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Level 1 Training Course

Level 1 Training Course 2023-11-04T17:49:45+00:00

Working with the Body in Therapy

Level 1 Training Course Jan-April 2024

LifeChange Psychotherapy returns with its Level 1 Course of Integrative Bodywork Training for therapists interested in developing and specialising in bodywork, bioenergetics and body process awareness and tracking for their client work.

Course Overview:

  • Experiential and practice-based modules with practical skills and tools, incl. core theory and framing.
  • Focus on bioenergetics, bodywork and breathwork (Reichian Breathwork, Lowen Bioenergetics)
  • Character structure / dynamics based (Reich, Lowen, Johnson, Kessler)
  • Includes integration with other humanistic, integrative frameworks such as Relational Gestalt, Person-Centred Therapy and Trauma-based work (Ogden, Rothschild, Van Der Kolk)
  • Therapeutic interventions and techniques for deeper integrative work with clients.

Training Course Dates 2024

Sat/Sun 27-28 January

Sat/Sun 24-25 February

Sat/Sun 23-24 March

Sat/Sun 20-21 April

Therapists who have completed an Introductory Training Module in Bodywork or any similar training are encouraged to apply

More Details:

  • Fees: €1060 including a booking deposit of €200 (instalments can be arranged)
  • Location: Oscailt Integrative Health Centre, 8 Pembroke Road, Dublin D04 F597
  • Participants should hold a psychotherapy qualification and be engaged in ongoing clinical practice
  • Handouts and electronic notes supplied
  • CPD points: 48
  • Clinical Supervision, peer support and group practice/work available and recommended
  • Skills Development Modules and Post-Graduate Specialisation for longer term and continuing professional development available for those who have completed initial bodywork training courses in Ireland or abroad

About the Facilitator

Brian Gillen is an experienced Psychotherapist specialising for over ten years in Bodywork and Body-based Psychotherapy as a practitioner and trainer. He is a Core Trainer and Lecturer on the MA Psychotherapy Programme at Dublin Business School. He is also a Clinical Supervisor, Director and Founder of LifeChange Psychotherapy & Counselling and Body Psychotherapy Ireland. He holds a Masters Degree in Psychotherapy and has trained with the IPP and abroad in various Bodywork, Biodynamic and Bioenergetic approaches to therapy. He has been a long-standing member of IAHIP, ICP and inaugural Chair of CORU’s Counselling & Psychotherapy Registration Board.

For more information on all training courses please email us at training@lifechange.ie, call (01) 661 2220 or fill out the short application form below:

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