WORKING WITH MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES IN THE COUNSELLING ROOM (Audrey Dudman)

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Schedule: 10am to 4.00pm (Registration and breakfast refreshments at 9.30am)

Included: Tea & Coffee, Buffet lunch, CPD Certificate (6 hours) and free Parking

These courses are popular, so to avoid disappointment please book early.

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Audrey Dudman Dip.Couns. PG Dip.Couns. MSc Therap. Couns.Cert CBT .  Wellbeing Practitioner/Coach.  Dip. Supervision .EMDR Practitioner Mediator Accred Training Senior Accred. BACP. UKCP RegPG Dip. Couples Couns. Advanced Cert. Health &

 Audrey is a Senior Accredited Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy and recognised Supervisor. She is the trainer for the Primary Certificate in Supervision and will also be jointly hosting monthly centre based support groups. She has also worked as a senior supervisor for the bereavement organisation CRUSE, supporting a team of voluntary supervisors.

Audrey works as an integrative counsellor and supervisor incorporating a variety of techniques and approaches into her work. She currently works within the National Health Service and she has many years’ experience of working with an array of mental health issues. Audrey also runs a private practice, providing counselling and supervision to individuals and groups within which she uses cognitive behavioural therapy, rational emotive behaviour therapy and other eclectic models of therapy as they seem fit. In addition to her core therapeutic skills Audrey is also an EMDR Practitioner, experienced mediator and group facilitator and has previously taught on a number of Diploma courses.

Overall Audrey has over 41 years’ experience of working in Health which includes Hospital Management, statistics and planning, as well as maintaining clinical responsibilities as a Specialist Counsellor, Supervisor, and Trainer.

Workshop

Working with Mental Health in the Counselling Room

The interactive workshop will explore evaluation processes and assessment of mental health needs.

It will provide an opportunity to identify signs and symptoms associated with Mental Health and to increase the understanding of mental distress and its impact on individuals.

We will look at ways that counselling can effectively help clients and to be able to recognise when counselling is ineffective.

Attendees will receive practical advice on how counselling methods can be adapted to work effectively with this client group and to address any challenges that may arise.

The workshop will cover:

  • What is Mental Health and how is it ‘seen’ in the counselling setting?
  • How can the sometimes invisible become visible?
  • What are the myths and stigma associated with the term ‘Mental Health’?
  • Can medication and counselling work well together? What are the different types of medication most commonly prescribed and how do they work?

Bookings

Bookings are closed for this event.