A Three Day Online Workshop
Wednesday 5th May, Thursday 6th May, Tuesday 11th May 2021
This three day workshop provides participants with the chance to practice the basic skills involved in working with others to facilitate change. The subjects covered include:
- active listening
- responding to emotions
- managing silence and
The workshop forms part of a portfolio leading to the award of The Berne Institute Counselling Skills Certificate. This requires 180 hours of study (including Foundation Year) and associated written work and the endorsement of your tutor or Supervisor. Non-Berne trainees are welcome onto the course and must bring evidence of their equivalent training to the workshop.
The workshop focuses on skills and practice with some theory input and is essential grounding and competency assessment for those who wish to start seeing clients.
This course is currently running online due to the Coronavirus and you will be sent a Zoom link once your place is confirmed.
All three days of this workshop will begin at 10am and finish at 4pm, with regular breaks. The course will be co-run by Frances Townsend and Annette Terry.
Frances Townsend MSc (TA Psych) CertCouns PGDip (Supervision) CertEMDR TSTA(P) is a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (TSTA) and a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist. She incorporates mindfulness into her practice as a core concept alongside TA. Previously she worked as a volunteer in a youth counselling agency and for Women’s Aid, managing refuges for women and children escaping domestic violence. Since 1995 she has built a thriving private practice in Northamptonshire where she sees individuals, couples and groups for therapy and is also a counsellor in NHS Primary Care. Frances runs individual and group supervision sessions and offers training and workshops on personal development, counselling and psychotherapy topics.