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Clinical Skills in Dialogical Practice

2 Day TRAINING (Saturday & Sunday)

October 19 & 20, 2019

A 2-day training which affords a detailed focus on increasing clinical competence in Open Dialogue and dialogical practice. It builds upon the introductory training and is informed by dialogical and systemic theory and practice. There is a particular focus on Core Elements including reflecting and other dialogical processes and Core Dialogue including the use of self.

Training methods include role-play, experiential exercises, and reflection on the nuanced and sophisticated skills of dialogical practice. This experiential training will include a focus on dialogical practice as specific to participants’ work context.

Please Note: Introductory Course in Open Dialogue (differing versions) is a prerequisite


For therapists & clinicians from private practice, government or non-govt agencies who work with individuals, couples, families, wider systems.


  • To develop increased awareness of the core clinical skills that support the creation of a safe dialogical space, with a particular focus on speaking and listening.

  • To gain increased sensitivity to the varied nuances of reflecting processes, with a particular focus on why, what, when, and how to reflect during therapeutic sessions.

  • To experience increased attunement to the moment-to-moment quality of therapeutic sessions, with a particular focus on relational embodiment.

  • To gain an increased sense of the use of self, with a particular focus on therapeutic relationships with co-therapists, families and the wider systems.


EARLY BIRD $485.00 (Before Sept 7, 2019)

REGULAR $525.00 (After Sept 7 2019)

Includes 2 days of training, course material handouts, morning & afternoon tea. The training venue is located close to coffee shops and restaurants for lunch.