Health professionals are exhausted and depleted at present. This new introductory ten week course aims to build morale and cohesion while introducing new, immediately useful trauma-informed psychotherapy skills and experience with peer supervision around therapeutic presence and skills, establishing and exploring the Self of the therapist in a community of Care, Learning and Practice. The course is highly engaging including live interactive lectures, reflective team skills practice, case collaboration studies, online learning, and establishment of ongoing Balint style peer supervision groups and skills practice groups with the option of continuing after the program ends.  The introductory ten week program includes the following topics, and includes four hours of online individual learning each week to maximise opportunities for skills development within the four hour online lecture and practice groups.

1.Foundational Theories and Practice in Psychotherapy
2.Reflective Practice 1: Self as Therapist
3. Epistemology of Mental Health and Illness
5. Introduction to the Polyvagal theory
6. Introduction to Internal Family Systems
7. Introduction to Brief/solution focused therapy
8. Introduction to Balint style peer supervision
9. Reflective practice 2: Self as therapist
10 Case conference  &  course review

Please contact Claire on 0408 509 110 or at info@the-growing-heart.com for more information.