Category: Children

Engaging with Children and Adolescents: A Whole New Ball Game? – Karen F. Burke

Karen F. Burke

Often children and adolescents will not make the decision themselves to attend therapy. Professionals or caring adults choose. The initial step of working with this client group is to engage them in the therapeutic relationship and this short workshop will consider how to engage and build the therapeutic relationship. I will consider rage, shame and conflict within the relationship and how to engage child and adolescent clients.

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Working Relationally to Explore the Impact of Trauma in Children and Adolescents – Amanda Phillips & Stephanie Cooke

Amanda Phillips

In this workshop we will explore the emotional and relational impact of trauma on children. This will include a brief overview of the impact of trauma on brain development and attachment patterns. Through the use of clinical examples we will demonstrate how to work effectively and safely with trauma.

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Working with Anxiety in Children and Adolescents – Katherine Porter

Katherine Porter

Katherine is an experienced Integrative Psychotherapist, teacher and supervisor with a small private practice. She currently teaches at Simpson House, Edinburgh, on their Diploma in Higher Education:Counselling Children and Young People and has been working with them to produce a Post-Qualifying Certificate course, Counselling Children and Young People, due to start in April 2013. She has specialised in working with children and young people in the educational setting of schools and Pupil Referral Units and has set up a counselling service with a Local Authority as well as working with the charity, Place2Be. She has a particular interest the therapeutic role of the teacher in the lives of their pupils with regard to anxiety

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