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Workshops in 2018

Thursday the 5th of July: 11.45 (1 hour CPD)
EATA Research conference: Working at the relational edge of evidence. 
Location: Hilton Hotel and Metanoia Institute Ealing

See you on the other side
This paper is an auto-ethnographic revision (Ellis, 2009) of a psychotherapy case study. The client and therapist discussed their work together five years on, reflecting on post-therapy growth and aspects of the therapeutic relationship. The process of revision opened up new avenues for reflective inquiry.


Saturday June 9th:   10am-4pm day (6 hours of CPD)


Male fragility is often overlooked by contemporary discourses on gender and identity. How do we work with men when we care about providing gender-sensitive psychotherapy ?
This workshop:
  • explores how power/status, embodiment and the erotic become manifest in the therapy room
  • looks at clinical stories which illustrate issues that are commonly encountered by female clinicians working with men
  • examines approaches to building a working alliance with male clients, working at relational edge and supporting in-depth exploration of men’s concerns.
Format: lecture, storytelling, case studies, discussions, experiential


Previous workshops
2017, 9th of June, Marches Counselling Service, Hereford
Ongoing risk assessment in private practice 

2017, 4th of March, Cumbrian Conference, Penrith 
A Walk Through No-Man’s Land

2015, 7th of May - Metanoia Institute 202 series - "I beg your pardon, I never promised you a rose garden" 

2015, 28th of February - Cumbrian TA Conference: "To be or not to be" - is the question even allowed? 

2015, 7th of February - Southern TA Conference:  "I beg your pardon, I never promised you a rose garden!"

2014, 18th of October - The Vassal Centre: Risk Assessment in Private Practice 

2013, 16th of November - Southern TA Conference in Salisbury: "The Many Faces of Trauma" The labyrinth the sacrifice and the Minotaur

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