NEW: An Introduction to Psychodynamics Workshop
This two day workshop delivered by Dr. Kevin Fehin aims to provide an introduction to the ideas and concepts involved in psychodynamic psychotherapy. It will explore attitudes, values and beliefs about human nature from a psychodynamic perspective and provide an understanding of psychopathology and presenting symptoms from this viewpoint.
Some of the applications of psychodynamic thinking both within and outside the clinical setting are introduced. There will also be opportunities for thinking about the place of psychodynamic ideas in working with mental health.
Suitable for: Qualified mental health professionals and those nearing the end of their training or those with an interest in psychotherapy.
Accreditation for CPD/Learning credits is pending.
The workshop aims to introduce psychodynamic theories and practice by exploring attitudes, values and beliefs about human nature from a psychodynamic perspective, and aims to provide an understanding of psychopathology and presenting symptoms from this viewpoint.
Beginnings and the nature of psychodynamic counselling
Theory from Freud and Klein, linked to concepts in psychodynamic counselling
Attachment Theory, stages of development
Winnicott object relations 'facilitating environment'
Bion the concept of 'Containment'
The setting in counselling
The therapeutic relationship
Unconscious communication/processes: Dreams
Working with 'defences' using the concept of Malan and the triangle of insight.
- The nature and key concepts of psychodynamic counselling.
- The process and significance of self reflection and self awareness in psychodynamic counselling.
- The skills and attributes required to think and work from a psychodynamic approach.
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The Learning Curve Institute will distribute a unique pre-course questionnaire to each participant in order to ensure the training meets the needs of everyone and is tailored to the appropriate level while also covering specific situations or scenarios as highlighted by the group.
The Learning Curve Institute offers a unique post course support system whereby learners are provided with the contact details of the trainer and are free to contact them with any questions they may have.
All participants will receive a Certificate of Completion in An Introduction to Psychodynamics from The Learning Curve Institute.