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The Therapeutic Use of Story in Counselling

September 22 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Presenter: Pam Blamey

This experiential workshop will explore the evidence for the therapeutic uses of storytelling and fairy tales in psychotherapy and counselling.

Participants can expect to gain:

  • An understanding of the genre of fairy tales and therapeutic stories
  • An understanding of how stories can be used in psychotherapy and counselling
  • An understanding of why and how they are useful
  • The experience of exploring a fairy tale using expressive arts
  • The experience of writing a story following a structure (Six Part Story Method)
  • Resources for further investigation

Presenter:  Pam Blamey B. Soc. Sci., Grad. Dip. (Counselling), Dip. Gestalt Therapy, M. Mental Health (Art Therapy) is a mother of three and grandmother to four. Since migrating to Australia from South Africa in 1981, she has had a varied career including nursing, teaching English as a second language, counselling (including couples and those experiencing Domestic Violence), co-facilitating women’s groups, and the use of art therapy.

Pam has been in the counselling field for about 28 years. Her childhood love of fairy tales was re-ignited a decade ago when she discovered their therapeutic properties. She developed and conducted workshops exploring the therapeutic meaning in stories, fairy tales and myth. As a free-lance art therapist, she has given lectures, talks and workshops, including art therapy group sessions for high school girls and people in residential care.

WHERE: Maleny Neighbourhood Centre, 17 Bicentenary Lane, Maleny

WHEN:  Saturday 22 September, 8.30am Registration.  Enjoy networking with other counsellors from 8.30am. Topic presentation starts at 9am sharp and concludes at 4pm.

Morning tea ONLY is provided.  There are many cafes located near the venue for lunch.

Please click on this link https://www.trybooking.com/375266 to make your online booking now and take advantage of the Early Bird Price.

Early Bird – payment needs to be made by Sunday 16 September 2018
QCA/PACFA Members: $125               Non Members: $135                      QCA/PACFA Student Members: $80

Full Ticket:
QCA/PACFA Members: $135               Non Members: $145

Capacity 30

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: This event attracts 6 Professional Development hours.

Cancellation and refund policy:  Request for a refund can be made by contacting Ros Turner at qca@qca.asn.au by the early bird cut off date. An admin fee of $5 will be deducted from the refund which is credited back to the card that was used for the booking.  Bookings are not transferable. 

Any requests outside of this time period may be considered on a case by case basis.

Details

Date:
September 22
Time:
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Organiser

QCA PD Committee

Venue

Maleny Neighbourhood Centre
17 Bicentenary Lane
Maleny,
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Details

Date:
September 22
Time:
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:
Event Tags:
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Organiser

QCA PD Committee

Venue

Maleny Neighbourhood Centre
17 Bicentenary Lane
Maleny,
+ Google Map