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Workshop: Listening, Witnessing and Intimate Relationships: Using Narrative Therapy in Working with Couples

The Counselling Group. Workshop November 2015

On November 30th and December 1st, The Counselling Group and St. Paul’s University are co-hosting a workshop designed for psychologists, social workers, counsellors, and psychotherapists who provide counselling to couples and/or individuals with relationship challenges.

The topic, Listening, Witnessing and Intimate Relationships: Using Narrative Therapy in Working with Couples, presented by Jill Freedman, will focus on how relationships are shaped by our stories and how narrative therapy can offer members of a relationship the opportunity to really hear their partners. The workshop will be a skill-building workshop with case examples, video vignettes, and the opportunity for participants to engage with the ideas.

Jill Freedman, MSW. is Director of Evanston Family Therapy Center and a faculty member of The Chicago Center for Family Health. She is an AAMFT approved supervisor, and an internationally acclaimed author and teacher of Narrative Therapy. She has a clinical practice in the Chicago area and consults to programs and to schools. With her partner, Gene Combs, she is co-author of more than thirty articles and three books: Symbol, story and ceremony: Using metaphor in individual and family therapy, Narrative therapy: The social construction of preferred realities, and Narrative therapy with couples.

To register or learn more about the Listening, Witnessing and Intimate Relationships: Using Narrative Therapy in Working with Couples workshop, visit www.thecounsellinggroup.com/programs or download this program description.

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