A One Day workshop – Run Online on Zoom
Facilitated by Dr Ruth Birkebaek
This workshop will focus on the interpersonal and intrapersonal dynamics of obsession, habitual worrying and repetitive fantasizing. We will examine the relational disruptions in the origin of obsession. Through demonstration of individual therapy we will examine how the healing of obsession can occur through respect, validation, contact, authenticity and involvement.
Ruth will present a Six-Point treatment plan developed by Richard Erskine for the psychotherapy of clients who engage in obsession, habitual worrying and repetitive fantasizing. We will explore the psychological function, script beliefs, process of avoidance, archaic experiences, relational needs and self-responsibility that are dimensions within this client group. We will discuss how methods of cognitive understanding, affective expression and relational psychotherapy can be applied in therapy planning.
Participants will understand the phenomenological experience of this client group, including their attachment patterns, script beliefs and unconscious relational patterns. They will formulate a therapeutic perspective that will include the significance of attunement to client’s affect and rhythm while resonating with the client’s level of emotional development.
This workshop will be useful to psychotherapists, counsellors and psychologists who want to apply theory in clinical practice and to enhance their effectiveness through identifying relational aspects of obsession, habitual worrying and repetitive fantasizing.
Trainer: Ruth Birkebaek is an Integrative Psychotherapist, having trained for 5 years with Richard Erskine. Additionally she is has trained in Psychomatic Medicine, Jung Therapy and Transactional Analysis. Ruth started her career in Brazil in 1989 as a Plastic Surgeon. After graduating from medical school she became interested in the impact of the mind on the development of physical illness. She now works full time as a UKCP registered psychotherapist in London, and is a Certified Integrative Psychotherapy Trainer & Supervisor (CIIPTS) by the IIPA and a Certified Transactional Analyst, PTSTA. She is also a trainer on the 4 year TA diploma at the Manchester Institute.
Venue: Online on Zoom
Date: Monday 7th June 2021
Time: 10.00am – 5.00 pm
Cost: £145 – Deposit – £75 (non-refundable)
Payable online or by card by telephoning 0161-862 9456
Or by cheque payable to: Manchester Trainings
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This workshop carries Continuing Professional Development Credits