Professional development

Special circumstances can require specialist training. These counselling professional development courses are aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees. Further your knowledge and understanding with these helpful classes that focus on specific, often demanding topics and aspects of therapy. From working with autism to dealing with addiction, learn how to provide effective counselling in the face of complicated and testing situations.
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  1. Working with shame

    Course Date: Sun 29 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Shame is a powerful, often hidden emotion. Through experiential exercises, discussion and some theoretical input, we'll explore the many faces of shame, its manifestations and ways therapy can help. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees. It is not aimed at people seeking help for the specific course subjects.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £54.00

  2. Group facilitation

    Course Date: Sun 5 Nov 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to lead groups and develop your facilitation skills through an exploration of group roles, hidden dynamics, facilitator styles, methods of intervention and stages of group development. This course is both experiential and theory based. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  3. Working with bereavement and loss

    Course Date: Sat 11 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We'll use the theories of Bowlby, Winnicott and Klein to explore your reactions to bereavement and loss, and increase your ability to help others work through their reactions. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees. It is not aimed at people seeking help for the specific course subjects.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  4. Working with anger

    Course Date: Fri 1 Dec 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Anger seeks to communicate and is not just something to be expressed or got rid of. Learn some creative ways to give voice to your anger and help clients give voice to theirs. Gestalt is the underlying approach. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees. It is not aimed at people seeking help for the specific course subjects.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £54.00

  5. Assessment in counselling

    Course Date: Sat 2 Dec 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Counselling can be helpful, harmful or inappropriate. How do we know which clients need, want and can use counselling and whether we have the skills to help? Learn about the crucial first step of counselling assessment. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £54.00

  6. Introduction to systemic family constellations

    Course Date: Sat 2 Dec 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An experiential introduction to this profoundly healing way of revealing hidden dynamics in family and other systems, and for resolving the personal issues that lie behind them. Please read the full course outline before enrolling. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £80.00

  7. Autism awareness

    Course Date: Sat 2 Dec 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Much autism is unidentified or misdiagnosed. When this occurs autistic clients can be thought of as stuck, resistant or challenging rather than simply autistic. Understanding autism can enable you to better understand

    such people and help them navigate a path to success.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  8. CBT for therapists and counsellors

    Course Date: Thu 4 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Expand your knowledge and understanding of cognitive behavioural therapy and learn some basic skills to help you decide for yourself whether you want to make use of it in your own practice. Please note this course is exempt from our standard refund policy. This course is aimed at counsellors and therapists - please note this is not meant as a substitute for personal therapy and is not suitable for those who are not trainee or practising psychological counsellors or therapists.



    *There will be no class on Thursday 15th February 2018. This course is aimed at counsellors and therapists.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  9. The role of attachment in counselling

    Course Date: Sun 7 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Early relationships play a key role in how we relate to others for the rest of our lives. Discover how attachment theory helps us to understand individual patterns of relating for client and counsellor and the impact on the counselling relationship . This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees. It is not aimed at people seeking help for the specific course subjects.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  10. Working with domestic violence

    Course Date: Tue 13 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course covers working with survivors and perpetrators of domestic abuse. We'll explore themes such as co-dependency, anger management, risk assessment and the appropriateness of couple counselling. Suitable for counsellors, trainees and other helping professionals. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees. It is not aimed at people seeking help for the specific course subjects.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  11. Acceptance and commitment therapy for healthcare professionals

    Course Date: Thu 15 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) has two major goals: acceptance of experience that is out of personal control and taking committed action towards living a valued life. Explore this mindfulness based approach through practice, theory and discussion in relation to personal and professional issues. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  12. Working with survivors of childhood sexual abuse

    Course Date: Sun 25 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Look at the impact and long term effects of childhood sexual abuse and the potential healing of such trauma. Explore recurrent themes of anger, guilt, shame, sexuality and the debate about recovered memory. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees. It is not aimed at people seeking help for the specific course subjects.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  13. Working with gender identity

    Course Date: Sat 10 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This workshop will give participants an introduction to gender identity issues and help to build confidence in working therapeutically with transgendered clients, cross dressing clients and those who are questioning their gender identity.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  14. Advanced systemic family constellations

    Course Date: Sat 10 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This is for people who have already done the introductory level course in Systemic/Family Constellations or the equivalent and who want to experience more variety of work, different types of constellations and increasing depth of work.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £80.00

  15. Focusing: accessing your inner knowing

    Course Date: Sun 11 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Focusing is a powerful process of inner knowing and transformation devised by Eugene Gendlin, a colleague of Carl Rogers. Explore how it can help access intuitive gut knowing. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

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