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 [...]
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 [...]
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!
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.