I am fully accredited by the UKCP
CCPE training details: This involved 900 contact hours, including one six-day intensive, one residential weekend, 24 weekend seminars and 120 evening meetings spread over four years. The evening meetings include a period for lectures and group supervision. In addition, students undertake a minimum of 160 hours of individual therapy, at least 550 hours of supervised psychotherapy practice and 100 hours at an approved clinical placement, from which they submit case histories for assessment.
2015 I volunteered for HomeStart - https://www.home-start.org.uk
2016 I worked at The Caravan http://www.thecaravan.org.uk/
2017 -2019 I saw private clients at CCPE and at The Grove practice in Wimpole Street., London, W1.
I attended a clinical placement for 5 weeks at The Cassel Hospital Richmond, Surrey. The Cassel is the only NHS facility providing a live-in therapeutic community for severe and complex personality disorders.
Additional interest has led me to attend the following workshops:
Three weekends with Mary-Clare de Echevarria on The Missing Piece; working with complex trauma in 2016 & 2017
Three days with Janina Fisher, PhD, on Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors: overcoming Self-Alienation in 2018
A weekend with Pau Croal on Healing from Injuries to our Core Selves in 2018
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD)
Two days with Dr Ariella Schwartz on Somatic Psychology as Integrated into Evidence based Trauma Treatment in June 2019
A workshop with Diana Fosha AEDP: The Science and Practice of Facilitating Deep Transformational Change in Healing Relational Trauma in September 2019
Two days with Deb Dana working with the Polyvagal Theory in Practice; An Automatic Roadmap to Safety, Connection and Healing - 2019
Three virtual days with Bessel van der Kolk - Trauma Research Foundation - May 2020
Developing Effective Group Facilitation with a Gestalt Focus - June 2020
Two virtual days attending the Action Trauma summit - June 2020
10 virtual days attending Trauma Skills summit - August 2020
NICABM - The Neurobiology of Attachment - September 2020
NICABM - Working with Core Beliefs of 'Never Good Enough' - September 2020
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