has become increasingly fashionable, and is in danger of becoming diluted. As psychotherapists working in the body-oriented traditions, we have the potential to bring a more substantial, embodied and complex notion of relating to the talking therapies. This workshop is an opportunity to explore your own experience of the tensions between the polarised humanistic and psychoanalytic traditions, and how you integrate them. This tension hinges around the essential conflict between ‘authentic relating’ and 'working with the transference' - two principles which many of us find equally valid and want to equally do justice to in our work. It has been understood and acknowledged for decades that any direct and directive work with the body, especially if it includes touch, intensifies the transference. However, psychoanalysts have contested that by using directive body-oriented interventions, body-oriented therapists are minimising and sidestepping the transference. In fact, all therapies that are relying exclusively on an empathic, attuned, heartfelt connection are open to that psychoanalytic challenge (keeping things too cosy, encouraging regression or over-dependency, avoiding the negative transference) and to the question of whether this is in the client's best interests. When our intention is to work with the client’s ‘character’, i.e. with all the embodied levels of developmental injury, across the whole bodymind, how do these different traditions and paradigms of relating get in each other's way or complement each other and how might they create an integrative synergy?

Price: £65
Venue: The Quaker Meeting House
Address: Champion Square Bristol BS2 9DB
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Sunday, 17 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:30
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Mental Health Quality Summit 2018: Meeting and Measuring Progress against the CQC Quality Ratings

Organisation: Healthcare Conferences UK
First date and time: From Monday, 18 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Monday, 18 June 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
This National Mental Health Quality Summit focuses on meeting and measuring progress against the CQC Quality Ratings. The conference aims to bring together clinicians and managers leading on quality improvement to understand current issues and the national context, and to debate and discuss key issues and areas they are facing in practice in meeting the CQC Quality Ratings in mental health settings. Through case studies from organisations that have been rated outstanding and extended interactive sessions the event will support you to both measure, monitor and meet the standards, and develop the leadership skills and culture to ensure continuous quality improvement. Follow this conference on Twitter #cqcmental A 20% discount is available - Quote ref: HCUK20psychexc when booking. (*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Full T&Cs available upon request.)

Price: £365
Venue: De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
Address: 9-10 Portland Place, London, W1B 1PR
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 18 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
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(Leigh-on-Sea) Sexual Abuse CPD for counsellors

Organisation: Best for Training
First date and time: From Monday, 18 June 2018 @ 19:00 to Monday, 18 June 2018 @ 21:00

Description:
https://bestfortraining.co.uk/courses/sexual-abuse-cpd/#1508869184076-fb4790b3-7675

Price: £30
Venue: Leigh Community Centre
Address: Leigh Community Centre 71-73 Elm Road Leigh-on-Sea SS9 1SP
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 18 June 2018 @ 19:00 to 21:00
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(London) FREE - Preventing Loneliness in Later Life Conference

Organisation: Tavistock Relationships
First date and time: From Friday, 22 June 2018 @ 09:00 to Friday, 22 June 2018 @ 13:00

Description:
Showcasing current thinking around challenges of later life for relationships.

Price: £0
Venue: Tavistock Relationships
Address: 70 Warren Street, London W1T 5PB
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 22 June 2018 @ 09:00 to 13:00
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(London) Training Practice Weekend: The Inner World on the Stage - with Dr Maxine Daniels and Anna Chesner

Organisation: London Centre for Psychodrama
First date and time: From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 18:00

Description:
This weekend focuses on the artistry and stagecraft of psychodrama in the service of the therapeutic process. This weekend workshop is open to diploma or certificate trainees from any psychodrama training school, people who are considering training in psychodrama, or professionals from related fields who have a particular interest in psychodrama or the topic of the weekend. A weekend counts as 16 psychodrama/ CPD hours.

Price: £215
Venue: Three Boroughs Day Service, Maudsley Hospital
Address: Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AZ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 18:00
  2. From Sunday, 24 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(Sutton-in-Ashfield) Introduction to Dramatherapy

Organisation: Spirit Project
First date and time: From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
Once a month course for trainee and qualified Counsellors.

Price: £360
Venue: Spirit Project
Address: The Willows Chesterfield Road Huthwaite Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 2QJ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:30
  2. From Saturday, 14 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:30
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(Stroud) Body Talk presented by Suzanna McKenzie & Madeleine Woof

Organisation: Gloucestershire Counselling Service
First date and time: From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
The workshop will explore the sexual relationship in couples. The sexual relationship will be considered as an expression of conscious and unconscious processes within the couple relationship; 'body talk' could be seen as enactments of the repressed/denied. Key areas of exploration will include: Intimacy and the fear it can provoke, attachment development in conjunction with sexual development, the place of desire/lack of desire in individuals and within relationships, is desire the same as arousal? The day will explore ways of working with a couple's sexual relationship, bringing theories together, case studies and how to talk about sex. Suzanna McKenzie is a BACP accredited counsellor and psychotherapist and holds an MSc. in psychosexual therapy. She is a visiting clinician at Tavistock Relations, London and a supervisor as well as a trainer for couples' counsellors at GCS. Madeleine Woof has a private practice working with individuals, couples and families and has for the past 25 years worked as a therapist at the Bridge Foundation for Psychotherapy in Bristol. She is a visiting clinician and trainer for Tavistock Relations and holds a number of therapeutic roles for a variety of organisations. Fees: Trainee: £60 GCS Staff: £70 External Qualified Therapist: £110 Group Rate: £90 per delegate

Price: £110
Venue: Alma House
Address: 52-53 High St, Stroud, GL5 1AP
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(Brighton) Sex On The Rocks: When Passion Cools in Long Term Relationships

Organisation: Brighton Therapy Partnership
First date and time: From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
For information visit: http://www.brightontherapypartnership.org.uk/events/3302/

Price: £105
Website:
Venue: City Coast Centre
Address: Portslade
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:30
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(London) Addiction and attachment: the roots, leaves and branches of addiction and addictive behaviours - with Jeff Lane

Organisation: Wimbledon Guild Counselling Training
First date and time: From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Addiction has been described as “cunning, baffling and powerful”, working with clients who demonstrate addictive behaviours can also be described as “frustrating, confusing and mystifying!” Looking at addiction from an attachment perspective can be enlightening and empowering for client and therapist. It can provide a firm foundation from which to support recovery and facilitate profound change. In this one day CPD workshop we will seek to explore how counsellors and therapists can become more effectual in helping bring about sustainable lasting changes which bring increased satisfaction, wellbeing and joy for a wide range of clients. We will seek answers for some challenging and too often unasked questions. What do we mean by addiction? how do we use the word as a description, a diagnosis, a warning or simply as a criticism? How does early attachment experience manifest as patterns of addiction later in life? How can we best respond to clients who present as ‘addicted’? how do they see themselves and what would they like to be different? Through a mix of large group teaching, smaller group exploratory and experiential work and whole group plenary work. Attendees can hope to go away feeling better informed and more skilled with a wider range of therapeutic responses to a wide range of client presentations.

Price: £120
Venue: Drake House
Address: 44 St Georges Road, London SW19 4ED
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(London) Creative imagination

Organisation: CCPE
First date and time: From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
"The mind may be compared to a 'Palace of Mirrors' - a realm of creativity where thought reflects thought, memories intermesh with dreams, and ideas take on a life of their own." During the weekend we will share and explore our own creative imagination and in the process develop the techniques necessary to harness our potential for healing and self-transformation. In particular we will cover: Creative Imagination The key elements which connect the fields of healing, dreams and our own unfoldment. Concentration practices using symbols of nature to draw out and develop personal qualities such as compassion, groundedness, fluidity, sensitivity and good memory. Visualisation practices for emotional, mental and physical healing. Light practices to redress energy imbalances and work with depressed and disturbed emotions. The use of spiritual archetypes in personal growth and unfoldment. You will begin each day with a lecture of 1.5 hours duration introducing the themes of the weekend. For this you will join the main body of students training with CCPE. After a break you will join a small group for the rest of the day. This group will compose of others on the CPD programme and will be facilitated by a staff member of CCPE. These groups will provide a mix of teaching, exploration and experiential work that are intended to provide a holistic experience of the subject. All facilitators will be qualified psychotherapists and case material can also be brought and explored through the lens of the transpersonal.

Price: £210
Venue: CCPE - Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education
Address: Beauchamp Lodge 2 Warwick Crescent London W2 6NE
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
  2. From Sunday, 24 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
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(Exeter) Body-oriented CPD Weekend Group 2018

Organisation: Integra CPD
First date and time: From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
Workshops designed for counsellors and psychotherapists from across the approaches

Price: £200
Venue: Judy Shaw's house
Address: Offwell nr. Honiton Devon EX14 9SR
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
  2. From Sunday, 24 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
  3. From Saturday, 8 September 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
  4. From Sunday, 9 September 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
  5. From Saturday, 1 December 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
  6. From Sunday, 2 December 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
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(London) Dreamspace (winter and summer)

Organisation: Two Ash Stables
First date and time: From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 13:00

Description:
Share your dreams (waking/sleeping) in nature with the herd

Price: £30
Venue: Two Ash Stables
Address: Tupton, Nr Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 13:00
  2. From Saturday, 22 December 2018 @ 16:00 to 19:00
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - General

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 11:00 to Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 13:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 11:00 to 13:00
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - General

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 14:00 to Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 23 June 2018 @ 14:00 to 16:00
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(London) Schema-informed Time-limited CBT: Formulation and Experiential Skills Masterclass

Organisation: Schema Therapy School
First date and time: From Monday, 25 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Monday, 25 June 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
This is a unique workshop designed for clinicians with experience in cognitive behavioural approaches (or other allied modalities) who are interested in expanding their skills for working with individuals with complex needs and where there are significant relational challenges, or where the client does not respond to standard treatment. The workshop will cover the fundamental concepts and techniques of schema theory. There will be a practical emphasis on supporting attendees to feel confident in (1) formulating complex presentations via mode mapping, and (2) in the change techniques of chair work, imagery work, limited reparenting and empathic confrontation. We will also explore methods for enhancing the ‘Healthy Adult’ mode where individuals have limited positive internal dialogues. We will discuss strategies for their integration within time-limited CBT.

Price: £315
Venue: The BPS Building
Address: 30 Tabernacle Street London EC2A 4UE
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 25 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:30
  2. From Tuesday, 26 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:30
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(Northern Ireland) Special Event -Lisa Schwarz presenting CRM at The Healing Summit: Trauma, Anxiety & Stress Healing

Organisation: Comprehensive Resource Model
First date and time: From Wednesday, 27 June 2018 @ 09:00 to Wednesday, 27 June 2018 @ 18:00

Description:
Lisa Schwarz will be presenting CRM at The Healing Summit: Trauma, Anxiety & Stress Healing in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Price: £0
Venue: Trauma Summit
Address: 119 Cahard Road, Saintfield, Co.Down, N.Ireland BT24 7LA
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Wednesday, 27 June 2018 @ 09:00 to 18:00
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(London) Effective Pain Management Psychological Techniques for Reducing Persistent Pain and Accelerating Healing

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Wednesday, 27 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Wednesday, 27 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Pain is endemic in our society and whatever the cause – back pain, migraine, arthritic pain, dental pain, irritable bowel (IBS), labour/menstrual pain, cancer pain, psychogenic pain, psychosomatic pain – it can be incapacitating...but this suffering can be reduced. This workshop – with leading pain and musculoskeletal medicine consultant Dr Grahame Brown – gives you important new information about how we experience pain – derived from the latest neuroscience – and a powerful range of psychological techniques for managing pain naturally, preventing it from escalating and speeding up healing. You will discover how people can be helped out of the vicious cycle of chronic pain and how, by working holistically through the bio-psycho-social model, suffering can be dramatically reduced. You don't need to have any prior medical knowledge to learn from and enjoy the day – you will leave with a much clearer understanding of what is going on in the mind/body system, what you can do to reduce suffering when pain persists and ways to prevent chronic ongoing pain from developing. It is a key event if you work with people suffering from pain at any stage (from recent onset, recurrent to persistent) or if you would like to find out how to successfully manage pain without medication. You will learn a wide variety of pain management techniques, which can easily be integrated into your work, to help relieve pain and promote recovery – often in just one session.

Price: £192
Venue: Broadway House London
Address: Broadway House Tothill Street London SW1H 9NQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Wednesday, 27 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) SE For Kids - Maggie Kline (co author of Trauma Through a Childs Eyes)

Organisation: SOS Internationale (Somatic Experiencing Training®)
First date and time: From Thursday, 28 June 2018 @ 09:00 to Thursday, 28 June 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
A 3-day workshop to teach professionals how to help children reorganise and re -balance the autonomic nervous system at the biological/survival level after being overwhelmed following a traumatic or stressful event(s).

Price: £0
Venue: London
Address: London
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Thursday, 28 June 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00
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(London) Moving from self-harm to self-belief... Proven techniques for reducing

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Thursday, 28 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Thursday, 28 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A one-day course with tutor: Emily Gajewski... Self-harming is on the increase at an alarming rate – particularly among young people – and it is one of the behaviours many find hard to treat. Emily Gajewski's inspiring training day demystifies self-harming and its causes and shows why we should not give up on people — even in the most apparently hopeless situations. It is common to feel powerless in the face of such wilful self-destruction – and many also find such behaviour difficult to understand or sympathise with – but armed with the clear, research-based framework and practical skills taught on this course, you needn’t feel that way again. Its wealth of information and useful tips will ensure you give sufferers the best chance of moving on in their lives – you will hear from people who have completely stopped (or dramatically reduced) self-harming and are now living fulfilled lives.

