lessons learned in the therapist's chair dr diane langberg

Dr Diane Langberg is a practicing psychologist whose clinical expertise includes 35 years of working with trauma survivors and clergy. She speaks internationally on topics related to women, trauma, ministry and the Christian life.


She is the director of Diane Langberg, Ph.D. & Associates, a group practice in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, staffed by Christian psychologists, social workers and counselors. The staff has expertise in many areas, including sexual and domestic abuse, addictions, depression and eating disorders. They work with adults, children and adolescents, and couples.


Lessons Learned in the Therapist's Chair - Audio


Make sure you check out her audio resources for counsellors.

grace counselling RESOURCES

Any of the following resources can by purchased from Grace Counselling. 


Email counselling@grace.org.za to order.

  • 2016 christian counselling conference

    This seven-session audio pack is available on CD


    • Jesus, Counselling and the Church - Madz Deyzel 
    • Therapy and Theology, the World vs the Word - Sandy van Vuuren
    • Marriage, a Biblical Approach - Adam Bright
    • Addictions - Conrad Cooper
    • Personality Disorders - Deborah Hulme
    • Trauma - Glenda Karow
    • Grief - Sarah Olds


    R200 per set

    Can be posted within SA.

  • 2017 christian counselling conference


    Our Vision at these annual Conferences is to draw together all Christian lay, pastoral and registered counsellors, psychologists, psychiatrist, pastors, life coaches and social workers for a day of training, networking, inspiring and encouraging.


    Our Mission is to see the body of Christ come together to offer excellence and unity in the field of counselling.


    The 2017 Conference is available on DVD with the following plenaries and breakaways:


    Many Parts of One Body – Madz Deyzel

    Director of Grace Counselling, a ministry of Grace Family Church

    Madz has developed the Wholeness Counselling Framework as a practical tool to aid pastors and lay counsellors navigate the complexities of people’s stories as they point people back to a right relationship with God.

    She is also a contributor for the AACC ‘Transformation’ online publication.


    Specialised Parts of the Body – Wendy Greyvensteyn

    Christianity and Professionals – Wendy Greyvensteyn

    Wendy is doing her doctorate on the interface of religion, spirituality and psychology.

    She has a passion for understanding people, psychological distress and follows a bio-psychosocial-spiritual approach to treatment.


    Sex and Porn Addiction – Brian Fowler

    Sex and Porn Addiction Recovery Life Coach, Michigan USA

    Brian Fowler has had 25 years’ experience in recovery from sexual addiction and speaks honestly and openly about the addiction, and the recovery journey.

    Brian runs a recovery programme called ‘The Uncovering’.


    Hope for Victims of Human Trafficking – Tabitha Lage

    CEO of Hope for Women South Africa and Co-Founder of the African Alliance against Human Trafficking

    Tabitha passionately works to empower our nation against human trafficking, exploitation, pornography and many other evils.

    With relationships in government, law enforcement and local and international organisations, she continues to change the myths of trafficking.


    God-Centred Play Therapy for Traumatised Children – Dr Karen van Zijl

    Certified Child Life Specialist and Play Therapist. President and Co-founder of NPO OPSSA [The Organisation for Paediatric Support in South Africa]

    Karen has represented SA at the Child Life Council’s International Summit on Paediatric Psychosocial Services in the USA.

    She has published articles in international journals and lectures students and professionals in various disciplines.

    Karen is an advocate for the rights of children in healthcare.


    Attachment Theory – Marietjie Strydom

    Specialised Social Worker, Play Therapist and International Presenter with a Master’s degree in Play Therapy

    Marietjie works in both public and private sectors as she specialises in the field of Trauma and Attachment.

    Both locally and abroad, she offers therapy and legal assessments, along with training to schools, parents and professionals.


    Medication and the Christian Faith – Dr Annemarie Potgieter

    MBChB, MMed Psych - Psychiatrist in private practice in Brooklyn, Pretoria

    Dr Potgieter has served on many Advisory Boards of Pharmaceutical Companies and Advocacy Groups for the destigmatisation of mental illness.

    She is passionate about a holistic approach to counselling involving Christian spirit, soul and body, where possible.


    R250 for the Team Edition DVD Set

    Can be posted within SA.

