MSc Adolescent Psychotherapy (2 Years) commencing September 2020
Dublin Counselling & Therapy Centre
in partnership with
The University of Northampton
(Programme Director: Bronagh Starrs)
The aim of this two-year in-depth training programme is to understand and appreciate the complexity of adolescence and to train and support psychotherapists in developing deeper levels of competency in their work with adolescents who are experiencing psychological and developmental difficulties.
The training will address adolescent development and psychotherapy from a Gestalt Relational perspective and will include the following themes:
- The nature of adolescent development, including transformation of the adolescent’s relationship with him/herself, the social world & parents.
- Understanding clinical symptoms as developmental field phenomena.
- Utilising a field approach for designing clinical interventions
- The critical role of shame in the clinical situation
- The pragmatics of engaging the adolescent and parents in therapy
Further details, course brochure and application forms available to download at:
Applications accepted until 31st August 2020