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Counselling Couples and Families : A Person-Centred Approach

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Jurys Inn Glasgow

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Charles O’Leary will offer a two day workshop on counselling couples and families that will include many updated features of past workshops, and reflection on forty years as a person-centred couple and family therapist.

To be presented, demonstrated and explored:

  • Rogers’ six conditions applied to relationships

  • Active as well as client-centred therapist involvement

  • Common factors in all good therapy and unique to client-centred therapy

  • DVDs of client sessions plus in-room demonstration of work with difficult clients

  • Revised list of O’Leary’s tasks of person-centred couple and family therapists, including the roles of translator, moderator and host.

EXPANDED CONTENT for participants’ self-discovery:

  • The counsellor’s inner dialogue: facing fear and inadequacy as well as over confidence and control; the search for confidence that includes humility

  • Dialogue between the counsellor and their role models, including Carl Rogers

  • Reflection on your past, current and future clients and the person you bring to meet them

  • Five ways to be unhelpful as a person-centred couple and family therapist and six ways to be helpful

  • The counsellors’ life-cycle: advantages of being a beginner, in mid-career and in later career.

Charles O Leary has a sensitive, respectful, caring and accepting way of being, which encourages people to access, and ultimately to communicate, their personal thoughts and feelings.

"He inspires me to be the best I can with the clients I work with."
Fiona McCarthy, Director, Counselling Centre at Knock Shrine, Ireland

“Charlie O’Leary has a powerful reputation as a family therapist and as a teacher of family therapy. Above all, he is an observer of families and family life whose commentary on what he observes combines truth and humor in a fashion which might be likened in British terms to ‘John Cleese with a doctorate in therapy.'”

Dave Mearns

Charles is the author of The Practice of Person-Centred Couple and Family Therapy (Palgrave McMillan, 2012) and Counselling Couples and Families: A Person-Centred Approach (London, 1999), the first book to integrate Carl Rogers’ therapeutic conditions with couple and family therapy. During the early 1970s he studied at and was a member of the Center for Studies of the Person, alongside Carl Rogers. He regularly teaches family and couple work in the US, Austria, UK, Ireland, Germany, Argentina and Italy. A Clinical Fellow of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Charles has a private practice in Denver, Colorado.

Cost:
Early Bird - £195 up to 28 January 2019; £225 thereafter
Lunch, refreshments, handouts and CPD certificate are included in the cost

Accommodation - If you would like to book a room at Jurys Inn, please call Natalie on 0141 314 4823. The hotel is holding 10 room at the preferential rate of £108 for B&B.

Directions, Parking and Rail - https://www.jurysinns.com/hotels/glasgow/map

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You may pay via BACS or Cheque by emailing audrey@greenwoodevents.co.uk.

Minimum and Maximum numbers: Min 20 - please notes that the speaker has capped the numbers at 30, so it is advisable to book early to avoid disappointment

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