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Certificate in Trauma-Focused Therapy with Mark Widdowson

May 6 @ 9:30 am - September 3 @ 4:30 pm


This five day online course will provide practicing counsellors and psychotherapists with a detailed understanding of how to work effectively with trauma in therapy.

You will learn a range of practical techniques and approaches which will enable you to work effectively with clients who have experienced trauma. The entire range of traumatic experiences, from single-incident and multiple trauma to severe and prolonged trauma and will include protocols for working with trauma, PTSD and complex PTSD. The course will also explore the impact of different kinds of trauma on the individual and how to work with them effectively in therapy.

The course is based on the New Haven competencies for the psychological therapy of trauma. These evidence-based competencies were developed by a group of international experts on trauma as a means of identifying best practice, and have subsequently been adopted by the American Psychological Association. Additionally this course complies with the guidelines for mental health and interventions training developed by the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

The course will be taught using a range of evidence-based teaching and learning methods.

A five day training programme, delivered over 5 modules in all and will include;

1. Understanding trauma and its impact, trauma-informed practice and therapeutic assessment

2. Evidence-based models of trauma therapy

3. Techniques and Interventions for trauma

4. Providing individualised, personally tailored trauma therapy

5. Understanding and working with Complex Trauma


May 6 @ 9:30 am
September 3 @ 4:30 pm
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