Date(s) 28th March 2020
Start time 10:00 am
End time 4:00 pm
Region South west
Cost External qualified Therapist - £110. Groups of three or more - £95 per delegate. GCS staff - £70. Counsellors & therapists in training/volunteer in a listening role - £60 (Confirmation of trainee status is required upon booking)
Email [email protected]


About this training

The day will help attendees develop an understanding and awareness of trauma and dissociation in order for their counselling/ therapeutic practice to assist people with such experiences. 

What will it cover?

  • The link between trauma, attachment and dissociation
  • Understanding the spectrum of dissociation and dissociative disorders (including Dissociative Identity Disorder)
  • Identifying and responding to dissociation when it happens in the room
  • Working with trauma related-dissociation
  • Understanding the perspective of someone who experiences dissociation/DID
  • How we can help in counselling

Who is this course for?

Counsellors/therapists and other mental health practitioners who want to develop their understanding of trauma and dissociation (including DID), and how to work most effectively with people affected by it.


Dr. Anna Preston BSc Psychology (Hons); Clinical Psychology Doctorate, BPS and HCPC accredited, started working with people with mental health difficulties in 2000 in various settings including inpatient, community and secure forensic settings. She qualified as a Clinical Psychologist at the University of Surrey in 2009. Since then, she has completed further training and subsequently specialised in working with adults with complex difficulties.

Anna is currently working as the lead psychologist for our NHS acute psychiatric services in Surrey. She also work independently as an expert witness for the criminal, family and immigration courts.

Venue address

GCS, Alma House, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 1AP (Situated above Costa Coffee Shop)


To book this event, please follow the above link to the Gloucestershire Counselling Service website or email Isabel Lewis [email protected] or call 01453 766310

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