‘Suicide – Meaning, Myth, Management and Discussion on its implications on Zoom An exploration of suicidal thinking in counselling, its occurrence, relevance to counselling and management. The trainer will look at the history of suicide, the management of suicidal thoughts in medical and counselling practice and the myths surrounding suicide with plenty of opportunity of discussion of cases in Counselling. A discussion on the implication of suicide is scheduled in the afternoon from 12.00 – 1.30pm with Dorothy Harte, Head on Counselling at Alton Counselling Service.
- Saturday, 6 February 2021 – 10am to 1.30pm
- CPD: 3 hours
About the Trainers: Dr Paul Warren is the Clinical Advisor to ACS. He is a currently retired NHS Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist and continues to work in the medico-legal field. His role was to diagnose and plan treatment for service users with a variety of psychiatric diagnoses and to make decisions as to whether medication, therapy or a combination of both was of most value. In ACS, his role is to assess clients who may have a mental illness that may make counselling difficult or unsuitable and also, at times, to provide reassurance for Supervisors and Counsellors. Dorothy Harte is a very experienced BACP registered counsellor and psychotherapist with more than 35 years in agencies and private practice. She is also the Head of Counselling of Alton Counselling Service.