Level 1 Emotion Focused Therapy training with Robert Elliott

Salomons Centre for Applied Psychology
Social and Applied Sciences
Monday 18 (09:00) - Thursday 21 March 2019 (17:00)

For further information please email Gaynor.mccracken@canterbury.ac.uk or telephone 01227 927076 

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We are pleased to announce that we will be offering Level 1 Emotion Focused Therapy Training on 18-21 March 2019 at the Salomons Centre for Applied Psychology in Tunbridge Wells led by Robert Elliott. This offers an exciting opportunity for delegates to learn directly from one of the developers of this psychotherapeutic approach.

Level one provides teaching in the theory underpinning Les Greenberg's Emotion Focused Therapy and a training for practice, with focus on working with individuals.

This intensive four-day training provides therapists with the skills they need to work more directly with emotions in psychotherapy. It covers major principles of emotional change in psychotherapy: awareness, expression, regulation, reflection, transformation, and corrective emotional experience. The training is experiential working on personal material, including brief lectures, video demonstrations, live modelling, case discussions and extensive supervised practice using your own experiences.

The cost is £800 for the 4 days (Early Bird rate of £750 for bookings made before 31 December)


About Robert Elliott

Robert Elliott, Ph.D., is Professor of Counselling in the Counselling Unit at the University of Strathclyde, where he directs its research clinic and teaches on its new MSc in Counselling & Psychotherapy course.  Before moving to Scotland in 2006, he was Professor of Psychology at the University of Toledo (Ohio), where he taught Clinical Psychology and was Director of Clinical Training for 10 years.  One of the founders of Emotion-Focused Therapy, he has led EFT training in 15 countries.  He has research interests in depression, social anxiety, psychotherapy change process research and the effectiveness of humanistic-experiential psychotherapies. He is co-author of Facilitating emotional change (1993), Learning emotion-focused psychotherapy (2004), and Research methods in clinical psychology (2002), as well as more than 150 journal articles and book chapters. He is past president of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, and previously co-edited the journals Psychotherapy Research, and Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies.  He has received the Distinguished Research Career Award of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, and the Carl Rogers Award from the Division of Humanistic Psychology of the American Psychological Association. Robert is married and has two grown children and two grandchildren; he enjoys running, science fiction and all kinds of music. 

About Salomons Centre

Conveniently situated in the centre of Royal Tunbridge Wells, Salomons Centre has excellent transport links; less than a 10 minute walk to the railway station, central London is just an hour away by rail, Gatwick airport is 40 minutes away by road and the M25 within a 20 minute drive.



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