CPD Workshops

Once you’ve completed your core training, your professional register will expect you to continue to develop your skills and knowledge as you practice. Our growing suite of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) workshops are specially designed to provide you with new skills and knowledge in many different areas relevant to your practice.

These courses are intended for those of you who are already qualified and working either as a registered Hypnotherapist, or as a registered Psychotherapeutic Counsellor.

Our CPD Workshops are conducted on Zoom (unless otherwise specified), with each workshop providing seven hours of CPD content. These Chrysalis Certificated workshops are Quality Checked by The National Counselling Society and meet the CPD requirements of the Professional Register.

Please note there are a limited number of places available and they are offered on first come, first served basis.

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INTRODUCTION TO NEURO-LINGUISTIC PROGRAMMING (NLP)

This one day CPD workshop, conducted on Zoom, will introduce you to the world of NLP and offer you the opportunity to learn some basic skills and techniques which can benefit you personally in your everyday life by improving your communication, building rapport, and observing body language.

On this course you will learn NLP philosophy of how the mind works, the difference between the conscious and unconscious mind and the representational systems that we use through the ‘Communication model’. You will learn how important it is to read and calibrate a person’s body language which represent our biggest form of non-verbal communication. You will be able to elicit a client’s core values and belief systems to help motivate them by using the practical skills and techniques that NLP has to offer.

COURSE FEE: £90

INTRODUCTION TO POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) AND TRAUMA

This one day CPD workshop, conducted on Zoom, will introduce you to discussion on the concepts of trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Complex-PTSD.

You will learn how our brains protect us: intrusions (flashbacks), avoidance (of reminders / dissociation); hyperarousal and hypervigilance (anxiety / reactivity) and the effect on memory.

With discussion on why not all exposed to trauma will develop PTSD; discussion of links to individual perceived severity of the trauma and availability of post traumatic support. How brains adapt: how and why depression, anxiety disorders (inc. OCD) and addiction can develop in those with PTSD

Post traumatic growth: from shock and crisis to surviving, thriving and flourishing.

COURSE FEE: £90


SELF HARM

This one day CPD workshop, conducted on Zoom, for therapists who want to develop their understanding of self-harm and be better able to help clients who self-harm.

You will learn key information on the ways people self-harm and reasons for self-harm, prevalence, links to suicide, how to assess risk, and strategies for working with clients in a non-judgmental, ethical and supportive way. You will begin working towards developing a professional confidence in working therapeutically with people who self-harm.

COURSE FEE: £90

DIVERSITY AND EQUALITY

This one day CPD workshop, conducted on Zoom, will introduce you to the basics of working with diverse communities and ensuring that your practice is accessible and inclusive.

You will learn about terminology and identities, BAME and LGBT+ identities and inclusion, supporting people with disabilities, the Equality Act 2010 and how that protects diverse communities, issues faced by minorities and barriers to accessing therapy, plus how to work therapeutically with diversity and difference.

This is an interactive CPD where thoughts, reflection and participation are encouraged. You will also work on an action plan to help you develop your inclusive, accessible practice.

COURSE FEE: £90

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

This one day CPD workshop, conducted on Zoom, will introduce you to mental health awareness and Mental illness and their definitions, concepts, labels and stigma.

You will learn about the risk factors and coping strategies with an overview of Mental Health conditions and common symptoms including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, dissociation, psychosis and have to foster positive mental health and psychological wellbeing.

(Please note that this course attendance and completion does not in itself equip participants to deal with or “treat” mental health issues presented and discussed. Ethically it is important to work at own competence, whilst being mindful of risk and the need to refer).

COURSE FEE: £90


CPD WORKSHOPS with Chrysalis Courses

Chrysalis NFP Ltd offer the following one-day, online, certificated, tutor led workshops for professionals. These each provide seven hours of recognised CPD. All workshops are Quality Checked by The National Counselling Society or The National Hypnotherapy Society and meet the CPD requirements of the Professional Register. The cost of each workshop is £90.00. "Each workshop is limited to 20 students. Please enrol ASAP to secure your place.

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8th September 2022 - Professional Boundaries

Being aware of and keeping boundaries in mind in a professional environment to protect us, as well as our clients and the profession.

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8th October 2022 - Self Hypnosis & Relaxation Techniques

Understanding what self-hypnosis and hetero-hypnosis are. Exploring the benefits from a client's perspective. Learning how to teach this in a safe and practical way for clients to achieve their goals.

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20th October 2022 - Diversity & Equality

Introduction to the basics of working with diverse communities and ensuring that your practice is accessible and inclusive.

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3rd November 2022 - Mental Health Awareness

Covering definitions, concepts, labels, and stigma. Learning about risk factors and coping strategies to foster positive mental health and psychological wellbeing.

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12th November 2022 - Introduction to NLP

Learning skills and techniques in everyday life by improving communication, building rapport, and observing body language.

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17th November 2022 - Introduction to PTSD & Trauma

Introduction to the concepts of this subject and how our brains protect us: flashbacks, avoidance, hyperarousal and hypervigilance.

Email cpd@chrysaliscourses.ac.uk or Call 01278 726982
if you would like to speak to a member of our team to register your interest in the following one-day workshops.

Dates will be confirmed shortly for Autumn 2022.

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