Pre-Therapy: The Noble Art Of Making Contact – Dion Van Werde

An introduction to Prouty’s Pre-Therapy will be followed by the presentation of a small case...

Last updated 3 May 2024

An introduction to Prouty’s Pre-Therapy will be followed by the presentation of a small case vignette. It will highlight how Pre-Therapy reflections can be used and are very apt to deal with acute contact-loss.

Course Content

Pre-Therapy: The Noble Art Of Making Contact - Dion Van Werde

Presenter

Dion Van Werde

Belgian clinical Psychologist, Person Centered / Experiential Psychotherapist, now living and working in Germany. Supervisor of the Flemish Association for PC /Experiential Psychotherapy and Counselling. Member of the editorial board of the World Organization for PC / Experiential Psychotherapy.

Dion worked for over 30 years in residential psychiatry with people suffering psychotic functioning, where he and his team translated Prouty’s Pre-Therapy into a multidisciplinary therapeutic ward milieu. Now working in an occupational rehabilitation service for people with multiple problems.

Certified Trainer and Coordinator of the Pre-Therapy International Network. Publishes on Pre-Therapy (see: www.pre-therapy.com under “references”), supervises practitioners and teams, and gives lectures and workshops in 4 languages.