Introduction to Belief and Disbelief in the age of atheism: Psychospiritual Counselling

Introduction to Belief and Disbelief in the age of atheism: Psychospiritual counselling

Psychospiritual counselling represents the synthesis of modern psychology with spirituality. The term is commonly used to describe a wide range of therapeutic systems which embrace the spiritual dimension of being human as being fundamental to human development and which utilize both psychological and spiritual methods (such as mindfulness, ecopsychology, shadow-work, etc) in a holistic, integrated approach to healing and inner growth. This course will introduce attendees to some of the skills and techniques adopted by psychospiritual therapists, explore the various philosophies that underpin clinical practice and provide the means by which psychospiritual counselling can be effectively integrated into your own therapeutic work. This course will also provide information on pathways to develop further within this field.

The course will focus on the following areas: 

  • Introduction to the field of Psychospiritual Counselling
  • Psychospiritual skills and techniques
  • Incorporating Psychospiritual therapy into clinical practice

Mode of Delivery: Online. Duration: 3 Weeks (6.00-8.00pm)

Certification: The College will issue a Certificate of Attendance to those who take this Short course.

Course fee – €75    APPLY NOW

 

*Please note that you “Apply Now” for the course and you will be emailed a payment link prior to the course closing date. All fees must be paid by the course start date.

Monday 15th August 2022 Monday 22nd August 2022 Monday 29th August 2022

Duration: 3 Weeks (6.00-8.00pm)

*Scheduled course dates and times may be subject to change.

Closing Date for Applications: 2nd Aug  2022

For further information contact  shortcourses@ichas.ie

Date 1 – Monday 15th August 2022 – 6pm to 8pm •An introduction to Psychospiritual counselling

•Religious and spiritual values and lifestyles

•Polytheism, humanism and Abrahamic traditions

•Domains of spirituality: the search for meaning

Date 2 – Monday 22nd August 2022 – 6pm to 8pm •Psychospiritual skills and techniques

•Psychospiritual intake assessment and case conceptualisation

•Pathways to healing in Psychospiritual counselling

•Ethical concerns and professional competence

 

Date 3 Monday 29th August 2022 – 6pm to 8pm •Evaluating and integrating complementary treatments

•Multicultural issues and contemporary discourses

•Case studies and ethical dilemmas

•Spirituality and psychopathology

•Integrating evidence based practice and psychospiritual counselling

ON-LINE ONLY

Lecturer Details  : Ian Cox

Ian Cox is a senior lecturer in Counselling & Psychotherapy with The Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences (ICHAS) at Griffith College Dublin. Ian has worked for many years as a private counsellor from his home in Co Wexford and South County Dublin, practicing within a broad humanistic framework. Ian has worked with both adults and adolescents and takes a particular interest in Developmental Disorders, Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Mood Disorders. Ian also works with gifted children and adults and advocates on their behalf in Irish primary and secondary schools. Ian holds a Master’s Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy, an Honours Degree in Psychology and Post-Graduate Diplomas in Forensic Psychology and Criminology. Ian also holds qualifications in Parapsychology from the Koestler Institute, Edinburgh. Ian is a member of the British Psychological Society, the National Association for Professional Counsellors and Psychotherapists (board) and The Parapsychological Association.

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