THE IRISH GESTALT CENTRE
TRAINING & CPD PROGRAMME 2017 -18
International seminar series:
24-25 February 2018: Jean-Marie Robine ‘Enhancing Supervision Skills’.
The workshop will focus on two specific practical and ethical topics which are part of the core of the supervision process:
Shame and shaming (for both the patient & the supervisee)
Use of self-disclosure (therapist with patient & supervisor with supervisee)
18-20 May 2018: Michael Clemmens ‘Addiction as Creative and Self-Regulating Process’.
The focus of the workshop will be on the experience of substance dependency and the contact style that perpetuates it.
Specific skills in working with addicted clients when exploring sobriety and in recovery will be highlighted and practised Participants will:
* Develop skills to identify clients’ sensations and narratives that lead to their use of substances or relapse.
* Develop skills to help clients identify the impact of substance use of on themselves and their relationships.
* Identify and practise skills needed to work with clients to develop alternative “styles” to replace their use of substances as self-regulating process
IGC Diploma in Clinical Supervision: part-time programme consisting of 8 residential workshops over 18 months. This well established programme meets the criteria for accreditation as a supervisor by both IACP and IAHIP
Programme leader: Dan McCarthy.
IGC Post Graduate Certificate in Gestalt Approaches to Psychotherapy: this programme is intended for people already holding at least a Level 8 qualification in counselling or psychotherapy. It is aimed at practitioners who wish to develop their knowledge, understanding and application of a radically relational & embodied Gestalt approach in their therapeutic work. Attendance is taken into account when applying for the MA Dissertation module.
Programme Leader: Billy Desmond.
IGC Diploma in Groupwork: part-time residential programme over one year. This programme is designed for anyone interested in working more effectively with groups. The programme provides participants with an opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to organise, administer, run and evaluate interpersonal skills workshops for groups in a variety of professional settings.
Programme leader: Tricia Norris
IGC Personal Development Programme: The IGC one-year residential personal development programme is designed for people interested in self-awareness and personal growth who may benefit from Gestalt skills in their own personal and professional lives. It consists of 4 three-day workshops (Friday-Saturday-Sunday), adding up to a total of 12 working days. Completions of the year is is taken into account when applying for the MA/Postgraduate Diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy.
Facilitators: Julien Joly & Ursula Devaney,
MA/Postgraduate Diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy: part-time residential programme validated by IT Carlow. The Postgraduate Diploma element of this programme has run since 1983. It extends over four years and is accredited by both IACP and IAHIP. The part-taught MA dissertation module runs over 18 months.
Interviews for the next intake will begin in March 2018.
Programme facilitators: Tricia Norris, Dan McCarthy, Brenda Boland, Billy Desmond, Catherine Power
IGC programmes take place at Teach Bhride, Tullow, Co. Carlow, Ireland.