Bristol 2020:  Workshops

There are a wide selection of workshops available to choose from.  Please feel free to browse workshop titles, presenters and abstracts.  You will be required to pre-book workshops as part of the registration process.

Session 1 - 14:00 to 15:15
Issues to consider when working with LGBT couples


Catherine Butler, Systemic Therapist and Clinical Psychologist

Nicola Gunby, Intermediate Systemic Trainee and Trainee Clinical Psychologist

The Imago Dialogue – a gift you can give to any dyad you’re working with


Angela Markham, Systemic Family Psychotherapist in private practice

What works to reduce parental conflict – early findings from the Reducing Parental Conflict (RPC) programme


Emily Ingle, Regional Integration Lead – Reducing Parental Conflict

Working with couples where suicide or self harm is a possibility


Imogen Harries, Family Therapist
Gareth Tanner, Family Therapist

Session 2 - 15:45 to 17:00
A couple in transition – the ultimate challenge?


Ruth Yudkin, Psychotherapist in private practice

Thinking ‘couples’ in acute psychiatric environments. Introducing a systemic conceptualisation of the couple in training across a range of mental health settings.


Hannah Sherbersky, Family Therapist, Researcher and Academic Lead

Couples work in the context of the NVR approach


Erica Pavord, Systemic Practitioner
Sarah Rogers, Systemic Psychotherapist

Beyond the dyad: an exploration of non-monogamous relationships and sexual practices, and implications for systemic family practice


Claudia Kustner, Clinical Psychologist, Systemic Psychotherapist and Course Director for Foundation/Intermediate courses - University of Bath
Jason Maldonada-Page, Systemic Psychotherapist, Social Worker and Lecturer in Systemic Practice
Caroline Grindrod, Lead Systemic Psychotherapist Community Eating Disorders Service Somerset

The conference is organised by the Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice.

The Association for Family Therapy

7 Executive Suite

St James Court

Wilderspool Causeway



United Kingdom


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Registered Charity No. 1063639

Any Questions?


Please contact our event manager:


John Bastock at Mint Events Ltd


T:  +44 (0)1270 750070

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