From the Ordinary to the Overextended: Stress Responses & Addiction Triggers

Announcement of Workshop: Friday, 16 March, 2018, London

Andy Cole, ATSAC Qualified Member, business psychologist and executive coach, delivers this dynamic workshop on the impact of stress in triggering addictive patterns of behaviour.  Andy’s interdisciplinary expertise and approach in psychology, coaching, and addiction provides therapists, coaches, mentors, and psychologists with tools relevant to all.  Gain additional insight and practical support to help your clients move from the overextended where addictions are triggered, back to a safer place where recovery is possible.

In this half day workshop, participants will

  • Identify stress patterns in their own and others’ behaviour
  • Categorise these patterns using a specific taxonomy
  • Discover various applications in coaching and counselling practice
  • Determine ways in which these factors impact upon your clients in terms of
    • treatment recommendations
    • crisis plans
    • helping them remain in recovery

Workshop Details: 9:30 am- 12:45 pm

Venue:  Holiday Inn, Oxford Circus, 57-59 Welbeck St, Marylebone, London W1G 9BL, 020 7935 4442

Participant Fee:  55 GBP (50 GBP members of ATSAC, Association of Business Psychologists, CIPD, and EMCC)

Booking (please contact) – Limited spaces:  Cecily Criminale, Director of Education, 020 7224 3532,

About Andy Cole MSc Business Psychology, PG Cert. Executive Coaching & Mentoring, CIPD (fellow), EMCC (accred.), Association of Business Psychologists (accred.) ACCPH (volunteer counsellor)

Andy is a business psychologist and coaching psychology practitioner. His career began in human resource development, corporate education and executive coaching before specialising in applied psychology including the treatment of sexually compulsive behaviour. Andy adopts the skilled helper model that draws from a range of psychological and therapeutic perspectives to help clients gain insight about what’s going on, to recognise practical alternatives and become more resourceful when addressing change. Andy is a Qualified Member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity (ATSAC) and a Principal Practitioner with the Association of Business Psychologists. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

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