Price: £192
Venue: Broadway House - London
Address: Broadway House Tothill Street London SW1H 9NQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Thursday, 28 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
  2. From Tuesday, 9 October 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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3rd EFT International SUMMER SCHOOL

Organisation: EFT International School
First date and time: From Friday, 29 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Friday, 29 June 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
3rd EFT INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL featuring prominent speakers in the field is taking place in London, UK June/July 2018. Learn about EMOTIONALLY FOCUSED THERAPY model for Couples and Individuals, Develop your existing skills, Watch and Experience The Joy of Vulnerability and Connection! OPEN to all practicing clinicians working with couples and families, psychotherapists, psychologists, social workers, counsellors, including those in training, UK and International, EFT-Trained and Non-Trained Catch EARLY BIRD untill the 1st February 2018! TWO STREAMS of participants to ensure that everyone can learn at an EFT level that suits their therapeutic development: EFT-NEWCOMERS on the 29th-30th June and EFT-TRAINED on the 4th-7th July. EFT-NEWCOMERS Stream - 29th-30th June with Gulya Diyarova, UK, MSc Tavistock, UKCP, COSRT Accred., MBACP, ICEEFT Certified EFT therapist and supervisor. PRESENTATION: "EFT in Action. Road Map to Emotional Healing: An outline of the Theory and Practice of Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples". EFT-TRAINED Stream - 4th-7th July. DAY 1(afternoon session)-DAY 2 (full day) with Jim Thomas, USA, LMFT, Certified EFT Therapist, Supervisor and Trainer, Clinical Fellow AAMFT. PRESENTATION: "Gaining Traction, Getting to Softenings in EFT. Intermediate to advanced level Master Class" DAY 3 (morning session) "Couple from Hell, Therapist from Heaven" - Experiential DEMO SESSION with highly escalated couple (role played real couple scenario) with Jim Thomas and Lorrie Brubacher, EFT trainers. DAY 3 (afternoon session)-DAY 4 (full day) with Lorrie Brubacher, USA, M.Ed, LMFT, Certified EFT Therapist, Supervisor and Trainer. PRESENTATION: "Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy as a Process of Love" EACH DAY will include Didactic presentations, experiential exercises, role plays, skills and intervention demonstrations by the trainers, video clips of real couple sessions with live commentaries from trainers and interactive group learning. 'GET TO KNOW YOU AND ME!' - Thursday the 5th or Friday the 6th July Networking evening of Conversation, Connection and Fun! WWW.EFTINTERNATIONALSCHOOLLONDON.COM LinkedIn EFT International School | Facebook Selection of TESTIMONIALS from the participants of the 1st and 2nd EFT International Schools 2016, 2017. "Thank you for organising it. Very, Very worth the time and expense, Highly informative" | "Could not be higher!!! Very stimulation and diverse. Looking forward to the next year event already!" | "Great mix of topics & each of them left me wanting to learn more. Lovely to connect with other EFTers from all over the world!" | "I see the EFT as learning the art of the Heart. I see it as crucial skill to learn and become more competent at. Really hungry for more." | "Absolutely excellent! So very practically helpful. (used it in a session with a couple that evening!) Super-useful!" | "The presenters were wonderful. The organisation was great and the organising people were efficient, nice, kind and responsive. The topics were very important." | "An ambitious venture - well planned, well executed and well staged. Congratulations!"

Price: £595
Venue: London Metropolitan University
Address: Electra House, 84 Moorgate, London EC2M 6SQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 29 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
  2. From Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
  3. From Wednesday, 4 July 2018 @ 13:00 to 17:00
  4. From Thursday, 5 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
  5. From Friday, 6 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
  6. From Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
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3rd EFT International SUMMER SCHOOL

Organisation: EFT International School
First date and time: From Friday, 29 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Friday, 29 June 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
Learn EMOTIONALLY FOCUSED THERAPY for Couples and Individuals at the 3rd EFT International Summer School, EFT-NEWCOMERS Stream. Do your clients question if their partners are there for them? Do they wonder about their partners’ accessibility? Gulya Diyarova, UK, Certified EFT therapist and supervisor will present to Newcomers Stream on Overview of EMOTIONALLY FOCUSED THERAPY (EFT) approach. EFT sees emotional closeness, safety and intimacy at the core of a loving and meaningful relationship. When a relationship is in distress we tend to start a habitual 'dance', where one person criticizes and gets angry and the other defends and shuts down. The couple get caught up in this negative dance, and very soon we see the other person as the enemy. EFT helps the partners identify the patterns of blame and distancing, and helps couples to safely connect and become close again.

Price: £225
Venue: London, Canada Water Library
Address: London, Canada Water tube, Jubilee Line
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 29 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
  2. From Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
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3rd EFT International Summer School - NEWCOMERS Stream

Organisation: EFT International School
First date and time: From Friday, 29 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Friday, 29 June 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
Presentation "EFT in Action. Road Map to Emotional Healing: An Outline of the Theory and Practice of Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples" with Gulya Diyarova, UK, ICEEFT Cert. EFT therapist and supervisor, MSc Tavistock, UKCP, COSRT Accred., MBACP. · Do your clients question if their partners are there for them? · Do they wonder about their partners’ accessibility? EMOTIONALLY FOCUSED THERAPY sees emotional closeness, safety and intimacy at the core of a loving and meaningful relationship. When a relationship is in distress we tend to start a habitual 'dance', where one person criticizes and gets angry and the other defends and shuts down. The couple get caught up in this negative dance, and very soon we see the other person as the enemy. EFT helps the partners identify the patterns of blame and distancing, and helps couples to safely connect and become close again. In this excellent introduction to the theory and practice of EFT participants will get a clear sense of what the EFT model is and its well researched effectiveness as a therapeutic approach. Participants of NEWCOMERS Stream may proceed to the EFT-TRAINED Stream at Preferential rates and participate either in 4 day training or in 2-day Block 1 or Block 2 (on understanding that some material may be at intermediate to advanced level).

Price: £250
Venue: Canada Water Library
Address: London, Canada water tube Jubilee line
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 29 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
  2. From Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
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(London) Working with the Couple Relationship through the Adoption Process

Organisation: Tavistock Relationships
First date and time: From Friday, 29 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Friday, 29 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Examines the transitions and challenges during and after adoption.

Price: £120
Venue: Tavistock Relationships
Address: 70 Warren Street, London W1T 5PB
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 29 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(Derbeyshire) Embodying Ethical Principles

Organisation: Two Ash Stables
First date and time: From Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Embody, explore and expand awareness of ethics with the herd

Price: £90
Venue: Two Ash Stables
Address: Tupton, Nr Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
  2. From Saturday, 27 October 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(Stockport) 'Keeping the Love You Find' - The Imago Workshop For Individuals

Organisation: The Affinity Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 17:30

Description:
Imago workshop for individuals looking for a rich, fulfilling life.

Price: £250
Venue: The Affinity Centre
Address: 7A High Street Cheadle Stockport SK8 1AX
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:30
  2. From Sunday, 1 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:30
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(Stockport) 'Keeping the Love You Find' - The Imago Workshop For Individuals

Organisation: The Affinity Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 17:30

Description:
For individuals who are happily single or in a relationship

Price: £250
Venue: The Affinity Centre
Address: 7A High Street Cheadle Stockport SK8 1AX
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:30
  2. From Sunday, 1 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:30
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(London) An Introduction to Understanding and Treating Sex Addiction: Is sex addiction a myth? With Gavin Sharpe

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
This one day workshop is aimed at providing a definition of sex addiction and to consider the various treatment methodologies. Sex Addiction is not included in the DSM-V. Post Harvey Weinstein, the debate as to whether sex addiction is real has been re-ignited. If sex addiction is real, how do we define it? (For example, do we differentiate between addiction and compulsivity? Do we include sexual offending?) If it is real, how do we treat our clients suffering from it? The aims of the workshop include: - To understand causes of sex addiction. - To provide an understanding of the cycle of addiction including triggers and underlying issues. - To provide counsellors with the tools to help diagnose sex addiction. - To provide an overview of treatment options for those with addiction (including partners of sex addicts). - To provide experiential opportunities to practise assessment and treatment skills. - To consider the differences in sex addiction among male and female clients. - To understand the specific issues around sex addiction and gay men.

Price: £95
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queens Park, NW6 6R
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
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Children & Divorce: Understanding Impact on & Use of the Child in Context of Divorce & Separation

Organisation: Tavistock Relationships
First date and time: From Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
The workshop will approach the subject of children in the context of divorce and separation including the use made of the child by the couple as part of the process of divorce and the impact of divorce on the child, and how this will be affected by the developmental stage of the child/children. Throughout, implications for the clinician’s technique will be considered and commented upon. There will also be a consideration of the legal processes in relation to children in the process of divorce.

Price: £118
Venue: 70 Warren Street, London W1T 5PB
Address: Tavistock Relationships, 70 Warren Street, London W1T 5PB
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(London) Healing Complex Trauma

Organisation: Mary-Clare de Echevarria
First date and time: From Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 10:30 to Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 17:30

Description:
Experiential weekend, overview and detailed content/handouts, demonstrations/practice www.primarylight.co.uk/courses-weekends/ ‘Absolutely wonderful. Warm, holding and intelligent.’

Price: £270
Venue: Violet Hill Studios
Address: 6 Violet Hill St John's Wood Village London NW8 9EB www.violethillstudios.com
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 30 June 2018 @ 10:30 to 17:30
  2. From Sunday, 1 July 2018 @ 10:30 to 17:30
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July 2018

(Stockport) An Introduction to Working With Couples - a Two-Day Course

Organisation: The Affinity Centre
First date and time: From Monday, 2 July 2018 @ 09:30 to Monday, 2 July 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Practical techniques for working with couples

Price: £200
Venue: The Affinity Centre
Address: 7A High Street Cheadle Stockport SK8 1AX
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 2 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
  2. From Monday, 9 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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Introduction to Couple Therapy Summer School

Organisation: Tavistock Relationships
First date and time: From Monday, 2 July 2018 @ 10:00 to Monday, 2 July 2018 @ 17:30

Description:
Running from 2-7 July 2018, this is a six-day Summer School for people with little or no experience of working with clients, who are interested in finding out about working clinically with couples, and learning more about the couple relationship. Students will explore a range of themes in relation to intimate relationships. The course looks at the special character of the marital/couple focus and the theory underpinning this approach. In addition, the training can improve personal and professional relationships through developing greater self-awareness and an enhanced understanding of the dynamics inherent in any family or social group. We use a variety of teaching methods such as films, exercises, group discussions, readings, as well as role-plays on this course. By the end of the course, students will have formed a basic understanding of working therapeutically with couples. Please note: Suitable students completing the 2018 Summer Schools will have the opportunity to apply for our Masters' Programmes in the same year, courtesy of a special extended application deadline. The course will: - introduce marital and couple counselling theories with special emphasis on the psychodynamic approach - offer a framework for understanding conscious and unconscious communication in couples that is grounded in theory, clinical case examples and seminar discussion - introduce the range of skills that are used in couple work, with a chance to practice these in role plays - enable you to develop self-reflective skills by participating in experiential groups - reflect on changing trends in family and marital relationships as well as the impact of children on couples - explore the themes of divorce, affairs, and psychosexual problems, as well as issues around gender, sexuality and ethnicity - issues related to gender, sexuality and ethnicity.

Price: £900
Venue: TBC (in London)
Address: TBC (in London). Call, email or see website for latest details.
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 2 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
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(London) Guided imagery and visualisation

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Tuesday, 3 July 2018 @ 09:30 to Tuesday, 3 July 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A one-day course with: Sue Saunders Strong emotions focus and lock attention – keeping people trapped in problem behaviours. Therapeutic change cannot happen until the emotional arousal is reduced. This is why healthcare professionals need to know how to induce the relaxation response in patients. Guided imagery and visualisation not only reduce emotional arousal quickly but can be used to reframe life circumstances through metaphor and to rehearse in the imagination any required changed behaviours and/or feelings. Among other things, guided imagery is an essential skill required for removing phobias, curing PTSD, lifting depression and raising self-confidence. When you become confident in using these skills, you can begin to bring patients out of the emotionally-driven trance states of a wide range of conditions such as anxiety disorders, addiction, anger, stress overload, depression and chronic pain. That is why guided imagery is one of the most powerful psychotherapeutic tools known. This course is suitable for anyone interested in gaining these invaluable skills but those involved in mental and physical healthcare in particular would benefit from attending. The information and skills taught are extremely useful for dealing with: Stress; addictions; agoraphobia; allergies; anorexia; anger; asthma; bed wetting; blood pressure; bulimia; depression; lack of confidence; chronic pain; eczema; frustration; guilt; grief; hay fever; inhibition; insomnia; irritable bowel (IBS); relationship/marital difficulties; migraine; nightmares; obsessions (OCD); pain control; panic attacks; phobias (all kinds); sexual difficulties (impotence, premature ejaculation and vaginismus); shyness; skin disorders and trauma (PTSD); flashbacks; ulcers; warts and worrying. You can also control blood pressure, stimulate the immune system, promote healing of damaged skin tissue and bones and give birth easier using guided imagery and visualisation.

Price: £192
Venue: Broadway House - London
Address: Broadway House Tothill Street London SW1H 9NQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Tuesday, 3 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
  2. From Tuesday, 30 October 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) The Fast Trauma (PTSD) and Phobia Cure

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Wednesday, 4 July 2018 @ 09:30 to Wednesday, 4 July 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A two-day master course with tutor: Sue Saunders This intense two-day training proceeds through a blend of talks, live demonstrations, skill-developing exercises, practice sessions (under careful guidance) and deconstruction of a filmed example of the technique being used with a severely traumatised young woman. There is also plenty of opportunity for networking and discussion during the breaks. Even the most severe phobic and post-traumatic stress (PTSD) symptoms can be quickly and safely treated with the precisely targeted skills of the refined version of the rewind technique taught on this two-day course. This refined version of the rewind technique is the most reliably successful psychological treatment available for removing even the severest phobias and detraumatising people – it is easy to learn and one of the most important skills you need when working with any anxiety disorder. Using it you can, in often as little as one or two sessions, detraumatise bad memories, stop flashbacks, cure phobias, banish nightmares and reduce anxiety so you can help the victims of abuse, rape, violence, car accidents, fire, terrorism and panic attacks, heart attacks and other life-threatening experiences. It is also invaluable for helping people with phobias, those who have suffered persistent physical or sexual abuse, and people with OCD. Some people suffering from depression have experienced a traumatic experience which needs to be detraumatised in order for them to move on with their lives. The technique has the added benefit of being non-intrusive – there is no need for individuals to go into the details of the events which have traumatised them with the therapist. Those who have already done this course have brought relief to thousands.

Price: £384
Venue: Broadway House - London
Address: Broadway House Tothill Street London SW1H 9NQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Wednesday, 4 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
  2. From Thursday, 5 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
  3. From Wednesday, 31 October 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
  4. From Thursday, 1 November 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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3rd EFT International Summer School - EFT-TRAINED Stream

Organisation: EFT International School
First date and time: From Wednesday, 4 July 2018 @ 13:00 to Wednesday, 4 July 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
DO YOU WANT TO TRANSFORM YOUR WORK AND COUPLES RELATIONSHIPS? 3rd EFT International SUMMER SCHOOL DAY 1 (afternoon session) - DAY 2 (full day) Come and see incredible JIM THOMAS, USA, EFT Supervisor and Trainer, with his electrifying presentation "Gaining Traction, Getting to Softenings in EFT. Intermediate to advanced level Master Class". The art of choreographing and collaborating with each partner's attachment system will be explored during these two days of deep Stage 2 work in EFT. Learn to focus sessions, build momentum and deepen emotions with effective EFT habits. This Master Class received outstanding evaluation scores and overwhelmingly positive feedback in Denver, Colorado and New York. DAY 3 (morning session) "Couple from Hell, Therapist from Heaven" DEMO session with a highly escalated couple. Do escalated couples make you want to quit this field forever? Do they push your buttons at times in the face of raging reactivity to still face and back to rage again? Watch EFT Trainers Jim Thomas and Lorrie Brubacher getting Straight Into the Fire in this Experiential Demo session and taking turns in working with a highly escalated couple (role played real couple scenario). Learn the skill, artistry and courage to lean in, contain and hold, bear hope and support a couple towards healing and repair you may never have thought possible before. DAY 3 (afternoon session)-DAY 4 (full day) "Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT) as a Process of Love" with EFT trainer LORRIE BRUBACHER, USA. Are you wondering how Emotionally Focused Therapy can be used with individuals but feel a bit lost there? Do you want to use your EFT couples expertise in your individual work as well but don't know how? Come and hear international trainer EFT Lorrie Brubacher, USA, with her extraordinary presentation on EFT for Individuals. EFIT extends Dr. Sue Johnson's Emotionally Focused Therapy for couples to work with individuals. Learn to use the power of emotion and the new science of adult attachment to create significant, lasting change, and safety and security for individual clients. EACH DAY will include Didactic presentations, experiential exercises, role plays, skills and intervention demonstrations by the trainers, video clips of real couple sessions with live commentaries from trainers and interactive group learning. 'GET O KNOW YOU AND ME!' - Thursday the 5th or Friday the 6th July Networking evening of Conversation, Connection and Fun!

