Recovery from Alienation

2-hour workshop | Sat 8th June 2024 10am-12pm | Karen Minikin | Online

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This webinar covers the clinical, social and philosophical themes covered in the second half of Minkins’s book: Radical-Relational Perspectives in Transactional Analysis.

These include questions and ideas on how to recover from alienation, oppression and systems of dependency. There will be a combination of theory presentation, clinical examples, reflective exercises and discussion.  The workshop will be relevant for those interested in social, cultural and political perspectives in counselling and psychotherapy.  It will be of interest to practitioners who want to understand more about recovering from power dynamics such as coercive control and the way in which contemporary theory is considering deconstruction and reconstruction. Participants may take away some fresh perspectives on their work towards recovery in clients. 

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Who should attend

Trainee counsellors and psychotherapists 

Qualified counsellors and psychotherapists 

Helping professionals, such as those working in health and social care 

Business professionals interested in understanding more about alienation and institutional power dynamics 

Mental health professionals and organisations 

Cost and date of workshop

Saturday 8th June 2024  10am-Noon online via Zoom

  • Non-IMC delegates =  £30
  • IMC Students in Advanced Training =  £15

  • IMC Students/Graduates =  £22.50

Meet Karen Minikin

Karen Minikin is a published author on relational psychotherapy. She is an integrative practitioner, drawing on psychodynamic theory and Transactional Analysis with a contemporary relational lens. She specialises in the relevance of social, economic and political context and helps practitioners pragmatically integrate these themes into their consulting rooms. She has contributed many chapters to books and articles. Her own book: Radical-Relational Perspectives in TA Psychotherapy is a personal and clinical account of how relational and transgenerational trauma manifests in therapeutic work.

Radical-Relational Perspectives in TA Psychotherapy: Oppression, Alienation, Reclamation, 2024, Routledge 

Course Venues:   Exeter   |   Poole   

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