Sexuality and Gender Awareness

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Wimbledon Guild Counselling Training

29 October 2021

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Price: £40+ booking fees

Location: online


The event:

How do I work with clients who identify as LGBTQ+? What difficulties might members of the LGBTQ+ community have faced? What’s the key information I need to know about working with these groups?

If these are questions you ask yourself this workshop is for you. An opportunity to top up your training on an important and underdiscussed topic.

After decades of laws and stigmas that prevented people from being their true selves’ people are now able to embrace their true identities. However, there is still a lot of confusion and stigma in society and within the therapy room about people and their differences.

It’s now more important than ever for professionals to keep up to date with changing trends, terminology and general knowledge. This CPD workshop will be ideal for Counsellors, Therapists, professionals and business owners looking to expand their knowledge on this complex and important topic.

What’s included?

  • Detailed explanation on different genders and sexualities
  • Sexuality around the world
  • Working with LGBTQIA+ clients
  • LGBTQIA+ Mental Health
  • Key things for Therapists to consider: Shame, Rage, Internalised phobias
  • Group discussion.
  • This is a two hour CPD workshop and will include interactive group work.

The trainer:

Tom Smithson is the founder and managing director of New Horizon Counselling™ Ltd. Tom has a MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy practice along with a diploma in therapeutic Counselling. He also teaches counselling skills alongside his private practice and corporate workshops. Tom works with adults online, specialising in working with the LGBTQ+ community.

With qualifications in Counselling, Psychotherapy, Psychology, Media and Business Administration Tom has combined his knowledge to provide trainee and qualified Counsellors, Therapists and Psychotherapists with a fun yet serious workshop that will support your practice.

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