Price: £635
Venue: London Metropolitan University
Address: Electra House, 84 Moorgate, London EC2M 6SQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Wednesday, 4 July 2018 @ 13:00 to 17:00
  2. From Thursday, 5 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
  3. From Friday, 6 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
  4. From Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
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Lets Talk About Sex

Organisation: Tavistock Relationships
First date and time: From Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 13:00

Description:
A half day workshop for psychotherapists, health workers (nurses, doctors, physiotherapists) and youth workers whose clients may have health, emotional or relationship issues which could affect the quality of their sexual relationships.

Price: £65
Venue: 70 Warren Street, London W1T 5PB
Address: Tavistock Relationships, 70 Warren Street, London W1T 5PB
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 13:00
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(Stroud) Understanding the Effects of Attachment Style on the Teenage Years presented by by Niki Reeves

Organisation: Gloucestershire Counselling Service
First date and time: From Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
The day will involve exploration of how infant and child attachment style contributes to the adolescent stage in life that straddles care seeking behaviours and personal exploration in the adult world. We consider peer relationships and relationships with parents, looking at how our attachment style contributes to our understanding of behaviours such as alcohol misuse, drug taking and self-harm. Niki Reeves UKCP (CPJA) MBACP Accred. trained as a Psychodynamic Counsellor in the early 1990's and then as an attachment Based Pyschoanalytic Psychotherapist and has worked with the Bowlby Centre in London. A member of the UKCP Ethics Committee, a qualified Supervisor and tutor, Head of Counselling in a previous role and is now taking time to write, teach and run her own practice. Fees: Trainee: £60 GCS Staff: £70 External Qualified Therapist: £110 Group Rate: £90 per delegate

Price: £110
Venue: Alma House
Address: 52-53 High St, Stroud, GL5 1AP
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(London) The Importance of the Body in Psychotherapy of Trauma with Graham Music

Organisation: Wimbledon Guild Counselling Training
First date and time: From Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Clinical work with traumatised and abused clients, both adult and child, as well as recent neurobiological research, has emphasised how trauma gets held in the body and how bodily understanding is essential for working with such issues. In this day, Graham Music will elaborate on such ideas and their implications for clinical practice. He will use attachment theory, and newer understandings of the autonomic nervous system, to ask questions about what level of work we should be aiming for with many hard to reach clients. The day will be illustrated with video material and clinical examples.

Price: £120
Venue: Drake House
Address: 44 St Georges Road, London SW19 4E
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(Brighton) Speaking Through the Skin: Self Harm and Its Meanings

Organisation: Brighton Therapy Partnership
First date and time: From Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
For more information please visit: http://www.brightontherapypartnership.org.uk/events/speaking-skin-self-harm-meanings-2/

Price: £105
Venue: City Coast Centre
Address: North Street Portslade (Brighton & Hove) BN41 1DG
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:30
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - General

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 11:00 to Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 13:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 11:00 to 13:00
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - General

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 14:00 to Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 7 July 2018 @ 14:00 to 16:00
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Developing Skills in Couple Work Summer School

Organisation: Tavistock Relationships
First date and time: From Monday, 9 July 2018 @ 10:00 to Monday, 9 July 2018 @ 17:30

Description:
Running from 9-12 July 2018, Developing Skills in Couple Work is a four-day intensive training introducing the core concepts of Couple Psychodynamic Therapy. Two lectures each day will include: Thinking about the Couple in Individual Work, Working with the Sexual relationship, Unconscious Couple Fit, Countertransference and Transference in Couple Therapy, Shared Unconscious Beliefs. There will also be two participant clinical presentations each day, providing an opportunity for attendees to discuss their own material in small groups led by psychoanalytic couple therapists. The course will be useful to individual, child, family, and group psychotherapists and counsellors, and those in the helping professions, such as clinical psychologists, psychiatrists and social workers. Course aims: - Introduce the central concepts used in understanding unconscious processes in couple interaction - Offer a framework for understanding conscious and unconscious communication in couples that is grounded in theory, clinical case examples and seminar discussion - Enable you to begin to make use of psychodynamic concepts in formulating and understanding the relationship aspect of your work with couples or individuals - Give each participant the opportunity to present some work and learn from the work of others - Introduce the current thinking and practice of Tavistock Relationships. There will be a theatre outing on the evening of Tuesday 10th July (ticket included in fee)

Price: £699
Venue: 70 Warren Street, London W1T 5PB
Address: Tavistock Relationships, 70 Warren Street, London W1T 5PB
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 9 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
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Advanced Couple Therapy Summer School

Organisation: Tavistock Relationships
First date and time: From Monday, 9 July 2018 @ 10:00 to Monday, 9 July 2018 @ 17:30

Description:
Running from 9-12 July 2018. Title: Mourning, Loss, and the Creative Couple. Our four-day Advanced Summer School is for couple-trained therapists already working in the field. It provides a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in cutting-edge thinking at a world-leading couple psychoanalytic psychotherapy institute in the heart of central London. This year’s school will examine ideas around Mourning, Loss and The Creative Couple. Mourning may be for very real losses such as a death in the family, infertility, illness. Couples also need to mourn and let go of their idealised relationship in order to fully engage in the reality of the other. The school will examine not only different aspects of grief, loss and mourning, but also what it means to be a creative couple in the face of disappointment and sorrow. You will learn and grow as a couple therapist through lectures and twice-daily intensive clinical discussion groups and will study and learn alongside like-minded people from the UK and around the world. Seminars and clinical discussion groups will be led by Tavistock Relationships staff members, all experienced couple therapists. These will include: - Andrew Balfour, CEO - Krisztina Glausius, Head of Clinical Services - Dr David Hewison, Head of Research and Ethics; programme leader of the Professional Doctorate in Couple Psychotherapy - Dr Damian McCann, Head of Learning & Development - Mary Morgan, Reader in Couple Psychoanalysis and Head of MA in Couple Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy - Marian O’Connor, Head of Professional Development: CPDs and Conferences - Kate Thompson, Head of Strategic Development - plus visiting lecturers. Daily schedule available on website. There will be a theatre outing on the evening of Tuesday 10th July (ticket included in fee).

Price: £699
Venue: 70 Warren Street
Address: Tavistock Relationships, 70 Warren Street, London W1T 5PB
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 9 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
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(Stockport) Free Open Meetings for Counsellors & Therapists - What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy?

Organisation: The Affinity Centre
First date and time: From Wednesday, 11 July 2018 @ 19:00 to Wednesday, 11 July 2018 @ 21:00

Description:
Free, monthly gatherings for professionals. Short presentation on different topics.

Price: £0
Venue: The Affinity Centre
Address: 7A High Street Cheadle Stockport SK8 1AX
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Wednesday, 11 July 2018 @ 19:00 to 21:00
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(London) Introduction to Somatic Experiencing with Giselle Genillard

Organisation: SOS Internationale (Somatic Experiencing Training®)
First date and time: From Friday, 13 July 2018 @ 09:30 to Friday, 13 July 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
Giselle Genillard, the director of SOSI, will lead this introduction to Somatic Experiencing (SE). Over the two days you will learn the fundamental principles of SE and acquire some tools that you can apply in your personal and professional lives. NEW 3 YEAR SOMATIC EXPERIENCING TRAINING IN LONDON STARTING END OF 2018, DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY

Price: £330
Venue: Ealing
Address: London
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 13 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
  2. From Saturday, 14 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
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Dual Diagnosis: Improving the Management of severe mental illness and substance misuse

Organisation: Healthcare Conferences UK
First date and time: From Friday, 13 July 2018 @ 09:30 to Friday, 13 July 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
The day will systematically address how providers can give better care for people with co-occurring mental health and alcohol/drug use conditions. During the days sessions you will hear from NICE Guideline Development Group members, NHS pioneers, service users, front line service leaders and Commissioners. You will be given the opportunity to meet inspiring service leaders and other professionals with the same goals and aspirations in addressing Dual Diagnosis improvements as yourself. By attending this one day event you will leave with practical advice, knowledge and the enthusiasm to successfully improve the management of severe mental illness and substance misuse within your organization, for your service users. Follow this conference on Twitter #DualDiagnosis A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: HCUK20psychexc when booking.(*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Full T&Cs available upon request.)

Price: £365
Venue: De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
Address: 9-10 Portland Place, London, W1B 1PR
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 13 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
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(York) Reflective Practice: Train to become a facilitator

Organisation: Psychotherapy for Healthcare
First date and time: From Saturday, 14 July 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 14 July 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
Expertise to facilitate groups in organisation or as private service

Price: £155
Venue: Millers Yard
Address: Gillygate York YO31 7EB
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 14 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:30
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(London) 'In Dreams begin Responsibilties’ *: Translating Political Vision Into Therapeutic Practice with Jon Blend & Roz Carroll

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 14 July 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 14 July 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
In this 40th anniversary of the founding of the Minster Centre (1978) we invite you to join us in an exploration of empowerment through music and movement. Briefly remembering world changing events concerning human rights in and around 1978, we celebrate what was achieved then and focus on what is still to come to fruition. We consider how to use the transformative impact of the arts to communicate and engage with personal and political issues. This workshop makes use of iconic songs, such as Glad To Be Gay, Why Can’t We Live Together, Nkosi Sikelel’, Big Yellow Taxi and more. The group can explore the nature of expressiveness through singing, moving and feeling our responses to these words and music. We will harness the energy, commitment and creativity of these pieces to inform our own style and practice as psychotherapists. Our focus is not on nostalgia but on developing agency and sustaining inspiration. We will explore some ways of introducing music and movement into clinical work through improvisation. We begin with attending to the tone, pitch and rhythm of our discourse. The emphasis is on empowerment: voicing one’s relational position is a political act. *from W. B. Yeats' 1914 volume of poems Responsibilities.

Price: £190
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen’s Park, LONDON, NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 14 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
  2. From Sunday, 15 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
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(London) Mindful Self-Compassion for Therapists

Organisation: Wimbledon Guild Counselling Training
First date and time: From Saturday, 14 July 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 14 July 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
The ability to recover from difficult situations and adversity, learn and adapt from such experiences, is at the core of the resilience. This resilience is promoted by the willingness to try again and adapt when circumstances warrant it, and is facilitated by having a caring and compassionate attitude to the self. Mindful Self-Compassion centres on learning skills of cultivating mindful presence and a compassionate self which can counter the ‘inner critic’. By developing skills such as compassionate listening, compassionate self, mindful presence and more, participants gain skills in emotional regulation, ability to be compassionately with an other’s distress and increased wellbeing and resilience. This workshop introduces the core skills of the Mindful Self-Compassion course in a day that consists of both didactic theoretical teaching and experiential exercises. The participants will learn new skills and techniques which may help them in their practice as well as exercises that can be used with clients.

Price: £120
Venue: Drake House
Address: 44 St Georges Road, London SW19 4ED
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 14 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(Brighton) Narcissists and Their Children: Made Not Born

Organisation: Brighton Therapy Partnership
First date and time: From Saturday, 14 July 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 14 July 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
For more information please visit: http://www.brightontherapypartnership.org.uk/events/narcissists-children-made-not-born/

Price: £105
Venue: City Coast Centre
Address: North Street Portslade (Brighton & Hove) BN41 1DG
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 14 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:30
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(London) A Taste of Gestalt Therapy: Awareness, Contact and the Here and Now with Claire Asherson Bartram

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 21 July 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 21 July 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
Gestalt is a German word meaning ‘whole’ in the sense of the whole being a sum of its parts. It has a robust theory and emphasises creativity, and awareness of what is happening in the here and now. Gestalt practitioners devise creative experiments – explorations that stretch the boundaries of what is familiar into new territory. Contact and boundaries are important in Gestalt theory and its practitioners have a reputation for being direct, relational and welcoming authentic encounter. On this workshop we will explore key aspects of Gestalt through experiential exercises and discussion. Participants will be supported to pay attention to their emotional and physical feelings throughout the day and to engage in dialogue that focuses on what is taking place in the present. The aim is for participants to have a practical introduction to Gestalt and to gain a sense of its contribution to therapeutic practice and human potential.

Price: £95
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen’s Park, London, NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 21 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
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(Derbyshire) Living Creativity

Organisation: Two Ash Stables
First date and time: From Saturday, 21 July 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 21 July 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Explore your creativity with equines and the natural environment

Price: £90
Venue: Two Ash Stables
Address: Tupton, Nr Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 21 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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Touching the Sound of Silence - working therapeutically in the aftermath of disasters

Organisation: Re-vision
First date and time: From Saturday, 21 July 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 21 July 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
This weekend workshop run by Jelena Watkins and Suzanne Lyn-Cook will address the impact of disasters on those directly affected such as bereaved relatives or survivors. It will outline therapeutic work in responding to disaster trauma from acute stage intervention to long-term integration on the personal and collective level.  We will attempt to deepen our understanding of the relationship between collective and individual trauma and how to best use our therapeutic skills to help those who suffered a disaster. For counsellors, therapists, social workers and anyone interested or involved in the field of disaster trauma addressing impact of disasters on survivors, and the bereaved.

Price: £190
Venue: Re-Vision
Address: 97 Brondesbury Road London NW6 6RY
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 21 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
  2. From Sunday, 22 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - General

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 21 July 2018 @ 11:00 to Saturday, 21 July 2018 @ 13:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 21 July 2018 @ 11:00 to 13:00
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - General

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 21 July 2018 @ 14:00 to Saturday, 21 July 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 21 July 2018 @ 14:00 to 16:00
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(London) Art Psychotherapy Summer School

Organisation: Department of Psychology - University of Roehampton
First date and time: From Monday, 23 July 2018 @ 10:00 to Monday, 23 July 2018 @ 17:30

Description:
Our Summer School this year provides participants with an intensive 5 session experiential class within their chosen specialization. In addition we provide optional early evening sessions comprising of case studies and theory seminars. Our Summer School provides direct experiential learning about the Arts & Play Therapies MA Art Programmes at the University of Roehampton. It is therefore of interest to anyone wishing to find out more about training in one of these disciplines as well as individuals wanting to explore their creativity in a unique environment. In addition this Summer School may be of interest to mental health professionals, teachers and social workers etc. interested in learning more about these unique and creative forms of therapy. A degree of active participation will be expected from all participants who should therefore be prepared for a degree of personal disclosure, sharing and exploration.

