An Intro to Therapeutic Skills for Health Psychologists - Training and professional development - University of Derby

An Intro to Therapeutic Skills for Health Psychologists

University of Derby, Students

Gain an understanding of the personal, professional and interpersonal skills required to deliver HP therapeutic practice

An Introduction to Therapeutic Skills for Health Psychologists 

Delivered By: Sasha Cain & Dr Claire Hallas - Practitioner Health Psychologists, SCCH Health Psychology Consulting LLP.

Location: University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, DE22 1GB

Date: Wednesday 21st June 2017

Price: Students / Trainees £125, Qualified Professionals £150

The course is suitable for trainee and qualified health psychologists, wishing to develop their applied health psychology research/practice with individual clients.

What will be covered by the course?

  • Personal and interpersonal issues in health psychology therapeutic practice
  • Applying technical therapeutic skills in health psychology practice
  • Building your confidence and skills in therapeutic practice

How will this course help me?

The aim is for attendees to gain a comprehensive understanding of the personal, professional and interpersonal skills required to deliver HP therapeutic practice (and/or applied intervention research) with individuals. Specifically to be able to:

  • Describe the basic clinical framework for working in therapeutic practice with individual health psychology patients/clients
  • Be self-aware of personal factors and schema that can impact upon therapy outcomes
  • Identify the range of communication skills required for effective practice with individual patients/clients and their purpose within the therapeutic process
  • Understand the key technical therapeutic skills (e.g. Socratic questioning and guided discovery, collaboration, negotiation) required to develop and maintain the health psychologist-patient/client therapeutic alliance and its impact on clinical outcomes
  • To identify key changes in therapeutic working style that can be implemented within their current role

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