During this symposium, presenters will discuss the different approaches they have developed to meet the needs of people arriving with a variety of mental and emotional health issues.
Selina Hatherley, RSHom, will discuss methodologies, potencies and therapies, sharing her experience of using a ‘holistic toolbox’ in an integrated approach to healthcare. She will talk about patient and practitioner mental health, both in the context of clinics at Grenfell and in private practice.
After graduating from Purton House School of Homeopathy in 2004, Selina ran a clinic at a supported housing group, treating people with drug, alcohol and mental health problems. She is a supervisor for students and practitioners and a core member of Side by Side @ Grenfell.
Sue Craven, RSHom, will give an overview of her work with homeless and vulnerable people. She will explain how she adapts her approach to the varying needs of clients with complex needs and discuss issues she has encountered when working within different organizations.
Sue’s training in homeopathy followed fifteen years working in social care with individuals with mental health, drug and alcohol problems. Since qualifying in 2002, she has held funded posts as a homeopath in a range of community services. She currently practices in two day centres and a GP’s surgery. She has always followed her passion for providing accessible homeopathic clinics to clients when they are in crisis and really enjoys working with homeless people.
Bob Blair, LCH, PCH, will present the case of a woman with panic attacks and chronic depression, both arising from a history of childhood abuse. He will demonstrate how the Sensation Method can be used to find a remedy that resonates with the patient at every level of her suffering and discuss the relevance of a particular miasm to such cases.
Before becoming immersed in Rajan Sankaran’s Sensation Method, Bob trained with Jeremy Sherr. In his teaching at various UK colleges and abroad, he now delights in synthesizing information from a variety of sources and teachers and in communicating different approaches to case-taking and analysis, adapting the process to suit the individuality of each patient.
Nicola Vanlint, Psychotherapist / CBT and EMDR Counsellor Accredited MBACP, PG Dip Counselling, will consider safeguarding issues, for both the client and the practitioner, and discuss the value of clear contracting, regular supervision and boundaries within the therapeutic relationship.
Nicola has worked within mental services for over 13 years. Her first placement was with the charity ‘Mind’ where she worked as a telephone counsellor, then crisis counsellor and training consultant. She gained knowledge and experience of a wide range of mental health conditions from clinical depression to schizophrenia. Nicola has had a private practice since 2009 and is the founder of www.yourwellnessrooms.co.uk a holistic wellbeing centre in London. She says “Working within an organisation like Mind there is support, advice and guidance readily available. Whereas working in a private practice this support is not there on a daily basis and it can feel isolating. Gaining regular one to one and peer supervision is paramount for the therapist and client’s wellbeing”
Tessa Jordan, RSHom, will discuss her understanding of the links between homeopathy and Dr Bach’s system of healing with flower remedies. Although this is a large topic, she will give a brief overview of ways in which Bach flower remedies can complement homeopathic treatment, giving examples from cases she has worked with.
Tessa uses both homeopathy and flower remedies to empower her patients to achieve good health both emotionally and physically. She has an active practice and trains practitioners in the use of Dr Bach’s flower remedies. Following his philosophy, she identifies links between emotional distress and physical symptoms to inform her case-taking and prescriptions.
This event is intended both for homeopaths and for practitioners of other disciplines.
Vegetarian lunch and refreshments included.
All applications should be received 3 weeks prior to the event in order to ensure a place.
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