Price: £585
Venue: Whitelands College, University of Roehampton
Address: Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 23 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  2. From Tuesday, 24 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  3. From Wednesday, 25 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  4. From Thursday, 26 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  5. From Friday, 27 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
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(London) Dance Movement Psychotherapy Summer School

Organisation: Department of Psychology - University of Roehampton
First date and time: From Monday, 23 July 2018 @ 10:00 to Monday, 23 July 2018 @ 17:30

Description:
Our Summer School this year provides participants with an intensive 5 session experiential class within their chosen specialization. In addition we provide optional early evening sessions comprising of case studies and theory seminars. Our Summer School provides direct experiential learning about the Arts & Play Therapies MA Art Programmes at the University of Roehampton. It is therefore of interest to anyone wishing to find out more about training in one of these disciplines as well as individuals wanting to explore their creativity in a unique environment. In addition this Summer School may be of interest to mental health professionals, teachers and social workers etc. interested in learning more about these unique and creative forms of therapy. A degree of active participation will be expected from all participants who should therefore be prepared for a degree of personal disclosure, sharing and exploration. The Art Psychoherapy summer school provides participants with an opportunity to engage in a deep and intensive exploration of the art therapeutic process over 5 consecutive days of experiential work. Participants will be invited to engage in a range of art making processes to explore their own personal symbols and unconscious imagery in a safe and creatively facilitating environment. Notions of shared or collective experience will be explored along with how Jungian theory may inform art making and the art therapeutic relationship. Links will be made to theory and clinical practice and insight derived from the workshop will heighten participants’ understanding and sensitivity to non-verbal communication. This Summer School provides direct experiential learning about art psychotherapy and the ethos of the training on the MA Art Psychotherapy Programme at the University of Roehampton. It is therefore of interest to anyone wishing to find out more about training as an art therapist as well as artists wanting to explore art making in a unique environment and through a Jungian perspective. In addition this Summer School may be of interest to other mental health professionals, teachers and social workers etc. interested in learning more about this unique and creative form of therapy. Participants should wear clothes that they are comfortable to make art in. A degree of active participation will be expected from all participants who should therefore be prepared for a degree of personal disclosure, sharing and exploration.

Price: £585
Venue: Whitelands College, University of Roehampton
Address: Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 23 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  2. From Tuesday, 24 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  3. From Wednesday, 25 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 05:30
  4. From Thursday, 26 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  5. From Friday, 27 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
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(London) Dramatherapy Summer School

Organisation: Department of Psychology - University of Roehampton
First date and time: From Monday, 23 July 2018 @ 10:00 to Monday, 23 July 2018 @ 17:30

Description:
Our Summer School this year provides participants with the opportunity to experience an intensive 5 day experiential class within their chosen specialization. In addition we provide optional early evening sessions comprising of case studies and theory seminars. Our Summer School provides direct experiential learning about the Arts & Play Therapies MA Art Programmes at the University of Roehampton. It is therefore of interest to anyone wishing to find out more about training in one of these disciplines as well as individuals wanting to explore their creativity in a unique environment. In addition this Summer School may be of interest to mental health professionals, teachers and social workers etc. interested in learning more about these unique and creative forms of therapy. A degree of active participation will be expected from all participants who should therefore be prepared for a degree of personal disclosure, sharing and exploration. Drama and Ritual are considered to be intimately related to each other when they are applied therapeutically. Traditionally, both Ritual and Drama have served humanity during points of transition and change. It is these ideas and themes that will primarily inform this Summer School in Dramatherapy which is offered as a series of 5 experiential workshops. Participants will explore the fundamentals of Dramatherapy practice, the basic structure of a Dramatherapy session, clinical applications, and creative explorations into the role of a Dramatherapist. 
The focus for the week is on exploring dramatic creativity and self expression as a potential therapeutic intervention and the group will work with an established story and progress into an exploration of the personal identification we can have with such stories – and what they ‘hold’ for us. As well as individuals seeking an introduction to Dramatherapy in preparation to apply for professional training, this Dramatherapy Summer School will be of interest to anyone working in the fields of Drama, Theatre and Performance wishing to deepen their understanding of the potential therapeutic properties of their craft.

Price: £585
Venue: Whitelands College, University of Roehampton
Address: Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 23 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  2. From Tuesday, 24 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  3. From Wednesday, 25 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  4. From Thursday, 26 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  5. From Friday, 27 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
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(London) Music Therapy Summer School

Organisation: Department of Psychology - University of Roehampton
First date and time: From Monday, 23 July 2018 @ 10:00 to Monday, 23 July 2018 @ 17:30

Description:
Our Summer School this year provides participants with the opportunity to experience an intensive 5 session experiential class within their chosen specialization. In addition we provide optional early evening sessions comprising of case studies and theory seminars. Our Summer School provides direct experiential learning about the Arts & Play Therapies MA Art Programmes at the University of Roehampton. It is therefore of interest to anyone wishing to find out more about training in one of these disciplines as well as individuals wanting to explore their creativity in a unique environment. In addition this Summer School may be of interest to mental health professionals, teachers and social workers etc. interested in learning more about these unique and creative forms of therapy. A degree of active participation will be expected from all participants who should therefore be prepared for a degree of personal disclosure, sharing and exploration. Over five days, this course will provide an insight into music therapy practice, introducing a wide range of subjects which will give the participant a comprehensive introduction to the profession of Music Therapy. The course will also utilize case material to show work in a range of clinical settings, and will link these with the psychological theories which underpin clinical practice. An overview of the types of challenges affecting clients who benefit from music therapy will also be covered. This Summer School will also introduce participants to improvisation techniques used in music therapy and encourage exploratory thinking about the emotional qualities of music. Individuals will be encouraged to use the course as a platform for reflecting on their own experiences and expectations of music therapy as a career option, and will have the opportunity to share this with others. As well as individuals seeking a preparation to apply for a place on a qualifying Music Therapy training, this Summer School will be of interest to musicians and composers working in any genre seeking to gain a degree of psychological insight into their work.

Price: £585
Venue: Whitelands College, University of Roehampton
Address: Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 23 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  2. From Tuesday, 24 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  3. From Wednesday, 25 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  4. From Thursday, 26 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  5. From Friday, 27 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
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(London) Play Therapy Summer School

Organisation: Department of Psychology - University of Roehampton
First date and time: From Monday, 23 July 2018 @ 10:00 to Monday, 23 July 2018 @ 17:30

Description:
Our Summer School this year provides participants with the opportunity to experience an intensive 5 session experiential class within their chosen specialization. In addition we provide optional early evening sessions comprising of case studies and theory seminars. Our Summer School provides direct experiential learning about the Arts & Play Therapies MA Art Programmes at the University of Roehampton. It is therefore of interest to anyone wishing to find out more about training in one of these disciplines as well as individuals wanting to explore their creativity in a unique environment. In addition this Summer School may be of interest to mental health professionals, teachers and social workers etc. interested in learning more about these unique and creative forms of therapy. A degree of active participation will be expected from all participants who should therefore be prepared for a degree of personal disclosure, sharing and exploration. The Play Therapy summer school is designed to offer individuals the opportunity to learn and experience some of the theory and practical of Client-Centred Play Therapy. Participants who attend will be able to use their learning to enhance both their understanding of children’s emotional and behavioural development and their skills in working with children who experience difficulties. 

The summer school is mainly workshop-based as we aim to learn through practice and experience -
participants are asked to come prepared to play! A variety of areas will be explored, including Client-Centred Theory and how this can be applied to Play, understanding and using ‘Symbolic’ play, and the use of different media when working with children, including sand-play, art, drama etc. As well as being of interest to those seeking to prepare to apply for a qualifying Play Therapy training, this Summer School can also serve as CPD to anyone already professionally involved in working with children including those working in Education, Social-Work and Child Psychotherapy and Counselling.

Price: £585
Venue: Whitelands College, University of Roehampton
Address: Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 23 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  2. From Tuesday, 24 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  3. From Wednesday, 25 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  4. From Thursday, 26 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
  5. From Friday, 27 July 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:30
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(York) Critical Incident Debriefing

Organisation: Psychotherapy for Healthcare
First date and time: From Saturday, 28 July 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 28 July 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
Expertise to facilitate debriefs in organisation or as private service.

Price: £155
Venue: Millers Yard
Address: Gillygate York YO31 7EB
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 28 July 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:30
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August 2018

(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - General

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 4 August 2018 @ 11:00 to Saturday, 4 August 2018 @ 13:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 4 August 2018 @ 11:00 to 13:00
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - General

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 4 August 2018 @ 14:00 to Saturday, 4 August 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 4 August 2018 @ 14:00 to 16:00
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(Colorado) Heal the Healer, Expand Your Consciousness Intensive

Organisation: Comprehensive Resource Model
First date and time: From Saturday, 18 August 2018 @ 09:00 to Saturday, 18 August 2018 @ 18:00

Description:
The Intensive is a 5 day experiential for personal healing and learning of advanced CRM techniques. Everyone gets at least one 2 and 1/12 hour personal session (more if 5 or less participants) with the opportunity to parallel process personal work while others in the class are working in their own personal sessions. There is extensive debrief of all of the work for process and teaching purposes. My venue space is on a creek with space to relax, walk, meditate etc before or after class or at the breaks. Normally the group itself becomes close and experiences group process and supportive cohesion. Details provided upon registration. To register or for more information contact our CRM Office Manager, Phil Kyritz directly at phil@comprehensiveresourcemodel.com

Price: £1800
Venue: Lisa’s Private Residence
Address: Beulah, CO
Country: USA
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 18 August 2018 @ 09:00 to 18:00
  2. From Sunday, 19 August 2018 @ 09:00 to 18:00
  3. From Monday, 20 August 2018 @ 09:00 to 18:00
  4. From Tuesday, 21 August 2018 @ 09:00 to 18:00
  5. From Wednesday, 22 August 2018 @ 09:00 to 18:00
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(Glasgow) Emotion-Focused Psychotherapy - Level One Training

Organisation: University of Strathclyde - Counselling Unit
First date and time: From Tuesday, 28 August 2018 @ 09:30 to Tuesday, 28 August 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
Offered at the University of Strathclyde since 2006, this successful four-day Level One EFT training programme will provide participants with a grounding in the theory and skills required to work more effectively with emotion in psychotherapy.

Price: £465
Venue: John Anderson Campus
Address: University of Strathclyde, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, G1 1XQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Tuesday, 28 August 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
  2. From Wednesday, 29 August 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
  3. From Thursday, 30 August 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
  4. From Friday, 31 August 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
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(Poland) A Tormented World - How Can Psychotherapy Help Us. Hopes and Illusions

Organisation: Laboratory of Psychoeducation
Contact:
First date and time: From Thursday, 30 August 2018 @ 14:00 to Thursday, 30 August 2018 @ 20:00

Description:
An international scientific conference focused on the contemporary condition of psychotherapy.

Price: £150
Website:
Venue: Pałac i Folwark Łochów
Address: Marii Konopnickiej 1 07-130 Łochów
Country: Poland
Dates and times:
  1. From Thursday, 30 August 2018 @ 14:00 to 20:00
  2. From Friday, 31 August 2018 @ 10:00 to 20:00
  3. From Saturday, 1 September 2018 @ 10:00 to 15:00
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September 2018

(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - General

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 1 September 2018 @ 11:00 to Saturday, 1 September 2018 @ 13:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 1 September 2018 @ 11:00 to 13:00
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - General

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 1 September 2018 @ 14:00 to Saturday, 1 September 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 1 September 2018 @ 14:00 to 16:00
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(London) Psychodrama Experiential Weekend with Anna Chesner

Organisation: London Centre for Psychodrama
First date and time: From Friday, 7 September 2018 @ 19:00 to Friday, 7 September 2018 @ 21:30

Description:
Psychodrama Experiential Workshop with Anna Chesner, UKCP reg psychotherapist, BPA reg Practitioner and Senior Trainer. These run four times a year and are open to those people seeking an experience of psychodrama and wishing to engage in some personal work. Anna’s approach draws on psychodynamic, existentialist and systemic traditions as well as her experiences as a psychotherapist, dramatherapist and playback theatre practitioner. The weekends are designed to give an opportunity for personal exploration and development in a safe environment, as well as an understanding and experience of the method. Psychodrama is a deep psychological method of psychotherapy using role, symbolisation and enactment. Please discuss with Anna if you are not currently in personal therapy. A weekend counts as 16 psychodrama/ CPD hours.

Price: £215
Venue: Three Boroughs Day Service, Maudsley Hospital
Address: Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AZ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 7 September 2018 @ 19:00 to 21:30
  2. From Saturday, 8 September 2018 @ 10:00 to 18:00
  3. From Sunday, 9 September 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
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(London) ‘Being with’ rather than ‘doing to’: How to Manage Power, Control, Boundary and Attachment Dynamics when Working with Survivors of Complex Trauma

Organisation: Wimbledon Guild Counselling Training
First date and time: From Saturday, 8 September 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 8 September 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
When working with survivors of complex trauma such as childhood sexual abuse, physical abuse, domestic abuse and spiritual abuse practitioners need to ensure that they do not replicate abuse dynamics in the therapeutic process and to minimise re-traumatisation. The systematic and repeated misuse of power and control that underpins abuse and complex trauma such as the use of threat, terror, silence, secrecy, shame and the distortion of reality dehumanises survivors and renders them voiceless. These dynamics are often re-enacted in the therapeutic relationship by both survivor and practitioner including behaviours to assert power and control, appeasement behaviours such as compliance and submission, boundary violations and oscillation between connection and disconnection. This training day aims to identify the ways in which these manifest in therapeutic space and how they can be managed to facilitate a more collaborative, non-hierarchical and relational approach in which survivors can truly heal rather than being catapulted back into trauma dynamics. To this effect the importance of ‘being with’ rather than ‘doing to’ will be emphasised alongside ways in which to minimise re-shaming or re-traumatising survivors to offer a genuine human relationship in which to recover and heal. Specifically we will consider: •The use of power and control in complex trauma and its dehumanising impact •The role of silence, secrecy, boundary violations and the distortion of reality •The impact of complex trauma on attachment and relational difficulties, including the trauma bond and how this can manifest in the therapeutic relationship •Therapist’s own need for power and control and relational style •How to manage power and control dynamics in the therapeutic relationship •How to facilitate a more collaborative, non-hierarchical and relationship approach through ‘being with’ rather than ‘doing to’

Price: £120
Venue: Drake House
Address: 44 St Georges Road, London SW19 4ED
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 8 September 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(London) A Stranger in a Strange Land with Harriet Goldenberg

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 8 September 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 8 September 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
What are we doing when we make ourselves ‘foreigners’, be it voluntarily or through necessity, and what is it like to live away from one’s country of origin? What are the implications for questions of ‘identity’, and what becomes of the concept of ‘home’? These are some of the areas we will look at during this two day experiential workshop, with particular emphasis on the emotional and psychological processes that come into play. We will call upon our own experiences – both first hand and of others – as well as considering relevant literature. Those with an interest in inter-cultural counselling will find this in-depth exploration of the meaning of being a foreigner, both literal and metaphorical, of particular value to their work. It will also appeal to individuals wanting to explore their own experience of being ‘strangers in a strange land’. More than 20 years after its inception A Stranger in a Strange Land remains a very powerful and special opportunity to engage with the psychological and emotional processes involved in being a foreigner – an immigrant or a refugee – as well as the less overt sense many people have of being an ‘outsider’, ‘other’, ‘different’, ‘not at home’. This workshop provides a safe space to unpack and share some of the deeply felt experiences of ‘foreigness’ in all its guises, and an opportunity to gain greater understanding of what is entailed in becoming a foreigner.

