Professional Development Courses in London

Special circumstances can require specialist training. These counselling professional development courses are aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees. Further your knowledge and understanding with these helpful classes that focus on specific, often demanding topics and aspects of therapy. From working with autism to dealing with addiction, learn how to provide effective counselling in the face of complicated and testing situations.

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  1. Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) - Steven Hayes

    Acceptance and commitment therapy for healthcare professionals

    Course Date: Thu 13 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) has two major goals: acceptance of experience that is out of personal control and taking committed action towards living a valued life. Explore this mindfulness based approach through practice, theory and discussion in relation to personal and professional issues. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  2. Group facilitation

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 16 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your skills in leading groups through this exploration of facilitator styles, group roles, interventions, stages of group development and hidden dynamics. Experiential and theory based. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  3. Working with Domestic Abuse

    Course Date: Tue 18 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course covers working with survivors and perpetrators of domestic abuse, together with an exploration of whether couples counselling may ever be appropriate in situations of domestic abuse. We'll explore themes such as power and control, typology of perpetrators, affect regulation, risk assessments, safety and ethical considerations. We will also consider legal remedies available for survivors of abuse. Suitable for counsellors, trainees and other helping professionals. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees. It is not aimed at people seeking help for the specific course subjects.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  4. Working with two chairs

    Course Date: Mon 24 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to use this technique derived from Gestalt therapy to help your clients explore inner conflicts and let go of haunting issues from the past. Experience the power of this two chair technique by trying it out for yourself.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  5. Focusing: accessing your inner knowing

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 8 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Focusing is a powerful process of inner knowing and transformation devised by Eugene Gendlin, a colleague of Carl Rogers. Explore how it can help access intuitive gut knowing. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  6. The role of attachment in counselling

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 26 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Early relationships play a key role in how we relate to others for the rest of our lives. Discover how attachment theory helps us to understand individual patterns of relating for client and counsellor and the impact on the counselling relationship . This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees. It is not aimed at people seeking help for the specific course subjects.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  7. Working therapeutically with masks

    Course Date: Mon 18 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore your inner self, thoughts and feelings through mask creation and expression. Unveil and work with hidden

    aspects of yourself to help you attract more of what you desire and become more authentic in your relationships.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  8. An introduction to DBT for Therapists

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 7 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Dialectical Behaviour Therapy is a simple and yet powerful therapeutic tool to help individuals learn how to manage themselves more effectively in everyday life situations and personal relationships, through a clearer understanding and acceptance of mind and emotion.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £122.00

  9. Introduction to therapeutic writing

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 14 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Poetry therapy is the intentional use of poetry and other forms of literature for healing and personal growth. Learn how to introduce therapeutic writing into your work, to help people improve their health and wellbeing.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £90.00

  10. Setting up a private counselling practice

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 11 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Wondering if this is the way forward? Explore the practical, emotional, financial, legal and ethical aspects of private practice and increase your knowledge and confidence. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

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