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6/10/18 - CPD Managing the Ethics of Expected and Unexpected Endings


Managing the ethics of expected and unexpected endings in therapy.

A CPD workshop with Penny Pickles, Training Analyst.

Penny Pickles is a Training Analyst at the Society of Analytical Psychology and an Alumni of Tavistock Relationships. Penny has been a past Chair of the SAP and the BPC working party on ageing and retirement. She has been Chair of the SAP Ethics Committee and a member of the BPC Ethics Committee and is currently Chair of the IAAP Ethics Committee. She was also supervisor and co-ordinator for the IAAP training programme in Moscow for 7 years. Penny teaches on the SAP analytic training.

Outline of the Day:

We will look at a paper elaborating on the report on ‘Responsible Retirement’ for the BPC and other life cycle breaks in therapy.
This will be followed by questions and a general discussion. In the afternoon there will be small group discussion on various scenarios and how we might approach them within an ethical framework. The day will finish with the group reconvening for a plenary to discuss our thoughts and feelings about the day.
Cost of the day: £65, concessionary rate for WCP trainees: £50
Payment required at time of booking *
To book contact: or call 01373 453355

* All workshops must be paid for at time of booking. No refunds will be given for cancellations 7 days before the event.

26/9/18 - 10 week Introduction to Counselling and Listening Skills


Starting on Wednesday 26th September, our short 10 week, part time course will run in Frome for anyone interested in a career in counselling, in a helping profession or for self development.

Please contact 01373 453355 or email for more details. To book, a form can be downloaded from our website.

Low cost counselling places available in Bristol


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You-th Space - Free counselling for 15-18 year olds in Frome


Our free counselling service for young people aged 15-18 in Frome.

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Affordable Counselling in Street


Wessex Counselling & Psychotherapy is pleased to be able to offer professional, affordable counselling in the Street area.

To book an initial meeting please contact the office on 01373 453355 or email