Working with the Male Psyche

1-day workshop | 28th May | John Paradise | Exeter

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We will begin by looking at the scale of the hidden crisis in men's mental health before moving onto explore their 'psyche'.

We will begin by looking at the scale of the hidden crisis in men's mental health before moving onto explore just what we mean by the term 'psyche'. This will lead us into discussion around how we each think about the male psyche and what we typically think of as forming parts of the male psyche.

We will examine the male psyche through a model of culture, adapted from Pearl Drego's concept of the Cultural Parent. Breaks will be naturally structured throughout the day. Working in a mix of plenary and triad groups the workshop will be very much experientially based.

We will examine just what is it like working with a man. Is there a difference in the transferential domain? Participants are encouraged to bring their own experiences of working with men, as we examine this through the lens of the male psyche cultural model.



Workshop Aim

To invite participants to consider the structure of the male psyche in their work with men.

Learning outcomes

  • State examples of the crisis in men's health
  • Cite a model of the male psyche
  •  Identify their own countertransference when working with a man
  • Describe the importance of the role of the father/other
  • Explain the concept of the father archetype
  • Recognise how their theories/modalities consider the father/other and the role of the father/other

Meet the tutor

John Paradise CTA (P) PTSTA(P) is a UKCP registered psychotherapist working in private practice in Exeter. John will be drawing upon his experience of working almost exclusively with men, often in long term therapy.

Who can join this workshop?

Trainees and qualified counsellors and psychotherapists.

How much will it cost?

  • General Admission - £75.00
  • IMC Student / Graduate - £60.00 
  • Free CPD Places for IMC Students Only - x 6, please check the Eventbrite page to see if there are spaces available. Email enquiries@ironmill.co.uk to be added to the waiting list. 

Workshop dates

  • Saturday 28th May 2022 in Exeter
  • 10am - 5pm GMT

COVID-19 Regulations

This is an 'in person' workshop, based at Iron Mill's venue in Exeter. The running of this workshop as an 'in person' workshop is dependent on the Covid-19 restrictions and social distancing measures in place at the time of the workshop date.

If Covid-19 restrictions are such that the workshop cannot go ahead in person, it will either be postponed or moved online. If this happens, all delegates will be contacted and offered the choice to re-book or receive a refund. We will review arrangements 2 weeks' before the event and inform you of any changes.

Course Venues:   Exeter   |   Poole   

 

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