Conference 4th February 2017
The Heart of Integrative Psychotherapy: putting theory into practice
For the first time in this millennium, key figures from all the British Integrative Psychotherapy Training Programmes will join with UKAPI to offer a day exploring what is at the heart of integrative psychotherapy. We will focus on both current contemporary exciting developments in the field as well as the challenges we face. This will be an important day for everyone interested in Integrative Psychotherapy – practitioners, trainees and educators.
Speakers will include Tree Staunton – Bath’s BCPC; Lissie Wright – The Minster Centre; Professor Maria Gilbert – Metanoia Institute; Professor John Nuttall and Dr Maria Luca – Regent’s University London; Drs Jane Hunt, Lyndsey Moon and Jean O’Callaghan – Roehampton University; Dr Lorraine Price – The Sherwood Institute; Dr Heward Wilkinson – Scarborough’s SCPTI and Richard Davis – University of Central Lancashire; Panel Chair – Cynthia Ransley, UKAPI.
In the afternoon, there will be two sets of experiential workshops in which practitioners will offer an insight into the way their integrative model influences their practice.
Workshops will include: Richard Davis and students/graduates, Praxis, Perplexity and Perfection: students’ perspectives on the challenge of developing an integrative frame. Mark Gullidge and Sue Daniels, Disintegrating World: what can integrative therapy offer practitioners and clients in 2017? Professor Maria Gilbert, Reflection on the Integrative Process. Dr Jane Hunt, Religion in the Psychotherapeutic Space: the new taboo. Dr Maria Luca, Sexual Attraction in Therapy. Philippa McInerney, Creativity and play within an Integrative Frame. Gerhard Payrhuber, ‘What’s real about the real relationship? And what role does it play in an integrative frame?’
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After the conference day there will be a drinks reception followed by the UKAPI Annual General Meeting. We hope you will join us, there!
Book before December 22 for the early booking fee – UKAPI members and trainees, £95, Non-member £110.
Workshop 17th June 2017
The Vital Parenting Tasks: Thinking about parenting and the experience of having been parented (That’s Everyone!)
On Saturday June 17th 2017 at London’s NCVO, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapists Laine Jäderberg MA and Mandy Sarankin will offer a workshop.
This workshop introduces a model for thinking about parental capacity and its use in clinical practice. The model’s roots were borne out of psychotherapy with children and adolescents, however it can be applied by adult one-to-one therapists or those working with couples. We explore how a client’s own experience of being parented is played out in various ways such as how they may parent their own child, in their couple relationships, friendships, work and other relationships.
The day will include:
- An introduction to the basic principles of The Vital Parenting Tasks model
- A mix of experiential and didactic learning
- The opportunity to explore your own and client material in relation to this topic
More details to follow.
The United Kingdom Association for Psychotherapy Integration (UKAPI) is a UK based professional association for practitioners who hold an interest in relational, integrative psychotherapy.
UKAPI views integrative psychotherapy as an approach to the psychotherapeutic endeavour which acknowledges the resonances between different schools of therapeutic thought, draws on concepts from various models, and explores client relationships both inside and outside the therapy room.
UKAPI aims to provide opportunities for practitioners to explore integrative psychotherapy theory, practice and current thinking through continued professional development events in the form of workshops and conferences, and our annual journal, The British Journal of Psychotherapy Integration.
UKAPI’S workshops and conferences offer a space to connect with practitioners with similar interests, and a forum for lively discussion, debate and learning. We value the participation of practitioners from a wide range of training backgrounds, and members and non-members alike. Join our mailing list to receive regular updates on UKAPI events via email.
Membership is renewable annually in June. For individual members, this includes this year’s edition of the British Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, online access to all journals since 2004, your own entry in our Find an integrative psychotherapist and/or supervisor directory, and a discount on all workshops and conferences run by UKAPI. You will receive regular information and updates on UKAPI plans and development.
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The British Journal of Psychotherapy Integration
The British Journal of Psychotherapy Integration has been the key British resource for the exploration of Integrative Practice and Research since 2004. View the Journal Section of our website if you are interested in submitting an article or wish to read about the content of past editions of the journals.
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