This workshop entitled ‘Grief and Loss In Clinical Practice: Adolescents’ was conducted for a Private Counselling Agency in Cardiff in April 2018. The workshop embraced the themes of grief and mourning, concepts of grief and the goals of grief counselling, the completion of mourning and how we get there alongside consideration of the variety of losses which can be experienced (including tangible, assumptive, developmental and deprivation). Normal and complicated grief responses, mediators of mourning and key clinical approaches to working with grief were explained. All of this thinking around grief was folded into thinking about the particular needs, presentations and developmental stages of adolescents.
This clinical and intensive workshop entitled ‘Working With Trauma in Clinical Practice’ was conducted for a Private Counselling Agency in Cardiff in November, 2017. Using theory, case study examples and experiential work those in attendance developed a rich understanding about trauma, how it is defined, its experiential layers and how trauma is causally linked with the nature of specific types of events. Dissociated trauma, dissociated ‘memory’ and dissociative mechanisms utilised as a means of survival against overwhelm were addressed alongside how to transform the enduring imprints of trauma at somatic, emotional and cognitive levels. A ‘Trauma Therapists Toolkit’ was shared as well as important education about management, containment and the role of the therapist.
This workshop entitled ‘The Therapeutic Use of Crystals in Regression Therapy’ was offered at the SRTA Convention held in Oxford, UK, in May 2017. The workshop was both educational and highly experiential and included discussing crystals and their purpose and usage, specific ways in which crystals ‘work’ and how to use crystals in Regression Therapy and for self-development/self-evolution. Examples of particular high vibrational crystals for personal and professional use were addressed and the particular stages in Regression Therapy where crystals can be used to bring about physical transformation and healing.
This workshop entitled ‘Working With Tarot Cards in Regression Therapy’ was offered at the SRTA Convention in Oxford, UK, in June 2015. Content included working with the Tarot beyond divination, and understandingwhy, via the use of case study examples, working with Tarot symbols can assist in effective Hypnotic Regression.
This workshop entitled ‘Transforming Past Life Trauma’ was offered at the SRTA Convention in Oxford, UK in May, 2017. The workshop included education around the following topics: Past Life and Current Life Traumatic Events, the causal structure between the event and trauma, symptoms of trauma, dissociation and dissociative ‘memory’, trauma inducing activators and implicit memories, the energetic effects of trauma and how to transform trauma using a variety of psychotherapeutic and energetic methods.
This presentation entitled ‘Negotiating The Enduring Trauma Imprint In Critical Incidents’ was offered at the BACP ‘Critical Incident Trauma: Prepared not Scared Conference’ held in Edinburgh, UK, in April 2018. Topics embraced included discussing the multifaceted disparity between ‘thinking about’ and ‘responding to’ trauma from within the organisational fields of clinical practice and psychological first responding. A well-considered and ethical reconciliation is required alongside: What to do? Where to do it? and Who to do it with?
Working With Crystals In Regression Therapy is the title of a theoretical and experiential workshop to be offered to the Norwegian Association for Regression Therapy (NFRT) in Oslo, Norway, in 2020. This informative workshop will include learning about and working with: Crystals and their purpose and usage, how a crystal ‘works’ to include their crystal habit, mineralology, crystallography and rock classification. We will explore specific crystals for self-development and self-evolution to include Lapis Lazuli, Azeztulite, Moldavite, Isua Stones, Quantum Quattro as well as beneficial crystals to use in Regression Therapy, when to use them and for what purposes. We will, as an example, embrace training in the use of crystals for physical transformation, the removal of objects and cutting (Knives, Cords and Ropes, Bondage/Mummification). We will also work with pendulums and crystal layouts.
This presentation entitled “The Therapeutic Process of Spirit Release” was offered at the Healing and Spirit Release Conference in Stourbridge in the UK in 2019. Agenda items included: The Philisophical underpinnings and aims of Spirit Release Therapy,
Ontology, Epistemology and Therapeutic Foundations. An exploration of the various ways of meeting the aims of Spirit Release including assisting the client to communicate with intrusive energies and remote methods. Communication of the Therapeutic Process of Spirit Release used by Paula Fenn which is an interactive, three-person process, involving the therapist and the spirit, the therapist and the host and the spirit and the host.