Introduction to trauma and PTSD for counsellors and psychotherapists
About this 1-day workshop
This one-day workshop introduces trauma and PTSD to counsellors and psychotherapists who work in private practice, EAP and NHS settings.
** Limited number of Early Bird tickets available**
This workshop is designed to introduce counsellors and psychotherapists to the essential elements of working with trauma and PTSD. It provides a strong foundation of knowledge and practical support to build therapists’ confidence in working with this presenting problem. This workshop is in response to the knowledge that clients often present with trauma-related difficulties and that very few counselling courses include trauma training in their syllabus.
What to expect
- A critical awareness of research and diagnosis in trauma and PTSD.
- Drawing from various theories and perspectives including evolution, attachment, psychodynamic and cognitive theory.
- An understanding of client and therapist safety when working with trauma and PTSD.
- Techniques for working with trauma which can be integrated into your practice right away.
- Numerous grounding and emotional stabilisation techniques to use with clients.
- Signposting to resources.
- Improved confidence in working with trauma and PTSD.
- An understanding of the many ways we can understand and formulate trauma.
- Trauma assessment tools.
- A bank of materials and strategies to use right away.
- An understanding of the preparation work required for trauma.
- Skills in presenting information and ideas to clients in keeping with counselling values.
Hosted by Sarah Butler
Sarah Butler completed her training in Humanistic Counselling with Transactional Analysis is 2010. She works in the NHS with people who have experienced childhood trauma, emergency service personnel and serving soldiers. Sarah is an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and EMDR practitioner working in the NHS and private practice.