Upcoming Courses

Maintaining Professional Relationships 17/19 November 2020

Maintaining Professional Relationships 1/3 December 2020

Please note, all our fixed-date courses are now being run live online. 

If you are facing enquiries or complaints about awareness and responsibility around establishing and maintaining professional relationships, this 3-day course is designed to provide an educational and reflective space for participants to examine the roots of their problematic behaviour and to have assistance in making personal and professional changes.

Who Is The Course For?

The course is for professionals in roles working with people, including medicine, nursing, social work, ministry, education, therapy, criminal justice, corporate and political settings.

When The Course Is Helpful

The course is for professionals who have a need to look at their awareness and responsibility around establishing and maintaining professional relationships. It may be helpful when there are concerns about: harassment; bullying; rudeness; aggressive or brusque behaviour; poor anger management; impulsiveness; disruptive or obstructive behaviours; perception of arrogance or aloofness; negative attitude; poor communication skills; resistance to feedback and acting in an unprofessional manner towards colleagues.

It is helpful where there are concernsallegations or findings – it is important to understand that the course has been helpful to people who face allegations, including where allegations are contested.

Learning Methods Include

  • Pre-course reading
  • Conversations with the trainer
  • Evidence from research
  • Group discussion
  • Working in pairs
  • Acted Scenarios
  • Presentations
  • Playing The Professionalism Game®
  • Playing Lumination®
  • Creating a Personal Development Plan

Content Includes

  • Dynamics of relationship
  • Risk factors and vulnerabilities
  • Psychological concepts
  • Cognitive distortions
  • Empathy/Impact
  • Listening
  • Self-disclosure
  • Dual relationships
  • Power differentials
  • New ways of communicating

Goals & Intended Outcomes

  • To increase responsibility and awareness around professional relationships
  • To increase awareness and understanding of vulnerabilities and risk factors
  • To identify contextual factors
  • To put in place a personal plan
  • Improve understanding of personal and professional contexts
  • Consider needs for further professional assistance and personal development
  • Understand the effect of behaviour on others
  • Learn techniques for establishing and maintaining effective relationships


Day 1:  09:00 – circa 18:20
Day 2:  09:00 – circa 18:30
Day 3:  09:00 – circa 17:45

Booking Process & Fee

There are 5 places on each course.

Each participant is required to complete a pre-course form, returning it at least 3-weeks before the start of course.  The information requested is confidential and explores the context, substance of the issue/s faced and personal perspective. This information will ensure the course facilitator is fully informed as to the circumstances that bring you to us.

COST: £1,5000 +VAT [£1,800].  Places are secured when payment is made.

All bookings are made in agreement with our Terms and Conditions

Payment is by bank transfer and places can be held for 24 hours to enable payments to be made.

Where it is not possible to meet the cost of the course time-limited payment plans are sometimes available on request

What Our Clients Say...

All the years of therapy, all the courses I’ve done, none of them got me to where this course has got me to. I feel free to go and do the things I need to do. 

[The facilitator] was calm, direct, wise, great insight. He has helped me to come to a realisation about my situation that I wouldn’t have arrived at on my own.

Dr | Maintaining Professional Relationships Course

Upcoming Courses

Maintaining Professional Relationships 17/19 November 2020

Maintaining Professional Relationships 1/3 December 2020