Workshops & CPD


Date: 8th September 2018

Doubletree Hilton Lincoln

10am- 4pm


We’re very excited to be hosting Mick Cooper at the Doubletree Hilton in Lincoln.

Two course buffet lunch is included (please let us know if you have any dietary requirements

Tea, coffee and biscuits throughout the day.

An opportunity to have a cocktail or two and meet like minded people afterwards.

Tickets are limited and non refundable.

Mick Cooper is a professor of Counselling Psychology at the University of Roehampton, where he is Director of the Centre for Research in Social and Psychological Transformation.

Mick Cooper asks if we are any closer to identifying what happens, and how and why, when therapist meets client at relational depth … people described feeling energised and focused …yet also safe and calm. They often talked about relational depth being a very physical experience…and also a level of emotional intensity, saying at these times, the “other” was experienced as very genuine: real, human and present.
In terms of immediate effects, clients describe these moments of meeting as facilitative, healing and changing, and also describe a positive impact on the therapeutic process itself. In the longer term, the most commonly reported impact is an increased connection with their own selves. Therapists are more likely to experience feelings of respect and empathy for the other, while clients are more likely to describe feelings of being known, understood, cared for and accepted.

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Dates: Starting Fri 5th October 2018 for 10 weeks (exc. Half Term).

10am- 3pm


Our Course is aimed at counsellors who have acquired sufficient client work experience to contemplate the move into a clinical supervision role.

Participants will need to:

• Have both supervisees and supervisory supervision
• Be working as counsellors under supervision.

This qualification is designed for counsellors wishing to take their next step into supervision, for the course you need to be able to supervisees and have access to supervisory supervision. The course supports you to identify, articulate and fulfil your own personal and professional learning needs, and to develop your own approaches to supervision, whatever your theoretical training, orientation and practice. We aim to facilitate a co-operative, mutual learning experience in which you can develop and enhance your competencies and professional skills in the field of supervision.

This course is designed to support you to:

• Practice ethically and professionally identify, respond to the personal & professional challenges of supervision.
• Develop as reflective practitioners.
• Learn, practice & develop your supervisory skills
• Explore key theories, comparative theory, concepts, issues & practice in supervision
• Discuss the professional contexts of supervision including responsibilities (contracts etc…)
• Think about supervision; Individual, Groups
• Reflect on the process of developing creative & collaborative relationships with supervisees

We will look at:
• What is supervision?
• What is person-centred supervision?
• Beginnings, responsibilities & boundaries
• Supervision as a developmental process
• Different styles of supervision
• Interpersonal process recall
• Therapeutic processes in supervision
• Power, context & culture, legal & ethical issues in supervision
• Research in supervision
• Supervision across different media
• Supervision across different technologies

Assessment Process:

Through Journals and Case Study:

1. Ethics
2. Contracting
3. Conceptualisation of Supervision
4. key concepts, issues & practice in supervision
5. Discuss the professional contexts of supervision including responsibilities, tasks, and contracts
6. Think about supervision within teams and organisations
7. Determine the process of developing creative & collaborative relationships with supervisees
8. Review current literature on supervision
9. Identify and respond to the personal & professional challenges of supervision
10. Develop as reflective practitioners learn, practice & develop your supervisory skills

Case Study:
• Case review (3000-3500) including review of practice and Learning
To be submitted when have hours of practice completed.
Tutor Observation:

• Tutor observed skills assessment
• Case Presentation’s in Supervisory Supervision

• Peers Observations
• Supervisor
Supervisee Log: 30 hours both internally/externally
Supervisory Supervision: Log consultative supervision hours both internally/externally



NEW Dates: 27th and 28th October 2018.

10am to 4pm

(10 hours CPD)


Some of the topics that will be covered include;
• How is couples work different from one-to-one?
• Who might benefit from couples therapy?
• A look at 3 theoretical models
• Communication
• Skills and techniques of the counsellor
• Boundaries and ethics
The cost of the course is £75 (for the full weekend) and will need to be paid in advance.
To book your place please email
There are limited spaces so reserve your place quickly!