Working with trauma and PTSD (4 day programme)
Who is this workshop for?
This course is suitable for qualified and student counsellors and psychotherapists. All participants must have appropriate supervision support in place for the duration of the programme. (This is a non-accredited programme that will deepen the understanding of trauma and its impact and develop further skills in working with people affected by trauma and PTSD.)
Aims of the course:
- To explore the historical context for PTSD.
- To have an overview of different psychological models for PTSD.
- To understand the psychological, physiological and neurological processes associated with PTSD.
- To learn how to respond therapeutically to trauma presentations and incorporate a framework that can be adapted within your therapeutic approach.
- To understand how to work with complex trauma: working with survivors of abuse, introduction to dissociation.
- To explore cultural issues.
- To experience relaxation and visualisation techniques that can be used when working with trauma.
- To be aware of safety and timing in trauma work and understanding indicators of recovery and resolution.
- To experience creative approaches in trauma work.
- Time for self-reflection and casework reflection.
- Supervision and self-care.
Dates and times
10:00am to 4:00pm on the following four days:
- Friday 25th January 2019.
- Saturday 26th January 2019.
- Friday 1st February 2019.
- Saturday 9th February 2019.
MBACP (Snr. Accred.), MSc Psychological Trauma (distinction), Post-Graduate certificate in counselling supervision. Worked as a senior counsellor within the NHS for 15 years. Currently specialises in trauma work and has an interest in research. A supervisor for over 10 years working for different agencies and in private practice.