Early Registration Offer*: Advanced Gestalt Integrated Training for QEC Practitioners. Programme 1 (20 Sept 24 - 16 April 25)

Early Registration Offer*: Advanced Gestalt Integrated Training for QEC Practitioners. Programme 1 (20 Sept 24 - 16 April 25)

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Part 1

First workshop at Melanie’s in Devon (includes lunch)

Friday 20 September 2024, 9am – Sunday 22 September 2024, 3pm

Sessions live, online with Melanie 6-8.30 pm (UK time)

Dates:

  • 2 October
  • 16 October
  • 30 October
  • 13 November
  • 27 November


Supervision groups in triads online 6-8.30 pm UK time

Dates: 

  • 25 September
  • 9 October
  • 23 October
  • 6 November
  • 20 November
  • 4 December (last in part one)


Melanie will sit in occasionally and will watch recorded sessions of practicums

Break December-January


Part 2

Second workshop at Melanie’s in 2025 in Devon (includes lunch)

Friday 31 January 2025, 9 am – Sunday 2nd February, 3 pm

Sessions live, online with Melanie 6-8.30 pm (UK time)

Dates:

  • 12 February
  • 26 February
  • 12 March
  • 26 March
  • 9 April (final goodbye)

Supervision groups in triads online 6-8.30 pm UK time

Dates: 

  • 5 February
  • 19 February
  • 5 March
  • 19 March
  • 2 April
  • 16 April (goodbye session)

Case study due in by end of April for certification

 

Programme

Part One, Weekend One

Gestalt will be taught through lectures and live demos, experiential work in triads supervised by Melanie.

Lawrence will be our host for making vegetarian lunches and providing teas and coffees.

These three days will cover Gestalt Fundamentals:

  • Phenomenology and the power of observation
  • Awareness raising, key to growth & development
  • Field theory- seeing the individual wholly and in context
  • The Sacred I-Thou Relationship as container for healing
  • The cycle of Healthy Self-Regulation
  • Contact and withdrawal, figure and ground

 

Lectures Online 

The first 5 sessions are online with Melanie on alternate weeks (see dates), and cover interruptions to contact & flow in the Gestalt healthy cycle of experience.

We will look at how QEC can work with and remove interruptions at each of stage in the cycle:

Session one: Sensation and Awareness

Session two: Mobilisation

Session three: Action

Session four: Contact

Session five: Satisfaction and withdrawal

Practicums

Practicums will be held online in your triads every other week and will explore what was learned in lectures. These will be recorded and share with Melanie when invited to do so. Melanie will sit in every fourth practicum.

Two-month break (mostly) December- January

 

Part Two, Weekend Two 

Gestalt will be taught through lectures and live demos, experiential work in triads supervised by Melanie.

Lawrence will be our host for making vegetarian lunches and providing teas and coffees

These three days will cover Gestalt experiment in expanding growth and awareness.

  • Grading and pacing
  • Challenge versus support
  • Empty chair and two chair dialogue
  • Dream work
  • Polarities and conflict resolution

Lectures Online

The final 5 sessions are online with Melanie on alternate weeks (see dates) and cover practical application of Gestalt therapy and integration with QEC work in specific areas.

Session one: Working with a client: assessment, treatment and structure. 8-10 sessions of Gestalt-QEC is required with a case study to certify

Session two: Resourcing a client

Session three: Working with Anxiety and Depression

Session four: Working with Shame

Session five: Working with Trauma; final session and goodbye


Practicums

Practicums will be held online in your triads every other week and will explore what was learned in lectures. These will be recorded and share with Melanie when invited to do so. Melanie will sit in every fourth practicum.

Certification will be done in May 2025 on satisfactory completion of case study and having attended all lecture sessions and practicums