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Good Enough Counsellors: Finding the Courage and Confidence to Grow Your Practice

This series of workshops aims to help practitioners who want to develop and grow their counselling work. The workshops are designed for anyone who struggles with self-doubt in their practice.
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Good Enough Counsellors: Finding the Courage and Confidence to Grow Your Practice

Time & Location

02 Oct 2019, 19:00 – 21:30

About The Event

These linked workshops use the framework of Karpman’s Drama Triangle to help practitioners move away from fear and towards a focused, solution-oriented approach so that they feel able to expand their work into new areas.

Each week focuses on one aspect of the drama triangle and employs various therapeutic approaches to provide answers to common problems such as imposter syndrome and procrastination.

It is suitable for anyone who has the desire to move more deeply into their counselling practice but feels hampered both by practicalities such as time and money, and by their fears about being good enough to engage in the work.


PART 1: Wednesday  2nd October,  7pm - 9.30PM 

PART 2: Wednesday  9th October,   7pm - 9.30PM 

PART 3: Wednesday 16th October, 7pm - 9.30PM 

PART 4: Wednesday 23rd October, 7pm - 9.30PM 

Week 1: 

In this workshop we’ll work on exploring what it is that we are seeking to achieve in our practice, introduce the Drama Triangle and examine how it impacts us in terms of personal and professional growth. We’ll discuss alternative ways of being that enable a proactive approach to develop ourselves, our practice, and if relevant, our business.

Week 2: 

In the second workshop we will identify the ways in which we use self-criticism and shame to sabotage ourselves and our practice. We’ll discuss how self-care and self-compassion can make a difference when we’re encountering difficulties.

Week 3: 

In week 3, the focus is on the things that can distract us from working towards our goals. We’ll examine imposter syndrome, comparanioa, “shiny object syndrome”, and the qualification treadmill. We’ll discuss how to grow and be creative in our practice when experiencing self-doubt.

Week 4: 

To conclude the training, the final session will draw all the threads together and include group coaching. Participants are invited to bring an issue for discussion. This may be a business, practice, or personal dilemma and the coaching will be focused around the individual mindset issues that arise. Please note, this is not supervision and participants are reminded to work within the boundaries of confidentiality.

Feedback from Josephine’s workshops:

“This has been the most rewarding course I have attended as a counsellor. I feel like I have been given a great big hug and a huge boost to my sense of wellbeing”

“Very inspiring. Has definitely helped me to make a positive move towards setting up in private practice”

“I feel like you truly want me to grow as a person and in my practice – so authentic”

“It was just a lovely growth promoting workshop. It just felt completely safe and nurturing”

About Josephine Hughes

Helping counsellors to feel good enough

Josephine works with counsellors and therapists who feel frustrated because they want to help people but they can’t find work.

You have all the qualifications and skills you need but you don’t have the clients. She helps you to build your confidence so that you can earn a living doing what you love. She does this by helping you to value your unique mix of skills and experience. She helps you to identify the beliefs that are holding you back and to identify ways to move forward. When you work with her you will find the motivation and courage to take action. She helps you to find your purpose, your voice and your clients.

By supporting you through 1-1 coaching, training and a free Facebook group, Josephine helps you to help more clients.

Josephine is a BACP Accredited Counsellor who has worked in private practice since 2012.  She has over fifteen years experience in training adults and offers online coaching to therapists across the UK.

Visit Josephine's website 


About onlinevents

Sandra and John are a sibling team who are proud to be serving the helping professions for more than 10 years with online interactive learning. The workshop programme is being offered alongside the onlinevents CPD library which we believe is the world’s largest online library of video and audio learning, with instant certification for the helping professions including counsellors, coaches, teachers, supervisors and nurses.

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