Personal Development (2) - Continuing to Grow



Overview

This 30-hour course allows participants to deepen their self-awareness and personal growth.  All members of the group will have previously completed the course “Personal Development and Counselling Skills” with Paula and therefore will have the skills to offer appropriate support to each other.


This course will be experiential in nature and will feel comparable to the previous group experience.  There will be new material to explore with a focus on making personal application of the material in one’s own life.  This will be beneficial personally as well as benefiting participants in their interactions with family, friends and colleagues.


A willingness to openly explore and share with others will again be necessary.  Each group will have between eight and sixteen members.  The group may well be a 'new’ group, drawing together participants from a variety of previous groups.  A new contract regarding confidentiality will be established at our first meeting.



Progression

This course does not lead to a professional qualification as a Counsellor or Psychotherapist.  It is designed for personal growth only.



Anticipated Outcomes

The anticipated outcomes of this course are:


    ▪    greater self-awareness and sense of personal choice and responsibility

    ▪    greater self-worth and confidence

    ▪    greater compassion with self and others

    ▪    more authentic relationships with others personally and professionally

    ▪    more effective communication skills in relationships



Course Content

This course invites participants to explore and deepen their personal awareness particularly in relation to patterns of communication, congruence, inner-child connection, shadow work and group dynamics.



Assessment

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-day (10:00 am - 5:00 pm Irish Standard Time) and eight Wednesday evenings (7:00 pm - 10:00 pm).


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



Cost

The full cost of this programme is €300.  A deposit of €75.00 is taken to hold a place and three monthly instalments of €75.00 will be required.



Enrolment

If you are interested in attending this course, please apply via email.  As all participants will have attended the previous training, no interview will be necessary.  In your email, please specify which course you are interested in and if you would like to be with a particular group.



Dates

The next group will commence Monday 31 October.  Please apply as soon as possible to reserve a place.  Full dates are given below.


Monday 31 October:  10:00 am - 5:00 pm  (lunch: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm) 

Wednesday 2 November:  7:00pm - 10:00pm

Wednesday 9 November:  7:00pm - 10:00pm

Wednesday 16 November: 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Wednesday 23 November:  7:00pm - 10:00pm

Wednesday 30 November:  7:00pm - 10:00pm

Wednesday 7 December:  7:00pm - 10:00pm

Wednesday 14 December: 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Wednesday 21 December:  7:00pm - 10:00pm