Couple and Relationship Training

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

As a Counsellor:


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.
Dates to be confirmed
9.30am to 4.30pm each day (six days)
50 hours CPD to include one written assignment.
The Training will take place at:
Matthews Hall, Fore Street, Topsham, Exeter, EX3 0HF



Directions to Matthews Hall and Parking



The cheapest parking is Holman Way (see above link)


The venue is a short walk from the Station. 




This Training is over six full days:


 Earlybird £575 (payable in full in advance)


Thereafter £635 (deposit and full payment prior to start)



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)



The CPD will be taught by Maureen Vernon, Jane Hancock and Carol Hazelton



Please contact me for a course outline and an application form on -


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