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Short Course / CPD
School of Community Health and Midwifery
No Partner College
Wednesday 13th December 2017, 9am-12pm
Systemic practice has emerged from therapeutic work with families. Nevertheless, the therapeutic value of systemic practice with individuals has also been recognised. A systemic conceptualisation enables clients to make connections between events in their lives and this helps them reframe their difficulties. This allows for experienced difficulties to be seen in a new light and for progress to be made where clients (and therapists) are experiencing stagnation. This workshop aims to introduce systemic thinking for therapy with individuals. Reference will be made to the main principles of the systemic approach and there will be an opportunity to become familiar with a type of systemic questioning technique known as circular questioning.
Who should attend:
Counsellors, psychotherapists, psychological therapists and other mental health professionals who work therapeutically with individuals.
Learning Environment & Assessment:
Chris is a Lecturer in Counselling at UCLan. He is a BACP Registered Member, a Chartered Psychologist, an Associate Fellow of the BPS and a Fellow of the HEA.
Learning outcome & aims
By the end of the workshop participants will:
- Have gained an understanding of the main principles of systemic practice
- Be able to conceptualise client issues in a systemic way
- Be in a position to include systemic thinking in their practice
- Be able to use circular questioning to help their clients adopt a more productive way of viewing their difficulties
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