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Certificate in Couple Work

Certificate in Working with Couples

This 4 x 1 day course provides training in working with couples.  The core theoretical model will be TA, but insights from other modalities will be included.  Each training day will consist of didactic teaching, experiential exercises and couple therapy role- plays. The course is open to experienced counsellors who are interested in working with couples. No previous experience of couple counselling is required and you do not need to be currently working with couples to participate in the workshop.

The course involves the following components:

  • Differences between individual and couple work

  • Role & tasks of the therapist

  • Ethical issues in couple work

  • Formation and development of couple relationship

  • Goals of therapy

  • Assessment & diagnosis of couple problems

  • Treatment of couple problems

  • Helping couples to separate

Dates: 2017:
September 9th/10th, October 14th/15th
      2018: January 20th/21st & February 10th/11th

Number limit 14 people

9.30 am - 4.15 pm (Lunch 45 minutes)

£440. Payments may be made in 4 x £85 instalments plus non-returnable deposit of £100 to secure a place.


You’re looking for the wrong person. But not just any wrong person: the right wrong person—someone you lovingly gaze upon and think, “This is the problem I want to have."
- Galway Kinnell

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