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NERC - Knowing me, Knowing you. An exploration of intimacy and sexual relationships (25/05/19)

Presenters: Martin Grogan and Teresa Seymour

Event Details
Knightsbrook Hotel, Dublin Road, Trim, Co Meath
Registration: 09:30 Start:10:00 - 16:00

North East  Regional Committee

Present a workshop entitled: Knowing me, Knowing you. An exploration of intimacy and sexual relationships

Martin and Teresa have worked together for more than 20 years in a variety of settings and have collaborated on many projects and resources in the area of sexual health, sexuality and mental health promotion. 

Presenter Bio: Martin operates a private psychotherapy practice in Cork where he works with young people, adults, couples and families.  Martin has particular expertise in the area of couple’s therapy having trained with Bob and Betty Resnick. He also works with clients around psychological sexual dysfunction, sexual identity and other issues of sexuality. In addition, he is an experienced trainer and facilitator in the area of sexual health promotion, sexuality and mental well- being. He has worked in the health services and in the community in a variety of settings including, men’s health, youth health and social inclusion. He has contributed to local and national sexual health initiatives and policy development. Martin is co-author of a range of sexual health training resources and training programmes, including educational resources currently used in Irish schools. He is also the co- author of the book Sex and You – A Modern Irish Perspective published in 2016.

Presenter Bio: Teresa works in private practice in Cork providing counselling for adults on a range of issues including sexuality and supporting positive sexual relationships. She is an experienced trainer and facilitator and has had a central role in the development of local and national sexual health and mental health resources and programmes for young people, parents, health and community professionals, as well as the education setting. She has been involved in the development of local and national sexual health policies to guide effective sexual health promotion locally and nationally. She is currently working in the area of mental health and well-being and has a particular interest in positive psychology and its benefit to overall wellbeing and relationships.

Workshop Outline: 

The workshop will be an opportunity to explore:

• The meaning of intimacy, beginnings and building.
• Your intimate self. 
• Visibility and vulnerability in the relationship.
• Knowing me, knowing you – the couple dynamic.
• The language of intimacy and sex.
• Sexual intimacy – more than just sex?
• Let’s talk about sex – the why, the when, the how.

The workshop is interactive, building knowledge, awareness and giving an opportunity to explore your own perceptions of sex and intimacy. Workshop notes will be provided by email to all participants after the worksho


CPD certificates will be emailed to participants after attendance at the Workshop.

Workshop Limited to 40 places. IACP Members only. This Event will be open for bookings Tuesday 26th March at 10:00

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