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Existential Therapy WorkshopRelational Depth Workshop

This one day workshop, taught by Mick Cooper, is available in Exeter. The workshop is appropriate for training and practising counsellors, psychotherapists, counselling psychologists and other mental health professionals.

What does it mean to connect to others in an in-depth way? What are the effects of relating deeply to clients in therapy, and how can such an encounter be facilitated?

This workshop will give participants an opportunity to explore their experiences of relational depth, and how it feels to meet others at this level of intensity and intimacy: in both their therapeutic practice and everyday life. Through small group exercises, pairs-work, discussion and theory input, the workshop will help participants develop a deeper understanding of such encounters, and also how they come to deepen their levels of relating in their therapeutic work.


By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the nature of relational depth
  • Articulate their own experiences of in-depth relating
  • Understand the latest research findings on the nature, impact and prevalence of relational depth in therapy
  • Recognise means of deepening levels of relating with clients
  • Recognise their own chronic strategies of disconnection and other barriers to relational depth




Course Details

SCHEDULE
  • Session 1: Experiencing relational depth, in and out of therapy
  • Session 2: The importance of relatedness to psychological wellbeing
  • Session 3: Deepening our levels of relating with clients
  • Session 4: Chronic strategies of disconnection
FORMAT

The workshop combines self-development exercises, theoretical input, practical exercises, and small and large group discussion.

The workshop is appropriate for training and practising counsellors, psychotherapists, counselling psychologists and other mental health professionals.
Eligibility:

Our CPD workshops are open to anyone who is interested in the subject matter, wants to develop their skills and expand their knowledge. This workshop is particularly aimed at counsellors, psychotherapists and those in helping professions who work therapeutically with others.


How to apply:


Simply sign up using the booking form on this web page - supplying the requested details and paying the applicable fee (please see the 'Fees' tab for further information and details of other ways to pay). 
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IMC Approved Supervisor / Placement Provider Manager Fee - £65.00
IMC Student / Graduate Fee - £60.00
Standard Fee - £75.00





 

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