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All GCS courses are temporarily postponed due to the pandemic. Visit: www.galwaycounselling.com


Jobs 

The Social and Health Education Project Ltd- Vacancies: Link.

Onsite EAP Counsellor. Link.
Pieta house Athlone vacancies. Link.

Volunteer placements closes 26/10: Link.
Couples Therapist (closing date 1st November) Link

HALO: Volunteer Psychotherapist / Counsellor (Under 18’s Substance Misuse Treatment Programme) Kildare Youth Services   087 6164467   045 872500  Email: tommy.hunt@kys.ie


In a Nutshell

Self Care in Level 5, Covid 19 5km restriction. Download the free app: maps.me on your iphone. I dont know if there is an android equivalent. This amazing offline map shows tracks/paths all over Ireland that you can explore through walking sometimes cycling and also reveals canal, rivers for kayaking etc. Some may be overgrown but many are accessible. For example in Rosscahill woods, Co. Galway many tracks are shown on the map that you mightn't notice or get lost on them without the app. 


Events  

Autism training for Counsellors and Psychotherapists November 14th: Link.

Introduction to Compassion Focused Therapy for Depression by Dr Chris Irons 6th November. Interactive Webinar on Zoom (Recording available for 30 days afterwards). Link.

Art of Living and Dying: Healing Spiritual Suffering (Fri 20/11 Sun 22/11). online workshop where you will learn healing practices to support body-mind-spirit wellness, as well as practical tools for dealing with suffering related to aging, serious illness, and the end of life. Insight is drawn throughout from Celtic spirituality, bringing to light the beauty of all of life’s tThe workshop is followed by five monthly online Circle of Trust© study groups. Early Bird Price €295 available until 20/10/2020. Group discounts also available. For more details contact Patricia Hallahan (Dublin) nealtru@gmail.com (087) 661 5729 or Úna McKeever (Galway) unamckeever21@gmail.com (087) 250 5015. Register online at www.sacredartofliving.org/irish-programs.

Galway Rape Crisis Centre Specialist Training in Working with Sexual Violence 2020/21. Applications are invited for our intensive 14 day blended learning training which equips counsellors/psychotherapists to deepen their knowledge and understanding in the area of sexual violence. This training is open to accredited and pre-accredited counsellors and psychotherapists. The programme is informed by over 25 years of counselling survivors of sexual abuse and violence and draws on a range of theoretical  models including trauma therapy, body centred psychotherapies, attachment theory and mindfulness self-awareness. The training is delivered over 7 weekends and will commence in December 2020. (Due to COVID 19 we are working to deliver this training in a blended online/group meeting format). For further details and an application form please contact ‘education@grcc.ie’ or 091 564800. Closing date for applications October 30th.

Supervisor's Online CPD Workshop. "Staying Cool Under Fire" Working with Anger in the Counselling Room. Thurs 3rd Dec 10am - 12:00 VENUE: Online. This experiential and interactive workshop is for counselling & psychotherapy supervisors. To register, please click the link below; https://www.eventbrite.com/e/supervisors-workshop-staying-cool-under-fire-tickets-120373208507

Tivoli Institute are offering all courses (MA, MA part exemption for practitioners, BA and Foundation (online). Some of the courses will be blended delivery. Visit: www.tivoliinstitute.com


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