COUNSELLING FOR CARERS by Sheila King Lassman & Marian Phillips
A deeper understanding of participants’ own response to issues involved in informal caring.
Clarifying the boundaries between the cared for and the carer.
Distinguishing between chronic problems in the clients’ relationship and problems reactive to the caring situation.
Possible identification as a result of the counsellor’s personal fears.
Carers need to be needed (co-dependency).
The morning will also include experiential exercises.
Sheila King Lassman MA,MBACP (Sen.Accred.)
Sheila King Lassman is a counsellor working with individuals and couples. She designs and teaches courses in counselling skills and is a counselling supervisor. She specialises in helping parents during and after separation and divorce, and has a particular interest in working with couples in mixed culture relationships. She has also been a supervisor for BYCAS.
Marian Phillips MSc.,C.Psychol. AFBPsS, MBACP (Sen.Accred.)
Marian Phillips is a chartered counselling psychologist who counsels individuals and couples. She designs and teaches courses in counselling skills and supervises individuals as well as groups of counsellors within organisations, which includes Barnet Carers. She has researched the effects of counselling in the rehabilitation of heart disease.