Working Creatively With Survivors Of Abuse (Full)

with Karen Lake

This experiential one day workshop will focus on using creative techniques to support clients who have experienced abuse and trauma.

The day will include discussion and self reflection on the personal and professional challenges we can face when working with survivors of abuse. We will also explore creating external and internal safe spaces through ritual and visualization and through using metaphor and creative writing we will develop skills to help clients gain an aesthetic distance and a different perspective on their trauma.

Date:4th November 2017 10am-4.30pm

Cost: £60(full wage). £50(Part wage)

This includes home-made organic vegetable soup and bread for lunch.

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About Karen

Karen has practised as a Person-Centred creative arts therapist, clinical supervisor and trainer for twenty years, working in a variety of settings nationally and internationally. Her specialist areas include working therapeutically with children and adults who have experienced childhood abuse. She is the adoptive mother of two children who have been affected by severe early years neglect and trauma within their birth family. Karen has used her professional and personal knowledge and experience to devise training packages to facilitate others in understanding and working therapeutically with the effects of attachment, trauma and abuse.