Couple Workshop October 2007

On 17 and 18 August 2007 eighteen therapists, including a few who travelled from Gauteng and KZN, participated in a Couple Therapy workshop in Somerset West. Participants gave very favourable feedback about the structure, theory, exercises and examples shared in this workshop. There seems to be a need for more teaching about therapy with relationships.

Some of the comments about what participants found useful:

“The structure: input (theoretical/technical) interspersed with conversations with others using a particular Narrative Therapy approach/stance.”

“I enjoy the creative way Elize presents, and teaches. (You should consider acting as a hobby.)”

“The metaphors and interaction with other therapists and the exercises.”

“The practical examples. Elize’s skill and experience in working with couples using a NT process. Clarifying concepts, unpacking beliefs and words we use without thinking