Price: £195
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queens Park, NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 8 September 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
  2. From Sunday, 9 September 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - General

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 8 September 2018 @ 11:00 to Saturday, 8 September 2018 @ 13:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 8 September 2018 @ 11:00 to 13:00
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - General

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 8 September 2018 @ 14:00 to Saturday, 8 September 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 8 September 2018 @ 14:00 to 16:00
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(New York) Comprehensive Resource Model (CRM) for Trauma Work

Organisation: Comprehensive Resource Model
First date and time: From Sunday, 9 September 2018 @ 09:00 to Sunday, 9 September 2018 @ 18:00

Description:
This is a CRM Basic Training, you will be qualified to use the model upon completion of this program Learn the Comprehensive Resource Model (CRM) technique in order to guide your clients toward a state of healing from traumatic events. Healing from trauma requires brain and body-based safety. One must step into the fear, feel it fully, and reorient toward the painful experiences in order to dismantle the neurobiology that drives symptoms, addictions, and relational challenges. Comprehensive Resource Model (CRM), created by Lisa Schwarz, is a therapeutic technique that combines psychotherapy, neuroscience, and spirituality. The CRM method combines numerous techniques—including indigneous healing, breathwork, and attachment psychotherapy—to create a healing alchemy through eye positions, ego state therapy, and somatic attunement. This provides neurobiological scaffolding to help clients safely experience maximum somatic embodiment, release painful emotions, and reconnect to their life meaning in a heart-centered state. In this training for mental health professionals, you learn to allow clients to clear their nervous systems, safely reprocess traumas, and extinguish fear while being fully present in the moment. Through talks, demonstrations, and practicums, you learn CRM skills for various diagnostic categories, tools to share with clients, and techniques to use when a client triggers you as a practitioner.

Price: £895
Venue: Omega
Address: Rhinebeck, New York
Country: USA
Dates and times:
  1. From Sunday, 9 September 2018 @ 09:00 to 18:00
  2. From Monday, 10 September 2018 @ 09:00 to 18:00
  3. From Tuesday, 11 September 2018 @ 09:00 to 18:00
  4. From Wednesday, 12 September 2018 @ 09:00 to 18:00
  5. From Thursday, 13 September 2018 @ 09:00 to 18:00
  6. From Friday, 14 September 2018 @ 09:00 to 18:00
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(Stockport) An Introduction to Acceptance & Commitment Therapy - A Two-Day Course

Organisation: The Affinity Centre
First date and time: From Monday, 10 September 2018 @ 09:30 to Monday, 10 September 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Heard about ACT, want to learn more? Get in touch!

Price: £200
Venue: The Affinity Centre
Address: 7A High Street Cheadle Stockport SK8 1AX
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 10 September 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
  2. From Monday, 17 September 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(Stockport) An Introduction to Acceptance & Commitment Therapy - A Two-Day Course

Organisation: The Affinity Centre
First date and time: From Monday, 10 September 2018 @ 09:30 to Monday, 10 September 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Heard about ACT, want to learn more? Get in touch!

Price: £200
Venue: The Affinity Centre
Address: 7A High Street Cheadle Stockport SK8 1AX
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 10 September 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
  2. From Monday, 17 September 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(Cheadle) Free Open Meetings - 3 Things to Think About When Working with Couples

Organisation: The Affinity Centre
First date and time: From Wednesday, 12 September 2018 @ 19:00 to Wednesday, 12 September 2018 @ 21:00

Description:
Free, monthly social gatherings, different topic each month.

Price: £0
Venue: The Affinity Centre
Address: 7A High Street, Cheadle, Stockport SK8 1AX
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Wednesday, 12 September 2018 @ 19:00 to 21:00
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(London) CBT with Children and Young People

Organisation: Grayrock Ltd
First date and time: From Friday, 14 September 2018 @ 09:30 to Friday, 14 September 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
This workshop introduces the use of CBT with young people.

Price: £144
Venue: British Psychological Society
Address: Tabernacle St. London EC2A 4UE
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 14 September 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:30
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POETRY, POLITICS and PSYCHOTHERAPY- Speaking to the Soul of a World in Crisis

Organisation: Re-vision
First date and time: From Saturday, 15 September 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 15 September 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
This conference both celebrates 30 years of Re-Vision and looks outwards and forwards.  At this point in the history of both our profession and the planet, it is clear that other, newer ways of looking at integrative practice are needed – just as ‘the personal is political’ was a way of seeing individual issues within the context of a wider political field, so we now need to see that ‘the personal is the planetary’ and work to develop an integrative approach to suffering, to speaking to the soul of the world at this time of crisis. The conference brings together three keynote speakers in the morning: Author Jay Griffiths,  Poet and performer Lemn Sissay  Lawyer Marcia Willis Stewart  There will be a choice of afternoon workshops to deepen our exploration of some of the morning’s themes.

Price: £125
Venue: Friends House
Address: Euston Road London NW1 2BJ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 15 September 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - MA Professional Practice (Advanced Clinical Practice)

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 15 September 2018 @ 14:30 to Saturday, 15 September 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 15 September 2018 @ 14:30 to 16:30
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(Bristol) How to tell stories that heal A masterclass in therapeutic storytelling

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Tuesday, 18 September 2018 @ 09:30 to Tuesday, 18 September 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A one-day course with tutor: Pat Williams or Denise Winn... This popular and empowering day explores stories that have a powerful beneficial effect on the mind/body system and teaches you how to source and tell such therapeutic tales yourself. All successful psychotherapy and counselling involves storytelling and the appropriate use of metaphor, tapping into the natural way our brains work. We cannot know what goes on in another person’s mind but, if you perceive the ‘pattern’ of a story and understand that it could be useful to them at a specific point in their life, that is reason enough to tell it. Their unconscious, creative imagination will seek and find the ‘meaning’ relevant to their situation. No explanation, no direct statement of a story’s meaning can substitute for the way it acts on the hearer’s mind.

Price: £192
Venue: Engineers House - Bristol
Address: Engineers House The Promenade, Clifton Down, Avon, Bristol BS8 3NB
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Tuesday, 18 September 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(Bristol) How to lift depression – the practical skills you need

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Tuesday, 18 September 2018 @ 09:30 to Tuesday, 18 September 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A one-day course with tutor: Denise Winn... Depression is now so common that all health professionals need to know how to lift it – especially as it can lead to suicide. This workshop has saved lives. Until recently, depression was little understood, but now you can absorb the easy-to-learn psychological techniques that lift it quickly ... even in the severest cases. Antidepressants (though dangerous) can play a role in reducing symptoms, but research shows that appropriate counselling is the most effective way to lift even the most severe depression, and has a much lower rate of relapse.

Price: £192
Venue: Engineers House - Bristol
Address: Engineers House The Promenade, Clifton Down, Avon, Bristol BS8 3NB
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Tuesday, 18 September 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(Bristol) Brief therapy for stopping addictions – a practical skills-based day

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Thursday, 20 September 2018 @ 09:30 to Thursday, 20 September 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A one-day course with tutor: Ezra Hewing... At this practical training day – which complements the online course Tackling addiction: Understanding how to stop all types of addictive behaviour – you will learn and practise the powerful skills derived from the human givens approach (which organically integrates the best brief therapy techniques) that are helping people overcome a wide range of addictions, including: alcoholism, heroin, smoking, gambling, sex and eating disorders. These skills are essential if you wish to improve your effectiveness when working with any addiction.

Price: £192
Venue: Engineers House - Bristol
Address: The Promenade, Clifton Down, Avon, Bristol BS8 3NB
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Thursday, 20 September 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) John Bowlbly Memorial Conference 2018 "SHAME MATTERS"

Organisation: The Bowlby Centre
First date and time: From Friday, 21 September 2018 @ 09:00 to Friday, 21 September 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
Shame can be one of the most paralysing and withering of affects and relational experiences. It can be unbearably painful and corrosive, attacking one’s body and identity. It threatens to freeze the self and can have a significant and long lasting negative impact on the quality of attachment relationships. Shame seems to emerge as a consequence of neglect, critical and humiliating caregiving and other attachment traumas. In the context of our clients’ experience in the therapeutic relationship, the feeling of shame may relate to past or current events, actions and memories. In the absence of meaningful relationships and connections, shame can often trigger the terror of aloneness and dissolution. John Bowlby, along with an ever expanding body of empirical research, has taught us that secure relationships are the bedrock of affect regulation and reflective functioning, creative exploration and robust well being. Understanding shame as a relational problem, it is here that the client can gradually learn to move away from the overwhelming cycle of unbearable shame affects. This conference will bring together experts from across the world to discuss and explore different aspects of shame which can so often immobilise both the therapist and the client’s capacity to move on. Bringing together infant researchers, trauma experts, somatic interventions and clinical work, the aim of this conference is to explore and develop our understanding of the shameful deflations we encounter in the consulting room and will nurture new ways of relating. Ticket prices: Individual £190, Organisation funded £250, Bowlby Centre member £150

Price: £250
Venue: Institute of Child Health
Address: UCL 30 Guildford Street, London WC1N 1EH
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 21 September 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00
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Being In the Moment

Organisation: Tavistock Relationships
First date and time: From Friday, 21 September 2018 @ 10:00 to Friday, 21 September 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
This experiential workshop will offer participants an opportunity to discover and practise techniques used by actors to access, observe and respond to affect in others and themselves. It will give therapists a new take on how to enhance their ability to engage and be present in the here and now of the consulting room.

Price: £118
Venue: 70 Warren Street, London W1T 5PB
Address: Tavistock Relationships, 70 Warren Street, London W1T 5PB
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 21 September 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - MA Professional Practice (Supervision) & Supervision Diploma

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Friday, 21 September 2018 @ 18:30 to Friday, 21 September 2018 @ 20:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 21 September 2018 @ 18:30 to 20:00
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Life Crisis: an opportunity for breakthrough

Organisation: CCPE
First date and time: From Saturday, 22 September 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 22 September 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
Spiritual awakening is most often preceded by a life crisis that threatens to break us emotionally, physically and mentally. It can be accompanied by seemingly bizarre visions, perceptions and delusions. Seldom is it first perceived as a challenge to unfold, develop a new outlook, and bring new qualities into our life. However, not all crises are so dramatic as to be engulfing, yet in each case we are forced to confront the challenge of change and growth. In this seminar we will specifically cover:Life Crisis Signals indicative of an approaching crisis Techniques for developing an overview of the situation in order to see what is being asked of us Simple ways of incorporating personal changes into life Discovering purpose in a crisis Developing the qualities needed to meet the challenge You will begin each day with a lecture of 1.5 hours duration introducing the themes of the weekend. For this you will join the main body of students training with CCPE. After a break you will join a small group for the rest of the day. This group will compose of others on the CPD programme and will be facilitated by a staff member of CCPE. These groups will provide a mix of teaching, exploration and experiential work that are intended to provide a holistic experience of the subject. All facilitators will be qualified psychotherapists and case material can also be brought and explored through the lens of the transpersonal.

Price: £210
Venue: CCPE - Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education
Address: Beauchamp Lodge 2 Warwick Crescent London W2 6NE
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 22 September 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
  2. From Sunday, 23 September 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
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(London) The Therapeutic Power of Language – a practical brief therapy masterclass

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Tuesday, 25 September 2018 @ 09:30 to Tuesday, 25 September 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A two-day course with tutor: Véronique Chown or Denise Winn... This invigorating course will arm you with a powerful toolkit of precisely-targeted therapeutic skills and strategies for successfully helping people resolve emotional turmoil, mood disorders and psychological trauma, as quickly as possible. The lively two-day workshop shows you how to do this and gives you a solid foundation in the most effective brief solution-focused strategies and language skills – these are essential if you want to be able to help people as quickly as possible. It also shows you how any team of professional healthcare workers can safely incorporate brief therapy techniques into their work with patients suffering from depression, anxiety, panic attacks, PTSD, anger, OCD, eating disorders, addiction and relationship/marital/family problems, thereby improving outcomes and reducing suffering on an even wider scale.

Price: £384
Venue: Broadway House - London
Address: Broadway House Tothill Street London SW1H 9NQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Tuesday, 25 September 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
  2. From Wednesday, 26 September 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(Edinburgh) Guided imagery and visualisation

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Tuesday, 25 September 2018 @ 09:30 to Tuesday, 25 September 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A one-day course with: Sue Saunders... trong emotions focus and lock attention – keeping people trapped in problem behaviours. Therapeutic change cannot happen until the emotional arousal is reduced. This is why healthcare professionals need to know how to induce the relaxation response in patients. Guided imagery and visualisation not only reduce emotional arousal quickly but can be used to reframe life circumstances through metaphor and to rehearse in the imagination any required changed behaviours and/or feelings. Among other things, guided imagery is an essential skill required for removing phobias, curing PTSD, lifting depression and raising self-confidence. When you become confident in using these skills, you can begin to bring patients out of the emotionally-driven trance states of a wide range of conditions such as anxiety disorders, addiction, anger, stress overload, depression and chronic pain. That is why guided imagery is one of the most powerful psychotherapeutic tools known.

Price: £192
Venue: Salisbury Green Hotel - Edinburgh
Address: Salisbury Green Hotel Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh EH16 5AY
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Tuesday, 25 September 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(Edinburgh) The fast trauma (PTSD) and phobia cure

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Wednesday, 26 September 2018 @ 09:30 to Wednesday, 26 September 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A two-day master course with tutor: Sue Saunders Even the most severe phobic and post-traumatic stress (PTSD) symptoms can be quickly and safely treated with the precisely targeted skills of the refined version of the rewind technique taught on this two-day course.

