Tightropes and Safety Nets: Counselling Suicidal Clients

A half day workshop with Dr Andrew Reeves, former Chair of BACP

18 January 2020, 10.00 to 1.00
The Friends’ Meeting House, 43 St. Giles, Oxford, OX1 3LW
£60 professional practitioners, £20 student counsellors

Dr Reeves says:TLC Workshop

Working with suicidal clients can challenge even the most experienced practitioner. This short, practice-focused workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to consider the challenges they face in their work, ways in which they can work ethically while still holding the importance of the counselling relationship at centre, and some strategies for self-care.

Dr Andrew Reeves is an Associate Professor in the Counselling Professions and Mental Health at the University of Chester. He is immediate past-Chair of BACP, past Editor-in-chief of Counselling and Psychotherapy Research journal, and his written extensively on working with suicidal clients; publishing many books, book chapters and articles on risk in counselling or psychotherapy. He is just completing the fifth edition of Standards and Ethics of Counselling in Action, which will be published in 2020.

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