SFBT with Children & Adolescents

  • Certification: IICP will issue a CPD Certificate of Attendance. CPD: 6 hours

  • QQI: N/A

  • Cost: €95.00 (15% Discount for IICP Students/ Alumni and VCS Counsellors)

    • NOTE: Summer Series Special Offer – Book any two workshops and get a third free (cannot be used in conjunction with alumni discount)
  • Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm

  • Date: Sunday 13 June 2021


This innovative training will explore the integration of a solution focused approach to enhance professional practice with children and adolescents. It will offer a space to explore the issues of adolescence and the implications for the engagement with clients in these stages of transition. The workshop will focus on the use of SFBT as part of a proactive approach to engaging children and adolescents.

Course Content:

In this one day introductory workshop, participants will:

  • Gain an understanding of a proactive approach to working with children & Adolescents
  • Learn about developmental considerations when working with young clients
  • Learn the tenets of solution-focused therapy in relation to clinical work with minors
  • Practice solution focused questions and techniques for goal setting, scaling, and focusing on strengths


  • Sunday 13 June 2021, 9:30am – 4:30pm

Who Should Apply:

  • This course is suited for Counsellors, psychotherapists, psychologists and therapists-in-training who want to learn more about the subject area.


  • €95.00 (15% Discount for IICP Students/ Alumni and VCS Counsellors)
  • This course is part of IICP’s Summer Series and eligible for our 3 for 2 offer so book any two summer series workshops and get a third one free!

    • Note: The discount for IICP Students / Alumni and VCS Counsellors cannot be used in conjunction with the 3 for 2 offer.


  • This workshop will take place online, using a software called Zoom. Participants will be sent a link to join the online platform before the course commences.

Getting Started

Please note due to the current Covid -19 restrictions, our office team are working remotely. Therefore we would encourage you to apply online for speedy process of your application. Should you have any questions in relation to making your online application please contact Triona on 086-0499154.

Simply click the below button to be brought to our online application process. When prompted, please select ‘CPD Short Term’, then select ‘CBT and Anxiety’ and complete the form.

Online Application Form

If you have any trouble at any stage of the application please click here to get in touch and we will be happy to help.

Why attend this CPD Course?

  • Gain new knowledge and skills related to using SFBT with Children & Adolescents

  • Apply an evidence-based approach to clinical work with youth
  • Excellent Facilitator – experienced, engaging and knowledgeable

About the Programme Facilitator

Gayle Doyle
Gayle DoyleCPD Facilitator
Gayle Doyle is the Programme Leader on our MA in Integrative Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy. She holds a Master’s Degree in Practice Based Play Therapy, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Creative Supervision, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy and Play Therapy, a Bachelor’s Degree in EarlyChildhood Care and Education and a Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy. She is an accredited psychotherapist and supervisor with the Irish Association of Play Therapy and Psychotherapy. She is a Senior Associate Member of The Association for Psychodynamic Practice and Counselling in Organisational Settings.