CPD: Practical Interviewing skills for Working Systemically with Families, Couples and Individuals

in this workshop the emphasis will be on presenting a range of practical skills developed by Barry and link these to theoretical ideas and the clinician’s use of self.  Detailed transcripts from his work will be used to show how he purs his interviewing ideas into practice.  he will also do a “live” interview with some people attending the workshop.  Another strand will address how clinicians can be better at taking relational risks within the therapeutic relationship and how clients can also be helped to become better relational risk-takers.  The workshop will give plenty of time for practice, exercises and discussion.

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Delivered by: Barry Mason

Barry Mason is is a family and systemic psychotherapist and supervisor based in London.  He has worked with families, couples and individuals for over thirty years.  he is a former director of the Institute of Family Therapy, London where he was also the director of the supervision programme and co-director of the doctoral programme.  his own doctoral research developed ideas in a systematic approach to managing chronic pain and is a member of the Advisory Board of Pain Concern UK.  He teaches in the UK and overseas – particularly in South East Asia and Australia.  He has authored/co-edited four books including publications on supervision, taking risks in working cross-culturally and the therapeutic relationship.  He has also contributed chapters to other books and published articles in numerous journals.  a new paper on his work with religious clients is due out in May of this year.


University Centre Doncaster, The Hub, Chappell Drive, Doncaster, DN1 2RF

Applying For This Course

This course is open to counsellors and therapists, working with individuals, couples and families.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

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