Add Couples Counselling to your practice with this 7 day course which is designed to help you work safely and effectively with couples.
This course will suit anyone who already has a basic understanding and experience of the counselling process and is looking to extend their knowledge and experience of working in the interesting, demanding and fascinating world of couples counselling. It will not only build on your counselling knowledge in general but also on the practical and theoretical aspects of working with the couple dynamic.
You will develop the skills needed to offer couples counselling sessions which will help the couple to engage with and understand their contract, responsibilities, role, requirements and goals and to make changes in their relationships that create lasting change in how they relate to and feel about each other.
Once you have completed the training you will be suitably qualified to deliver Couples Counselling sessions, with robust Supervision from a Couples Counselling Supervisor.
Who is this course for?
- Counsellors who are currently working with Couples and want to reflect on their practice and deepen their learning.
- Qualified counsellors who are considering working with Couples.
The course is offered in two parts.
The first part of the course is 4 days delivered over 2 weekends with a closed learning group. In these 4 days you will learn about:
- Couple dynamics
- Therapeutic bonding
- Holding the balance
- Attachment and systemic theory
- Scripts and messages
- Couple fit
- Relationship styles
- Diversity and blended families
- Perception and reality
- Reflective practice
- Argument resolution
The course will also include another 3 days of open group learning that will invite participation from colleagues who are interested in learning about working with couples or who are engaging with Continuing Professional Development for their Couples Counselling work.
In these 3 days you will be learning about: