Our aim is to host this CPD in person, at our venue in Edinburgh, however if government restrictions remain in place due to the current COVID-19 crisis, we are delighted to still offer this CPD delivered online.
Helen Rowland PTSTA (P)
Practitioners at any level who want to extend their understanding and skills in working with transference.
An important part of the toolkit of a contemporary counsellor/psychotherapist, is knowing how to understand, interpret, and respond to the transference. The therapeutic relationship is unlike any other relationship, and being congruent doesn’t just mean doing or saying whatever comes into your head. A good therapist will be able to think about the different options and decide which is best for that particular client.
This workshop will give you the tools and the knowledge to make those decisions more clearly: the aim is to support you to be able to ‘think like a therapist’ when the countertransference strikes!
This course has been designed to be delivered online or in person, and can be adapted accordingly.
The practitioner will come away with a model for understanding how there are two different kinds of transference that create different kinds of repetition for clients. They will develop a simple set of ideas about how to use the transference in the service of the client work.
Day one: will focus on developing an understanding of the theories of transference, and learning to distinguish between the different types
Day two: we will use case material brought by the participants to look at practical applications in the therapy room
Helen Rowland PTSTA (P) is a transactional analysis psychotherapist, supervisor, and trainer, based in Innerleithen in the Borders. She has been practising since 1997 and she has a special interest in cross modality and contemporary forms of psychotherapy and counselling that focus on the use of self and the therapeutic relationship. She has been practising online since 2018, offering supervision, training, and CPD in large and small groups online. She is also a coeditor of the Transactional Analysis Journal.