Price: £192
Venue: Salisbury Green Hotel - Edinburgh
Address: Salisbury Green Hotel Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh EH16 5AY
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Wednesday, 26 September 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) EFT Clinical Forum

Organisation: EFT International School
First date and time: From Saturday, 29 September 2018 @ 09:00 to Saturday, 29 September 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
Actions Speak Louder... Demystifying Enactments

Price: £0
Venue: Canada Water Library
Address: Deal Porter Way, Surrey Quays, London SE16 2YS
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 29 September 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00
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(Derbeyshire) Embodying Boundaries

Organisation: Two Ash Stables
First date and time: From Saturday, 29 September 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 29 September 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Explore your felt experience of boundaries in response to equines

Price: £90
Venue: Two Ash Stables
Address: Tupton, Nr Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 29 September 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(Brighton) Clinical Encounters: Aims and Underlying Theory with Susie Orbach

Organisation: Brighton Therapy Partnership
First date and time: From Saturday, 29 September 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 29 September 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
For full details, visit: http://www.brightontherapypartnership.org.uk/events/clinical-encounters-aims-underlying-theory-susie-orbach/

Price: £110
Venue: Brighthelm Centre
Address: North Road Brighton BN1 1YD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 29 September 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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October 2018

(Stockport) An Introduction to Imago Relationship Therapy

Organisation: The Affinity Centre
First date and time: From Monday, 1 October 2018 @ 09:00 to Monday, 1 October 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
Official introductory course in Imago Relationship Therapy designed for therapists

Price: £250
Venue: The Affinity Centre
Address: 7A High Street Cheadle Stockport SK8 1AX
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 1 October 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00
  2. From Monday, 8 October 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00
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(London) How to Control Chronic Anxiety - the practical skills you need

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Tuesday, 2 October 2018 @ 09:30 to Tuesday, 2 October 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A NEW one-day course with tutor: Denise Winn... This highly practical course focuses on the key information and practical skills you need to be able to lower anxiety levels and you will have many opportunities to practise the new skills and techniques yourself. It concentrates on generalised anxiety (including generalised anxiety disorder – GAD), social anxiety and panic attacks. 10% OFF when you book How to Control Chronic Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - understanding OCD and how best to treat it courses together - Call 01323 811690 for more information.

Price: £192
Venue: Broadway House - London
Address: Broadway House Tothill Street London SW1H 9NQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Tuesday, 2 October 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) Moaiku: Psychomotor Development with Merete Holm Brantbjerg

Organisation: Chiron Association for Body Psychotherapists
First date and time: From Friday, 5 October 2018 @ 11:30 to Friday, 5 October 2018 @ 19:00

Description:
Please see our website for further details.

Price: £320
Venue: St.Mary Abbots Centre
Address: Vicarage Gate, London, W8 4HN
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 5 October 2018 @ 11:30 to 19:00
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(Leigh on Sea) Safeguarding Training for Counsellors in Schools

Organisation: Best for Training
First date and time: From Saturday, 6 October 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 6 October 2018 @ 13:00

Description:
Designed for qualified or trainee counsellors working in schools

Price: £55
Venue: Leigh Community Centre
Address: Leigh Community Centre 71-73 Elm Road Leigh-on-Sea SS9 1SP
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 6 October 2018 @ 09:30 to 13:00
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(London) Towards A Shared Language of Pain: Exploring the body, chronic pain and illness in the consulting room

Organisation: Wimbledon Guild Counselling Training
First date and time: From Saturday, 6 October 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 6 October 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
This training day will aim to afford practitioners the space to explore different ways to think about the chronic pain and illness that presents clinically, and to consider their own relationship with pain. In contemporary western society medical and pharmaceutical models prevail and pain has seemingly become a commodity with the accompanying idea that it can be ‘managed’ or neatly dispatched with the right pill, action, or behaviour. Clients experiencing chronic illness and pain, whose symptoms do not respond in this way often come to us feeling that they have failed or been failed by these paradigms. However, the counsellor and psychotherapists consulting room is not immune to the seductive notion of cure. We can often feel impotent, that our empathy is not enough and that we must immediately ‘do’ something beyond the usual to alleviate the suffering. Pain by its very nature compresses the space to think, and maintaining a light touch is not always easy as the combination of physical and emotional distress can bring with it an urgency to know and react. The idea of being in or around pain will evoke our own defences; we may subtly detach rather than attach, or we may yearn to rescue, and when we inevitably fail our clinical practice can emulate the cycles of hope and despair that are inherent to living with chronic illness and pain. Appreciating pain from both an outside in and an inside out perspective, the day will draw from socio-cultural, relational, and attachment theories as well as our own individual understanding and experience of pain, with the aim of thinking about how we may best support clients presenting with physical pain and long term debilitating medical conditions as an aspect of their sense of self. Ultimately to not lose sight of the power of finding meaning, attachment and connection in the face of pain. The day will include: •Relational, attachment, and developmental perspectives on the body. •Theories of pain. Socio-cultural, attachment, medical models, understandings from neuroscience. •The felt experience and consequences of living with chronic pain and illness; such as self-blame, anger, and shame. •Some thoughts on specific conditions, and the opportunity to reflect upon clinical material. •What can we do without rescuing? Considering the process of acceptance, and grieving a lost body and life, towards facilitating clients in pain to feel that they have increased choice and agency. •The Therapists pain and self-care.

Price: £120
Venue: Drake House
Address: 44 St Georges Road, London SW19 4ED
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 6 October 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - MA Professional Practice (Advanced Clinical Practice)

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 6 October 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 6 October 2018 @ 12:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 6 October 2018 @ 10:00 to 12:00
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(Portslade) Polyvagal Theory: Therapeutic Presence and The Relational Space Between Us

Organisation: Brighton Therapy Partnership
First date and time: From Saturday, 6 October 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 6 October 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
For full details visit: http://www.brightontherapypartnership.org.uk/events/polyvagal-theory-therapeutic-presence-and-the-relational-space-between-us/

Price: £105
Venue: City Coast Centre
Address: North Street Portslade BN41 1DG
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 6 October 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:30
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(London) Working with your clients' religious beliefs – an essential course for anyone in the caring profe

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Wednesday, 10 October 2018 @ 09:30 to Wednesday, 10 October 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A NEW course with: Professor Gwen Griffith-Dickson... This course on working sensitively with religion in therapy, with Professor Gwen Griffith-Dickson (a leading theological and social cohesion expert who sat on the Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life and holds the Human Givens Diploma), will give you a wealth of useful knowledge around religion and counselling. It will increase your understanding, help maximise your effectiveness and give you plenty of opportunity to ask questions and discuss cases with an extremely knowledgeable tutor.

Price: £192
Venue: Broadway House - London
Address: Broadway House Tothill Street London SW1H 9NQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Wednesday, 10 October 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) The Group Going on Being: Destruction, Survival and Creativity

Organisation: Institute of Group Analysis
First date and time: From Thursday, 11 October 2018 @ 10:00 to Thursday, 11 October 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
We will discuss groups in terms of Winnicott and Foukes.

Price: £69
Venue: Institute of Group Analysis
Address: 1 Daleham Gardens London NW3 5BY
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Thursday, 11 October 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
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Anger and Creativity - The Dynamics of Aggression in Intimate Family Relationships

Organisation: Tavistock Relationships
First date and time: From Friday, 12 October 2018 @ 10:00 to Friday, 12 October 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
This workshop will review theories of aggression and explore clinical presentations that illustrate the dynamics of aggression as played out in intimate relationships as well as between patients and therapists. Using attachment and psychoanalytic frameworks, the workshop will enable clinicians to gain a deeper understanding, and an increased capacity to work with this area of difficulty.

Price: £118
Venue: 70 Warren Street, London W1T 5PB
Address: Tavistock Relationships, 70 Warren Street, London W1T 5PB
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 12 October 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(London) African American Jungian Analysts: On Culture, Clinical Training/Practice and Racism

Organisation: Confederation for Analytical Psychology
First date and time: From Saturday, 13 October 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 13 October 2018 @ 18:00

Description:
One-day conference 13/10/18. http://j.mp/2E2Cy1f or capenquiries@gmail.com

Price: £75
Venue: Resource Centre
Address: Holloway Road, London N7 6PA (Next to Waitrose)
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 13 October 2018 @ 09:30 to 18:00
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(Derbyshire) Introduction to Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

Organisation: Two Ash Stables
First date and time: From Saturday, 13 October 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 13 October 2018 @ 12:00

Description:
Comprehensive taster of this innovative modality exploring theory and experience

Price: £25
Venue: Two Ash Stables
Address: Tupton, Nr Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 13 October 2018 @ 10:00 to 12:00
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(Stockport) Intermediate Training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Organisation: The Affinity Centre
First date and time: From Monday, 15 October 2018 @ 09:30 to Monday, 15 October 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Primarily aimed at practicing counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists. Starts October.

Price: £750
Venue: The Affinity Centre
Address: 7A High Street Cheadle Stockport SK8 1AX
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 15 October 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) How to Build a Successful Private Practice

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Thursday, 18 October 2018 @ 09:30 to Thursday, 18 October 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
NEW one-day course with tutor: Jennifer Broadley... Jennifer Broadley has been a qualified and practicing Human Givens Therapist for nearly 5 years. She has been in business for herself for over 15 years and brings the ups and downs of that – both personal and professional stories – to life in this practical and motivating day. Jennifer built her business, Healthy Chat, from no clients to full practice within 2 years. She has tried-and-tested marketing strategies and will share with you the ones that have worked for her and the ones that haven’t (saving you from spending money unnecessarily). She is fully transparent with her client numbers, systems and finances so that you will leave the course clear about whether a full-time or part-time therapy practice is for you. http://www.humangivenscollege.com/courses/building-a-thriving-therapy-practice.html

Price: £192
Venue: Broadway House - London
Address: Broadway House Tothill Street London SW1H 9NQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Thursday, 18 October 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(Stockport) 'Keeping the Love You Find' - The Imago Workshop For Individuals

Organisation: The Affinity Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ 17:30

Description:
For individuals who are happily single or in a relationship

Price: £250
Venue: The Affinity Centre
Address: 7A High Street Cheadle Stockport SK8 1AX
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:30
  2. From Wednesday, 21 March 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:30
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(London) Open Access Weekend: Becoming a Person, Child Development - with Jinnie Jefferies and Anna Chesner

Organisation: London Centre for Psychodrama
First date and time: From Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ 18:00

Description:
We will explore the key concepts and connections between Moreno, Winnicott and Klein, and consider their implications for our clinical work and self-understanding. This workshop is open to members of the public. No prior experience of psychodrama is required. We also welcome diploma or certificate trainees from other psychodrama training schools and professionals who have a particular interest in psychodrama or the topic for the weekend. These workshops are intended to provide an experience of psychodrama and although they are therapeutic they are not intended as a means of providing psychotherapy. A weekend counts as 16 psychodrama/ CPD hours.

Price: £215
Venue: Three Boroughs Day Service, Maudsley Hospital
Address: Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AZ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ 09:30 to 18:00
  2. From Sunday, 21 October 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) Introduction to Somatic Experiencing with Giselle Genillard

Organisation: SOS Internationale (Somatic Experiencing Training®)
First date and time: From Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
Giselle Genillard, the director of SOSI, will lead this introduction to Somatic Experiencing (SE). Over the two days you will learn the fundamental principles of SE and acquire some tools that you can apply in your personal and professional lives. NEW 3 YEAR SOMATIC EXPERIENCING TRAINING IN LONDON STARTING END OF 2018, DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY

Price: £330
Venue: Ealing
Address: London
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
  2. From Sunday, 21 October 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:00
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(London) Race & Class: Implications, Meanings and their relevance to the Clinical setting - A view from the Bridge

Organisation: Wimbledon Guild Counselling Training
First date and time: From Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ 13:00

Description:
Abstract Inequalities persist in almost every arena of British society. It is evident in employment, health provision, education and in the political arena. Both race and class are associated with indignities that are inter-generationally transmitted and framed in terms of status, occupation and income, to values and identity. This paper analysis's how race and class interact and examines how those inequalities are supported by racist and classist attitudes and behaviours. After the 2016 referendum in Britain on leaving or living within the European Union there has been a revival of the debate on race and class. This debate has focused principally on the white working class and on their cultural or social exclusion. The dialogue around racism has concentrated on blackness and dehumanisation. Currently the differing psychoanalytic theorising on race and class is confusing. This paper aims to contribute towards clarifying a psychoanalytic understanding of those issues from an attachment informed perspective. Charles Brown will make use of clinical material to show how these issues might present themselves in the consulting room and how they may be understood.

Price: £60
Venue: Drake House
Address: 44 St Georges Road, London SW19 4ED
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ 10:00 to 13:00
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(London) Facilitating Spiritual Growth

Organisation: CCPE
First date and time: From Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
Helping people to change and grow is the greatest art and science there is. In principle it is similar to sowing the seed, nurturing it, and, as it awakens, guiding it to grow into a beautiful plant or tree. However, with human beings it is more challenging and in some ways more difficult, but infinitely more rewarding. In psychotherapy we start by facing the inner challenges that life is presenting to us. Within each challenge we begin to discover our ideals, talents, purpose and ultimately our spiritual birthright. Achieving our ideals, however, is another matter. Careful guidance and support as well as patience, perseverance and initiative are needed as we proceed. This seminar will focus on the most important factors and attitudes involved, and on practising simple techniques used in this process of spiritual unfoldment. These will be:Facilitating Spiritual Growth Reviewing our life outlook and the problems it leads to Working with impulse, desire and inspiration Discovering purpose: Ideals, interests, talents and qualities Working through blocks to unfoldment. You will begin each day with a lecture of 1.5 hours duration introducing the themes of the weekend. For this you will join the main body of students training with CCPE. After a break you will join a small group for the rest of the day. This group will compose of others on the CPD programme and will be facilitated by a staff member of CCPE. These groups will provide a mix of teaching, exploration and experiential work that are intended to provide a holistic experience of the subject. All facilitators will be qualified psychotherapists and case material can also be brought and explored through the lens of the transpersonal.

Price: £210
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Venue: CCPE - Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education
Address: Beauchamp Lodge 2 Warwick Crescent London W2 6NE
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
  2. From Sunday, 21 October 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
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(Dublin) Effective Pain Management Psychological Techniques for Reducing Persistent Pain and Accelerating Healing

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Wednesday, 24 October 2018 @ 09:30 to Wednesday, 24 October 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Effective Pain Management: Psychological techniques for reducing persistent pain and accelerating healing - A life-changing 1-day course with Dr Grahame Brown. This workshop – with leading pain and musculoskeletal medicine consultant Dr Grahame Brown – gives you important new information about how we experience pain – derived from the latest neuroscience – and a powerful range of psychological techniques for managing pain naturally, preventing it from escalating and speeding up healing. You will discover how people can be helped out of the vicious cycle of chronic pain and how, by working holistically through the bio-psycho-social model, suffering can be dramatically reduced. You don't need to have any prior medical knowledge to learn from and enjoy the day – you will leave with a much clearer understanding of what is going on in the mind/body system, what you can do to reduce suffering when pain persists and ways to prevent chronic ongoing pain from developing. It is a key event if you work with people suffering from pain at any stage (from recent onset, recurrent to persistent) or if you would like to find out how to successfully manage pain without medication. You will learn a wide variety of pain management techniques, which can easily be integrated into your work, to help relieve pain and promote recovery – often in just one session.

