• Adolescent Psychotherapy

    Adolescent Psychotherapy is an expanding and specialist area of practice. In ensuring principles of best practices when working with this client group therapists need to possess the appropriate knowledge, skills and competencies in order to ensure they are working ethically, professionally and effectively with this population group.

     

    This Diploma In Integrative Adolescent Psychotherapy has been developed in response to the ever growing demand for competent and appropriately trained adolescent counsellors and psychotherapists.

     

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    Diploma in Integrative Adolescent Psychotherapy

     

    Diploma addresses and incorporates the core competencies for working therapeutically with adolescents as set out in IACP’s

      "Standards for Working with Under 18’s" document.

     

    CPD Recognised and Approved by The Irish Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy

     

    Awarded 143 IACP CPD Points.

     

    Delivered by a team of highly experienced and accredited therapists who have expertise in Adolescent Psychotherapy.

     

    THIS 22.5 DAY PROGRAMME WILL BE FACILITATED THROUGH A BLENDED LEARNING FORMAT

     

     

    Course Orientation:

    Friday 9th April , 7pm - 9.30pm via Zoom

    Facilitator: Liz Quish

    1

    Sunday 11th April, 10am - 5pm. Zoom

    Facilitator: Dr. Alvina Grosu

    • Adolescent Psychosocial Development

    2

    Sunday 18th April, 10am - 5pm. Zoom

    Facilitator: Dr. Alvina Grosu

    • Integration of Psychosocial Theories

    3

    Sunday 25th April, 10am - 5pm. Zoom

    Facilitator: Dr. Alvina Grosu

    • Therapeutic Needs Assessment

    4

    Saturday 8th May, 10am - 5pm. Zoom

    Facilitator: Margaret O' Brien

    • Legal Issues In Adolescent Psychotherapy

    5

    Sunday 9th May, 10am - 5pm. Zoom

    Facilitator: Dr. Alvina Grosu

    • Working with Parents

    6

    Saturday 29th May, 10am - 5pm. Zoom

    Facilitator: Liz Quish

    • Suicide and Self Harming Behaviours

    7

    Saturday 26th June, 10am - 5pm. Zoom

    Facilitator: Nettie Bowie

    • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

    8

    Sunday 27th June, 10am - 5pm. Zoom

    Facilitator: Nettie Bowie

    • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

    9

    Saturday 10th July, 10am - 5pm. Zoom

     

    Facilitator: Brian Foley

    •  Motivational Interviewing

    10

    Sunday 11th July, 10am - 5pm. Zoom

    Facilitator: Brian Foley

    •  Motivational Interviewing

    11

    Saturday 28th August, 10am - 5pm. Zoom

    Facilitator: Kati Simpson

    • Mindfulness for Teens

    12

    Sunday 29th August, 10am - 5pm. Zoom

    Facilitator: Kati Simpson

    • Mindfulness for Teens

    13

    Saturday 18th September, 10am - 5pm. Zoom

    Facilitator: Brendan Madden

    •  Solution Focused Therapy 

    14

    Sunday 19th September, 10am - 5pm. Zoom 

    Facilitator: Brendan Madden

    •  Solution Focused Therapy 

    15

    Saturday 2nd October, 10am - 5pm. Zoom

    Facilitator: Dr. Maria Lotty

    • Trauma Informed Care

    16

    Saturday 9th October, 10am - 5pm. Zoom

    Facilitator: Dr. Maria Lotty

    • Trauma Informed Care

    17

    Saturday 30th October, 10am - 5pm. Zoom

    Facilitator: Liz Quish

    • Therapeutic Interventions with Angry Teens

    18

    Friday 19th November, 10am - 5pm. Class

    Facilitator: Joanne O'Dwyer

    • Therapeutic Art Theory

    19

    Saturday 20th November, 10am - 5pm. Class

    Facilitator: Joanne O'Dwyer

    • Therapeutic Art - Group 1

     

    Sunday 21st November, 10am - 5pm. Class

    Facilitator: Joanne O'Dwyer

    • Therapeutic Art - Group 2

    20

    Saturday 27th November, 10am - 5pm. Zoom

    Facilitator: Jill Carter

    • Sand Tray Theory

    21

    Saturday 4th December, 10am - 5pm. Class

    Facilitator: Liz Quish

    • Sand Tray Experiential - Group 1

     

    Sunday 5th December, 10am - 5pm. Class

    Facilitator: Liz Quish

    • Sand Tray Experiential - Group 2

     

    Saturday 11th December, 10am - 5pm. Class

    Facilitator: Liz Quish

    • Sand Tray Experiential - Group 3

     

    Sunday 12th December, 10am - 5pm. Class

    Facilitator: Liz Quish

    • Sand Tray Experiential - Group 4

    22

    Saturday 15th January 2022, 10am - 1pm. Class

    Facilitator: Liz Quish

    • Closing - Group Process

  • Learning Outcomes

    Participants who complete this Diploma will become proficient in working integratively with adolescents in a manner appropriate to their level of need, ability, developmental level and social context.

    Acquire a clear understanding and appreciation of the legal and ethical issues specific to adolescent psychotherapy.

    Examine and evaluate theories of adolescent development across all developmental domains.

    Become cognisant and competent in implementing a systemic approach to adolescent psychotherapy facilitating the building of a therapeutic alliance with both adolescent and parents.

    Understand and appreciate the complex nature of developmental trauma and associated defence mechanisms in the adolescent years and the importance of utilising a bottom up approach in therapy.

    Gain a sound understanding and proficiency in utilising creative mediums with adolescent clients.

    Acquire in-depth knowledge and develop the necessary skills to effectively utilise a range of empirically validated psychotherapy modalities in an integrative manner.

  • Programme Structure & Fees

    Entry Requirement

    This CPD Diploma is open to practitioners who have successfully completed

    • A Degree or Diploma in Counselling/ Psychotherapy

    This programme may also be of interest to Play Therapists, Art Therapists, Drama and Music Therapists who have appropriate experience and accreditation and are seeking to expand their skill set to work therapeutically with Adolescents.

    Schedule

    22.5 Day Programme Commencing Friday 9th April 2020 with Class Orientation from 7pm - 9.30pm.

     

    Class time will run from 10am – 5.00pm each day thereafter.

     

    Clinical Practice

    Participants much complete 35 hours of one to one client work with adolescents.

     

    Participants must also complete 7 hours of one to one clinical supervision with an accredited supervisor who has expertise in working therapeutically with adolescent clients.

    Teaching Methods

    This Programme will be facilitated through a blended learning format with most modules facilitated via Zoom and 3 days facilitated through class based learning.

    Assessment

    Reflective Learning Journals

    3000 Word Essay

    Book Review

    Supervisors Report

    Programme Fee & Payment Schedule

    Full Fee: €2,250

    • €550 due on application, closing date for applications 29th January 2021.
    • €1,000 due by 26th February 2021
    • €700 due by 8th April 2021
  • Application Process

    Request an application form by emailing liz@greenane.ie or completing the contact form below.

     

    Return completed application form with £500 deposit to:

     

    Liz Quish

    The Greenane Centre

    Cross of The Tree

    Greenane

    Tipperary Town

     

    Please make all payments payable to Liz Quish

     

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  • Contact

    The Greenane Centre, Greenane, Tipperary Town, E34 CX13

    The Greenane Centre, Liz Quish, Greenane, Tipperary Town, E34 CX13
    087 7800500