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1/2 Price Place at Therapist Peer Support and Supervision Group on 03.08.19, Glasgow city centre

I  am holding a Therapist Peer Support and Supervision Group for some of my affiliates/supervisees/room users on Saturday 3rd August 2019, 10am-12.20pm. I am offering this at 1/2 price (£10). This offers 2.5 hours CPD and can be counted towards supervision ratios. CPD certificate and refreshments included in price. It will be held in the office in Hope Street, Glasgow city centre.

I have one place left for anyone who is interested. It's not a The CBT'ers Club event (since the club is taking a break this year), however, it will be very similar to the Therapist Peer Support and Supervision Groups helps at The CBT'ers Club.

The space is only open to anyone who has been to one of The CBT'ers Club groups/meetings/events previously.

Payment by BACS and no refunds. If you are interested in attending or want more information, please get in touch via email asap to secure the place: support@citizen17therapy.co.uk

Best wishes,

Alexandra 



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