Mind Business Consultancy - Managing change through people - organisations and individuals
Workshops & professional development
With a career from 1981 in the therapy field and more than half of that time in leadership and management roles, I offer a large range of training options.  Topics include but are not limited to the following:
 
THERAPY RELATED  (usually 1-2 days unless specified)
  • Alternatives to Self Harm - A range of options from brief 1 hour presentation or 2 day or 3 day workshops.
  • Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered - working with Borderline Personality Disorder.
  • Complex PTSD - Interviewing PTSD & Knowing when to Open your Parachute - addresses clinician empathic strain and countertransference when supporting people with complex trauma.  
  • D.I.D. You see that?  Recognising dissociative disorders.
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) distress and crisis management skills.
  • Mindfulness for professionals - Half or whole day mindfulness skills to apply to practice.
  • Narrative therapy ideas: Introduction to Re-authoring Lives.
  • Narrative therapy in groups - using the Outsider Witness approach.
  • Risk assessment (gaining confidence to ask the hard questions about suicide and homicide risk).
  • Solution Focused ways of working.
  • STEPPS Program (Systems Training in Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving - (Blum, et al) A brief 1-2 hour presentation for your workplace outlining the program.
  • STEPPS training sessions (1-2 day workshops).
  • STEPPS supervision and practice sessions for those trained in STEPPS.
  • Supervision group based sessions:  Reflections on a journey.
  • Trauma-informed practice: tips for treatment teams (various from 1 hour to 2 days).
 
ORGANISATIONS AND TEAMS
Content is tailored to your requirements but here are some examples:
  • Developing Teams.
  • Managing change through people.
  • Solution Focused Teams.
  • Team Away Days (tailored to your requests).
  • What's that got to do with me? Help your team to take ownership of Key Performance Indicators.
 
Other sessions for clinical or team topics can be designed by request.
 
 
 
 
 
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