The Aim of this Event
Anxiety is regularly the most searched for term by people who are looking for a counsellor/therapist, and a very common presenting issue in the counselling room. Very often clients present with a diagnosis of anxiety and want to be rid of unpleasant feelings and experiences that symptomatic of anxiety. This training will explore the role of therapy in working with anxious clients.
This training will help participants:-
- Explore what we mean by anxiety and when this becomes problematic
- Consider different theoretical approaches to understanding anxiety and supporting people who present with anxiety
- Reflect on medical and social models of mental health and their influence on therapeutic approaches
- Consider the use of techniques and strategies for coping with anxiety while also consider the underlying issues giving rise to anxiety in clients.
Susan Dobson is a Person Centred therapist with experience of working in a variety of settings including the voluntary sector, private practice and EAP service providers, with a particular interest and specialism in working with trauma. She currently works as a counsellor with Clydesdale Counselling & Human Development Project and operates her private practice from her home office.
Susan is an experienced trainer and facilitator, she is the Senior Learning & Development Officer for Glasgow’s Public Protection Unit and is a regular contributor to the Post-Qualifying Award for Independent Domestic Abuse Advisors. Susan is also a Registered Social Worker with over 20 years experience of working with children and vulnerable families. She is currently undertaking an MA in Trauma Studies at Nottingham University.