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Date:
Saturday 23rd November 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm

Location:
Nutfield Lodge

Price:
£85.00

Workshop Overview

Boys get a bad press. They can be wonderful, dreadful, straightforward, complicated. They say they don’t care when, clearly, they do.

This workshop will be about understanding and supporting boys we work with, the boys who delight and disappoint us, who surprise and frustrate us.

Amongst other themes, we’ll explore boys and sex, schoolwork, intimacy, mother-figures, anger, dependency, father-figures, girls, groups, separation and sexuality.

This workshop will include theoretical input and practical and experiential exercises. We will share ideas, experiences and learn together and look at the work we do with boys, the relationships we have with them and the difficult situations they find themselves in.

Nick Luxmore

Our Facilitator Nick Luxmore is a trainer, school counsellor, teacher, youth worker and psychodrama psychotherapist (UKCP registered). He has 40 years’ experience of working with young people and with the professionals who support them.

His career has included teaching English and Drama in schools and prisons, teaching counselling at Oxford Brookes University, running a youth centre and youth theatre, setting up and managing a young people’s counselling and information service, working as a school counsellor and as a counsellor with young refugees and asylum seekers.

Nick currently works as a freelance supervisor, trainer and writer.

Nick is the author of a number of books about therapeutic work with young people, his most recent book being ‘Practical Supervision For Counsellors Who Work With Young People’ (Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017). Nick writes a blog for Psychology today and a column for BACP Children and Young People journal.

About this Workshop

Lunch: This break will be approx. 45 minutes. Please bring a packed lunch and a drink.
Please note there isn’t access to a microwave or fridge at this venue and there are no local shops accessable by foot.
Morning break: Teas, coffee and biscuits
Afternoon break: Teas, coffee and cakes

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