What Happens in Groups?



Facilitators: Emma Wilkinson and Lisa Marris

Cost: £70

Content of the Day:

* This workshop will explore what happens in groups and how we can strive to ensure that young people (and others) have a safe, trusting and positive experience of groups.

* We will work creatively looking at our own experiences of groups, group process and facilitation, whilst thinking about the particular needs of young people.

* Throughout this workshop, we will refer to relevant theory and we invite group sharing to create an enjoyable learning environment.


Emma Wilkinson Registered Member MBACP (Accred)

Emma has worked with young people since 1992 in a variety of settings including grave yards, bus shelters and shop doorways. For the past 13 years she has been a person centred counsellor at The Warren Young Peoples Community Resource Centre, Hull. She has facilitated therapeutic groups; led training sessions on the person centred approach and recently accompanied young people from Hull to the Health Select Committee to talk about young people’s mental health.

Lisa Marris

Lisa Marris has worked as a counsellor and group facilitator within the voluntary sector for over 16 years. She has worked extensively with young people at risk and managed a health project engaging marginalised young adults for 5 years. Lisa is currently in her 4th year of a psychotherapy course and is training to be a person centred psychodramatist. One of her passions is working with groups using creative action based methods and drama. Lisa is a member of the British Psychodrama Association.

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