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Personal Development for Therapists


This 30-hour course allows qualified therapists to continue their personal growth within a group context.  

Therapists may miss the safe yet challenging environment of group work that they experienced during their training.  This course provides a space that allows them to continue to expand their personal awareness and ensure their ongoing personal development, self-care and personal fulfilment.  Aware that we cannot journey further with our clients than we have journeyed ourselves, therapists may see this as a vital support for themselves and their clients.  The course will be experiential in nature, using creative methods, reflection and group interaction.

A willingness to openly explore and share with others will be necessary.  Each group will have between eight and sixteen members.


This course does not lead to an additional qualification.  It is designed for personal growth only.

Anticipated Outcomes

The anticipated outcomes of this course are:

        greater self-awareness and sense of personal power

        greater capacity to self-reflect and take care of self

        greater compassion with self and others

        more authentic relationships with others personally and professionally

        an increased capacity to support clients

Course Content

This course invites participants to explore and deepen their personal awareness and to challenge themselves to continue growing.  The content will be varied and adapted to meet the needs of the group.  Topics that may be considered include; congruence, inner-child connection and  shadow work.


There is no assessment in this course however activities to consolidate the learning will be discussed and encouraged.

Delivery Format

This course is being held online via Zoom, therefore a good internet connection will be essential.

One full Saturday:  28 October (10:00am - 5:00pm Irish Standard Time)

Eight Wednesday evenings:  1 November - 20 December (7:00pm - 10:00pm Irish Standard Time)

N.B.  All courses are subject to a minimum enrolment of eight participants.


The cost of this programme is €30 per 3-hour session.  A deposit of €75.00 is taken to hold a place and three monthly instalments of €75.00 will be required.


If you are interested in attending this course, please apply via email.  In your email, please specify which course you are interested in and if you would like to be with a particular group.



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