Workshop Saturday 7 October 2017
Conceptualising and Working with the Erotic and Sexual Attraction in Therapy – issues and professional considerations
On Saturday October 7 2017 at London’s National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), Dr Maria Luca will offer a workshop.
This workshop will explore conceptualisations of the erotic in therapy, and through therapy vignettes from participants, explore how therapists identify sexual attraction and how they react. Appropriate responses and interventions will be discussed, especially principles of appropriate handling of sexual attraction, client to therapist, therapist to client and mutual. Experiential work on working with the erotic will be facilitated. More information to follow.
Dr Maria Luca is Senior Research Fellow at the School of Psychotherapy & Psychology, Regent’s University London. She is Reader in Psychotherapy & Counselling Psychology, Head of the Regent’s Reflections Research Centre and Editor of the Journal of Psychotherapy & Counselling Psychology Reflections. Previous administrative roles include Head of School of Psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology at RUL.
Location: National Council for Voluntary Organisations N1 9LR.
Timing: Registration and coffee 9.30am, the workshop will be from 10am to 5pm.
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