CPD Event title: Using Metaphor and Storytelling in CBT with children, young people and families
Brief Description Of Event: Metaphor and storytelling are powerful tools when working with clients. They can help clients understand therapeutic ideas quickly, have a rich role in building relationships and can create a playful space in therapy.
This workshop has broad appeal. It aims to enhance participant’s skills and confidence in using metaphor and storytelling creatively in their work. Whilst the workshop focuses on children, young people and families it is also applicable to work with adults. The perspective is CBT and the workshop would also be useful to those using different therapeutic approaches or coaching as metaphor and storytelling run across modalities.
Learning Objectives: The workshop will explore using therapist led metaphors to help client understanding. It describes ways to examine and explore the metaphors clients bring to the therapeutic process with the aim of increasing participants confidence in creating metaphors and telling stories for a therapeutic context.
Course Structure: Dr Steve Killick is a Clinical Psychologist who has worked in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in the NHS and as Clinical Lead for Barnardo’s Child and Family Bereavement Service in Cardiff. He has written several books and papers on the uses of metaphor and storytelling in health and education settings and is currently working on ‘Storytelling in Families’ with Storytelling Laureate, Taffy Thomas. He is a Visiting Fellow at the George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling at the University of South Wales and has developed an emotional literacy intervention using storytelling for schools, ‘Feelings are Funny Things.’
Date of event: 27th September 2019
Duration of Event: 1 days
Venue for event: British Psychological Society, London
Name of trainer: Dr Steve Killick
Cost of Course: £120 + VAT until 27th August then £135 + VAT
Additional information/requirements: The workshop counts as 6 hours of CPD, and is suitable for health professionals including clinical, counselling and coaching psychologists, counsellors, social workers, nurses, doctors, specialist teachers and CBT practitioners.
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