The Drama of Being An Adolescent

Facilitator Jon Blend MA (with Playback South Theatre Company).

Adolescence can be a turbulent journey to emergent adulthood; a successful transition requires relationships that offer a good enough mix of support and challenge.

For some teenagers however coping with personal and social changes encountered en route is made more difficult by experiences of bullying, family breakdown, and loss, even violence.

For some teenagers however coping with personal and social changes encountered en route is made more difficult by experiences of bullying, family breakdown, and loss, even violence.

Confronted with such pain some may withdraw whilst others engage in anti- social or hazardous contact styles.

The Course

This course caters for psychotherapists/ counsellors and other professionals working with adolescents in a therapeutic/pastoral capacity. The course draws on the approaches of Gestalt therapists Mark McConville and Violet Oaklander, Attachment and Family Systems theories and Playback Theatre .

Nov 4-7, 2015; venue: Gestalt Centre, London NW1.

For information/booking, please email Hilary Jones

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