17 - 20 Aug 2021 (9.30am - 5.30pm, On-site)
(WEST COAST INSTITUTE CERTIFICATION PROGRAMME)
William Pollard said “Information is a source of learning. But unless it is organized, processed, and available to the right people in a format for decision making, it is a burden, not a benefit”. In the clinical practice, there is a compelling need to organize the information gleaned from the therapeutic process to provide relevant insights and support for our clients.
This Intermediate Training is designed for those who have completed the Basic Training in Gestalt Therapy with Children and Adolescents using the Oaklander Approach. Extending from the Basic Training, we will continue to examine the Gestalt perspective of child development, both healthy and interrupted, particularly focusing on grounding the therapist in making assessments, diagnoses and treatment plans using the Oaklander Model that is applicable to our clients.
At the end of training, you will
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Who can benefit
Practitioners working with children and adolescents in the field of health and mental health (such as psychiatry, psychology, psychiatric nursing, special needs, medical doctors), helping professions (such as social work, counseling) and related fields (such childcare/student care setting, physical therapy, art therapy, or other related fields).
Those who have completed the Basic Training in Gestalt Play Therapy or the Summer/Winter Intensive Training (WCI, USA).
About the Trainer
Lee Sock Kuan spent years working with children, adolescents and their families. Besides counselling and psychology, she received specialized training in Gestalt Play Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Play Therapy, Sandplay Therapy, art facilitation and Emotional-Focused Therapy.
As the first certified Gestalt Therapist with Children and Adolescents (West Coast Institute) in the SE Asia region, Sock Kuan is excited to further her work with children and their families on coping with stress, attachment, challenging behaviours and loss issues in the Gestalt approach. Sock Kuan is also the approved WCI trainer and supervisor for candidates in the WCI Certification Programme.
As a registered Clinical Member and Clinical Supervisor of the Singapore Association for Counselling, she is also extensively involved in the training and supervision of therapists, psychologists and social workers in the mental health profession. Besides being certified with West Coast Institute, she is also a Certified Practitioner in Therapeutic Play Skills with Play Therapy International (UK).