Introduction to Couples Counselling

Introduction to Couples Counselling
Introduction to Couples Counselling

Course Summary

Participants are introduced to the key principles of Systems Theory, including a neutral stance on the couple relationship. Through theory, case studies, live and DVD demonstrations, and skills practice, the course covers assessment, hypothesis formulation, and intervention with unhelpful repetitive patterns of couple behaviour.

  • Fee
  • $440 per person
  • Concession fees available

How is couples counselling different  from individual counselling?  Why do we as counsellors tend to find couples counselling the more challenging?  A professional development course for counsellors to learn the key principles of couples counselling.

Through theory, case studies, live and DVD demonstrations and skills practice, participants will have the opportunity to:

  • learn the key principles of Systems Theory and of a number of major approaches to working with couples including Emotionally Focussed Therapy for Couples and John and Julie Gottman’s work
  • practice maintaining a stance of neutrality in relation to the couple relationship
  • explore the relationship between assessment, therapeutic goals and case conceptualisation of couple systems
  • learn some ways to intervene with unhelpful repetitive patterns of couple behaviour and how to engage couples in the counselling process

Courses List

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9 Jun, 10 Jun9:00 AM - 4:30 PMWest LeedervilleEnquire Now

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