CPD Workshops, Courses & Events

Integrative Trauma Therapy – CPD Workshops in Oxford with Morit Heitzler 2018

in Oxford with Morit Heitzler integrative - embodied - relational trauma therapy for counsellors and therapists working with trauma (suitable for practitioners from across all therapeutic approaches) If some of your trauma clients show resistance, manifest stuckness or get caught in hidden dissociation or re-traumatisation dynamics, or you encounter unexpected ruptures, impasses or enactments, these workshops are for [...]

Report & Review – Allan Schore: “The growth-promoting role of mutual regressions in deep psychotherapy”

On 23 September 2017 I attended the CPD day (6-hour PowerPoint lecture) "On the growth-promoting role of mutual regressions in deep psychotherapy" (organised by nscience in London) because Allan Schore was promising to offer his latest thinking, and I think he delivered on that promise: he offered some genuine paradigm-shifting ideas and principles. [...]

By |2018-05-25T00:59:08+00:00January 13th, 2018|CPD Workshops, Courses & Events, General Blog Posts|0 Comments

Allowing ourselves to be constructed and the enactment of the bad object

A blog post written in preparation for a CPD workshop in Oxford on 4 March 2018 How safe does the therapeutic space need to be? In our attempts to create a safe, empathic and accepting environment for the client in which they can afford to feel open, undefended and vulnerable, we provide a therapeutic presence [...]

By |2018-03-03T00:10:49+00:00January 13th, 2018|CPD Workshops, Courses & Events, General Blog Posts|0 Comments

Exeter: Body-oriented CPD Weekend Group 2018 with Nick Totton & Michael

This weekend CPD group, organised by experienced TA therapist Judy Shaw in Devon around Exeter, will run over 5 weekends during 2018, with 2 weekends led by Nick Totton and 2 by Michael Soth. The weekends will take place at Judy's place in Offwell near Honiton. Dates for 2018 March 17/18: Nick & Michael together [...]

By |2018-05-03T19:57:21+00:00December 2nd, 2017|CPD Workshops, Courses & Events|0 Comments

Pakistan: TherapyWorks Level V Diploma – Psychotherapy Integration

  Starts 5 February 2018 in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad The aim of the course is to work towards a comprehensive map of the field and develop a relational meta-position that integrates the whole broad range of approaches. This can help us evolve beyond a merely eclectic stance which picks and chooses pragmatically or [...]

Integrative Trauma Therapy – CPD Workshops in Oxford with Morit Heitzler 2016/17

CPD Training Days with Morit Heitzler These workshops are designed for practising counsellors and therapists who have some previous training and experience with trauma work. They might best be described as 'intermediate' workshops, for therapists who have completed basic training in one of the modern trauma therapies: Somatic Trauma Therapy (Babette Rothschild), Somatic Experiencing [...]

The Findings of the Tavistock Adult Depression Study (TADS) – CPD event with Psychoanalyst David Taylor

The Tavistock Adult Depression Study has produced good evidence about the value of psychoanalytic psychotherapy for patients with chronic treatment-resistant depressions - a significant mental disorder. For those who believe in psycho-analysis, to submit it to an RCT can seem like the kind of trial that Kierkegaard saw in the Old Testament story of Abraham’s [...]

By |2017-04-12T06:57:23+00:00April 12th, 2017|CPD Workshops, Courses & Events|0 Comments

Workshop in Athens: Embodied Dimensions of Transference, Countertransference & Supervision

For the leaflet in Greek, please scroll to the bottom of this page ... Engaging with therapeutic impasses, breakdowns and stuckness by integrating non-verbal communication, somatic processes and ‘implicit relational knowing’ “How can we use our own embodied awareness and our perception of the client's bodymind to maximise our understanding of the intersubjective dynamics in [...]

