Testimonials

Feedback for Treatment Interventions with Dr Andrew Smith:

“The course was thought provoking and it helped to feel some compassion for this client group and reminded me that, its not always about the presenting issue its about a clients willingness to change. “
– Maria, Therapist.

“A great day to explore my emotions and internalised prejudices to allow me to comprehend the challenges ahead.”
– Ian Baker, Psychosexual Therapist .

“An essential preparation for anyone wanting to work with this client group.”
– John Evans, Counsellor.

“Even if working with this kind of client is not what you intend to do it is truly worthwhile doing the training to increase knowledge and awareness. We have no way of know who will come into the therapy room and we could easily be presented with these issues.”
– Maggie Davies, Relationship Counsellor and Psychosexual Therapist.

“A very good introduction to working with this client base.”
– Cathryn Smith, Relate Couple/Family/Psychosexual and sex Addiction Therapist.

“Without this training day, my work with this client group felt amatuerish. This day has given me confidence with new and different options ‘of treatment’ dependant on each individual clients’ needs.”
– Karen, Counsellor, Psychosexual Therapist & Trainee Supervisor.

“A ‘must have’ for like minded people who want to break the taboo around discussing or dealing with abuse.”
– Sharon Baxter – Resource Worker with CSC.

“The paperwork that accompanied the course will be very helpful to direct my work with clients. I found the course informative and aimed at the correct level to inspire engagement of everyone.”
– Resource Worker.

General Feedback about our Training:

“Its the best training I’ve ever done, I would definitely recommend it to all therapists.”
– C.G., Therapist.

“A very good all round introduction to working with sexual offenders, plus hints at specific practices for doing the actual work. I feel encouraged in my interest in working with this client group and their partners.”
– Suzy Dittmar, ACT Therapist.

“In a word “excellent” from every point of view.”
– Counsellor, Supervisor and Trainer.

“A ‘must have’ for like minded people who want to break the taboo around discussing or dealing with abuse.”
– Sharon Baxter – Resource Worker with CSC.

Feedback for Crossing the Line with Dr. Andrew Smith:

“A very good all round introduction to working with sexual offenders, plus hints at specific practices for doing the actual work. I feel encouraged in my interest in working with this client group and their partners.”
– Suzy Dittmar, ACT Therapist.

“This course gives you a very good insight as to whether you would like to work with this client group.”
– Vanessa Oliver, Chameleon Counselling.

“This has helped me clarify if I wish to work with sex offenders. It’s also helpful to know that at assessment the choice remains with me.”
– Janet Daniel.

Feedback for Risk Assessment with Dr Andrew Smith:

“A considered approach to the assessment of risk and an understanding of the key factors is so important if the therapist wants to work with this area. The course gave me confidence to continue.”
– Ron, PST and Addiction Therapist.

“The 3 days gave an excellent balance of information, consolidated by discussion and role-play case scenarios.”
– Jeannie Theodore, Relationship Counsellor & Psychosexual Therapist.

“In a word “excellent” from every point of view.”
– Counsellor, Supervisor and Trainer.

Feedback for New Insights with Dr. Sarah Goode:

“It was an excellent day. Dr Goode was a brilliant presenter and provided a lot of food for thought in a non judgmental way, while being absolutely clear about offending.”
– Anne Muir, Senior Practice Consultant, Relate.

“Educational, and inspiring. It made you really think about things.”
– Mandy, Counsellor/Therapist.

“Very interesting day.”
– Cathryn Smith, Relate Counsellor.

“An excellent course. Sarah is knowledgeable and passionate and the subject was dealt with sensitively and thoroughly. I feel more committed and inspired than ever to work with this client group in future.”
– Claire Spooner, Psychotherapist.