Certificate in Complex Trauma & Childhood Abuse


5 Weeks - 10 Days (Covid-19 legislation permitting):

Friday 20th & Saturday 21st August 2021

Friday 24th & Saturday 25th September 2021

Friday 15th & Saturday 16th October 2021

Friday 12th & Saturday 13th November 2021

Friday 10th & Saturday 11th December 2021

9.30am - 4.30pm each day

Payment Plan:

The fee for this course will be £800 in total.

This is payable by 4 installments, the first installment of £200 is due immediately on acceptance to the course and is non-refundable (subject to terms & conditions).


Links, Lurgan

23a Castle Ln, Lurgan, Craigavon BT67 9BD

Limited Spaces, Contact Us ASAP:


Lena Bambrick

(MBACP) Accred Supervisor

07818 088 314

Hazel Marsden

(MBACP) Accred. Counsellor

Experienced Supervisor





Zest For Life counselling services

54 Bridge Street



BT32 3JU

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:              Friday 25/06/2021

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Aims of the Course:

  • Establish safety and stabilisation of clients internal and external world 

  • Effective strategies for working childhood abuse

  • Integration of trauma and reconnection.

Core Units:

  • Type 1 & 2 Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Assessment Of Trauma Using DSM 5

  • Psychological Affects Of Trauma

  • Trauma Of The Brain

  • Response To Trauma

  • Procedural Memory

  • Key Components Of Attachment

  • Role Of Disassociation

  • Sings Of Unresolved Trauma

  • Boundaries

  • Interpersonal Relationship Issues

  • Safe Trauma Therapy

  • Grounding Strategies

  • Emotional Regulation

  • Mindfulness 

  • Cognitive Distortions

  • Childhood Sexual Abuse

  • Sexualisation & Betrayal

  • Avoidance Vs. Exposure

  • Gradual Exposure To Triggers

  • Rapid Rewind Techniques

  • Treatment Plan

  • Grieving Process

  • From Reflection To Moving Forward

  • Vicarious Trauma

If you are interested in attending this course please fill out the application form and send it to: