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Mindfulness and working with anger

When

12/03/2020 09:30

Where

Perth

Type

Training

Category

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About this event

This workshop is designed for anyone working with children or young people whose levels of anger have become a source of concern. It will explore mindfulness-based stress reduction and cognitive techniques to help regulate and manage emotions like anger and anxiety.

Key learning:

  • Helping young people understand what anger is and where their anger comes from
  • What the cognitive approach tells us about anger and what our brain does when we experience angry feelings
  • The trigger, escalation and crisis phases in the Arousal Cycle
  • Mindfulness exercises to help children manage their angry feelings.

Facilitator bio

Jan Montgomery is an experienced and knowledgeable trainer. She is an BACP Accredited Adult Psychotherapist, a Play and Creative Arts Therapist, an EMDR Practitioner, NLP Practitioner and qualified Personal and Corporate Coach. Jan has also completed a Certificate in Traumatic Stress with the Trauma Centre at Bessel van der Kolk’s Justice Resource Institute, Brookline. Jan also completed the Mindfulness Association Level 2 Certificate of Readiness to Teach their Mindfulness Based Living Course (MBLC).

Jan has worked in health and social care in various roles throughout her career. She worked with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in the voluntary sector for almost a decade. This is where Jan developed an interest in working with attachment and trauma. She moved to working in foster care supporting children and carers of traumatised children. Jan then moved to work with adults with mental health challenges that prevented them from moving into employment.

Jan now has her own business offering training and consultancy. She also has a private psychotherapy and supervision practice. Jan is passionate about taking complex subjects and making them accessible to everyone. She believes that theories are important but understanding how they apply in practice is essential if we are to offer best practice to whose who access our services.

Jan loves learning new things. She enjoys being creative; embroidery and reading are just two of her favourite pastimes.

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