Workshops

Cultural Awareness Workshops

workshopsI offer bespoke cultural awareness workshops for therapy professionals and trainees, which explore the complexities and challenges of working with race, culture, and ethnicity in the therapeutic setting. Theoretical aspects of transcultural counselling are considered, and delegates have the opportunity to take part in experiential exercises exploring the relationship with their own cultural identity, and how this may affect the therapeutic alliance.

Workshops will explore:

  • One’s own culture, assumptions, prejudices, and stereotypes
  • The historical implications of race and racism in counselling and psychotherapy
  • Different aspects of transcultural counselling theory
  • The dynamics of cultural, racial, and ethnic difference in the therapeutic relationship
  • One’s own therapy practice in light of what is multi-culturally therapeutic

 

Below are some comments made from delegates in past workshops I have facilitated:

Extremely valuable. I gained a lot of personal insights

Really enjoyed both days. Wonderful atmosphere created by the trainers

The whole experience has been very enlightening

I take away many ideas regarding working with difference and feel much more confident about doing so

 

Next workshop – TBC

Past workshops:

Lost In Translation: an exploration of transcultural relationships within therapy

Saturday 14th October 2017 9:30 – 16:30

Drake House, 44 St Georges Road, London SW19 4ED

Workshop cost: £120/ 10% discount for Wimbledon Guild counsellors/ Early-bird discount of 15% available until 14th June 2017.

Click below to book your place

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Please email if you would like further information about this workshop

 

 

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course for Women

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programme for women Research shows that mindfulness can help us to: ·        Be present in this moment, right here, right now ·        Stop ruminating about the past ·        Stop worrying and becoming anxious about the future ·        Gain greater self-awareness ·        Improve problem-solving ·        Improve attention and focus ·        Be more empathic and accepting of ourselves and towards others ·        Not be so attached to our mind and thinking ·        Enjoy life more  The course On this course, each week we will be focusing on a different aspect of mindfulness. This will deepen your understanding of the practice and will also help you connect with different …

Workshop- Lost In Translation: an exploration of transcultural relationships within therapy

The Workshop: This workshop explores the complexities and challenges of working with race, culture, and ethnicity in the therapeutic setting. Theoretical aspects of transcultural counselling will be considered, and delegates will have the opportunity to take part in experiential exercises exploring the relationship with their own cultural identity, and how this may affect the therapeutic alliance. By the end of the workshop, participants will: Have a greater awareness of their own culture, assumptions, prejudices, and stereotypes Have explored the historical implications of race and racism in counselling and psychotherapy Have explored and discussed aspects of transcultural counselling theory Review their own practice in light of what is multi-culturally therapeutic The …

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