Training

I am accredited as a trainer by COSCA, the professional body for counselling and psychotherapy in Scotland, to deliver training in counselling skills at certificate level, and am a member of the Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland training team.

Topics for training courses include:

  • Understanding loss and grief
  • Developing skills in bereavement support
  • Supporting bereaved colleagues
  • Designing and delivering meaningful funerals
  • "More Questions Than Answers" - supporting people bereaved by suicide
  • Working with bereaved clients at work

                          

Comments from recent courses included:

  • "I think this was a particularly interesting and enjoyable talk and very relevant both professionally and personally.
  • "Excellent speaker who clearly knew his subject." 
  • "Interesting and thought provoking presentation" 
  • "Our team feel the benefit of a better understanding when dealing with bereaved families." 
  • "I am confident I will retain and use the practical and theoratical elements of the training in the future."
  • "I found the session very helpful and feel more able to talk to patients who have recently had a family death.

If you, or your staff, could benefit from developing skills in this area, please get in touch, using the contact form to explore how we could work together.