January 2016

Brighton: The Adult Only-Child in Therapy: Exploring the Stereotype

Saturday 19th March 2016 Trainer:  Dr Bernice Sorensen Venue: Training Room, City Coast Centre, Portslade (Brighton & Hove), BN41 1DG Schedule: 10am to 4.30pm (Registration at 9.45am) Course Fee:  £114  including ample lunch, all refreshments, and CPD Certificate Bernice will offer an experiential workshop looking at elements of the only-child experience. She will share findings from her research that have direct relevance to therapy and supervision, such as the importance of ‘witness’ when parents have died and there are no siblings to share memories; and the sense of isolation some only children can feel. As an only child herself she has spent the last 15 years collecting stories from other adult only-children across the world via her website. From these she is able to give a sense of the challenges of growing up an only child, and more significantly how this can impact the person during their life span, specifically in later life. [...]

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