Counselling Workshops

We are very pleased to announce a new series of counselling workshops, and welcome our new counselling facilitator, April Runciman.

April is a Full Spectrum practitioner and facilitator with a background in Psychology. She has over ten years’ experience of supporting individuals within a therapeutic setting.

 

Addiction & Dependency

Spring 2019, 10.00 – 5.00
£70

During this workshop we will explore addictive behavioural patterns and dependency in relation to substances and activities, including prescription and non-prescription drugs, alcohol, pornography and co-dependant relationships.

The aims of this workshop are to:

  • Raise awareness about the prevalence of addiction and dependency.
  • Improve your understanding and confidence for working with clients/case studies.
  • Provide practical tools to support clients physically, emotionally and energetically.

This workshop is suitable for students currently studying with Earthworks who have completed the Foundation in Counselling Skills workshop. This workshop is also suitable as CPD for qualified practitioners who have existing knowledge of the therapeutic relationship between client and practitioner.

 

Attachment & Trauma

Summer 2019
£70

This workshop will provide an overview of attachment theory and introduce the concept of developmental trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

The aims of this workshop are to:

  • Raise awareness about the diverse nature and impact of trauma.
  • Improve your understanding and confidence for working with clients/case studies.
  • Provide practical tools to support clients physically, emotionally and energetically.

This workshop is suitable for students currently studying with Earthworks who have completed the Foundation in Counselling Skills workshop. It is also suitable as CPD for qualified practitioners who have existing knowledge of the therapeutic relationship between client and practitioner.

 

Grief & Transition

Sunday 7th October 2018
£70

This workshop will provide an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the complex nature of grief and transitions.

The aims of this workshop are to:

  • Raise awareness about different responses to loss.
  • Improve your understanding and confidence for working with clients/case studies.
  • Provide practical tools to support clients physically, emotionally and energetically.

This workshop is suitable for students currently studying with Earthworks who have completed the Foundation in Counselling Skills workshop. It is also suitable as CPD for qualified practitioners who have existing knowledge of the therapeutic relationship between client and practitioner.

 

Understanding & Creating a Therapeutic Relationship (Foundation in Counselling Skills)

Late winter/early spring 2019
£70

This introductory workshop provides a foundation level of understanding for creating a therapeutic relationship. It includes an experiential and practical element

The aims of this workshop are to:

  • Understand your role within the therapeutic relationship.
  • Provide an opportunity to develop communication skills.
  • Understand the importance of maintaining healthy boundaries.
  • Introduce transference and countertransference dynamics
  • Improve your confidence for working with clients/case studies.

This workshop is suitable for students preparing for or currently working with case studies. It is also aimed at providing support and guidance for existing complementary practitioners, e.g. Massage, Reflexology etc. where Counselling Skills may not have been included in your training or if you are looking to enhance or refresh these skills.

 

Developing a Therapeutic Relationship

Sunday 25th November 2018
£70

This workshop builds on the knowledge and skills acquired from attending previous workshops. It has a strong emphasis on the experiential and practical elements of developing a therapeutic relationship.

The aims of this workshop are to:

  • Enhance your ability and confidence as a therapeutic practitioner.
  • Discuss skills for reflective practice.
  • Re-visit the transference and countertransference dynamic.
  • Explore Spirituality, Religion & cultural differences.

This workshop is suitable for individuals who have previously attended the ‘Creating & Understanding Therapeutic Relationships/Foundational in Counselling Skills’ workshop.

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