A dual presentation
Title of presentation: Working online within an organisation
By: Jules Prentice
Jules will present on her experience of the transition from working with clients in a face to face setting to starting to deliver therapy online. This short presentation will look at working online within the context of a national organisation.
Jules is a psychotherapist delivering face to face and online support to individuals and couples coping with sexual and relationship issues. Her main areas of study include systemic therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and psychodynamic practice; however her specialism and professional interest is in sexual dysfunctions.
Jules currently works in private practice and for Relate National as a relationship therapist supporting their online live chat service.
Title of presentation: comparing the listening skills used in f2f counselling with those adopted within synchronous online exchanges
By: Dawn Williams
Having completed training in online counselling, I will be comparing the listening skills used in face-to-face counselling with those adopted within synchronous online exchanges. My evidence is taken from the experience as a new online practitioner.
Dawn has been working within a charity for 7 years called Choices Aberdeen as a supervisor for volunteers who offer support for pregnancy crisis, miscarriage/termination and grief/bereavement issues. Her background is pastoral having experience as a chaplain and as a chaplaincy volunteer. Relevant qualifications are; BA with Honours in Applied Theology, Diploma in Christian Ministry, NHS Certificate in Bereavement Awareness, Diploma in Grief and bereavement Counselling, Certificate in Counselling, Accredited Christian Counselling in – foundational Course in Counselling / Pregnancy Crisis Training Course using Counselling Skills, HNC in Social care with SVQ3 in Health and Social Care (children and young people)