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Date21 Nov 2018, Wed
Time9am - 5pm
VenueRoyal Plaza on Scotts Singapore Hotel Including Tea breaks and International Gourmet Buffet Lunch at Award winning Carousel Restaurant (Halal Certified)
FeeS$ 600 (Nett)
ContactJaslyn
9767 9686 / 6278 9785
jaslyn@cbsgroup.com.sg
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Nov 2018

Being Your Own Therapist in The Face Of Adversity

- Master the art of self-healing

Learning to be your own healer when times are trying

Did you ever wish you could find a way to bounce back psychologically from difficult situations?

This workshop on being your own therapist aims to impart you with evidence-based strategies to self-soothe and restore psychological functioning when you are going through periods of stress and adversity.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

KEY TAKEAWAYS

The ability to self-heal is an important function that many therapists aims to impart to their clients in treatment so that the good effects of therapy is sustainable over time.

  • Learn to identify your internal monologues and where they come from.
  • Learn to challenge self-defeating beliefs and modify them with healthier ones.
  • Understand the impact of mindset on emotions, behaviours and physiology.
  • Learn different strategies that are linked with your cognitions, emotions, physiology and behaviours.
  • Learn how self-healing can improve interpersonal relationships.
  • Understand the motivation behind positive behaviour stage and ways to enhance that.
  • You can not only help yourself but potentially become a more empathetic and supportive boss/ colleague/ friend/ family member.

COURSE OUTLINE

COURSE OUTLINE

Being Your Own Therapist in The Face Of Adversity

  • Understanding the role of internal monologues in affecting psychological wellbeing.
  • Learning how to identify distorted and self-defeating beliefs and ways to modify them.
  • Learning about the ABCs of dealing with difficult situations.
  • Learning the 3Ds of managing trying situations.
  • Understanding the 4 domains of wellbeing.
  • Learning strategies within the 4 domains.
  • Understanding the stages of change model and ways to successfully increase motivation for positive change.
  • Learning how to translate strategies of wellbeing into daily living.

PERFECT TARGET AUDIENCE

PERFECT TARGET AUDIENCE

Whether you are a business owner, parent, senior executive, employee, human resource professional, sales and marketing executive, teacher, lecturer, counsellor, military officer, police officer or a coach, this course will transform the way you manage challenging situations that threatens to demoralize or decompensate you.

This course will be extremely useful to you, because stress and negative events are part and parcel of daily living. If we cannot eliminate them, how can we turn these threats into opportunities? How can we better understand and support people around us when they are struck by challenges and adversities? This workshop provides you with useful insights and the answers you have always been looking for.

ABOUT THE TRAINER

ABOUT THE TRAINER

Lawrence Tan is a registered psychologist and professional trainer. He holds dual certifications as a clinical supervisor with both the Singapore Psychological Society as well as the Association for Professionals specializing in Addictions Counselling. He has previously served as a Senior Psychologist, Head Trainer and Head of gambling services with the National Addictions Management Service (NAMS) and has 12 years of experience working with patients struggling with both addictive disorders as well as other psychological distress including mood disorders, trauma and interpersonal psychopathology. He is well-trained in conducting group psychotherapy, flexibly utilizing cognitive behavioural, psychoanalytic, relational and inter-subjective approaches in his treatment. He is regularly featured in the newspapers (e.g. The New Paper, Straits Times) and popular radio stations like 93.8FM, 95.8FM and 97.2FM for his take on issues related to psychological wellness (e.g. depression, childhood disorders, trauma, addictive behaviours, different of psychological treatments). His qualitative work with patients have been well published in journals like the Medical journal of addiction medicine & therapy, Journal of Addiction Research and the Journal of Neurological sciences. In the third quarter of 2017, Lawrence was invited by the Journal of Neurological Sciences to be one of their editors. He is widely featured in the media and well sought after by both private and government agencies for his expert opinion on professional issues in his related area of work. Lawrence is skilled at looking into new clinical initiatives, tracking treatment outcomes, training and supervising new clinicians.
As he is passionate about teaching, Lawrence regularly conducts both public education talks and professional workshops on managing addictive behaviours and other disorders. In 2009, He was awarded a Health Manpower Development Program scholarship for a two-month attachment at the Problem Gambling Services, State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health, US, where he further enhanced his clinical expertise in gambling disorders. He was also awarded the NHG Teaching Award for Non-Physicians in 2012.

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