Compassion Focused Therapy for People with Attachment Trauma and Personality Disorder - CORK
2 - Day Workshop
Date: June 4 & 5, 2020
Location: Cork - Venue TBC
Registration: 9.30am - 10am
Start: 10.00 a.m.
Finish: 4.30 p.m.
Coffee/Tea, Refreshments and Lunch will be provided on both days.
This workshop will offer an overview of the CFT framework and components of action methods and body focused therapy techniques which have been brought together to form an integrative Compassion Focused model for complex trauma and relational difficulties.
What this workshop will cover:
This two-day workshop will combine a theoretical overview of Compassion Focused Psychotherapy with practical suggestions for developing and managing the dynamics of long term trauma focused psychotherapy with hard to reach clients. We will cover working with complexity, relational difficulties and attachment trauma, also described as personality disorder within an individual as well as group format.
· To use evolutionary theory to rework our understanding of personality disorder
· Review our understanding of personality disorder through a lens of compassion.
· An introduction and opportunity to developing Compassion focused formulations.
· Interventions that evidence compassionate and trauma sensitive understandings.
· Practical strategies to work in action with fears, blocks and resistance to compassion which are inevitable in this work.
There will be a range of experiential exercises, focusing on developing personal practice in self compassion and delivering psychotherapeutic interventions.
Role play practice opportunities will be offered in using an evolutionary psychology model to cultivate compassion as the basis for inner growth and change.
This workshop will involve:
Who is this workshop suitable for?
This workshop has been designed for practitioners, therapists and clinicians who wish to develop their knowledge and practice of exploratory psychotherapy with structured components to provide a more accessible pathway for this group of individuals.
It could be helpful for delegates to have completed some introductory training in CFT or to be familiar with the model as we will not be covering the model in detail but will focus on the application of CFT to individual and group based complex trauma work.
Kate Lucre is a Birmingham based Compassion Focused Therapist and Supervisor specialising in the use of CFT for complex trauma, personality and relational difficulties for groups and individuals. She is the regional supervision coordinator for the Compassionate Mind Foundation and also runs workshop for the Foundation and across the UK on CFT for Groups and Compassion Focused Staff Support and Supervision. Kate offers CFT supervision in groups and individually, including a monthly international Supervision Group for therapists involved in the provision of CFT groups. She has published data on Compassion Focused Group Psychotherapy and is currently completing a PhD in CFT at Birmingham University evaluating a 12 month CFGP programme for people with severe personality disorder. Kate is also involved in a number of UK wide research projects developing and evaluation Compassion Focused Staff Support Initiatives.
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