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Working with the Narcissistic Client – ADDITIONAL DATE ADDED!

Working with the Narcissistic Client - ADDITIONAL DATE ADDED! Due to overwhelming demand, we are pleased to announce an additional date is now available for our upcoming CPD event, Working with the Narcissistic client. The additional course will run on Saturday 20th April 9.30am - 4.30pm. Click here to read more about this fantastic event. Contact us to book your place!

By |February 26th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Working with the Narcissistic Client – ADDITIONAL DATE ADDED!

Upcoming CPD – Schizophrenia

Upcoming CPD - Schizophrenia This informative training will offer a thorough overview of schizophrenia, including: DSM criteria for schizophrenia and schizo-affective disorder Therapeutic treatments as defined by NICE guidelines Other psychotherapeutic approaches Group work for people diagnosed with schizophrenia The client's experience of their diagnosis and therapy Issues encountered in therapy with this popluation About the Trainer Malcolm Peterson is a UKCP registered Psychotherapist. He has a background working in secondary care mental health services within the NHS. He also developed a dual diagnosis outpatient day treatment service, when he was the clinical manager of an addictions treatment centre in [...]

By |February 22nd, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Upcoming CPD – Schizophrenia

Learn Life Saving Skills in 20 Minutes!

The Zero Suicide Alliance is a collaborative of NHS trusts, businesses and individuals who are all committed to suicide prevention in the UK and beyond. The alliance is ultimately concerned with improving support for people contemplating suicide by raising awareness of and promoting FREE suicide prevention training which is accessible to all. The aims of this training are to: enable people to identify when someone is presenting with suicidal thoughts/behaviour, to be able to speak out in a supportive manner, and to empower them to signpost the individual to the correct services or support. This FREE suicide prevention training course will [...]

By |January 31st, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Learn Life Saving Skills in 20 Minutes!

Upcoming CPD – Working with the Narcissistic Client

Our next CPD event - Working with the Narcissistic Client Healthy narcissism is a sense of positive self-regard that is based on a realistic understanding and self-acceptance of one’s own strengths and weaknesses. Because healthy narcissism is based on realistic self-knowledge it is relatively impervious to minor slights and failures, it is stable over time, and it is not overly dependent on what others think (Greenberg, E. A brief guide to Borderline, Narcissistic and schizoid disorders. Feb 1998) But what happens when we encounter in our clinical work the client who meets us with the private distress of presenting a [...]

By |January 24th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Upcoming CPD – Working with the Narcissistic Client

New ‘Bitesize’ Courses!

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new range of 'Bitesize' courses, suitable for Level 2 students and above. Courses will run weekly for 5 weeks from our Kingston Centre office in Hull City Centre. Our new courses will take an in-depth look at a variety of therapeutic approaches, including Gestalt, Person-centred and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Our first course, looking at Gestalt, starts on Wednesday 3rd April 2019 5.30pm - 8.30pm. Click here for further information or to book a place!

By |January 9th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on New ‘Bitesize’ Courses!

Focus Counselling 2019 CPD Schedule

We've just released our CPD events schedule for 2019. Our CPD events cover areas such as Narcissism, Schizophrenia, Attachment, Death & End of Life and Depression. Click on the following link to view the schedule now: Focus Counselling Services - CPD Schedule 2019 Contact us to find out more or to book a place on one of our courses.

By |December 17th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Focus Counselling 2019 CPD Schedule