  • the wholeness course

    The Wholeness Course brings together the five areas of human function – the spiritual, rational, behavioural, physical and emotional aspects of self. Attenders will better understand why they think, feel and behave the way they do.


    Wholeness gives a practical framework for understanding how all areas of our life fits into God’s plan, and the tools that help us grow closer in our relationships with Him.


    Please note that this  course is a pre-requisite to the main annual Wholeness Counselling Training Course.


    R150 for the DVD set and accompanying manual.

    Can be posted within SA.

RED SHOE PLAY THERAPY TRAINING

These introductory play therapy workshops are aimed at providing participants with an introduction to play therapy, different play therapy models, techniques and skills that can be applied during service-rendering to clients with moderate emotional problems.


The following aspects are addressed: 

  • Unique characteristics of the child client
  • Theoretical concepts of child-centred play therapy and gestalt play therapy
  • A multi-dimensional play therapy model for assessing children
  • How to prepare for the first play therapy session
  • Setting up a playroom
  • Goals and administrative forms for the first parent consultation (participants will receive several handouts that can be used)
  • Assessment play techniques for pre-school children with emotional problems
  • Assessment play techniques for children 5 years and older
  • Skills for structuring a non-directive play therapy session
  • Skills for setting boundaries during play therapy
  • Skills for building a relationships with children in the play room
  • Understanding children’s unique temperament and how to take this into account when planning a play session
  • Activities and techniques for enhancing children’s contact-making skills
  • Projective techniques that can be applied during play therapy. The focus will be on drawing and painting, clay play, sand tray therapy, dream work and making use of puppets and puppet theatre
  • Self-nurturing work with children
  • Termination in play therapy

During the workshop the focus will be on experiential learning and course participants will get the opportunity to take part in drawing, clay play, sand play, sensory work and work with puppets. DVD’s will be shown to further illustrate certain concepts.


CPD points available


RED SHOE PLAY THERAPY TRAINING CENTRE

P.O Box 17139, Bainsvlei, 9338, South-Africa

Telephone 0824414783

Fax 0865550776

www.redshoecentre.com

Email: info@redshoecentre.com for more info


GRACE COUNSELLING | EQUIPPING THE LOCAL CHURCH


Madz Deyzel, founder and director of Grace Counselling SA, shares an outline of what Grace Counselling offers and how it works in the context of local church and our communities. 


Click here to find upcoming Counselling Training Intensives and Courses.

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wholeness counsellor training

HILTON CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP

INTENSIVE: 27- 28 July 2018

SKILLS TRAINING : 6 EVENING SESSIONS FROM AUGUST - OCTOBER

REFRESHER STUDENTS R250.00PP – NEW STUDENTS R350PP

EMAIL training@hopecounselling.org.za to register or find out more info .


This Intensive teaches the model / framework of counselling that Grace Counselling uses in lay counselling. The intensive will cover the theology and psychology behind the model, which aims at walking short-term goal-orientated journeys in pointing people back to a right relationship with God.


This Intensive is perfect for those wishing to become potential lay counsellors or coffee-cup counsellors - pastors, small group leaders, mentors, team leaders, elders - anyone who would find themselves in a one-off counselling conversation over coffee where they would want their input to be effective and constructive in providing tools and pointing people back to a right relationship with God.


WEEKEND PROGRAM


Friday 27 July 2018

• 17h30 – Registration opens

• 18h00 – 19h30 – Session1

• 19h30 – 19h45 – Tea

• 19h45 – 21h00 – Session2


Saturday 28 July 2018:

• 09h00 – 10h00 – Session 3

• 10h00 – 11h00 – Session 4

• 11h00 – 11h15 – Tea

• 11h15 – 12h00 – Practical session

• 12h00 – 13h00 – Session 5

• 13h00 – 13h45 – Lunch

• 13h45 – 14h30 – Practical session

• 14h30 – 16h00 – Session 6

• 16h00 – Closing


Details of the Intensive Weekend sessions:


