Workshops + Courses

UPCOMING EVENTS

Gender Variance & Diversity Workshop

Sat 3 September 2022 – Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin 8.

A workshop for IAHIP members and associates, as part of a series of events to mark the organisation’s 30th anniversary.

For more information, visit https://iahip.org/event-4896095


Exploring your Childfree Identity: Discovering Connections

Sat 1 October 2022 – Online, co-facilitated with Margaret O’Connor of Are Kids For Me?

Combining personal development, reflective writing and shared discussion, this unique one-day workshop is for anyone who identifies as childfree or is questioning this for themselves. It aims to provide participants with a space to connect with likeminded people in a supportive environment; a space to reflect on their experiences and feelings; and a space to explore ideas of identity, legacy, and connection as a childfree person.

For more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/exploring-your-childfree-identity-discovering-connections-tickets-391346938227


Journal to the Self® Workshop

Autumn 2022 (dates and location TBC)

‘A 12-hour course on how to keep a journal for personal growth, creative expression and life enrichment,’ created by Journal Therapy pioneer Kathleen Adams.

For more information, visit https://nozomicounselling.com/2022/04/21/journal-to-the-self-workshop-certified-instructor-training-complete/Contact me to register your interest!


PAST EVENTS

Gender, Sexual & Relationship Diversity (GSRD): An Introduction for Therapists

July 2022 – PCI College (delivered online)

This 2-day course is designed to help therapists better understand the rich and constantly evolving world of gender, sexual, and relationship diversity, as well as their own values and beliefs around these areas.

For more information, visit https://www.pcicollege.ie/cpd-courses/An-Introduction-to-Gender-Sexual-Relationship-Diverse-Clients


Writing Therapy: An Experiential Introduction for Counsellors & Psychotherapists

June 2022 / December 2021 / February 2021 – PCI College (delivered online)

This workshop aims to expand participants’ awareness of the therapeutic potential of writing for personal and professional development and self-care, for both themselves and their clients/supervisees.

For more information, visit: http://www.pcicollege.ie/cpd-courses/writing-therapy


Men’s PDC

Spring 2022 / 2021 / 2019 – Outhouse LGBT Community Resource Centre, co-facilitated with John Paul O’Brien

A 6-week personal development course for gay, bi and other men who have sex with men, exploring self-esteem, communication skills, befriending your sexuality, and more.

For more information, visit https://outhouse.ie/course-gay-bisexual-men-dublin


Creative Writing for Self-expression & Wellbeing

Nov 2021 / Sept 2019 / March 2019 / Sept 2018 / May 2018 – Big Smoke Writing Factory, co-facilitated with Claire Hennessy

A one-day experiential workshop, ideal for anyone interested in creative writing as a tool to help express themselves and as an activity that can contribute to mental wellness (as well as being fun and rewarding in its own right).

For more information, visit my blog here: https://nozomicounselling.com/2020/02/19/workshop-creative-writing-for-self-expression-and-wellbeing-sat-21-march-2020/


Life Writing

October 2021 / March 2021 – PCI College (delivered online)

This workshop introduces participants to the practice and theory of life writing, a form that encompasses the keeping of journals, diaries, memoirs, biography, stories, letter writing, travel writing, fiction based on personal experience, and more.

For more information, visit: https://www.pcicollege.ie/Life_Writing


Taking the Road Less Travelled: Embracing Your Childfree Life

June 2021 – co-facilitated with Margaret O’Connor of Are Kids For Me?

Combining reflective writing, personal development and shared discussion, this workshop is for anyone that has made the choice to not have children and would like to deepen their awareness of what this means for them.

For more information, visit my blog here: https://nozomicounselling.com/2021/05/20/online-writing-workshop-taking-the-road-less-travelled-embracing-your-childfree-life-sat-26-june-2021/


Creative & Reflective Writing Group for Therapists

For more information, visit my blog here: https://nozomicounselling.com/2020/12/21/creative-reflective-writing-group-for-therapists-starting-sat-30-jan-2021/

The two groups that ran over winter 2020 and spring 2021 have now concluded. If you would like to register your interest for a future intake, please get in touch through the ‘Contact Me’ section of this site.