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Existential Psychotherapy in Practice: Listening and Challenging




A Seminar facilitated by Professor Ernesto Spinelli and part of City's CPD for Practising Psychologists Seminar Series

Bookings must be made in advance. Book your place HERE

Registration from 5.30pm, Seminar begins at 6pm

Seminar Overview
Regardless of the model adopted or the approach employed, current research indicates that the one consistently reliable variable impacting upon the beneficial outcome of therapeutic interventions is the relationship itself.  This introductory seminar provides participants with the unique opportunity to develop their understanding of and ability to practise some key skills utilised by existential psychotherapy.

Seminar Format
Participants will learn through lecture, discussion, and experiential exercises.

Material To Be Covered in the Workshop
Overview of the principal ideas and aims of existential psychotherapy  
Descriptively-focused Investigation and Challenge

The seminar will be followed by a reception to which all participants are welcome.

Professor Ernesto Spinelli has gained an international reputation as one of the leading contemporary trainers and theorists of existential analysis as applied to psychology and psychotherapy and, more recently, the related arenas of coaching, facilitation and conflict mediation. He is a UKCP registered existential psychotherapist, a Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) as well as an  APECS accredited executive coach and coaching supervisor. In 1999, Ernesto was awarded a Personal Chair as Professor of psychotherapy, counselling and counselling psychology. Ernesto is Director of ES Associates, an organisation dedicated to the advancement of psychotherapy, coaching, facilitation and mediation through specialist seminars and training programmes.  His most recent book, Practising Existential Psychotherapy: The Relational World (Sage, 2007) has been widely praised as a major contribution to the advancement of existential theory and practice.  His previous books include: The Interpreted World: an introduction to phenomenological psychology, 2nd ed (Sage, 2005); Demystifying Therapy (PCCS, 2006); Tales of Un-knowing (PCCS, 2006); and The Mirror and The Hammer: challenging therapeutic orthodoxies (Sage, 2001).

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When and where

5.30pm - 9.00pmThursday 12th January 2012

Rhind Building City, University of London St John Street London EC1R 0JD United Kingdom

Contact Details

City Events Team

+44 (0)20 7040 8037

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