Raising Awareness of Aspergers Syndrome: Demonstration and Discussion – Kate Stubbings and Allan Turner
We estimate that 1 in 10 of individual counselling clients is affected (either personally, or through a close relationship) by Autistic Spectrum conditions. For couples counsellors we estimate that this figure climbs to 4 in 10 since it creates so many relationship difficulties. In this demonstration workshop we will first role play the partner of a person with the condition and then the client with the condition. There should also be about 30 minutes of discussion time.Read More
This is an important, but often neglected area of Person Centred Counselling. There is very little theoretical writing which is exclusively person centred, on this subject. This presentation is unashamedly person-centred and will focus on PCA theory as it is applied to couples work.
Our two presenters are both very experienced in the field with more than 40 years experience between them. They are both Senior Accredited members of BACP.Read More
There has been a blossoming of awareness of the Autistic Spectrum condition including Aspergers’ in the last decade. It is estimated that the condition affects about 1% of the population. It frequently creates difficulties with empathy, social interaction, two-way social communication, leading to anxiety, fear and depression. We estimate that 1 in 10 of individual counselling clients is affected (either personally, or through a close relationship) by Autistic Spectrum conditions. For couples counsellors we estimate that this figure climbs to 4 in 10 since it creates so many relationship difficulties.
As person-centred counsellors we continue to offer Rogers 6 conditions to clients on the spectrum but we frequently find ourselves working differently and the concept of ‘empathy’ has to be reviewed afresh and used with precision and accuracy.Read More
Allan Turner is about to begin his 18th course training Counsellors and Psychologists to work with Couples using a Client Centred Perspective.
Allan very generously spent an hour with us taking questions and offering his perspective on the relevance of Carl Roger’s 6 conditions for Therapeutic Change.Read More
Person-centred Approaches to Trauma, Critical Incidents, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Allan Turner
We enjoyed interviewing Allan about his theoretical perspective and extensive experience working with trauma, critical incidents and PTSD. Allan approaches these very challenging client issues from a person-centred perspective and writes openly and clearly about how this forms the basis of his practice.Read More