By |2017-03-07T19:53:36+00:00December 30th, 2016|CPD Workshops, Courses & Events|0 Comments

Integrative Trauma Therapy – 3 CPD Workshops in Oxford with Morit Heitzler

Are these workshops for me? These workshops are designed for practising counsellors and therapists who have some previous training and experience with trauma work. They might best be described as ‘intermediate’ workshops, for therapists who have completed basic training in one of the modern trauma therapies (like Somatic Trauma Therapy (Babette Rothschild), Somatic Experiencing [...]

By |2017-05-24T15:33:43+00:00September 4th, 2016|CPD Workshops, Courses & Events|0 Comments

Exeter: Body-oriented CPD Weekend Group 2017 with Nick Totton & Michael

This weekend CPD group, organised by experienced TA therapist Judy Shaw in Devon around Exeter, will run over 4 weekends during 2017, with 2 weekends led by Nick Totton and 2 by Michael Soth. The weekends will take place at Judy's place in Offwell near Honiton. Dates for 2017 March 25/26: Nick June 3/4: Michael [...]

By |2017-05-30T18:38:47+00:00August 23rd, 2016|CPD Workshops, Courses & Events|0 Comments

IARPP Conference 2016 Rome, Italy 9 – 12 June 2016

The International  Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy Conference - IARPP 2016 ROME, ITALY The Arts of Time: Relational Psychoanalysis and Forms of Vitality in Clinical Process In these recent years psychoanalysis has been dealing more and more with the exploration of the therapeutic process and the implicit dimension of the clinical exchange. A relational [...]

By |2015-11-10T08:57:48+00:00November 10th, 2015|CPD Workshops, Courses & Events|0 Comments

SEPI Conference 2016 Dublin, Ireland 16–18 June 2016

Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration: International Conference The Therapist in Integrative Therapy: Implications for Practice, Research, and Training Continuing with SEPI´s goal to expand and enrich our mission of promoting innovative applications of integrative psychotherapy, the major theme for our 2016 meeting will address the topic of the therapist, with its numerous practice, [...]

By |2017-03-07T19:53:50+00:00November 10th, 2015|CPD Workshops, Courses & Events|0 Comments

Exeter: Body-oriented CPD Weekend Group 2016 with Nick Totton & Michael

This weekend CPD group, organised by experienced TA therapist Judy Shaw in Devon around Exeter, will run over 4 weekends during 2016, with 2 weekends led by Nick Totton and 2 by Michael Soth. There will be two venues: the East Down Centre in Dunsford and Judy's place in Offwell near Honiton. There will be [...]

By |2017-03-07T19:53:52+00:00August 30th, 2015|CPD Workshops, Courses & Events|0 Comments

CPD Workshop: How To Work When Therapy Isn’t Working?

Embodied Pathways Towards Resolving Impasses, Breakdowns and Enactments This is a workshop I have been running over recent years, in different places, for different audiences, for therapists from across the approaches and modalities. It introduces the underestimated complexities and paradoxes of the working alliance in an accessible way, drawing attention to the rupture-and-repair cycles that [...]

By |2017-03-07T19:53:53+00:00August 30th, 2015|CPD Workshops, Courses & Events|0 Comments

North London – Ongoing Integrative CPD Group (currently closed)

A broad-spectrum integrative, embodied & relational group for counsellors and psychotherapists from across the therapeutic approaches and modalities - with Michael Soth About the format the group This group has been ongoing since 2015, at a frequency about 4 or 5 days per year. It is semi-closed, to allow for continuity and group cohesion. That [...]

By |2017-12-02T21:32:43+00:00August 30th, 2015|CPD Workshops, Courses & Events|0 Comments

‘Embodied Intersubjectivity in the Clinic’ – Conference with Shaun Gallagher

Sun 26 Apr 2015, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm; Birkbeck College, London Keynote: Prof. Shaun Gallagher With Panelists: Susie Orbach, Nick Totton, Werner Prall, Birgit Heuer & Jean Knox Chair: Michael Soth The notions of 'embodiment' and 'intersubjectivity' are central to the therapeutic relationship and to modern notions of relationality. However, these notions [...]

By |2017-03-07T19:54:22+00:00February 19th, 2015|CPD Workshops, Courses & Events|0 Comments