Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
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Diploma in Integrative Adolescent Psychotherapy CPD Commencing 12th September 2022.
Greenane Centre Blended Learning
143 CPD hours
External training, IACP CPD approved.

Adolescent Psychotherapy is an ever expanding and specialist area of practise. Thus, in ensuring principals of best practices when working with this client group, therapists need to possess the appropriate knowledge, skills and competencies in order to ensure they are working ethically, professionally and effectively with this population group. As such this 23 day CPD Diploma In Integrative Adolescent Psychotherapy has been developed to address the gap in training at diploma level for qualified counsellors and psychotherapists who wish to work therapeutically with this client group.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  • Acquire a clear understanding and appreciation of the legal and ethical issues specific to adolescent psychotherapy and the adolescent psychotherapists role in safeguarding.
  • Examine and evaluate theories of adolescent development across all developmental domains.
  • Become cognisant and competent in implementing a systemic approach to adolescent psychotherapy facilitating the building of a therapeutic alliance with both adolescent and parents.
  • Understand and appreciate the complex nature of developmental trauma and associated defence mechanisms in the adolescent years and the importance of utilising a bottom up approach in therapy.
  • Gain a sound understanding, and appreciation of the value of utilising creative mediums in Adolescent Psychotherapy.
  • Gain in depth knowledge and develop the necessary skills to effectively utilise a range of empirically validated psychotherapy modalities in an integrative manner.


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