Revisiting Counselling and
Psychotherapeutic Microskills

  • Award: Certificate of Attendance and Participation. CPD: 6 hours

  • Cost: €90.00 (15% Discount for IICP Students/ Alumni and VCS Counsellors)

    • NOTE: Summer Series Special Offer – Book any two workshops and get one free (cannot be used in conjunction with alumni discount)
  • Date: Saturday, 14th July 2018

  • Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm

  • This course is now complete


The aim of this workshop is to provide an opportunity to revisit and further develop your core counselling and psychotherapeutic skills. It is perfect for practicing clinicians and counselling and psychotherapy students seeking to fine tune and to hone their skills.

Course Content

Led by an experienced therapist and teacher, this one-day workshop offers participants the opportunity to engage in revision and practice of the core counselling skills, including:

  • Reflecting feeling and content
  • Using questions appropriately
  • Immediacy and here-and-now responses
  • Reframing
  • Brainstorming
  • Goal setting

The workshop will consist of both lecture led and peer practice sessions. Discussion based learning, feedback and reflexive practice will also form part of this one-day workshop.


  • Saturday, 14th July 2018, 9:30am – 4:30pm

Who Should Apply:

  • This course will be of interest to therapists, mental health professionals and students who are interested in learning more about the subject area.


  • Certificate of Attendance and Participation
  • CPD: 6 hours


  • €90.00 (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.


Getting Started

You have the option of either applying online through our online application form or else by downloading an application form and sending it along with your payment to the IICP office.

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About the Workshop Facilitator

Eamon McElwee
Eamon McElweeIICP Module and CPD Lecturer
Eamon is an accredited counsellor and supervisor. He has been counselling individuals and
couples at the Skerries Surgery since 1997. He trained in the USA and was awarded Masters’ Degrees from Fordham University, New York and Loyola University, Chicago. Eamon was formerly Head of Training for Accord Marriage Counselling Service, and Director of Training in the Dundalk Counselling Centre.
In addition to his work at the Skerries Surgery, he formerly lectured on groupwork and counselling at Trinity College. Currently he is a Senior Lecturer at IICP College, and lectures in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems, UCD and the Church of Ireland Theological Institute, Churchtown.