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Course Summary 
This course introduces participants to the unconscious processes involved in falling in love. It will provide an understanding of what goes wrong in relationships that leads partners to separate and divorce. 
Participants will learn how they can find themselves unwittingly drawn into their clients’ psychological worlds, often behaving in ways that leave them feeling perplexed and strained. 
The second part will act as a surgery for participants to present and discuss problematic areas of their work. 

Who is this course for / Who should attend? 

The course is open to family lawyers at any stage in their career who are interested in developing psychologically attuned practice. 

Key learning objectives 

Key learning points 

The seminars aim to increase awareness of: 
the psychological processes of falling in love, what goes wrong and why do people seek to divorce; 
patterns of behaviour in separation and divorce; 
how family lawyers can get drawn into the client’s psychodrama; 
taking your feelings seriously and harnessing these to work more effectively. 

By the end of the course you will be able to 

Identify being inappropriately drawn into the psychological dramas of your clients; 
Extract yourself from these psychodramas and reinstate boundaries; 
Deepen your understanding of what is going on for your clients (this could lend you the advantage on your opposing side); 
Do better for your client by understanding the psychological issues of their particular case better. 


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 

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 
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