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PCP “Circus” >>

A PCP “Circus” is offered to any group new to PCP who would like a day learning more about PCP. Costs would be the provision of a place to meet + travel of the presenter + subsistence only to where in the UK you are. The programme is tailored to requested areas of interest. Details from pcp.assn@gmail.com



The course will provide an introduction to the theory and principles of Personal Construct Psychology (PCP). The theoretical base of PCP is broad and robust, which makes this an approach with wide applicability in clinical and educational settings, but also in supervision, coaching, staff management, staff development, and organisational change. Following completion of the Foundation Course there are opportunities to attend further workshops and supervision in order to help you to begin to apply the theory in your own setting, should you wish.

Personal Construct Psychotherapy, which has developed from PCP, is a flexible approach to therapy which is well suited to consultation and short term work, as well as to more intensive clinical work. It is suitable for all client groups, ages, and ranges of ability. In this age of the quick fix, Personal Construct Psychotherapy is often useful when other therapies have failed to produce sustained improvement.

The course is taught by tutors who have many years of experience in PC, and are all HCPC registered. Between them, they have a range of publications about their therapeutic work using PCP. The tutors are Diane Allen, Peter Cummins, Heather Moran, Sally Robbins and Grant Weselby. A maximum of 14 places are available which means that the group is small enough for both good discussions and personalised teaching. The Foundation Course has always contained a large component of practical exercises which help participants to engage well with the materials presented. The course is delivered in a seminar format and so participants are expected to prepare for sessions in advance in order to benefit from this.

This course is offered in Coventry by the Coventry Constructivist Centre and runs for five full days. It is held at Queen’s Road Baptist Church, Coventry, from 10.00am – 4pm each day. Details can be found on the PCPA website at www.personalconstructuk.org and also on the Coventry PCP website at www.covpcp.com

The course dates are on Thursdays, : April 19th, April 26th, May 3rd, May 10th, and May 17th. The course fee is £175 for the whole course, which includes the seminar materials. The fee includes drinks and biscuits but it does not include lunch. Participants are asked to provide their own packed lunch for the short lunch break, or they can use the on site café.

If you would like to attend, please email sally@covpcp.com to book a place. When that is confirmed, you will need to pay the fee to secure your place, together with details of your name, professional role, personal email address & mobile number (for emergency contact in case of a problem before or during the course).

Places are allocated on a first come, first served basis. In the event that there are insufficient numbers to proceed with the course, all monies will be refunded. Please note that the fee cannot be refunded for failure to attend once a place is reserved.

Foundation Course in Personal Construct Psychology West London 2018 >>

This foundation course in Personal Construct Psychology (PCP) will benefit anyone wishing to understand behaviour change both in individuals and groups. On this course you will explore how people make sense of the world, by standing in another person's shoes and understanding what their unique core values are and how they respond when these are challenged, how they cope with change.

PCP is a meta theory that provides us with a powerful tool in exploring and understanding behaviour change, in individuals, organisations, and society as a whole. It will benefit people working in education, in business and in behaviour change.

Clare Morris, a psychotherapist with twenty years experience applying and teaching Personal Construct Psychology, teams up with David Dansky of Cycle Training UK. Clare uses PCP in her work with people at all stages of dementia and other forms of cognitive impairment, developing a variety of interventions that help improve people's quality of life and wellbeing. David is a teacher who now works in cycling and transport behaviour change and uses PCP both in his work in educating people to consider how they move around, as well as in managing human resources as a member of one of the UKs leading worker's cooperatives, Cycle Training UK.

Clare and David are co authors of Carsickness: reconstruing driving and cycling (Personal Construct Psychology at 60: Papers from the 21st. International Congress) and have collaborated to develop the award winning project Positive Spin: enabling people with dementia and their families to cycle.

They will be facilitating this 6 day foundation course comprising three 2 day units:
2nd/3rd February 2018 16/17th February 2018 2nd/3rd March 2018

Fees: £850 for all 3 units £300 per unit

The course is of interest to anyone working with change in any area, and the group process benefits greatly from studying PCP and change across a range of contexts. The style of learning is experiential, illustrating the theory by looking at your own ways of making sense in the world, and participants will be facilitated to apply the ideas in their own practice.

Enquiries to Clare Morris
by email: clrmrrs@me.com
by phone: 07545 287139

PCP Coventry Quarterly Study Days Programme 2018 >>

PCP Coventry Quarterly Study Days Programme 2018

Each day includes a focus on a specific PCP technique (For each of these days, please confirm if you intend to come so that I can send out materials and references ahead of time, and you can arrange pre-payment)

March 16th 2018 Prof Harry Procter – Using Qualitative Grids: Construing Sibling Relationships
(with a focus on developing your knowledge of using PEG grids in your practice) Download info pdf

June 15th 2018 PCP Approaches to Transgender Experiences

September 14th 2018 PCP and Supervision

December 7th 2018 Dr. Chris Cutler and Grant Weselby (title to be confirmed)

Future Study Day (date to be confirmed) Dr. Devi Jankovic on Cross Cultural Construing

Contact Sally Robbins sally@covpcp.com or 07508 399 452 to book a place.
The cost, which includes tea, coffee and cake, is generally £25 per day, however the March 2018 day will be £30, due to increased costs for that day. Study Days run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The venue is Queen’s Road Baptist Church, Coventry, CV1 3FE which is near to Coventry Station and its car park, and also to other parking– see qrbc website for further details. There is wifi, an on-site café where you can buy lunch, and other cafes within 400 yards.

PCP Quarterly Study Days are open to people who have completed the Foundation Course in PCP