Towerhouse Counselling

16 Tuly Street
Barnstaple
Devon
EX31 1DH

01271 377217

 

Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body

CPCAB Approved Training Centre
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th home imageCPD study days at Towerhouse with Sally Openshaw 

Friday 15th June 2018
Working with shame in a relational way
The day will take an experiential and discursive approach and participants will be encouraged to think about themselves and client work. The trainer will provide client reference material to support the ideas presented on the day.

• defining shame and its impact on contact in relationships
a 5 layered model for understanding the shame response
• providing a dynamic framework to assess impact on couples
• bringing hidden shame into the relationship between therapist and couples

To reserve a place, please call 01271 377217, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Friday 27th July 2018

Trauma workshop
The day will include some mini seminars, case discussion and exercises to encourage us to think about our client work. The day will include some mini seminars, case discussion and exercises to encourage us to think about our client work.  

• understanding the impact of trauma on the brain
• assessing typical presentations of trauma with our clients
• understanding the protective nature of disassociation and name different types
• learning ways to notice dissasocaition in practice and work alongside clients to remain in contact
• providing affect regulation techniques to enable the client to overcome difficult memories

To reserve a place, please call 01271 377217, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Friday 7th September 2018
Working with personality disorder
The aim of this workshop is to encourage therapist to talk about their work with people who have personality disorders. 
Case discussion will be used to illustrate key features and help us understand the chaos, the relationship ruptures, the contact and distance and the impact this can have on relationships.

• understanding how a person may present with or without a diagnosis of personality disorder
• considering the fears and myths around working alongside such clients
• learning how to provide a structured and responsive relational therapy to someone who has distinct needs
• discussing the ways in which a partner or relative may be affected by living close by to someone with a personality disorder
• considering your own self care in the management of such clients.

To reserve a place, please call 01271 377217, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


CPCAB Approved Courses

Level 6 Supervision course: please express your interest for 2019
Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling: Level 5  Next course starting September 2018. TC-L4 or equivalent required - 19 and over. To express your interest or find out more, call 01271 377217, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact Sally Openshaw on 07875 363436

We have discontinued Levels 2, 3 and 4 training at this centre
Further details of courses and more on www.cpcab.co.uk