Inhibitions and dis-inhibitions for clients & counsellors working online

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Wimbledon Guild Counselling Training

12 March 2021

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Price: £30+booking fees

Location: online


This two hour seminar will look at clinical issues that arise when clients and counsellors have sessions online, using platforms such as Zoom, Skype and FaceTime.

In particular, it will be a chance to think about and explore how 1) intimacy and 2) containment – two of the most important elements of effective counselling – can be affected by working via video call.

The trainer:

Before qualifying as a counsellor 20 years ago, Sarah Van Gogh worked in the fields of Theatre-in-Education and community health outreach.

She has a private practice, and has been one of the trainers on the counselling diploma course at the Re-Vision Centre for Counselling & Psychotherapy in London for 15 years.

She also worked for 7 years as a counsellor and trainer at Survivors UK, a service for men who have experienced sexual violation.

Her book “Helping Male Survivors of Sexual Violation to Recover – Stories From Therapy” was published by Jessica Kingsley in 2018.

She is the co-editor with Chris Robertson of “Transformation in Troubled Times” published by TransPersonal Press in 2018.

She writes a regular column for the BACP Private Practice Journal.

In 2020 she became a Fellow of the National Counselling Society.

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