Understand the nature of addiction , Be conversant with the different explanatory models of addiction , Understand the Multiphasic process and be able to relate stages to the awareness cycle , Understand the stage appropriate nature of the work , Understand the application to other addictions such as gambling , Understand Gestalt therapy from the perspective of long term work
Comparisons between the disease and process models of addiction , Able to apply Gestalt in terms of awarness cycle, support, and creative adjustment to this area , Conversant with different stages of therapy , Know when to bring the family in , Assess where the person/family is at in terms of stages , Understand the differen ces and similarities between addictions , Apply Gestalt to working with a client over time.
"Aware of own addictive issues , Worked through primary and secondary creative adjustments , Bring awareness to own addictive processes and interactive cycles , Willing to encounter own void."
"Able to guide clients through stages of addiction work. Apply Gestalt theory and practices to this area , Able to assess where a client/family is at Recognise signs of addiction , Allowing the problem to be defined by the person."