This online training is streaming live on the 20th October 2022.
The digital recording will be released to all participants on the 22nd October. The recording and associated resources will then be accessible through your Essential Therapy Training account for 365 days.
Childhood relational experiences and adverse events greatly influence adult relational strategies. When working with couples, especially highly reactive and conflictive ones, precisely the most difficult to treat with standard couple therapy, having an attachment informed therapeutic approach can be of great help.
In this workshop we will outline a conceptual framework from which to integrate attachment and other affective systems into couple therapy. We shall analyse what adjustments need to be made in the assessment and intervention with these couples. We will also provide intervention strategies to maximize work with them and how and when to introduce these interventions with couples who, initially, are not in therapy to work on their past, but on their present relational conflicts.
Participants will be provided with a conceptual framework from which to integrate attachment and other affective systems into couples therapy, including aspects to consider in the assessment and intervention phases, leading to a comprehensive way of working in couples therapy.
Participants will learn specific interventions that enhance couple therapy, especially for highly reactive and conflictive ones.
Participants will learn how to identify the most common pitfalls and mistakes made when doing this type of couple work and how to identify and avoid them, helping to adjust treatment plans in the context of each therapeutic relationship.
About the Speaker
Arun Mansukhani is a Clinical Psychologist (PsyD) and Sexologist with 25 years of experience as a therapist. He holds master’s degrees in Sexology, in Behavioural-Cognitive Therapies, in Hypnosis and is an EMDR Europe accredited consultant and facilitator. He is also a Level III Sensorimotor therapist. He has been Vice Director at the IASP centre in Malaga (Spain) from 1994 to 2018 and is currently leading a team of psychologists working with trauma and attachment issues at the Centre for Emotional Regulation, at Malaga.
He has been a Member of the Presidential Committee of the Illustrious College of Psychologists (COP-AO), Member of the Presidential Committee of the Spanish Federation of Sexologists (FESS), External Consultant for the Government of the City of Madrid on Social Addictions, President of the Assesment Committee of International Adoptions and External Advisor to the ORAS-CONHU (UN-Population Fund) on teen pregnancy. He has participated in many national and international conferences as a speaker and has wide teaching experience in seminars, workshops and master’s degrees.
CPD & CE credits available: 6
How do I receive these credits?
The participant must pass the multiple-choice test with a minimum score of 80%. There is a maximum of three attempts to achieve this.
The post-test is included in the price of the training.
Does my regulatory body accept the credits?
The CPD & CE credits awarded can be used towards your declaration to any governing regulatory body in your state or country, provided the content is relevant to your discipline.
Our trainings are accredited by:
– The CPD Group, London
– Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association
– Australian Counselling Association
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