TRAINING DAYS and COURSES.ATTACHMENT, TRAUMA, LOSS AND BEREAVEMENT and
I have been involved in designing and delivering training in counselling settings for more than twenty-five years, from Counselling Skills
through to Postgraduate Diploma and Master's level.
I now speak at conferences and offer seminars and workshops for Continuing Professional Development,
specialising in the areas of Attachment
and its application in therapy, in Life / Developmental Stages, the Effects of Trauma,
working with Loss and Bereavement,
and the place of food in relationships, identity and communityy
Organisations which have employed me to run training days or in-depth courses include:bereavement services
youth counselling services
agencies for people affected by alcohol dependency
pupil referral units
generic counselling organisations etc.
TRAINING COURSES IN ATTACHMENT.
I have a long association with the Wimbledon Guild Counselling Service, where I taught courses on aspects of attachment theory and its application to clinical practice every year for eighteen years.
Some Recent Courses and Training Days in Attachment:
Attachment, Trauma and Psychopathology: 2-day course for Metanoia, February 2019
Attachment, Trauma and Loss in the Digital Age: London Fire Brigade Counselling Service, 26th March 2019
Avoidant Attachment and Defences Against Intimacy: Terrence Higgins Trust, 6th April 2019
Working with Insecure Attachment: CIPCA (Counsellors in Primary Care Association) Guildford, 8th June 2019
Attachment and the Defence Against Intimacy: Avoidant Attachment, Self-Hatred and Shame: Confer, Dublin, 29th June 2019
Working with Insecure Attachment: One-to One, King's Lynn, 6th July 2019
From Cradle to Kitchen: Attachment, Food and the Self: Westminster Pastoral Foundation, 20th July 2019
Attachment and Intimacy: Conference with Jenny Riddell and Linda Cundy for Brighton Therapy Partnership, 28th September 2019
Fear of Abandonment: Understanding and Working with Anxiously Attached Clients: South-West Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists, 2nd November 2019Masters in the Art of Defence: Bowlby Centre clinical forum, 7th December 2019
Becoming Secure: the Ingredients of a Successful Psychotherapy: Bowlby Centre, 11th and 12th January 2020
8-DAY COURSE, Course of a Lifetime: Metanoia, run over 8 Fridays from January - July 2020
Attachment and Food:Wimbledon Guild Attachment Conference (with Jeremy Holmes and Penny Forster), February 29th 2020
Four Generations in the Room: The Aims of Attachment-Based Therapy:Fegans, Tunbridge Wells), March 20th 2020
From Cradle to Kitchen: Attachment, Food and the Self: Westminster Pastoral Foundation, 18th April 2020
The Aims of Attachment-Based Psychotherapy: Supervision Masterclass: BAPPS, 18th July 2020
SOME FORTHCOMING EVENTS:
Body Image conference: Brighton Therapy Partnership, 6th February 2021
Working with Avoidant Attachment: Surrey Counselling Training, 15th February 2021, 6.00 - 9.00 p.m
Borderline Personality Disorder: an Attachment Perspective: conference (chairing) for Wimbledon Guild, 6th March 2021
Attachment and Therapy: STARS (Sexual Trauma and Recovery Service (STARS, Dorset): 16th March, 13th April, 20th April, 9.30 - 1.00
Disordered Eating conference: Brighton Therapy Partnership: 24th April 2021
From Cradle to Kitchen: Attachment, Food and the Self: Westminster Pastoral Foundation: 5th & 12th June 2021, 10.00 - 1.00
Insecure Attachment: Chelmsford Counselling Foundation, 22nd May 2021
Narrative Coherence, Secure Attachments and the Therapeutic Task. The Applications of Attachment Theory to Psychotherapy: Confer online module.
On Feeding and Being Fed: Attachment and Food. Brighton Therapy Partnership online (in preparation).
If you are interested in discussing your organisation's training needs, please do contact me
020 8806 7328
HOWEVER: PLEASE NOTE THAT I AM FULLY BOOKED FOR 2021