In-person training sessions will be delivered by Heather Boyle BSc, MSc, MBACP.
Heather is a qualified Psychotherapist, and registered member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists. (MBACP).
She is trained in Person-Centred Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and High-Conflict Resolutions. She has worked for the NHS, Police Scotland and 3rd sector Mental Health Charities. She also runs her own private practice and further information can be found here.
"It has helped me focus on the importance of my own wellbeing. For me, fear and anxieties still surface going through events and difficulties that occur due to loss of contact, but I see my situation in a more fluid manner now."
– Quote From Father on Pilot Session
"I found the space that was created and held within the meetings allowed me to relax and there is a positive process now underway for me."
– Quote from Mother on Pilot Session
"I appreciate that now is a time to nurture a deeper acceptance of my situation"
– Quote from Father on Pilot Session
UNIT ONE - LOVE
The Loving Kindness Exercise
Examples of the type of love you have for your child
Thinking about how the love for your child manifests
UNIT TWO - LOSS: The Impact Of Loss
The impact of loss on your emotions
Exploring what emotions you see in yourself
UNIT THREE - LOSS: Parental Alienation
What is Parental Alienation
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross five stages of grief timeline activity
Dual Process Model of coping activity
UNIT FOUR - LOSS: Supporting Yourself
Regulating yourself through the loss/alienation
Gilbert's Emotional Regulation System
What is stress?
Stress/Destress and stress prevention videos
Assertiveness & Resilience
UNIT FIVE - LIVING: Part One
Helpful Coping Strategies
Sleep; Energy; Learning; Food; Connection; Activity; Reflection on reality; Environment