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May 2017

Using Guided Imagery to Facilitate Therapeutic Change

A workshop exploring how therapists can use Guided imagery to help bring about healing from depression, anxiety and a host of other mind-body conflicts. ...

Sat 20th

Being in the Body – This course is now fully booked

A workshop for counsellors and psychotherapists, which follows on from Shadows in the Body, looking at somatic practices in shut down and dissociated people....

Sat 13th

Using EMDR to treat OCD

A course for EMDR practitioners, looking to enhance their skill set in treating patients with OCD....

Sat 6th

April 2017

Troubleshooting in EMDR – Masterclass with Joany Spierings

An integrative workshop presented by Joany Spierings looking at what can go wrong in EMDR therapy, how to recognise it and what to do about it....

Sat 8th

March 2017

Attachment Types, their Behaviours and Strategies for Coping – Part 2

Part 2 of our series of workshops on Attachment, will look at endings and loss in attachment and ways of working with both children and adults....

Sat 25th

Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

ACT is a relatively new therapeutic approach which is gaining great popularity as a way of helping people to relate to their inner experiences in a different way....

Sat 18th

March 2019

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New – Working with Anticipatory and Existential Loss: Mapping a New Future

A workshop looking at the circumstances, settings and types of anticipatory loss and how to work with it. ...

Sat 23rd

March 2017

Shadows in The Body – FULL

This interesting workshop will focus on the use of somatic practices to enhance the building of the therapeutic relationship and its subsequent effectiveness as a container in which our shadows can safely emerge....

Sat 11th

March 2019

NEW – The Neuroscience of Transformation

This interesting workshop will focus on the neuroscience of therapeutic change within the Emotional Coherence Framework...

Sat 9th

February 2017

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Attachment Types – their Behaviours and Strategies for Coping – Part 1

Discover the power of attachment with your clients and in the counselling relationship....

Sat 11th

February 2018

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Working with Couples – 6 day Programme for 2018

A 3 weekend course created specifically for trained and experienced therapists, seeking to add the theory and practice of relationship and couple counselling to their existing skill set....

Sat 24th

March 2019

NEW – From Early Attachment to Borderline Personality Disorder: Traumatic Attachment and Dissociation

Many of the characteristic symptoms of patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) become clearer if we understand the connection to attachment, trauma, and adverse life experiences....

Sat 2nd

February 2018

Using Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) in Managing Anxiety

A workshop for therapists interested in how EFT can be used to manage and cure anxiety either alone or in conjunction with other therapies....

Sat 3rd

March 2019

Body Talk – Working with the Unspoken in Therapy

A workshop for counsellors and therapists interested in deeply exploring body awareness in therapy and illuminating working with non-verbal phenomena and countertransference...

Sat 2nd

May 2015

You’re Nothing without Me: Mindfulness and Self-Compassion to increase Self Confidence in an age of Entitlement

A workshop exploring the place of compassion and self compassion and how they can be used as the 'power of change' in self confidence....

Sat 9th

January 2017

Preparing Clients to work on their Trauma

A workshop for therapists who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its impacts....

Sat 28th

January 2018

An Introduction to Memory Reconsolidation and Coherence Therapy

This interesting workshop will focus on the neuroscience of therapeutic change within the Emotional Coherence Framework...

Sat 27th

March 2016

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Sexual Abuse: Working with Adult and Child Survivors

Gain a deeper understanding around the core issues of sexual abuse and how to work with clients (adults and children) who have been sexually abused....

Sat 19th

July 2016

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Working with Schizoid Personality Disorder

The final workshop in a series of four, for those wishing to develop their knowledge and understanding of personality disorders. This workshop concentrates on working with clients with Schizoid Personality Disorder....

Sat 9th

January 2017

The Mindful Therapy Programme 2016/2017™ – 4 Module Course

A programme unique to the North East of England, delivered over 4 days (January 17 to June 17) which seeks to integrate the practice of mindfulness with evidence based therapeutic approaches....

Sat 21st

December 2017

Working Creatively with Parts of Self: Developing a Dialogue

A workshop to explore the theory of plural selves providing therapists with a toolkit of skills to work creatively with clients....

Sat 2nd

February 2019

NEW – An Introduction to Yoga and Therapy: Understanding the science behind the tools of Yoga and Mindfulness

A workshop for counsellors and therapists with an interest in the body and working somatically...

Sat 9th

March 2015

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Understanding and Working with Shame

Deepen your understanding of shame and how to work with this in the therapeutic relationship....

Sat 21st

June 2016

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Working with Narcissistic Personality Disorder

The third workshop in a series of four, for those wishing to develop their knowledge and understanding of personality disorders. This workshop concentrates on working with clients with Narcissistic Personality Disorder....

Sat 25th

January 2017

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Introduction to Understanding and Managing Anxiety

A workshop designed for counsellors and therapists who wish to understand more about anxiety, how it affects them and how to manage it....

Sat 21st

November 2017

Current Psychological Approaches in Managing Chronic Pain: Integration of Techniques and Models to Improve Quality of life

Learn how to integrate a range of helpful concepts and techniques to improve a person’s quality of life when living with chronic pain. ...

Sat 25th

February 2019

NEW – Introduction to Trauma

Increase your knowledge, skills and understanding of PTSD, trauma reactions and symptoms....

Sat 2nd

December 2015

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Working with Depression and Anxiety; A Gestalt Perspective

A workshop for counsellors interested in increasing their understanding of depressive and anxious processes and developing active interventions....

Sat 5th

June 2016

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Working with Borderline Personality Disorder

The second workshop in a series of four, for those wishing to develop their knowledge and understanding of personality disorders. This workshop concentrates on working with clients with Borderline Personality Disorder....

