Introduction to Evidence-Based Couples Therapy

Presenters: Trish Purnell-Webb and John Flanagan

Please note the event is scheduled in QLD time 

This one-day live and interactive ZOOM workshop will explore the implementation of evidence-based approaches such as Gottman Method Couples Therapy and Emotionally Focussed Couples Therapy to assist distressed couples. The workshop will include approaches to assessment, formulation, treatment planning and intervention. Strategies to manage emotional escalation, negative interaction patterns, emotional withdrawal and loss of intimacy will be explored.

This training will incorporate didactic presentation, group discussion, video review and Q & A.

Outline of the Day
Overview of couples research
Introduction to Gottman Method Couples Therapy
Introduction to Emotionally Focussed Couples Therapy
Couple assessment
Identifying the interaction patterns
Formulation and Treatment planning
De-escalating conflict
Building friendship and intimacy
Deepening shared meaning
Relapse prevention

The effectiveness of the workshop will be evaluated through the use of a knowledge questionnaire and a course evaluation completed by each participant.

This event counts as 6.5 hours of category A CPD for PACFA’s membership renewal requirements.

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8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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