Amanda Middleton: Therapy and Consulting

Bespoke Training Development

Sometimes a major incident or a change in policy or funding can reveal the need for new skills or procedures. I have many years of experience working alongside organisations to develop training to meet their unique needs. If you are interested in developing bespoke training, please see my contact details below.

2013 Pink Therapy

  • Introduction to Psychosexual Therapy with Sexual and Gender Diversity Clients.

2011 – 2013 Alcohol Concern

  • Family Training Academy
  • Working with families to increase engagement and motivation
  • Building Resilience: Working with children affected by parental alcohol problems
  • Protective Parenting: A realistic approach to problem drinking and parenting

2006 – 2013 Stella Project – AVA (Against Violence and Abuse)

  • Safeguarding Children living with Parental Substance Misuse and Domestic Abuse.
  • The links Between Substance Use and Domestic Violence
  • Basic Drugs and Alcohol Awareness for Domestic Violence workers
  • Working with Domestic Violence Perpetrators in a Drug and Alcohol Service
  • Partnership Day for Substance Use and Domestic Violence Services

2010 – 2013 Safe Ireland

  • Implementing effective drug and alcohol policy and practice in Domestic Abuse refuges
  • Implementing effective drug and alcohol policy and practice in Domestic Abuse outreach services
  • Families, Substance use and Domestic Violence
  • Understanding and Interrupting Stereotyping, Prejudice and Discrimination
  • Access and Admission to Refuge’s across Ireland

2011-2013 Caun Saor Women’s Refuge and Outreach

  • Working with Sexual abuse in Sex Positive ways
  • Women’s Sexuality After Abuse
  • Pattern Change Program for Women leaving abusive relationships, modules on drugs and alcohol, violence, sexual abuse and sexuality

2010 Lifeline Tower Hamlets

  • Young Peoples Substance Misuse Treatment: Practitioner development to meet client needs

2006 – 2010 Healthy Schools Team – Waltham Forest

  • Sex and Relationships Education for Teachers and Learning Mentors
  • Sexual Health and Teenage Pregnancy Peer Education Program
  • Sexual behaviour and Drug Use in young people

2007 – 2008 Stimulus for Women

  • Stimulus Essentials for Women – Personal Development for Emotional Health and Sexual Wellbeing

2003 – 2004 – Masters of Social Health, Macquarie University,
Psychology Department.

  • Youth Work Practise
  • Working with Dual Diagnosis
  • Sexuality issues in social health

2000-2002 – Twenty-10 LGBT Youth Service

  • Ready or Not – Supporting young LGBT people in rural, regional and remote communities