Day-by-day Course Detail for Level 1 Training

Level One Course Outline

Day One:    Friday, May 30th                  Evening 6-9pm

The Satir Model. A Systemic Approach

·       Overview of the training.

·       Therapeutic beliefs and goals of Satir Change Therapy

·       Community Building: getting to know each other and setting the stage for learning

 

Day Two     Sat. May 31st                        10 am-6pm

Satir’s Iceberg and Communication Styles

·       The system within/ the ICEBERG metaphor for a human being

·       Learning how to interview your own iceberg, your client’s iceberg

·       How we cope at times of stress: survival stances

·       Surfacing family resources and strengths

·       Skill development: practice, practice, practice

 

Day Three        Sun. June 1st                  10 am-6pm

 Family Maps:  Making and interpreting three-generational family maps

·       Reading family maps and sculpting family members

·       Assessing family dynamics and communication patterns through the primary triad

·       Sculpting as an assessment and awareness tool

·       Assessing family maps for treatment formulation

·       Skill development: practice, practice, practice

 

 Day Four        Mon. June 2nd                     10 am-6pm

     Putting the 3 Assessment Tools together into an assessment interview

·       Making contact and building rapport

·       Assessing the client’s internal experience through process questions and the “iceberg”

·       Family of Origin sculpting and change demonstration

·       Skill development: practice, practice, practice

   

Day Five      Tues. June 3rd                          10 am-6pm

    Initial Interview of Change Therapy

·       The role of the therapist

·       Making contact and building rapport

·       Assessing the presenting problem

·       Focusing the problem into a positively directional goal

·       Getting a commitment for change

·       Skill development: practice, practice, practice

 

Day Six     Wed. June 4th                             9am – 12 pm.   afternoon off   5-8pm

Intrapsychic Change

·       Changing the impact, not the event

·       Changing three types of expectations

·       Reframing perceptions

·       Owning and transforming feelings: anger, hurt, and fear

·       Tapping the life energy through universal yearnings

·       Skill development: practice, practice, practice

 

Day Seven       Thurs. June 5th                            10 am-6pm

Practice Day: Anchoring your learning so far

·       Demonstration sessions and videoed sessions

·       Practice sessions in dyads and triads to cement the fundamentals

·       Skill development: practice, practice, practice

 

Day Eight      Fri.  June 6th                                10 am-6pm

Working with Internal Parts of the Individual

·       Working with an “external” parts party

·       Working with parts in individual therapy

·       Skill development: practice, practice, practice

 

Day Nine   Sat.  June 7th                     10 am-6pm

Couples Therapy using the Satir Model

·       Stages of relationship development

·       Working with “differences”

·       Enhancing communication & intimacy

·       The ingredients of an interaction

·       Satir in action – video session

·       Skill development: practice, practice, practice

 

 Day Ten    Sun. June 8th                                      9-2 pm. 

Integrating Learning

·       Reviewing personal and professional growth

·       Question and answer period

·       Appreciating participants’ uniqueness within the Satir Model

·       Triad work completion

·       Feedback, evaluation and closure of Level I

·       Celebration

 

 

 

 



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