The Learning Curve Institute: Complex Trauma Workshop

Complex Trauma - Workshop

This workshop has been approved for CPD credits by The Addiction Counsellors of Ireland with other approvals pending, please check on website for updates.

This 1 day workshop will be delivered in Dublin this December. The training will be presented by Dr. Kevin Fehin, Senior Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist. He holds a Masters in Psychoanalytic Studies and practices psychodynamic therapy. Kevin is trained and is a trainer in both Dialectical Behaviour Therapy(DBT) and Schema Therapy.
This workshop will explore how developmental trauma may manifest in adult presentations and appropriate interventions to engage with complex trauma. This workshop is open to individuals and can also be delivered as in-house training to groups of employees.

Suitable for those working in psychology, psychotherapy or counselling.

Date and Location:

  • Dublin, The Psychological Society of Ireland HQ, Grantham House, Grantham Street, Dublin 8:
    11 December 2019 (Wednesday), 09.30am – 04.30pm

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About the Course:

The aims of the workshop is to assist practitioners in identifying signs and symptoms of complex trauma and how it has been appropriated by the adult personality. The workshop will also focus on the hidden aspects of trauma that nonetheless exert influence over the personality. Finally the workshop will address the key therapeutic issues involved in complex trauma such as trust, safety, avoidance, shame and regression, together with the most effective therapeutic strategies for developing a specific therapeutic relationship tailored to the presentation of complex trauma.

Programme Content:

  • Types of developmental trauma
  • The chronic effect of trauma on development
  • The adult manifestation of childhood trauma
  • Interventions

Learning Outcomes:

It is hoped that participants will leave the workshop with:

  • An awareness of the dynamics of complex trauma
  • An ability to observe it’s often non-verbal and hidden qualities
  • An ability to navigate defences in relation to trauma
  • An ability to create an atmosphere of safety, promote trust and the specific conditions necessary for engaging with trauma


Certificate of Completion in “Complex Trauma” from The Learning Curve Institute.

About The Learning Curve Institute:

The Learning Curve Institute is Ireland’s leading specialist trainer in mental health, addiction and best practice in the workplace providing a bespoke service to healthcare professionals, education establishments and business.

Some of the organisations and bodies that The LCI has delivered in house training workshops and courses to over the past 10 years are:

  • EmployAbility
  • Health Service Executive
  • The Probation Service
  • The Defence Forces
  • Allergan Pharmaceuticals Ireland
  • Element Six, De Beers Group
  • Merchants Quay
  • Maynooth University
  • The Simon Communities: Dublin, Dundalk, Galway, Belfast and Cork
  • The Homeless Agency
  • Peter McVerry Trust
  • International School of Lausanne, Switzerland


Price per person: €125.00
This includes all handouts, materials and certificate from The Learning Curve Institute.


To secure a place on the workshop go to: and book online. For further information or assistance regarding bookings contact the office on 098 25530 or email

Online payment in full is necessary to book a place on this workshop.

The course has a limited amount of spaces available so early booking is highly advisable.

Phone: 098 25530


Dublin 8

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