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Brief therapy for stopping addictions - a practical skills-based day

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Discover the easy-to-learn psychological techniques that can be used to tackle all kinds of addictive and compulsive behaviour.

When combined with new insights into the addictive process and what drives it, these skills prove immensely powerful. They are essential tools to have if you want to help people beat their addiction, regain control of their lives and minimise relapses...

What you will gain from the day:

  • Demonstrations of the powerful skills that help to quickly break the patterns of addictive behaviour
  • Guidance and practise in using these yourself
  • New insights into the addictive process and why people become addicted
  • Essential motivational interviewing techniques (and how to incorporate them into the stages of change)
  • Common traps to avoid when treating addictions
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the most useful ways to beat a wide variety of addictions – and prevent relapse
  • Ways to overcome resistance
  • How to develop a treatment plan and deepen a client’s commitment to change
  • Increased understanding of the addictive trance and its false promises
  • How to use narrative and harm reduction techniques
  • An understanding of the importance of guided imagery in overcoming addictions, and the opportunity to use and experience it for yourself
  • Co-morbid conditions – the link with addiction and how to deal with them as effectively and quickly as possible
  • A new confidence that comes from knowing how much can be done – when you know how
Location London
Category Talking Therapies
Details of Event
Start date 25 Sep 2019
Start time 9:30am
Venue Address Broadway House, Tothill Street, London, SW1H 9NQ
Amount £192
Organiser Human Givens College
Speaker Sue Saunders
CPD activity Workshop
CPD hours 6
Description Human Givens College provides effective psychotherapy training and courses about key mental health problem areas for anyone wishing to help improve the lives of individuals and families, or to help organisations and communities thrive.
Name Mark Thomas
Contact No. 01323 811690
Regions Greater London