Two Weekends: 2/3 & 9/10 September 2017 - 9.00am to 5.30pm
This course is for those wanting to learn counselling skills for the first time or to improve and develop existing skills. It is a multi-level group (basic, intermediate and advanced) with an emphasis on learning from each other. The number of tutors will vary depending on group size and the aim will be one tutor to every eight participants. There will be small group learning and exercises, as well as time in the larger group. Sessions will be tailored to the needs of those attending.
Skills covered include reflecting, summarising, paraphrasing, creative interventions and challenging while embracing Rogers’ core conditions of empathy, congruence and unconditional positive regard. We also draw from a range of other theories and for the advanced groups look at working with couples and groups. The course will have an emphasis on the practical; learning skills to take away and use.
Mark Head: BSc Hons., MSc (Psychotherapy), CTA, UKCP Reg Psychotherapist, TSTA(P), TTA(P)
Leilani Mitchell: Dip Couns,CTA, UKCP Reg Psychotherapist, TSTA(P), MBACP (Snr Accrd Suprvsr)
Lisa Bedford-Cooper: M.Sc (TA Psych), Dip. TA Couns, Dip. TA Psych, CTA (P), UKCP Reg. Psychotherapist, PTSTA (P), MANLP, MBACP.
+one other tutor
Mark is a co founder of The Link Centre and is an experienced and qualified UKCP registered psychotherapist and has a private practice based in Sussex. An accomplished teacher, he has taught in a variety of settings including Counselling Skills and Diploma courses. He brings his business background and experience to his work in organisational development. An endorsed TA supervisor, he runs a supervision practice for counsellors and therapists.
Leilani is a qualified counsellor and a UKCP registered psychotherapists and runs a successful private counselling and psychotherapy practice in Sussex. Working with individuals, couples and groups on a wide variety of issues she also supervises a variety of Counsellors and Psychotherapists in the south east and is co founder of The Link Centre. Leilani also does some work in business applying her knowledge of Transactional Analysis in an organisational context.
Lisa is one of our Core Tutors at the Link centre. She is a highly experienced Trainer who is a qualified Counsellor and a UKCP registered Psychotherapist , with a Master of Science degree in Clinical Transaction Analysis Psychotherapy. Lisa has many years of clinical experience across wide ranging socio-economic and cultural backgrounds and practiced in Harley Street before establishing a successful practice in Kent where her family is based. She is also a Clinical Supervisor working with psychotherapists, counsellors and practitioners across the healthcare sector. Within the corporate sector Lisa acts as a Consultant in Training, Management development and Change and is an Adviser on mental health and trauma within the workplace.
Recognition: A certificate will be presented at the end of the course. Students who complete the course may apply to attend The Link Centre’s counselling diploma or psychotherapy course.
NB. Cancellation policy: Deposits are non-refundable. 50% of remaining course payments will be refunded on cancellations with more than 7 days notice
A non-refundable 10 % deposit is payable to secure your place with balance due before 15/8/2017.
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