Wholeness Intensive Weekend – Session 1

• God’s Word

• Self-Awareness

• Life Lenses

• God’s Story

• Thirsts – Creations vs Creator


Wholeness Intensive Weekend – Session 2

• Process

• Our Bodies

• Our Emotion

• Our Thoughts

• Our Behaviour


Wholeness Intensive Weekend – Session 3

• Back to a Right Relationship With God


Wholeness Intensive Weekend – Session 4

• An Overview of The Wholeness Counselling Framework

• Story

• Practical Application


Wholeness Intensive Weekend – Session 5

• Process

• Thirsts

• Practical Application


Wholeness Intensive Weekend – Session 6

• Thirsts/Process/Story

• Practical Application

• Homework

• God’s Story Script and Identity Scriptures


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WHOLENESS COUNSELLING SKILLS TRAINING


DATES: 6th August, 20th August, 3rd September, 17th September, 1st October, 29th October 2018


Wholeness Counselling Skills Course Content:


Wholeness Counselling Skills Course – Session 1 (6th August)

• Preparation of a counselling session

• Visitors, Victims & Victors

• Communication

• Self-awareness & Feedback

• Practical triplet work on emotions

• Homework – 2000 word essay


Wholeness Counselling Skills Course – Session 2 (20th August)

• Listening

• Attending & Primary Empathy

• Practical triplet work on listening skills

• Homework – case studies


Wholeness Counselling Skills Course – Session 3 (3rd September)

• Handling silence

• Probing questions

• Summaries

• Advanced Empathy

• Practical – creative drawing

• Essay Due


Wholeness Counselling Skills Course – Session 4 (17th September)

• Confrontation

• Resistance & Strong Emotions

• Transference and Counter transference

• Projection

• Self-disclosure & Immediacy

• Practical triplet work on immediacy

• Homework – Study for exam


Wholeness Counselling Sills Course – Session 5 (1st October)

• Practical movie



Exam and Assessment Weekend


DATES: 19th October, 20th October 2018


• Exam (1 hour) (19th October)

• Practical Assessments (20th October)


Wholeness Counselling Skills Course – Session 6 (29th October)

• Defence mechanisms

• Learning to hear God’s voice

• Evaluation & Endings

• Please hear what I am not saying – poem


Email : training@hopecounselling.org.za to register or find out more.


  





package selections

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PACKAGE 1 | R1,000

Friday only Intensive

0830-1600


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PACKAGE 2 | R300

Saturday only Conference

0900-1600


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PACKAGE 3 | R1,300

Friday Intensive and Saturday Conference Combo


BANKING DETAILS

Grace Family Church

Umhlanga Rocks Branch

Nedbank Limited

Account number: 1352008491

Branch code: [please allow your bank to generate a code or use branch code 135226]

Ref: 2018CCC[YOURNAMEANDSURNAME]


Email counselling@grace.za.org for further info.

saturday 2 june 0900 - 1600 | conference

PLENARY TOPICS

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Visitors, Victims and Victors [Madz Deyzel]

Madz has developed the Wholeness Counselling Framework as a practical tool to aid pastors and lay counsellors navigate the complexities of people’s stories as they point people back to a right relationship with God. She aids churches nationally in the establishing of lay counselling ministries and training up of lay counsellors.

She is also a contributor for the American Association of Christian Counselling’s online publication ‘Transformation’.

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Living Forgiven, Self, Christ and Others [Brian Fowler]

Director and creator of The Uncovering

Director and founder of a 14 week program created from his own personal experiences of sex and pornography addiction. The Uncovering is designed to bring hope and freedom from sexual addiction. With over twenty-five years of recovery experience, Brian now leads various recovery groups.

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Pathology, Poverty and Perversity ... the Power of Past Patterns [Sandy van Vuuren]

Sandy van Vuuren is a Counselling Psychologist in private practice in Morningside, Durban. With nearly thirty years of collective experience, Sandy is passionate about walking the counselling journey with people as they process depression, anxiety, conflict, loss, trauma, death, anger, isolation, rejection and many more of the realities of living in a broken world.

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Free from the Label of Mental Illness [Panel Discussion]

A variety of professionals will be looking at the impact of mental illness labels and stigmas and what living free actually looks like.

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REACH - A Model of Forgiveness [Dr Ev Worthington]

Psychologist Everett Worthington has spent his career studying forgiveness (and other virtues). To help people make a decision to forgive and to reach emotional forgiveness, he has developed a five-step process called REACH that has been tested with positive results in numerous scientific studies. 


