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Course Summary 
This experiential one day taster course on Non Violent Resistance (NVR) and attachment presents some of the key concepts involved in parents adopting an NVR approach in complex divorce situations. NVR provides a useful frame for acting with a consistent New Authority in unequal circumstances such as disrupted contact or children witnessing their parents having violent arguments about them. The concepts of keeping the child in mind, parental presence and a commitment to peaceful parenting will be explored and then placed within a specific moral compass of managing a situation that you had never wanted to be in. 

Speaker - Catherine Rodger 

Catherine is a Child and Family Systemic Psychotherapist, a Systemic Supervisor, an academic Tutor and Research Supervisor on systemic postgraduate trainings and an independent Trainer. 
She worked for many years as a Family Therapist in Child and Adolescent Mental Health services within the NHS in South London in a variety of outpatient and clinic settings. For the last 8 years she has moved into private practice in Kent in a low cost counselling charity. She offers day courses and trainings within this context. 

Who is this course for / Who should attend? 

Lawyers, mediators or other legal professionals involved in face to face divorce or post divorce work. 

Key learning objectives 

Key learning points 

Participants will learn the key concepts involved in offering an NVR approach to clients. 

By the end of the course you will be able to 

Participants will be able to share some key ideas from NVR with their clients: inviting them to gain new authority in challenging situations both with their children and their ex partners. 


09.00 - 09.30 
Registration and Coffee 
09.30 - 11.00 
First Session 
11.00 - 11.15 
Tea / Coffee Break 
11.15 - 12.45 
Second Session 
12.45 - 13.45 
13.45 - 15.15 
Third Session 
15.15 - 15.30 
Tea / Coffee Break 
15.30 - 17.00 
Final Session 
CPD Certificates 
A CPD certificate will be provided at the end of the course. As a full day course this will be for 7 CPD points. 

Standard Delegate Rates 

When being run as a public course this 1 day event will typically have a delegate rate of £250.00 + VAT 
Discounts are also available for bookings of 3 delegates or more. For further information please contact 
In addition this course can be run as an in-house training session. Prices will depend on location and numbers of delegates attending. For a detailed proposal please contact us at