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Existential Therapy WorkshopExistential Therapy Seminar

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

Existential therapy is a diverse, vibrant, and wonderfully rich tapestry of understandings and methods that has the potential to make a valuable contribution to the work of any counsellor, psychotherapist or psychologist. It is one of the oldest forms of therapy, yet still one of the most innovative and radical. Existential therapy is orientated around the development of a deep relational bond with the client, which allows the client to explore the most fundamental aspects of their existence. This includes questions like: ‘What is the meaning of my life?’ ‘What choices can I make?’ and ‘How do I face the limits of my circumstances?’ This seminar introduces participants to the basic principles of existential philosophy and therapy, and looks at how practitioners of all orientations can integrate these ideas and practices into their own work.

This one day seminar combines self-development exercises, theoretical input, practical exercises, and small and large group discussion.

By the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the core principles of existential philosophy
  • Understand the principal aims and forms of existential counselling and psychotherapy
  • Apply existential understanding of freedom and choice to their therapeutic practice
  • Apply existential understanding of limitations to their therapeutic practice
  • Apply existential understandings of meaning and purpose to their therapeutic practice





Course Details

SCHEDULE

  • Session 1: Introduction to existential philosophy and therapy
  • Session 2: Working with freedom and choice
  • Session 3: Facing the limitations of existence
  • Session 4: Helping clients find meaning and purpose in life

FORMAT

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

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

We anticipate a high number of participants at this event so please be prepared for a conference-style set up. We do recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.  
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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