A TWO-DAY WORKSHOP with STEVE LIONELLO 24 & 25 August 2018
Strengthen your couple therapy practice :

– as a team, we will work through six sessions with a distressed couple presenting with communication & trust issues

– sessions 1-3 (day 1) we will practice a modified Gottman assessment, and in the remaining sessions we will work with two of the most common and damaging couples patterns: criticise/defend and pursue/withdraw. Participants will have the opportunity to practice and observe deep joining and challenging

– theoretically we will work with the key concepts of John Gottman’s longitudinal research, and aspects of the Gottman Method, and the key concepts and practices of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy – working in the present with repeating patterns and emotions, and making meaningful links with attachment styles

The workshop will allow opportunities for practice, reflection and feedback in a supportive environment, working in the large group, and in the small group.

Steve ran this workshop for the first time last year with very positive feedback:

‘I liked the informal, steady pace, the space for questions, safety. Enjoyed both days. Learned a lot and hungry for more now. Lovely facilities, awesome staff and great food.’

‘Well planned, structured & informative. Evidence based models, experienced and knowledgeable trainer. Your caring, nurturing approach was comforting – great sense of humor – I would highly recommend this course to others!’

‘I liked the experiential learning. Having the six sessions was really helpful as it took us to really deep territory and enabled us to see negative recurring patterns more easily. Didn’t feel tired at the end of the 2 days which is great. Kept my interest the whole way through.’

Join STEVE LIONELLO, M.Soc.Sc. (counselling) in a two-day workshop focused on strengthening your thinking and practice in working with couples. Steve has been practicing counselling & psychotherapy for over 30 years and has been training couple and family therapists in Perth and internationally since 2003 with consistently high levels of positive feedback. Steve works in private practice and supervises in the Graduate Diploma in Family & Relationship Therapy currently offered at the William Street Family Therapy Centre.

Participants: Maximum 20 participants
Fees: Regular: $484 (Includes GST) if paid after 27 July 2018
Earlybird: $440 (Includes GST) if paid by 27 July 2018 (fees include a light lunch)
Venue: Conference Room (upstairs) 544 William Street MT LAWLEY (Cnr Chelmsford Rd).
Date: Friday & Saturday 17&18 November 2017 (9.30am – 4.30pm)
Facilitator: Steve Lionello (Training Staff Member William Street Family Therapy Centre)
Enquiries: Secretary, William Street Family Therapy Centre; 544 William St, Mt Lawley WA 6050
Cancellation policy: No cancellations possible, but place transferable to a third party.
Registration for: LIONELLO COUPLE THERAPY WORKSHOP (24&25 August 2018)
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