Friday, March 09, 2007

Level 2 PE-EFT Training 2007-2008

Process-Experiential/Emotion-Focused Therapy:
Level 2 Workshop and Supervision Series
Facilitated by Robert Elliott
Professor of Counselling, University of Strathclyde

Wednesdays, 6-9pm, 5 September, 2007 – 4 June, 2008
Sir Henry Wood Building Room W313a
Jordanhill Campus
University Of Strathclyde
(Sponsored by the Professional Development Unit, University of Strathclyde)

The Counselling Unit at the University of Strathclyde are pleased again to offer continuing training in Process-Experiential/Emotion-Focused Therapy (PE/EFT) for counsellors and psychotherapists (Diploma level or above) who have completed Level One training in EFT or the equivalent. This 13-week series will meet approximately every three weeks throughout the 2007-08 academic year, beginning in September. The format will be a mixture of brief lectures, experiential practice exercises in small groups, supervision of cases seen by course members, and discussion.

The specific topics to be covered are flexible based on participant interest, but will emphasize material not covered in the Level 1 course, such as
-Therapist experiential response modes
-Client modes of engagement
-Empathic Exploration as a therapeutic task
-Narrative Retelling of difficult/traumatic experiences
-Clearing a Space for overwhelming or chaotic experiences
-Relational Dialogue for Alliance difficulties
-Creation of Meaning for meaning protests
-Two chair enactment for Self-interruption splits
-Application of PE/EFT tasks to depression, anxiety and self-harm behavior

In addition, based on interest, there will be further work on tasks introduced in the Level 1 training:
-Systematic Evocative Unfolding for Problematic reactions
-Experiential Focusing
-Two chair Dialogue for Conflict Splits
-Empty chair Work for Unfinished business

This series is scheduled for the following dates:

Autumn 2006 term:
5 September
26 September
17 October
7 November
28 November
Winter 2007 term:
9 January
30 January
20 February
12 March
2 April
23 April
14 May
4 June

-Enrolment is set for a maximum of 20.
-Course fee: £395.
-The course could be taken for continuing professional education credit.

Professional Development Unit applications may be downloaded at (Note that that this course is not on the official list.)

Please direct enquiries to the PDU office (0141 950 3734) or Robert Elliott ( or ).

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