In Truth ~ One Spirit

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                                                     Deepening our Truth
Ever wanted to deepen your understanding of spiritual counselling or put it in context of other therapeutic approaches? Or wanted to know the truth that sits at the heart of all therapy or understand the roots of counselling and psychotherapy?

Or maybe you would be interested in listening to and experiencing different approaches to healing, counselling and/or therapy. Or do you feel you would like more time to explore, counsel and work with such issues as Suicide, Bereavement, Mental Health, Addiction, Abuse and Self Harm.

If you answered yes to any of the above this course is for you!

Through the wisdom and experiene of specially invited speakers, specifically facilitated group work and focused spiritual holding, counselling and practice, you will expand your capacity to spiritually hold others (to give Service) and deepen your awareness of the process of healing (Oneness).

Course Intentions

To set spiritual holding/counselling in the context of other therapeutic approaches. 

To inspire confidence in the use of spiritual holding/counselling as a way of serving humanity.

To encourage continuous professional development amongst Ministers and Spiritual Counsellors. 

Course Content

This is a seven session personal development postgraduate course which is both practical (deals with complex issues like suicide and addiction) and Experiential (gives a personal experience of the different approaches to therapy).

Session One.

The first day is an introduction to the course which sets the scene by revisiting the spiritual counselling model, and placing it in context of other approaches to counselling and psychotherapy. It also looks at individual's expectations and addresses issues of supervision, ethics and confidentiality.

Session Two

A Cognitive Analytical Psychotherapist (Simon Armson) talks about why he favours this approach, what the key concepts are, when to refer and gives an experience of his approach.  In the afternoon we look at the practical and legal issues of addiction, practise spiritual holding/counselling by addressing "What am I addicted to?" and hold a group supervision session.

Session three.

A Dance Therapist (Sonya Leite) talks about her experiences, the key concepts she works with and gives an experience of Nia. In the afternoon we look at the practical and legal issues of Suicide, practise spiritual holding/counselling by addressing "Where do I kill my connection to God/Spirit?" and hold a group supervision session.

Session four.

An NLP Therapist (Avril Carson) talks about how she uses NLP, the tools she works with and gives an experience of how to deal with phobias. In the afternoon we look at issues of Self Harm, practise spiritual holding/counselling by addressing "Where am I not looking after myself?" and hold a group supervision session.

Session five.

A Transactional Analysis Psychotherapist (Dr Josie Gregory) talks about her experiences with TA, the key concepts, when they are useful and leads group work using the approach. In the afternoon we look at the issue of Abuse, practise spiritual holding/counselling by addressing " What are my anger issues?" and hold a group supervision session.

Session six.

A Gestalt Therapist (Lynda Osborne) talks about why she uses this approach, the key concepts, when to refer and gives an experience of Gestalt. In the afternoon we look at Bereavement, then practise spiritual holding/counselling by addressing "Where am I grieving?" and hold a group supervision session.

Session seven.

We review the course and its approaches, address at the issue of Emotional Health, assess our own emotional health, look at the role of Endings from both a personal and theraputic perspective and concluded the course.

There is no written work for the course but delegates will be expected to hold telephone peer supervision sessions with one other person on the course.  

Fees

2011's Deepening our Truth fees are £350 for all seven sessions. Concessions may be available.

Dates for the Course.

The 2011 course begins on Saturday 5th March, 10am to 4.30pm, then continues on Saturdays, 2nd April, 7th May, 4th June, 2nd July, 6th August and finishing on 3th September.



Email;  jackie@intruthonespirit.co.uk
     or ring  01483 898969.