Price: £175
Venue: Marino Institute of Education - Dublin
Address: Marino Institute of Education 9 Griffith Avenue, Clontarf, Dublin, D09 R232, Ireland
Country: Ireland
Dates and times:
  1. From Wednesday, 24 October 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - MA Professional Practice (Supervision) & Supervision Diploma

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Wednesday, 24 October 2018 @ 18:30 to Wednesday, 24 October 2018 @ 20:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Wednesday, 24 October 2018 @ 18:30 to 20:00
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November 2018

(London) Anxiety and Learning: How to Boost Students' Abilities

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Friday, 2 November 2018 @ 09:30 to Friday, 2 November 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Anxiety massively inhibits academic learning and performance – for some this may present as general anxiety and low motivation. Others experience anxiety in relation to specific tasks, such as taking exams, giving presentations or writing (often developing writer’s block). By pushing more and more of our young people towards anxiety, depression or self-harming – in some cases even suicide – we are undermining the fabric of our country's future. This is not currently well understood. However, research has continually demonstrated that it is possible to eliminate these types of anxiety, quickly and effectively – if the right approach is taken. This wide ranging training day leads the way. As well as examining the various causes of anxiety in young people today, it looks at the crucial links between our emotions and learning and provides you with a range of simple, clear and practical strategies (that Gareth uses with great success in his own work at the University of Derby) to: lower students’ anxiety generally, boost motivation, help students overcome exam anxiety and be able to present well in public, and conquer writer’s block and more...

Price: £192
Venue: Broadway House - London
Address: Broadway House Tothill Street London SW1H 9NQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 2 November 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) Asperger Syndrome: Working With Individuals and Couples

Organisation: Wimbledon Guild Counselling Training
First date and time: From Saturday, 3 November 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 3 November 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Raising Awareness of in Couple Relationships affected by Asperger Syndrome: A one day workshop aimed at professionals working with individuals affected by Asperger syndrome. The aim of the workshop is to increase the understanding of this complex disorder and develop useful methods and strategies for working with individuals and couples affected by Asperger syndrome Workshops are interactive and offer a balanced combination of activities, learning and discussion. The workshop is sensitively paced to meet individual needs and there will be time allowed for having questions answered Aims: •Understand the facts behind Asperger syndrome •Understand what is meant by Theory of mind, Meltdown and mindreading •To develop a better knowledge of the Autistic Spectrum •To understand how both partners in a couple relationship will be affected •To practice in role plays in Communication. •To look at case studies •To have knowledge of tools and strategies that may help the couple to discuss feelings and emotions

Price: £120
Venue: Drake House
Address: 44 St Georges Road, London SW19 4ED
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 3 November 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(Portslade) Working with ‘Hard-to-Reach’ Individuals in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Organisation: Brighton Therapy Partnership
First date and time: From Saturday, 3 November 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 3 November 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
For full details visit: http://www.brightontherapypartnership.org.uk/events/working-with-hard-to-reach-individuals-in-counselling-and-psychotherapy/

Price: £105
Venue: City Coast Centre
Address: North Street Portslade BN411DG
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 3 November 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(London) Body-focussed Interventions in Schema Therapy

Organisation: Schema Therapy School
First date and time: From Monday, 5 November 2018 @ 09:30 to Monday, 5 November 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
This workshop presents the theory and experiential approach to integrating body-focused techniques to enhance schema therapy practice in a time-limited manner. These strategies are particularly useful for clients who present with complex needs and have histories of severe childhood neglect or trauma, and who have difficulties engaging with traditional schema therapy techniques. This interactive workshop is designed for schema therapists and those who have an interest in schema therapy ideas (such as CBT therapists and those from other training backgrounds) who wish to expand their repertoire by incorporating simple but powerful somatically-focused interventions.

Price: £315
Venue: The BPS Building
Address: 30 Tabernacle Street London EC2A 4UE
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Monday, 5 November 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:30
  2. From Tuesday, 6 November 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:30
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(London) Workplace Stress: The real causes and what you can do about them

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Tuesday, 6 November 2018 @ 09:30 to Tuesday, 6 November 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A one-day training course with tutors: Julia Welstead or Jennifer Broadley... This course looks at the root causes of stress and at the difference between being healthily stretched and unhealthily stressed. It explores the human givens perspective on why stress levels can become chronic and dangerous and cause a whole range of symptoms such as exhaustion, back pain, headaches, anxiety, panic attacks, depression, anger disorders, heart disease and alcohol or drug dependency. Any of these symptoms will undermine motivation, ensure poor performance, lower productivity, sour colleague relationships and increase absenteeism and staff turnover. For most of us, work takes up a significant proportion of our life. Nobody sets out to deliberately raise their stress levels at work or anywhere else, and yet for many of us chronic stress caused by our working life can get in the way of our enjoyment, performance and overall sense of achievement. Jennifer Broadley outlines what is needed to tackle these problems: how to stay calm and build emotional resilience whilst developing a working environment that enhances wellbeing as well as profitable performance. She shows how a ‘pulling together’ effect takes hold when all levels of the company can see the broader context of their work and appreciate others’ perspectives. As a result, efficiency improves, sick leave and staff turnover are reduced and overall productivity and profit are optimised: a win-win situation.

Price: £192
Venue: Broadway House - London
Address: Broadway House Tothill Street London SW1H 9NQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Tuesday, 6 November 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) Brief Therapy for Stopping Addictions - A Practical Skills-Based Day

Organisation: Human Givens
First date and time: From Wednesday, 7 November 2018 @ 09:30 to Wednesday, 7 November 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
As the number of people affected by addiction continues to rise, its treatment is undergoing a revolution. New ideas and techniques from various schools of brief, solution-focused therapy are showing that it is possible to help most addicts transform their lives in a small number of sessions. At this practical training day – which complements the online course Tackling addiction: Understanding how to stop all types of addictive behaviour – you will learn and practise the powerful skills derived from the human givens approach (which organically integrates the best brief therapy techniques) that are helping people overcome a wide range of addictions, including: alcoholism, heroin, smoking, gambling, sex and eating disorders. These skills are essential if you wish to improve your effectiveness when working with any addiction...http://www.humangivenscollege.com/courses/stopping-addictions-skillspractice.html

Price: £192
Venue: Broadway House - London
Address: Broadway House Tothill Street London SW1H 9NQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Wednesday, 7 November 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) Brief Therapy for Stopping Addictions - A Practical Skills-Based Day

Organisation: Human Givens
First date and time: From Wednesday, 7 November 2018 @ 09:30 to Wednesday, 7 November 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
As the number of people affected by addiction continues to rise, its treatment is undergoing a revolution. New ideas and techniques from various schools of brief, solution-focused therapy are showing that it is possible to help most addicts transform their lives in a small number of sessions. At this practical training day – which complements the online course Tackling addiction: Understanding how to stop all types of addictive behaviour – you will learn and practise the powerful skills derived from the human givens approach (which organically integrates the best brief therapy techniques) that are helping people overcome a wide range of addictions, including: alcoholism, heroin, smoking, gambling, sex and eating disorders. These skills are essential if you wish to improve your effectiveness when working with any addiction...http://www.humangivenscollege.com/courses/stopping-addictions-skillspractice.html

Price: £192
Venue: Broadway House - London
Address: Broadway House Tothill Street London SW1H 9NQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Wednesday, 7 November 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) Psychodrama Experiential Weekend with Anna Chesner

Organisation: London Centre for Psychodrama
First date and time: From Friday, 9 November 2018 @ 19:00 to Friday, 9 November 2018 @ 21:30

Description:
Psychodrama Experiential Workshop with Anna Chesner, UKCP reg psychotherapist, BPA reg Practitioner and Senior Trainer. These run four times a year and are open to those people seeking an experience of psychodrama and wishing to engage in some personal work. Anna’s approach draws on psychodynamic, existentialist and systemic traditions as well as her experiences as a psychotherapist, dramatherapist and playback theatre practitioner. The weekends are designed to give an opportunity for personal exploration and development in a safe environment, as well as an understanding and experience of the method. Psychodrama is a deep psychological method of psychotherapy using role, symbolisation and enactment. Please discuss with Anna if you are not currently in personal therapy. A weekend counts as 16 psychodrama/ CPD hours.

Price: £215
Venue: Three Boroughs Day Service, Maudsley Hospital
Address: Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AZ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 9 November 2018 @ 19:00 to 21:30
  2. From Saturday, 10 November 2018 @ 10:00 to 18:00
  3. From Sunday, 11 November 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
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(Leigh on Sea) Safeguarding Training for Counsellors Working with Vulnerable Adults

Organisation: Best for Training
First date and time: From Saturday, 10 November 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 10 November 2018 @ 13:00

Description:
All our safeguarding training includes the PREVENT duty as standard.

Price: £55
Venue: Leigh Community Centre
Address: Leigh Community Centre 71-73 Elm Road Leigh-on-Sea SS9 1SP
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 10 November 2018 @ 09:30 to 13:00
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(Leigh on Sea) Safeguarding Training for Counsellors Working with Vulnerable Adults

Organisation: Best for Training
First date and time: From Saturday, 10 November 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 10 November 2018 @ 13:00

Description:
All our safeguarding training includes the PREVENT duty as standard.

Price: £55
Venue: Leigh Community Centre
Address: Leigh Community Centre 71-73 Elm Road Leigh-on-Sea SS9 1SP
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 10 November 2018 @ 09:30 to 13:00
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(Manchester) Shame and Self-Loathing in the Treatment of Trauma

Organisation: Psychotherapy Excellence
First date and time: From Saturday, 10 November 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 10 November 2018 @ 17:30

Description:
Does shame prevent your traumatized clients’ recovery and hamper their ability to find relief and perspective despite effective treatment? Do your clients' feelings of worthlessness and inadequacy interfere with taking in positive experiences, leaving them to feel hopeless? Trauma therapists regularly confront the impact of shame on their clients’ ability to find relief and perspective even with good treatment. Feelings of worthlessness and inadequacy interfere with taking in positive experiences, leaving only hopelessness. Increased ability for self-assertion gets undermined by belief systems about worth or deserving. Progress in the treatment, increasing relief from symptoms, even greater success in life tend to evoke shame and self-judgment rather than pride. Despite the therapist's best efforts, unshakeable feelings of shame and self-hatred often undermine the treatment. This workshop will introduce participants to understanding shame from a neurobiological perspective—as a survival strategy driving somatic responses of automatic obedience and total submission—enforced by the client’s punitive introspection. Using lecture, videotape, and experiential exercises drawn from Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, a body-oriented talking therapy, participants will learn to help clients relate to their symptoms with mindful awareness and curiosity rather than automatic acceptance. When traditional psychodyanamic, cognitive-behavioural, and EMDR techniques are integrated with Sensorimotor interventions emphasizing posture, movement, and gesture, issues of shame can become an avenue to transformation rather than a source of stuckness.

Price: £199.99
Venue: Hilton Manchester Deansgate Hotel
Address: 303 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 4LQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 10 November 2018 @ 09:30 to 17:30
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - MA Professional Practice (Advanced Clinical Practice)

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 10 November 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 10 November 2018 @ 12:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 10 November 2018 @ 10:00 to 12:00
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(London) Alchemy of Relationships

Organisation: CCPE
First date and time: From Saturday, 10 November 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 10 November 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
Human relationships provide the vital substance for our souls to feed on and grow. By discovering the qualities latent in our relationships we can transcend and transform the limitations to their expression. By sensing our own qualities we can better know who we are meant to be with. This weekend will be an opportunity to explore, open our hearts, and change our relationships. In particular we will cover: Alchemy of Relationships Levels of relating - ego, empathy, essence, purpose The twelve stages of a relationship Opening the heart - clearing negative thoughts and feelings Balancing head and heart Self-image in relationships Roles of love, will, power and truth You will begin each day with a lecture of 1.5 hours duration introducing the themes of the weekend. For this you will join the main body of students training with CCPE. After a break you will join a small group for the rest of the day. This group will compose of others on the CPD programme and will be facilitated by a staff member of CCPE. These groups will provide a mix of teaching, exploration and experiential work that are intended to provide a holistic experience of the subject. All facilitators will be qualified psychotherapists and case material can also be brought and explored through the lens of the transpersonal.

Price: £210
Venue: CCPE
Address: Beauchamp Lodge 2 Warwick Crescent London W2 6NE
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 10 November 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
  2. From Sunday, 11 November 2018 @ 10:00 to 17:00
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - MA Professional Practice (Supervision) & Supervision Diploma

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Thursday, 15 November 2018 @ 18:30 to Thursday, 15 November 2018 @ 20:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Thursday, 15 November 2018 @ 18:30 to 20:00
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(London) Training Practice Weekend: Working Creatively with Defences - with Anna Chesner and Jinnie Jefferies

Organisation: London Centre for Psychodrama
First date and time: From Saturday, 17 November 2018 @ 09:30 to Saturday, 17 November 2018 @ 18:00

Description:
This weekend explores the nature and purpose of defences and the complexities of the Transference-Countertransference relationship in psychotherapy. We will explore the use of psychodrama to understand and work creatively with these dynamics. This weekend workshop is open to diploma or certificate trainees from any psychodrama training school, people who are considering training in psychodrama, or professionals from related fields who have a particular interest in psychodrama or the topic of the weekend. A weekend counts as 16 psychodrama/ CPD hours.

Price: £215
Venue: Three Boroughs Day Service, Maudsley Hospital
Address: Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AZ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 17 November 2018 @ 09:30 to 18:00
  2. From Sunday, 18 November 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) The Therapist’s Tale: the Enduring Influence of Our Own Attachment Histories with Linda Cundy

Organisation: Wimbledon Guild Counselling Training
First date and time: From Saturday, 17 November 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 17 November 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Attachment theory helps us to think about our clients and the difficulties they struggle with. Just as their relational histories shaped their lives, providing the relational environment in which their personalities and often their difficulties took shape, the same is true for us as practitioners. This workshop is an opportunity for participants to reflect on their own attachment stories and the traces of early experience that continue to influence them. Much can be learned about ourselves as counsellors and psychotherapists from tracing our own attachment journey, and this awareness can energise our work. Questions that will be addressed include: How has our own attachment history influenced us in our work? What sensitivities and strengths might we bring to our work as a result of our attachment experiences, and what might be areas for development? To what extent are our parents in the room with us as we work? Might our relationships with colleagues and sources of professional support indicate our core patterns of attachment, anxieties and defences? What can we understand about ‘earned security’? How do we manage the boundaries between professional and private life? What happens when our personal lives intrude into the work (through pregnancy, illness, relationship difficulties, bereavement etc.)? The day will be highly interactive. The basics of attachment theory will be outlined but the richness of individual experience and personal meaning will be central.

