Certificate in Single-Session Therapy with Professor Windy Dryden

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This Certificate is the first in the world in Single Session Therapy and consists of two modules: CSST Part 1 (click for dates and times) and CSST Part 2 (click for dates and times).

CSST Part 1 and Part 2 are in the process of applying for Approval by The British Psychological Society and such Approval is anticipated to have been achieved by the commencement of the course.

Completion of CSST Part 1 and Part 2 is a pre-requisite to being accepted for training Supervision with Professor Dryden prior to eligibility for Accreditation by the Association of Single-Session Therapists (ASST)

If you book CSST Part 1 and CSST Part 2 together (whether by telephone or online) and are accepted for Cohort 1 (20CSST1A) you automatically save up to £75 /year on your lifetime membership of The Association of Single-Session Therapists

IMPORTANT: To secure a place on CSST Part 1 and Part 2 applicants MUST (1) Book a course place AND (2) Submit a completed application form downloadable from here (PDF) and email it to info@sds-seminars.com. No place is secured until BOTH are received AND confirmation is sent by SDS Seminars

This Certificate is the first in the world in Single Session Therapy and consists of two modules: CSST Part 1 and CSST Part 2.

CSST Part 1 and Part 2 are in the process of applying for Approval by The British Psychological Society and such Approval is anticipated to have been achieved by the commencement of the course.

Completion of CSST Part 1 and Part 2 is a pre-requisite to being accepted for training Supervision with Professor Dryden prior to eligibility for Accreditation by the Association of Single-Session Therapists (ASST)

Who can do the Certificate?

  1. those whose practice is based on helping people through some form of “professional talking relationship” and who already have professional indemnity insurance for people based talking professions
  2. anyone who is able to obtain professional insurance from companies like Oxygen Insurance, for what they call “people based professions”, which they list and is very broad covering Coaches, Educational Consultants, Mediators, as well as those in the more recognised and established psychology professions - http://www.oxygeninsurance.com/professional-sectors/s/

Course Numbers Course applicants will train in cohorts of 16 students only. The first cohort (20CSST1A) is the group that fully completes CSST Part 1 and CSST Part 2 on the dates currently indicated on this website. This cohort receives automatic FREE first year membership of ASST is free, as is able to use the title “ASST Founding Member” for life, assuming they fulfil membership requirements.

Course Structure

CSST Part 1

CSST Part 1 consists of 27 hours of lectures (inc. Q & A) plus 3 hours of tutorials. All of these are conducted in person with Professor Dryden via Interactive Webcast. The first cohort of students will be required to attend all lectures live and will not be able to access lectures as recordings on other dates. Subsequent cohorts of students will attend online recordings of the lectures. All cohorts will be required to attend Live Tutorials with Professor Dryden.

To obtain CSST Part 1, delegates must attend all 27 hours of lectures before CSST Part 1 can be awarded. Attendance by the first cohort must be on the days and times specified below. Subsequent cohorts can attend at times of their choice but must attend all 27 hours over a 3-4 week period from the time of registration. All students must attend three tutorials to obtain CSST Part 1.

CSST Part 1 Course structure, dates and times and booking

CSST Part 2

Access to CSST Part 2 commences once a student has completed CSST Part 1 CSST Part 2 concerns student pair work practice via video conferencing, observation by other students plus feedback and assessment by Professor Dryden

Students are to pair with 2 different partners and are responsible for arranging between themselves 2 private “practices” by video conferencing. Online support will be provided regarding any issues that arise.

Practice details: A co-coaching model is to be used whereby a real personal issue is used in all practices. These should cover 30 mins EACH WAY ROUND. Hence 2 hours commitment prior to the Practice Experiential (see below) is required.

All members of the cohort pairs will be allocated a partner for the Practice Experiential. They will lead a Single session with a real personal issue which will be observed by Professor Dryden and other cohort members.

Course costs : £490 + VAT

CSST Part 2 Course structure, dates times and booking

Association of Single Session Therapists (ASST) & SST Accreditation

Association of Single Session Therapists (ASST)

A new Association of Single Session Therapists is currently being established by Professor Windy Dryden & Professor Paul Grantham. This will be an umbrella body for single session therapists of whatever modality. Details to follow

Association of Single Session Therapists:

Members (open to all) £25 a year,

Qualified Members (those who have completed the Certificate 1 and 2) £50 a year,

Accredited Members £65 a year

SST Accreditation

SST is assessed and conferred by ASST.

Requirements

  1. Completion of CSST Part 1
  2. Completion of CSST Part 2
  3. Supervision of clients commences after CSST Part 1 and CSST Part 2 have been completed. 25 SST sessions with clients. 12 of those sessions should be supervised in some form with W.D. (Group or Individual), 6 of the SST sessions should be supervised by individual supervision by WD. Supervision every 4 weeks (1 month).
  4. An assessed session recording and transcript will be required as part of the Accreditation application. The applicant will be required to provide a written commentary of the session as part of the transcript. Written permission will be required from the client

Reaccreditation: Every 3 years with evidence of completed CPD in the form of training and regular monthly supervision

Supervision costs: £ 150 per hour individual supervision, £75 per person for group supervision (2 hours up to 4 supervisees)