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East Devon Counselling Service
East Devon Counselling Service

Couple and Relationship Training


CPD postponed due to covid 19 dates to be rearranged as soon as possible


Exeter & East Devon Counselling Training are offering a six day (50 CPD hours) Professional Development Course on Couple and Relationship Counselling.



Dates for 2020 are Mondays 9.30am to 4.30pm

20th and 27th April, 18th May, 8th and 22nd June and 6th July


The training will take place at-


Matthews Hall

Fore Street





Directions to Matthews Hall and Parking


The cheapest parking is Holman Way (see above link) and it is a short walk from the Station to the High Street



Early Birds £575 (Full Fee £635)


Payable in advance in full for the Early Bird discount by 13th January 2020 or a non refundable deposit of £135 to guarantee a place, with the remainder due by 17th February 2020.


The cost includes all course materials (with the exception of theoretical books) and break time refreshments.


Lunch is available in the cafe at the hall, in Topsham High Street or feel free to bring your own and eat in the Training room


The course is participatory and places are limited

(8 minimum and 18 maximum). 


Days one to three to be taught by Maureen Vernon and Carol Hazelton and days four to six by Maureen Vernon and Jane Hancock.

Please contact me for a course outline and application form or to receive information regarding this training on-
  • Do you turn down the opportunity to counsel couples in relationships through lack of skills?
  • Do you find difficulties working with individuals who bring a relationship focus?
  • Would you like to learn more about the skills, theory and dynamics of relationships?



          An overview of the content that will be covered is-


  • The difference between counselling individuals and couples: the counselling triangle, additional skills, transference and projections.


  • The process of counselling linked: Exploration/Understanding/Action, together with appropriate integration of skills and theoretical understanding


  • Development of relationships: Levinger’s Model of Relationships, Erikson’s Developmental Stages


  • Dynamics of Couple Relationships: Marital Fit, Family patterns, geneograms, systems


  • Sexual Issues: Classification of sexual issues, skills to explore the sexual issue, the role of sex in the relationship


  • Impact of affairs and how to survive


  • Physical Violence in relationships and contracting


  • Communication - how to communicate and homework


  • Ethics - single sessions, split agendas confidentiality, notes.
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