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The therapeutic power of language - a practical brief therapy masterclass

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This inspiring 2-day course gives you a powerful toolkit of precisely-targeted therapeutic skills and strategies for successfully helping people resolve emotional turmoil, mood disorders and psychological trauma.

What you will gain from attending:

  • The essential skills needed for successful brief therapy
  • New information about the APET™ model – why it is so important to construct therapy that is in tune with our how brains work (our emotional reactions come first) – this speeds up therapy and explains why purely cognitive and behavioural approaches can take so long
  • An ability to get to the root of the matter quickly by establishing which innate needs are not being met and why (the essence of effective brief therapy)
  • Quick rapport building skills
  • How to use the RIGAAR™ structure to improve therapy outcomes
  • Reflective listening and reflective reframing
  • Demonstration of guided imagery using therapeutic language skills to initiate change
  • Ways to use solution-focused questioning to create a framework for change
  • How to identify and use your client’s own life resources
  • An understanding of why the human givens approach dramatically increases the likelihood of therapy being brief, regardless of the presenting problem
  • A range of psychological interventions to use with common psychiatric problems: anxiety, panic attacks, depression, intrusive thoughts, relationship difficulties and so on
  • How to put together a therapy plan for a suicidal patient
  • Promoting cooperation by developing realistic and achievable goals
  • How to identify exceptions (when the problem doesn’t occur) and get the patient to take credit for them
  • How to generate motivation for change in your patients
  • Separating the patient’s core identity from their problem
  • How to minimise or overcome resistance
  • How to separate process from content
  • Great use of case histories to illustrate the skills covered
  • How to use the psychological laws of positive expectancy and concentrated attention
  • Plenty of opportunity to consolidate what you are learning by practising the skills yourself
  • An understanding of why taking this collaborative human givens stance, reduces stress and pressure on you
Location Bristol
Category Talking Therapies
Details of Event
Start date 16 Nov 2019
Start time 9:30am
Venue Address Engineers House, The Promenade, Clifton Down, Bristol BS8 3NB
Amount £384
Organiser Human Givens College
Speaker VĂ©ronique Chown or Denise Winn
CPD activity Workshop
CPD hours 12
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