Exploring the intersections of privilege and otherness in counselling and psychotherapy
10am-4pmClick here to book
Drake House 44 St George's Road London SW19 4ED
£128 + booking fees / Limited early-bird until 6th February 2023 or sold out £109 + booking fees /discount for Wimbledon Guild counsellors and trainee counsellors £100/Group bookings minimum of 4 and maximum of 10 £90 per ticket + booking fees
Diversity, Equality, and Intersectionality
We live in a challenging age, with the death of George Floyd, the subsequent marches across the world against racism, the struggles of the #Metoo movement, campaigns for equal rights for the LGBTQ community, and the rise of Disability theorists. Yet, all these efforts towards equality in the face of varying types of oppression speak loudly of the voices of the others and their need to be heard and acknowledged.
Within our training though as counsellors and psychotherapists, issues around difference and diversity have been very slow in turning our considerable talents towards exploring and understanding the complexities of these overlapping issues and in particular, how privilege and otherness influence these discussions, often doing no more than to mirror the wider cycle of oppressions we all witness daily.
This one day workshop will therefore draw together how intersectional theory can help us understand that we each hold as aspect of privilege and otherness within ourselves, within our complex intersectional identities.
The second part of the day will involve us talking to difference and using the intersectional identities that we have all revealed in the first part of the day. What we will do is actually use skills common to couples’ work to help us to find a more comfortable way of talking to the other and listening to what the other says to us, without feeling a need to react based upon our own neurosis.
Throughout the day there will be periods where we will be able to reflect as a group and to gather ideas as to how we might take any ideas and realisations forward to therefore create or begin a process of systematic change. This will be concluded at the end of the day when we tie this together with a view to moving this forward considerably.
Dr Dwight Turner is Course Leader on the Humanistic Counselling and Psychotherapy Course at the University of Brighton, a PhD Supervisor at their Doctoral College, a psychotherapist and supervisor in private practice. His latest book Intersections of Privilege and Otherness in Counselling and Psychotherapy was released in February 2021 and is published by Routledge. An activist, writer and public speaker on issues of race, difference and intersectionality in counselling and psychotherapy, Dr Turner can be contacted via his website www.dwightturnercounselling.co... and can be followed on Twitter at @dturner300 .
Please note all our counselling training events are paperless you will be emailed your certificate and handouts after the event.
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