The Listening Well: Telling Our Story

Date: December 2, 2017

Time: 10am-5pm

Location: Wellspring

The Listening Well. Telling Our Story


November 2nd 2017 9.30a.m-4.30pm


 “I am listening to your marks- and lines-to your paint, your pastels, your clay….”


Eileen Wilson, Pauline Colles and Eilidh Gilbertson


(Workshop suitable for Therapists/Counsellors and those interested in therapeutic thinking.)


9.30am – 10.00am Coffee and registration


10.00am – 11.00am – Pauline Colles and Eilidh Gilbertson


Theoretical frameworks that participants work to:


A case study

Response Images using an I-pad

Shared story of supervision – Supervisee and Supervisor



‘Being listened to’ through art


12.00-1.00pm Lunch


1.00-2.30pm – Eileen Wilson


Psychodynamic Approaches with Children and Young People


. Key Theorists in Psychodynamic Thinking

.  Main theoretical Ideas in Psychodynamic Thinking

.  The Psychodynamic ‘Toolbox’


The Facilitative Ingredients of Therapeutic Play


. Introduction to Facilitative Ingredients for Exploration and Healing:

. Enabling Children to tell their story through the use of creativity – illustrated with case studies

. Assessment

. Outcomes


2.30 – 3.00pm Coffee


3.00-4.00pm Art – experiential to process day (in three groups)

Make our own exhibition at the end of the day.


4.00 – 4.30pm

Plenary and discussion and end – (CPD certificates).


Cost: £80 or £50 for Queen Margaret Students

Maximum number of participants – 16

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