This workshop provides an introduction to working with addicted clients and is intended for practicing therapists who wish to broaden their knowledge and skills to respond to addiction when it presents.
Date 22 June 2019
Start time 9:30 am
End time 5:00 pm
Region Midlands
Cost £79 + VAT
Website http://www.rhcp.org.uk/training-option-2019-1.html
Email [email protected]

Training

About this training

Most Counsellors and Psychotherapists who are not addiction specialists will still encounter issues of addiction from time to time in their work. Addiction may present in various forms including the obvious drugs, alcohol and gambling addictions, through to addictive behaviours such as porn, food, gaming, phone, self-harm and co-dependent relationships.

This workshop provides an introduction to working with addicted clients and is intended for practicing therapists who wish to broaden their knowledge and skills to respond to addiction when it presents. The day will explore the nature of addiction, types of addictive behaviours and other commonly abused substances, exploration of appropriate treatment models and how best to assist clients when they present with addiction issues.

About the trainer:
Dr Tony Priest has worked with addicted clients since 1996, and ever since he has been searching for more effective ways to treat addiction. From 2004 to 2017, he was Course Director for the University of Leicester Foundation Degree in Drugs and Alcohol Counselling and Treatment He now works at a rehab centre as an addiction Counsellor.

Refreshments included. Please bring your own lunch.

6 CPD Hours and Certificate of Attendance provided

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