With Michelle Brown, Serena Kelly and Julian Smith
A one – day workshop for counsellors and psychotherapists
Saturday 2nd July 2022, 10.00am – 4.00pm
This workshop aims to develop understanding and effective practice of the impact for clients and the therapeutic process when exploring Race and Identity. The day will be facilitated via experiential group learning by exploring our own race and identity through guided activities and reflective discussion.Participants will also have an opportunity to discuss their own experiences.
Please note that for 1st Year Diploma students this counts as one of their two annual compulsory workshops. There is no charge for those students
*Due to this workshop taking place in-person, also being a practical day, there is a limited number of spaces. Places will be allocated on first come basis. We will operate a waiting list accordingly thereafter.
Venue: This is an in-person workshop. It will take place at a venue local to Enfield tba.
Cost: £50.00 (£40.00 for Registered Members of ECS)
Academic Writing Skills Workshop with Cameron Brown
A one-day workshop for counsellors in training
Saturday 5th February 2022, 10.00am – 3.00pm
Whether it’s your first essay or final assignment, planning and writing essays can be daunting for us all. This workshop aims to provide practical advice for training counsellors. Issues such as linking ideas, correct citation, procrastination as well as resourcing and presentation. Attendance to this workshop will help you to feel more confident with your written work.
Participants will also have an opportunity to discuss their own concerns or anxieties relating to written work.
Cameron Brown is a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist and a lecturer in counselling skills and psychotherapy at the College of Islington and North East London.
Venue: Delivered via Zoom, a link will be sent on the day.
Cost: This is a free course and is aimed at year 1 and 2 Diploma training therapists.
However, all are welcome. For non-trainees the cost is £50.00 (£40.00 for concessions)
A one-day workshop for counsellors and psychotherapists
With Dr. Andrea Oskis
Saturday 8th May 2021, 10.00am – 4.00pm
This workshop will provide an overview of attachment theory, evidence-based measures of attachment (the ‘tools of the attachment trade’), contemporary research findings and clinical applications. The aim will be to make attendees’ current practice more attachment-informed, as well as equipping them with practical skills to integrate into their work.
Dr Andrea Oskis is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Middlesex University, London. Attachment theory provides the foundation for all of her teaching, research and practice. Her PhD was in the field of psychophysiology, looking at how stress links to attachment styles in adolescent development. The applied side of her work is conducted as part of the Centre for Abuse and Trauma Studies, based at Middlesex University, and involves training clinicians in evidence-based measures of attachment and how to use these to enhance different areas of psychological practice. Andrea trained at the Bowlby Centre and is a UKCP-registered attachment-based psychoanalytic psychotherapist in private practice in London.
There is no charge for diploma students*. Qualified counsellors are very welcome but must pay the fee below.
Aims of the Certificate Course
This module will help participants to become familiar with the way in which contemporary
counselling and psychotherapy is in the process of turning towards “Brief Therapy” as a
preferred mode for some areas of casework.
This Course is intended for qualified practitioners (counsellors, psychotherapists) who are interested
in Brief therapy in a variety of contexts.
For full details including dates and how to apply to this course click here