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BREAKAWAY CHOICES


Ethical Treatment of Religious Patients [2 Ethical CPD Points] [Dr Ev Worthington]

Our international guest speaker Dr Everett Worthington, Ph.d is a Commonwealth Professor in the Department of Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a licensed clinical psychologist in Virginia. He has published over 35 books and over 400 articles and scholarly chapters, mostly on forgiveness, positive psychology, marriage, family topics and religion and spirituality.


Unlocking the Past: Creative Tools for Adults [Dr Rinda Blom]

Dr Rinda Blom has extensive training and practical experience in the field of play therapy and emotional intelligence and is a registered social worker. She has a Masters and Doctoral degree in social work, focussing on play therapy and emotional intelligence. Rinda has more than seventeen years of experience in working with children with emotional problems. She has also received advanced international training in play therapy, emotional intelligence and has trained professionals such as social workers, psychologists and occupational therapists in this field for many years.


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Register here for the 2018 Christian Counselling Conference.



FRIDAY 1 JUNE 0830-1600 | TRAINING INTENSIVE

Hope-Focused Marriage Counselling

** 6 General HPCSA CPD Points

Dr Everett Worthington Ph.D

Our international guest speaker, Dr Everett Worthington, Ph.d is a Commonwealth Professor in the Department of Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University, He is a licensed clinical psychologist in Virginia. He has published over 35 books and over 400 articles and scholarly chapters, mostly on forgiveness, positive psychology, marriage, family topics and religion and spirituality.


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The Uncovering - A programme for Those Seeking to Work with Sex and Porn Addicts

Brian Fowler - Founder and Director of The Uncovering

Director and founder of a 14 week program created from his own personal experiences of sex and pornography addiction, Brian Fowler's recovery programme is designed to bring hope and freedom from sexual addiction. With over twenty five years of recovery experience, Brian now leads various recovery groups.


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Register here for the 2018 Christian Counselling Conference.


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durban only


2018 christian counselling conference

FRIDAY 1 - SATURDAY 2 JUNE 2018

GRACE FAMILY CHURCH, UMHLANGA CAMPUS

400 UMHLANGA ROCKS DRIVE, DURBAN, KZN

6 HPCSA CPD POINTS AWARDED **

5 CPSC CPD POINTS AWARDED PER DAY ATTENDED


Our vision at our annual Conferences is to draw together all Christian lay, pastoral and registered counsellors, psychologists, psychiatrist, pastors, life coaches and social workers for training, networking, inspiration and encouragement.


This year we have a two-day conference with various packages on offer, including CPD points.



Click here for downloadable flyer.

LOOKING TO START A LAY COUNSELLING MINISTRY?

WHOLENESS COUNSELLING INTENSIVE


FRIDAY 10 NOVEMBER, 1800-2100 and

SATURDAY 11 NOVEMBER, 0900-1600

hosted at

NEW LIFE CHURCH, 1 GROSVENER ROAD, BRYANSTON, SANDTON

R500 per person [includes materials, lunch and refreshments]


You and your team can register here.


This acclaimed Intensive teaches the model and framework of counselling that Grace Counselling uses in training lay counsellors for Biblically-based counselling


The Intensive covers the theology and psychology behind the Wholeness Counselling Framework, which walks people through short-term, goal-orientated counselling journeys, pointing them back to a right relationship with God.


TEAM TRAINING

The Intensive is run by Grace Counselling Director, founder and Wholeness Counselling Framework developer, Madz Deyzel.


SESSION ONE

• GOD’S WORD

• SELF-AWARENESS

• LIFE LENSES

• GOD’S STORY

• THIRSTS – CREATION vs CREATOR


SESSION 2

• PROCESS

• OUR BODIES

• OUR EMOTIONS

• OUR THOUGHTS

• OUR BEHAVIOUR


SESSION 3

• BACK TO A RIGHT RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD


SESSION 4

• AN OVERVIEW OF THE WHOLENESS COUNSELLING FRAMEWORK

• STORY

• PRACTICAL APPLICATION


SESSION 5

• PROCESS

• THIRSTS

• PRACTICAL APPLICATION


SESSION 6

• THIRST / PROCESS / STORY

• PRACTICAL APPLICATION

• HOMEWORK

• GOD STORY SCRIPT AND IDENTITY SCRIPTURES