Sat 11th

November 2017

Creating a Safe Place and Building Resources

Learn new skills to build individual calm/safe places with your client to help them process significant life or distressing events....

Sat 18th

February 2016

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Intro to Working with Dissociation in PTSD

Learn how to identify and address dissociation, which is common across a wide range of psychological disorders. This workshop will examine dissociation in particular, in relation to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. ...

Sat 27th

May 2016

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Introduction to Personality Disorder (1st in a series of 4 one-day workshops)

The first workshop in a series of four, for therapists wishing to develop their knowledge and understanding of personality disorders. This workshop will concentrate on a broad overview of classification systems and definitions....

Sat 21st

November 2017

An Introduction to Yoga and Therapy: Fully Booked – Next Date 10th March 2018

A workshop for counsellors and therapists with an interest in the body and working somatically....

Sat 11th

July 2015

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: An Integrative Approach

An introduction to PTSD from an Integrative perspective and how the different approaches can be implemented....

Sat 4th

February 2016

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Working with Young People with Autism and Aspergers

Explore the issues around working with children and young people who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), including both Autism and Aspergers diagnosis and the impact it can have on their lives and future....

Sat 6th

November 2017

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Introduction to Working with EMDR

EMDR is psychotherapy treatment used with clients who have experienced traumatic events. This workshop explores how EMDR is used on a practical basis. ...

Sat 4th

March 2018

An Introduction to Yoga and Therapy: Understanding the science behind the tools of Yoga and Mindfulness

A workshop for counsellors and therapists with an interest in the body and working somatically...

Sat 10th

October 2018

Shadows in the Body

This interesting workshop will focus on the use of somatic practices to enhance the building of the therapeutic relationship and its subsequent effectiveness as a container in which our shadows can safely emerge....

Sat 13th

January 2019

NEW Issues around Disclosure, Law and Therapy: Working with Survivors of Sexual Violence

A workshop for counsellors interested in the ‘journey’ of someone who discloses and goes through the criminal justice system, highlighting the challenges for both clients and the therapist....

Sat 19th

June 2015

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Sexual Desire / Arousal: Working with clients (male and female) who experience problems

An introduction to sexual arousal disorders and how best to explore the problem with your clients....

Sat 27th

January 2016

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Beyond Words: The Therapeutic Value of Silence

Silence and stillness are part of a universal language. This workshop explores the value of silence and how to integrate this into your clinical practice. ...

Sat 30th

October 2017

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Beginner’s body™© A Mindfulness Deepening Practice Workshop to help clients truly change

A workshop for practitioners seeking to integrate more somatically based practices into their own modality (being the mindful therapist)....

Sat 14th

March 2018

Cognitive Interweaves in EMDR Therapy with Joany Spierings

We are delighted to welcome Dr Joany Spierings back to Newcastle Upon Tyne to deliver 2 new workshops on behalf of Jesmond Therapy Centre....

Sat 10th

June 2018

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Sexualised Trauma – Working with Survivors – FULLY BOOKED

Gain a deeper understanding of the difficult issues facing clients who have been victims of sexualised trauma and gain confidence in working through these issues....

Sat 16th

October 2018

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Working with Couples – 6 day Programme for 2018

A 3 weekend course created specifically for trained and experienced therapists, seeking to add the theory and practice of relationship and couple counselling to their existing skill set....

Sat 6th

December 2018

NEW – Heroes and Villains: Using archetypes and superhero therapy to combat clients’ monsters

A one day training workshop for therapists and counsellors which uses archetypes and superhero therapy to combat clients’ monsters...

Sat 1st

February 2015

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It Brought Us Together, It Broke Us Apart: Working with Couples

Deepen your understanding of the elements of couple counselling and the stages of couple relationships....

Sat 7th

May 2015

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Theory and Practice of Gestalt Experimentation

A workshop to expand your ability and confidence in practicing Gestalt experiments....

Sat 23rd

June 2015

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Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) Case Study Day: Working with Complexity and Risk

A practical workshop focusing on complex presentations and how CAT can help your work with clients....

Sat 20th

September 2015

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Clifton Practice Hypnotherapy Training Diploma 2015 / 2016 – 10 Modules over 10 Months

Practical, complete training, full NCFE accreditation, nationwide presence, payment options… there are many reasons to choose CPHT as the best hypnotherapy training centre. Training commences July 2015 and continues through to April 2016....

Sat 5th

April 2016

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A Masterclass with Michael C Paterson OBE

We are delighted to welcome Michael C Paterson to deliver his Masterclass which will be held at CastleGate Conference Centre in Newcastle Upon Tyne....

Sat 23rd

October 2017

Shadows in the Body

This interesting workshop will focus on the use of somatic practices to enhance the building of the therapeutic relationship and its subsequent effectiveness as a container in which our shadows can safely emerge....

Sat 7th

May 2018

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EMDR and Complicated Mourning with Joany Spierings

We are delighted to welcome Dr Joany Spierings back to Newcastle Upon Tyne to deliver 2 new workshops on behalf of Jesmond Therapy Centre....

Sat 19th

September 2018

NEW – An Introduction to Yoga and Therapy: Understanding the science behind the tools of Yoga and Mindfulness

A workshop for counsellors and therapists with an interest in the body and working somatically...

Sat 29th

November 2018

Working with Anger in Children and Young People

The aim of this workshop is to facilitate a safe space for clinicians to reflect on how to work with anger in a creative way with children and young people ...

Sat 17th

December 2018

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Suicide and Traumatic Bereavement

Learn techniques and tools to assist you in your clinical work when working with those bereaved by suicide or traumatic loss....

Sat 1st
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