Price: £120
Venue: Drake House
Address: 44 St Georges Road, London, SW19 4ED
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 17 November 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(Stockport) Clinical Training Program in Imago Relationship Therapy

Organisation: The Affinity Centre
First date and time: From Tuesday, 20 November 2018 @ 09:00 to Tuesday, 20 November 2018 @ 18:00

Description:
For psychotherapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, marriage and family therapists. From November.

Price: £2175
Venue: The Affinity Centre
Address: 7A High Street Cheadle Stockport SK8 1AX
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Tuesday, 20 November 2018 @ 09:00 to 18:00
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(London) How to tell stories that heal A masterclass in therapeutic storytelling

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Tuesday, 20 November 2018 @ 09:30 to Tuesday, 20 November 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A one-day course with tutor: Pat Williams or Denise Winn... This popular and empowering day explores stories that have a powerful beneficial effect on the mind/body system and teaches you how to source and tell such therapeutic tales yourself. All successful psychotherapy and counselling involves storytelling and the appropriate use of metaphor, tapping into the natural way our brains work. We cannot know what goes on in another person’s mind but, if you perceive the ‘pattern’ of a story and understand that it could be useful to them at a specific point in their life, that is reason enough to tell it. Their unconscious, creative imagination will seek and find the ‘meaning’ relevant to their situation. No explanation, no direct statement of a story’s meaning can substitute for the way it acts on the hearer’s mind.

Price: £192
Venue: Broadway House - London
Address: Broadway House Tothill Street London SW1H 9NQ
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Tuesday, 20 November 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) Introduction to Music Therapy Weekend

Organisation: Department of Psychology - University of Roehampton
First date and time: From Saturday, 24 November 2018 @ 09:00 to Saturday, 24 November 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
This 2 day course is run by two tutors who have a wide and varied experience in working with a wide range of client groups. Tessa Watson is the course convenor for the MA training at Roehampton and will speak about the training course. This weekend course allows tutors to explore more theoretical detail, with the opportunity to see more clinical extracts and experience more music-based activities, and includes a combination of case presentations, presentation of relevant theory, and practical sessions. Many audio and visual examples will be shown of actual session material. This promotes honest and interesting discussion about the role of the music therapist, and enables participants to explore their feelings about the work. This weekend will be useful for anyone wishing to find out more about music therapy. It details how music therapists work in a variety of different settings. It will be beneficial to those wishing to satisfy curiosity, and also enable those who may wish to consider training as a music therapist to reflect on their motivations and skills. Participants will be expected to engage in small group discussions and there are several practical sessions during the weekend where participants will be encouraged to explore and play a wide range of percussion instruments. Comfortable clothing should be worn and participants can bring their own instruments if they wish.

Price: £240
Venue: Whitelands College, University of Roehampton
Address: Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 24 November 2018 @ 09:00 to 16:30
  2. From Sunday, 25 November 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) Introduction to Play Therapy

Organisation: Department of Psychology - University of Roehampton
First date and time: From Saturday, 24 November 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 24 November 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
Play Therapy is an effective psychological treatment for a wide range of child mental health difficulties and stressful life experiences. It has existed as a distinct discipline since the 1940's, emerging from child psychotherapeutic practice and the humanistic psychology tradition. In this introduction you will experience key aspects of play therapy practice. Suitable for individuals considering taking up professional training in Play Therapy as well as professionals who are already working with children e.g. social workers, occupational/speech therapists, mental health professionals, residential workers etc. No previous experience of Play Therapy is necessary but a willingness and enthusiasm for play is very much welcomed.

Price: £149
Venue: Whitelands College, University of Roehampton
Address: Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 24 November 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:30
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(London) LGBTQ+ Mental Health: Giving Voice to Gay Shame

Organisation: Wimbledon Guild Counselling Training
First date and time: From Saturday, 24 November 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 24 November 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Regardless of our varied clinical practice and approaches, we share one thing in common; knowingly or unknowingly, we all have clients who may identify as LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Queer or plus). But how well do we really understand their needs? Based on Simon Mark’s practice as an LGBTQ+ counsellor, group therapist and own lived experience, we will explore the unspoken and often misunderstood mental health crisis taking place amongst the LGBTQ+ community. Despite recent legal equality, research points to disproportionately high numbers of LGBT children and adults experiencing depression, low self-esteem, anxiety, poorer sexual health, alcoholism, addiction, suicidal ideation and sometimes, early death. The reasons are linked directly to the experiences that many (not all) LGBT children share growing up in a heteronormative society. Bullying, internalized homophobia and hypersensitivity can contribute to a core sense of shame, leading to a split psyche and poor attachment in relationship to themselves and others. Drawing together the latest psychotherapeutic research, historical and cultural LGBTQ+ context and case studies from Simon’s group work and individual clients, the day will outline how we can fully understand the problem, in order to better support our clients.

Price: £120
Venue: Drake House
Address: 44 St Georges Road, London SW19 4ED
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 24 November 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(London) Introduction to Art Psychotherapy

Organisation: Department of Psychology - University of Roehampton
First date and time: From Saturday, 24 November 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 24 November 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
This one-day workshop provides an accessible and engaging introduction to the study of Art Psychotherapy. Participants will gain an understanding of Art Psychotherapy and learn about the creative processes involved in this therapeutic modality. The day will be useful for those who are considering studying Art Psychotherapy at higher educational level and also those wanting to explore art making in a unique environment, enabling members to reflect on their motivations, skills and experiences. Participants will be invited to engage in a range of art making practical sessions and group discussions exploring their own personal symbols and unconscious imagery in a safe and facilitating environment. Comfortable clothing should be worn suitable for making art in. A degree of active participation will be expected from all participants.

Price: £149
Venue: Whitelands College, University of Roehampton
Address: Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 24 November 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:30
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(London) Introduction to Dance Movement Psychotherapy

Organisation: Department of Psychology - University of Roehampton
First date and time: From Saturday, 24 November 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 24 November 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
Dance Movement Psychotherapy (DMP) recognises body movement as an implicit and expressive instrument of communication and expression. DMP is a relational process in which client/s and therapist engage in an empathic creative process using body movement and dance to assist integration of emotional, cognitive, physical, social and spiritual aspects of self. DMP is practiced as individual and group therapy in settings such as health, education, social services and in private practice. The profession is continually informed by research and by initiatives and projects that open up and extend the field of DMP practice. The introductory day will involve a mixture of experiential and improvisational movement tasks, playful activity and discussion. Areas of exploration will include: (i) developing an awareness of the interrelationship between mind, emotions and the body; (ii) how the art form of dance informs the psychotherapeutic process and; (iii) exploring assumptions and prejudices in our everyday verbal and non-verbal language.

Price: £149
Venue: Whitelands College, University of Roehampton
Address: Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 24 November 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:30
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(London) Introduction to Dramatherapy

Organisation: Department of Psychology - University of Roehampton
First date and time: From Saturday, 24 November 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 24 November 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
Dramatherapists work in a variety of settings including mental health, training centres, education, prison and probation, childcare and private practice. This workshop is an exploration of the ritual theatre model of Dramatherapy taught at Roehampton. Working from a humanistic experiential approach to the day this workshop will include work with theatre skills, creativity, imagination and personal expression. This course is open to all those interested in finding out about Dramatherapy. Roehampton University offers post graduate professional training in dramatherapy. Our graduate students go on to work in a variety of settings including psychiatric hospitals, social services departments, special education, prisons and the voluntary sector.

Price: £149
Venue: Whitelands College, University of Roehampton
Address: Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 24 November 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:30
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(London) EFT Core Skills 3 & 4

Organisation: EFT International School
Contact:
First date and time: From Wednesday, 28 November 2018 @ 09:00 to Wednesday, 28 November 2018 @ 17:00

Description:
Advanced Core Skills training is composed of four two-day modules (Core Skills 1-4) focusing on the core skills of each of the EFT steps. Each day will include practical instruction, experiential exercises, video examples, and case consultation and trainer/group supervision of EFT work according to the guidelines set out by the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT). Each workshop provides 12 hours of training. Those who complete Core Skills Training meet the requirements for an advanced externship and group supervision necessary to apply for certification as an EFT therapist. Participants can also receive credit following the presentation of their own work through videotape or audiotape (accompanied by a transcript) ONCE through the four weekends – a requirement for EFT Certification. Participants are required: - To have completed an ICEEFT-approved 4-day EFT externship, - Be willing to participate in role plays and exercises, - To present their own work once through audio or video recorded presentation, - Maintain an active therapy practice that includes using EFT approach, - Acquire a signed release form from couples to record (video/audio) and permission to use this material as a part of the consultation prior to presenting material in the training sessions (an example will be provided), - Seek EFT individual supervision to support and maintain EFT-focused work. Cost of training (including handouts, 'Live' session, tea/coffee breaks): £760 for two modules (£190 per day), can be paid in two installments.

Price: £760
Venue: Canada Water Library
Address: 21 Surrey Quays Road, London SE16 7AR
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Wednesday, 28 November 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00
  2. From Thursday, 29 November 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00
  3. From Friday, 30 November 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00
  4. From Saturday, 1 December 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00
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Autumn Conference 2018: Learning from Experience, Innovating for the Future

Organisation: Tavistock Relationships
First date and time: From Friday, 30 November 2018 @ 09:30 to Friday, 30 November 2018 @ 16:30

Description:
Celebrating Tavistock Relationships' creation in 1948 and the work of seven decades supporting couples and families, the event will feature guest speakers from both within the field of psychoanalysis and from related fields of health, social care and education. Other activities will include online events, web papers and lectures on topics that Tavistock Relationships has worked on and in many cases pioneered over the years, in the field of psychoanalytic and psychodynamic thought on couples and relationships. Chaired by Andrew Balfour, speakers will include: Professor Nick Pearce, Professor Brett Kahr, The Baroness Tyler of Enfield, The Baroness Hollins, of Wimbledon and Grenoside, Paul Burstow, Professors Philip and Carolyn Pape Cowan, Dr Renee Singh, Stanley Ruszczynski, Mary Morgan and Dr. David Hewison.

Price: £130
Venue: King's Building - King's College London
Address: King's Building - King's College London, Strand Campus, Strand, London WC2R 2LS
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 30 November 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:30
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December 2018

(London) Hold Me Tight: Conversations for Connection

Organisation: The Bowlby Centre
First date and time: From Saturday, 1 December 2018 @ 10:00 to Saturday, 1 December 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
Hold Me Tight: Conversations for Connection An interactive Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy workshop – Creating resilience, emotional depth and trust in long term relationships This is an interactive relational education programme for couples based on the book Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love’ by Dr. Sue Johnson, the founder of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT). This experiential workshop comprises a weekend of deep engaging conversations that help couples develop more openness, responsiveness and trust in each other that transforms long term relationships. Our aim: You will learn to understand and change the negative relational dance that keeps you apart and causes conflict. Shape a more secure loving bond based on open intimate dialogues. To begin a transformative healing experience and to bring back aliveness, emotional intimacy, sexual connection and joy in your relationship. This workshop is offered to Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Psychologists and their partners: for a maximum of eight couples (sixteen participants) to ensure a safe space for every couple to be supported by EFT therapists in connecting with each other. Each couple will be given time and support to process their emotional responses to the shared exercises and watch video clips of couples taking part in Hold Me Tight sessions with Dr. Sue Johnson. Angela Massucco is an Attachment based Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist UKCP and trained at Bowlby Centre. She is an Emotionally Focused Couples Therapist and holds an Adv Dip in Couples & Psychosexual Therapy and a Psychosexual Certificate with TCCR. She is also an Art Therapist BAAT. Her experience of EFT, and Diana Fosha AEDP Training has impacted deeply personally and professionally with these experiential models that believe emotional intimacy is at the core of a rich relationship. Angela is in full time practice at Number 42, The Complete Psychotherapy Practice, London Bridge. Helene Igwebuike is a certified Emotionally Focused Therapist and Supervisor approved by the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT). Helene uses an integrative model incorporating elements of Person-centred, Systemic Practice, Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), while specialising in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), which focuses on accessing emotions and facilitating heart-to-heart conversations that create a safe and secure relationship. Helene’s practice is based in Enfield, King’s Cross and online Skype sessions.

Price: £500
Website:
Venue: The Bowlby Centre
Address: 1 Highbury Crescent, London, N5 1RN
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Saturday, 1 December 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
  2. From Sunday, 2 December 2018 @ 10:00 to 16:00
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(Bristol) How to work effectively with troubled and troublesome teenagers

Organisation: Human Givens College
First date and time: From Tuesday, 4 December 2018 @ 09:30 to Tuesday, 4 December 2018 @ 16:00

Description:
A one-day course with tutor: Richard Brook... Tutor Richard Brook brings a practical and humorous approach to the bewildering array of models currently directed at front-line workers. The programme is varied and intensive, yet lively with a strong focus on gaining skills. It clarifies what healthy teenage development looks like, why things can go wrong and the best ways to help young people overcome obstacles and begin to create lives for themselves that work well. Richard also shows how, by working with the 'givens' of human nature, and ensuring that sound knowledge of how people really function is applied intelligently to teenagers, you can speed up progress and bring them real benefits. At the end of the day you will find yourself more empowered to respond effectively to each individual’s needs, temperament and learning style, whilst avoiding the emotional pitfalls of working in stressful situations.

Price: £192
Venue: Engineers House - Bristol
Address: Engineers House The Promenade, Clifton Down, Avon, Bristol BS8 3NB
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Tuesday, 4 December 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:00
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(London) Free Open Events at The Minster Centre - MA Professional Practice (Supervision) & Supervision Diploma

Organisation: The Minster Centre
First date and time: From Friday, 7 December 2018 @ 18:30 to Friday, 7 December 2018 @ 20:00

Description:
Come to our open day and evening events for presentations on training with the Minster Centre, Q & A sessions with tutors and current students and an opportunity to look around the building. Each open event runs for two hours. When booking with reception, please state which course you’re interested in completing. If there are two open events running on one day, please clearly specify which one you’d like to attend. Booking is essential for all open events. To register an interest contact reception@minstercentre.org.uk 020 7644 6240

Price: £0
Venue: The Minster Centre
Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, London NW6 6RD
Country: United Kingdom
Dates and times:
  1. From Friday, 7 December 2018 @ 18:30 to 20:00
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(London) Reflective Practice Day

Organisation: London Centre for Psychodrama