“Narcissists And The Damage They Do”

Saturday 14th April 2018


Our Next Whole Day Training Event

Narcissists And The Damage They Do

In association with Charter Harley Street

Saturday 14th April 2018
10:30am-4.30pm

Charter Harley Street, 162 New Cavendish Street, Fitzrovia, London, WW1 6YS

Cost: £127
(to include all refreshments).

Earlybird rate £97, to be booked by March 30th

Bring a friend (2 tickets booked together) £194 (£97 each)

 

Recording - to be sent digitally after the event:  £97

For more information please email Wendy and Amanda: accordtherapists@gmail.com

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Overview:

This not to be missed whole day CPD event is designed for therapists of all orientations to help you work with and support your clients, whether they present as codependent or narcissistic. Four experts will provide a stimulating, interactive and thorough exploration of narcissicm and codependency. The day will include the following:

Fallout- the damage and devastation caused by being in a relationship with a narcissist

What is the subjective experience of this like and how can people move on?

Peculiar Togetherness - exploring the narcissism of everyday life

  • • What happens if we stop asking what codependency is, and look instead at what it does?
  • • Can we ever think freely and unconditionally about codependency?
  • • What is relational psychoanalytic psychotherapy?
  • • Why codependence might be a precondition for any other addiction

Treating the narcissist and the echoist
  • • A re-positioning of the myth of Echo and Narcissus
  • • What is an Echoistic Narcissistic Complex? How does this differ from narcissism and co-dependency?
  • • Deciding whether your orientation is suited to working with narcissists
  • • Object relations perspective on two different types of narcissism ‘defensive / libidinal’ and ‘destructive/malignant’
  • • How to identify the echoist in therapy
  • • Defences and barriers to therapy
  • • The presence of ego destructive objects/critical voices

 


Key Speakers:


Wendy Gregory
Co – founder of Accord Therapists CPD Events, Wendy is a counselling psychologist working from an integrative model. She sees clients in her private practice and in schools and has a special interest in Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Wendy has appeared a number of times on ITV Daybreak and is the author of “The Little Book Of Retorts – a teenager’s guide to beating the bullies.” (Bookbaby, 2013)


Tom Tomaszewski
Tom is currently Clinical Manager at Charter Harley Street, founded by Mandy Saligari. He is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist and EMDR therapist. Tom was for some time an honorary psychotherapist at St Martin’s hospital in Canterbury working with people suffering from psychosis, usually seeing them in their own homes. Together with members of the Charter team, Tom has developed a TDR (Trauma, Dissociation and Recovery) group work programme, which he outlined at the 2015 UKCP research conference. He has had two novels published: “The Wisdom of Uncle Kasimir.”(Bloomsbury, 2005) and “The Eleventh Letter.” (Dodo Ink, 2016).


Donna Christina Savery
Donna Christina is a psychotherapist and group therapist in private practice in Buckinghamshire and Harley Street. At Exeter University she carried out research for her M.A. which involved working with schizophrenic patients using drama and myth, an experience which sparked a lifelong interest in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Following a career as a theatre director and academic, she retrained in 2010 as an existential therapist, beginning her career at MIND. Donna Christina has published several books, her most recent being “ Echoism: The Silenced Response to Narcissism.” (Routledge Press,2018)


Chris Mawson
Chris is a training and supervising analyst of the British Psychoanalytical Society and works in private practice as a psychoanalyst. He worked initially with young children and adolescents, first at the Tavistock Clinic and later in the Child Psychiatry Department of the Paddington Green Children’s Hospital. Chris initially trained as a clinical psychologist, with a research interest in attention and manic depressive psychosis. He is currently interested in the relationships between anxiety, knowing and Being in psychoanalytic work and is writing a book on this subject, to be published by Routledge Press. He is the Editor of “The Complete Works of W. R. Bion.” (Karnac Books, 2014) and “ Bion Today.” in the New Library of Psychoanalysis series (2010)

 

“Transgender Awareness and Inclusion”

Saturday 24th February 2018


Our Next Whole Day Training Event

Transgender Awareness and Inclusion

with Rikki Arundel

Saturday 24th February 2018

Langley Campus - East Berkshire College Station Road, Langley SL3 8BY

Cost: £130
(to include all refreshments).

Earlybird booking rate: £100 if booked by Saturday 3rd February 

For more information please email Wendy and Amanda: accordtherapists@gmail.com

Eventbrite - Transgender awareness and inclusion


Overview:

This entertaining and engaging workshop has been developed to enable participants to gain a practical understanding of the life challenges facing all trans and gender non conforming people. In particular the style of delivery using a mix of interactive lecture, video, discussion, case study and Q&A makes the learning process comfortable and memorable.

The Aims and Objectives are to help participants to:

 


Key Speaker:

Rikki Arundel
Rikki Arundel is a professional speaker, coach and diversity trainer and was the founder of the UK Professional Speaking Association. Her previous career as a financial services technology speaker came to an abrupt end as a result of her decision to change gender in 2002. Faced with considerable discrimination she changed her field of expertise, completing a master’s degree in Gender Research at Hull University and establishing herself as a diversity expert.

Since then she has focused on delivering keynote presentations, workshops and coaching on presentation skills and gender equality. Rikki works extensively with public sector, community and commercial organisations who are keen to raise awareness of and tackle gender equality, unconscious bias and particularly transgender issues. She has developed a reputation for engaging audiences through her use of entertaining and inspiring stories.

 

“Technology and Therapy – how can technology can help us engage with clients to augment our service?”

Saturday 24th February 2018


Our Next Half Day Training Event

Technology and Therapy – how can technology can help us engage with clients to augment our service?

With Brian Pope

Saturday 24th February 2018

Langley Campus - East Berkshire College Station Road, Langley SL3 8BY

Cost: £60
(to include all refreshments).

Earlybird rate: to be booked by 7th February £45

For more information please email Wendy and Amanda: accordtherapists@gmail.com

Eventbrite - Technology and Therapy


Overview:

Technology is radically changing the way we see ourselves and the way we interact with others. This is already having a profound impact on client expectations. Traditional ways of working are being challenged and augmented by rapidly developing technologies. This workshop provides the opportunity to reflect on these changes and how they are impacting on our clinical practice. It provides a space to consider our relationship with technology, whether we can see benefits as well as threats for our practice. We will explore new developments in clinical practice which may enhance our ability to help our clients. Areas covered will include:

This entertaining and engaging workshop has been developed to enable participants to gain a practical understanding of the life challenges facing all trans and gender non conforming people. In particular the style of delivery using a mix of interactive lecture, video, discussion, case study and Q&A makes the learning process comfortable and memorable.  

 


Key Speaker:

Brian Pope
Brian Pope, BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist at LincsCBT, which provides a localised clinic in Lincolnshire as well as online services. Brian’s current projects include HRV for therapists, an online service aimed at therapists introducing heart rate variability monitoring into their practice and LincsTherapy - online services for modern therapists.