AUTUMN PROGRAMME 2019: CPDS AND EVENTS
Cost: £70. 10% Early bird discount. Some concessions may be available.
Venue: The Gasworks Studio, Narroways Road, St Werburgh’s, Bristol BS29XB.
Times: 9.30am-4pm. Certificates will be given.
Sunday 29th September: The 7 Wisdoms of Relationship with Dominique Sakoilsky
An experiential day focusing on depth relational and relationship understanding. For anyone who is curious to know themselves better, or as an intimate couple, a parent/child, friend or workplace relationship. I have 20 years experience of relationships and family counselling and have a busy relationship therapy practice in Bristol. A safe, respectful space using James Burgess enlightening 7 Words System, covering:
- Boundaries and authenticity;
- Authentic open communication;
- Emotional intelligence;
- Conflict resolution and managing difference;
- Vision in relationship;
- Taking responsibility for our past so we don't inhibit the present;
- Forgiveness; and Fun and intimacy.
Saturday 23rd November: Playful Thoughts on Serious Subjects: Creative Techniques for Counsellors, Artists and Therapists
Creative counselling opens up new ways of working with individuals, couples, groups or families. This CPD will give you at least 30 new tried and tested techniques which really help clients. During the day, we will have the chance to ‘play seriously’ with writing for wellbeing, drawing, sand play, small figures and roleplay in a safe and encouraging space. A fun and inspiring chance to expand your toolbox!
Barbara Bloomfield is a Director of Lapidus International, the expressive arts and therapeutic writing organisation. She has been a creative counsellor and supervisor for 25 years and is an author and trainer. Rex Baird is relationship counsellor, supervisor and trainer with 15 years experience working for Relate and in private practice.
Sunday 24th November: Mental Health First Aid: What to Say, What to Do, How to Help?
A practical day for those who want to improve their knowledge of responding to mental health issues with experienced therapists, Rex Baird and Barbara Bloomfield. This popular one-day course is for anyone who wants to feel more confident about common mental health problems.
What we will cover:
- Improving family and partner support;
- Dealing with anger and distress;
- Understanding symptoms;
- Mental Health First Aid;
- Looking after yourself;
- Speaking back to suicidal thinking;
- Confronting stigma and Creative ideas for soothing yourself and others.