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Conceptualization and Choosing the Best Intervention for your Client

 20-21 February 2020

 09:00-16:00 (two full days)

Venue: 7 Ateljee Street, Bastion House (First Floor)
Randpark Ridge, Johannesburg, 2196

Category: Psychologists and Registered Counsellors

CPD Points: 12 General

COST: R4500.00

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Delegates will be trained to think about their clients in a psychological way. In addition, Professor Pretorius will share her model in order to empower attendees to work effectively with each client. At the end of the day, you will have acquired the following knowledge and skills:

  • Integrative thinking skills
  • Understanding the client from a systems perspective
  • Using a holistic and integrative model for client conceptualisation
  • Understanding human emotions, feelings, cognition, thinking patterns and behaviour
  • How to deal with anger in a therapeutic session
  • Integrating explanatory models in client conceptualisation, including psychopathology, developmental psychology, health and neuropsychology, contextual psychology and personality psychology
  • Understanding a client’s life script
  • Have a better idea of their own paradigm
  • Answer the question: What is the best for which client under which circumstances?
  • Understand the difference between integrative therapy and eclectic work
  • Understand the process of psychotherapy
  • Know the 4 phases of Psychotherapy and what to do in which phase
  • How to prevent going in circles with your client
  • When to do cognitive, behaviour, existential, and logo therapy as well as systems interventions
  • Utilising integrative methods in your therapy
  • Understand your own skills as a therapist
  • Termination skills

See the 2020 Programme for more Gertie Pretorius workshops. (Please note that the first two scheduled in February have been postponed.)