TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT

NEXT INTRODUCTORY COURSE

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INTRODUCTION TO COUNSELLING SKILLS & THEORY - PROGRAMME 2017

 

COURSE PROGRAMME

This 12 hour training course is designed for those who may need to use counselling skills in their workplace and those who have an interest in finding out more about counselling.

 

VENUE: Bedford Counselling and Training, 32 St John's Street, Bedford MK42 0DH.

 

Course Fee: £170

 

The course will cover the following subjects:

 

• Developing skills for communication in counselling

• Understanding empathy

• Unconscious processes

• Developing counselling skills

 

Course Dates 2017
6 Thursday evenings - 19:00 - 21:30

September 28th
October 5th / 12th / 26th
November 2nd / 9th

CONTACT US TODAY:

Call us on 01234 219905
Email: enquiries@bcat-team.org.uk

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Course run by Bedford Counselling at: 32 St. John's Street, Bedford, MK42 0DH.

OUTREACH TRAINING

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PSYCHODYNAMIC APPROACHES FOR FRONTLINE STAFF

 

Psychodynamic Approaches Outreach Training

We have developed outreach training in psychodynamic theory, aimed at front line workers who are helping people with different kinds of life issues and challenges. Intended participants include staff who work with addiction in residential, rehab and outreach settings, workers with ex-offenders and working with mental health clients.

The three-day course covers both theory and practice, and focusses on listening and feedback skills, anger management and self-care. There is also time in each day to look at specific problems and issues that come up for the staff.

Each day typically runs from 9.30am to about 4pm with breaks and lunch.

Our approach is to bring the theory and skills of psychodynamic counselling to front line staff in a way they can use in their own daily work, considering the practical and organisational settings in which staff operate. Such skills are equally of use to managers trying to support their staff and understand front line dilemmas.

Our emphasis as therapists is on using our understandings to give workers an alternative perspective, and help them consider how best to help their clients. We ensure that we give participants time to reflect on how they interact with clients and find new ways to approach the stresses and problems of working with difficult client groups.

Training Programme

DAY 1: The Psychodynamics of Communication

DAY 2: The Psychodynamics of Anger Management

DAY 3: Caring for Yourself

Talk to us!

We aim to make the training focused and appropriate to the needs of your organisation and your staff. To this end, we would like to meet with you to assess your needs and design a training to suit you.

Please contact Nick Hall by email bedfordcounsellingandtraining@gmail.com

Once we have an idea of your setting we can adapt the training to specifically help with the client group that you work with, using examples that reflect the kind of work you do

 

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

ARE YOU A COUNSELLOR LOOKING FOR GOOD LOCAL CPD?

 

Come along to our monthly Saturday morning sessions covering a variety of topics.
Open to all counsellors/trainees.

WHEN: 2nd Saturday of the month - 9.30am – 1pm.

WHERE: 32 St John's Street, Bedford, MK42 0DH.

PARKING: Free parking is available behind St John’s Church Hall, 38 St John’s Street (parking beyond the dividing wall). Leaving the car park walk towards town and BCaT is next door to Serino Flooring.

Bedford College, Cauldwell Street, MK42 9AH - £2 all day parking (Sat).

COST: £45 for 3½ hours CPD. Certification of hours provided.

BEDFORD COUNSELLING & TRAINING PRESENTS

 

Continuing Professional Development
Autumn Term 2017

Saturday, September 16th   9.30am – 1pm
EMDR

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing) is now recognised by NICE as an effective treatment for post-traumatic stress syndrome. BACP-accredited psychotherapist Keith Pearce will present an introduction to what it is and how it works.

 

Saturday, October 14th 09:30am - 1pm
Working with Dementia

Relationship therapist and dementia specialist Ellie Goodman will explore different ways of communication and particularly how we can engage with people living with dementia to fulfil the potential for respectful and fulfilling conversations.

 

Saturday, November 11th   9.30am – 1pm
Dream Workshop

Jungian psychotherapist Carol Jayes will facilitate a dream workshop which will give a fascinating insight into the Jungian concept of the collective unconscious.

 

Saturday, December 9th   9.30am – 1pm
Time Limited Counselling

Psychodynamic counsellor Marjorie Wittle will introduce the key skills for undertaking time-limited therapy, and will show how meaningful work can be achieved in shorter time frames.

 

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ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2018

DATE AND FULL DETAILS TO FOLLOW

Venue: Box End Park, Kempston, MK43 8RQ

LAST YEARS CONFERENCE:
“Body, Mind and Identity” with speakers Dr Graham Music and Maria Robinson.

Testimonials from last year’s Conference

“Excellent day bringing together a range of theories”

“A very enjoyable, inspiring and informative day”

"If you are a psychodynamic counsellor or psychotherapist seeking to work in an organisation then we would like to hear from you."

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