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Start date: 7 October 2023
Open Event: Thursday 15 June 7pm - 8pm - Book your place
Course length: 2 terms
Fee: £1,980+ £50 application fee (non refundable)
Course code: PC3
How to apply: Recruitment process is now open. Please scroll down and click on Apply Now button to access a digital application form.
Application deadline: 31 July 2023
Location: Online using Zoom teleconferencing app/web platform
Teaching and supervision is provided by senior staff. All our trainings and supervisions are delivered by highly experienced staff at Tavistock Relationships.
This CPD course takes place over two terms and consists of 8 full day Saturday workshops. It focuses on thinking about relationships and sex and applying this understanding to participants’ work.
The course consists of lectures, films, role play, discussion and will cover topics such as couple dynamics, sexual desire and arousal, talking about sex, sexual dysfunctions and sexual compulsivity.
The course aims to increase understanding, knowledge and confidence in working with the sexual relationship.
Workshops and seminars on topics which include the couple relationship, psychosexual development, intimacy, desire and arousal, the causes of sexual dysfunction, the impact of infertility, plus working with sexual trauma, pornography and sexual compulsivity
Tutorials: 3 individual tutorials with an experienced psychosexual practitioner
3,000 word essay (Those not wishing to complete the essay may be able to gain a certificate of attendance)
This CPD course is suitable for counsellors, psychotherapists and other healthcare professionals, who want to develop their expertise in discussing sexual issues.
Dates for 2023/2024
Saturdays 10am-4pm on the following dates:
"The course has enhanced my life and I believe will enhance my future practice."
"I cannot praise this course enough. It is so thorough and well-informed and the tutors are clearly passionate about their work. If only more courses were offered on Zoom, I would be signing up to one every year; childcare and travel make it difficult to go to London for courses."
"I’ve been very impressed and inspired by the teaching sessions, which are a really good balance between theory and ‘real life’ examples/case studies, which help to bring the theory to life."
"Very good experience contributing to my practice and the way I work with psychosexual issues"
“The content was well planned and delivered….overall an excellent course”
Bridget Wilkins is a couple and individual psychodynamic and psychosexual therapist and faculty staff member at Tavistock Relationships. She has responsibility for programming the centre’s Psychosexual Studies Certificate and for the Psychosexual Diploma. A former BBC producer, she retrained at Tavistock Relationships, completing their post graduate diploma in Couple and Individual Psychodynamic Psychotherapy before training as a Psychosexual Therapist. She has a particular interest in the impact of emotional experience on both the body and the mind.
There is an application fee of £50 (non refundable) for applicants.
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Bridget Wilkins (Psychodynamic and Psychosexual Couples Therapist, Accred. COSRT, MBACP) is a couple and individual psychodynamic and psychosexual therapist and faculty staff member at Tavistock Relationships. She has responsibility for programming the centre’s Psychosexual Studies Certificate and for the Psychosexual Diploma. A former BBC producer, she retrained at Tavistock Relationships, completing their diploma in Couple and Individual Psychodynamic Psychotherapy before training as a Psychosexual Therapist. She has a particular interest in the impact of emotional experience on both the body and the mind.