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Couples therapy - a practical masterclass

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Drawing on pioneering research that reveals what makes relationships flourish, Jennifer Broadley’s popular day gives you key new skills and the practical guidelines that she has developed over many years of successfully helping couples build and maintain supportive and mutually rewarding relationships...

What you will gain from this 1-day course:

  • The key ingredients for a healthy and mutually rewarding relationship
  • Essential skills for building and maintaining rapport with two emotionally-aroused people
  • New ways to encourage both partners to engage in solving their difficulties
  • How to teach non-blaming communication skills and explain the differences in male and female behaviour to clients
  • What to do if one or even both parties are having an affair
  • How to deal with issues specific to couple counselling, such as confidentiality
  • The key points you need to bear in mind when working with more than one client at a time
  • How to structure effective therapy sessions and goal setting with two people
  • Effective ways to help each partner begin to cooperate in helping the other get their emotional needs met
  • New insights into the many common relationship problems – and how to help clients overcome them (illustrated with case histories)
  • Tips and techniques for staying objective and empathetic, whilst calming your clients’ high emotional arousal
  • How to recognise and interrupt disruptive behaviour patterns
  • How to use Solution Focused Questioning to initiate change
  • How to manage setbacks and keep the partners motivated
  • How to tell when the relationship isn’t the problem – and what to do about it
  • How to use Guided Imagery with two people
  • Information regarding the latest research into effective couples therapy
  • How early life experiences can influence our relationships, and what to do about this now
  • Creative ways to develop effective interventions, including using tasks and metaphor
  • Asperger’s syndrome – how to work with couples if one or both show Asperger traits, a common cause of relationship problems
  • Considering the wider picture, including other family members
Location London
Category Talking Therapies
Details of Event
Start date 18 Sep 2019
Start time 9:30am
Venue Address Broadway House, Tothill Street, London, SW1H 9NQ
Cost
Amount £192
About
Organiser Human Givens College
Speaker Jennifer Broadley
CPD activity Workshop
CPD hours 6
Website https://www.humangivenscollege.com/courses/working-with-couples.html
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
Email info@humangivens.com
Regions Greater London