• Date: Saturday 13th November 2021
  • Presenter(s): Alan Leach

Working on Practice: A Gestalt Approach - Event Cancelled

Alan Leach

Working on Practice: A Gestalt Approach

This one-day workshop will focus on theory and practice related to working with the 'Two Chair' technique. It will be offering guidance, demonstrations and practice in this powerful therapeutic intervention. 'Two Chair' work has to arise from the immediate encounter that requires timely and skilful application to ensure a meaningful experience for both counsellor and client.

The workshop covers:
  • Understanding the theoretical underpinning of chairwork
  • Setting up, managing and working towards closure in chairwork
  • Demonstrations and practice of chairwork
  • Trouble shooting the pitfalls of chairwork

Speaker biography:

Alan studied at the Gestalt Therapy Institute of Philadelphia and has 30 years' experience in the counselling field.

Alan's professional expertise embraces the topics of bereavement, dreams and shame. He has been working therapeutically with dreams for many years, leading workshops throughout the UK, Norway, Australia and USA. Alan was a member of the 9/11 Bereavement Support Team in New York.

He currently practices as a counselling lecturer, gestalt psychotherapist and supervisor in East Riding of Yorkshire, UK.

Numbers are limited to 25.