Working with Groups & Organisations: A Psychodynamic and Systemic Approach

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Marine Hotel, Sutton Cross, Dublin
Evelyn / 087-7944048
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Evelyn P. Gilmore & Associates


Working with Groups & Organisations:

A Psychodynamic and Systemic Approach


September, 2019 to April, 2020


For Organisational Consultants, Organisational Psychologists, Managers, Coaches, Psychotherapists, Educators, Human Resource and Health Care Professionals.


Programme Director and Lead Facilitator

Evelyn P. Gilmore, B.A., M.Sc., C. Psychol. Ps.S.I.,


Organisational Consultancy Training


Introduction to the Programme

Individuals who are trained and skilled in Psychology, Education, Human Resources, Management, Coaching, Psychotherapy and Health Care are sometimes invited to extend their role to working with groups and organisations. This often poses a challenge to these individuals, as they attempt to extend their knowledge and skills to working with larger groups and more complex organisational systems. This one year Certificate Programme provides an opportunity for participants to develop and enhance their skills and knowledge in working with groups and teams and provides a framework for participants within which they can explore ways of working in the area of organisational consultancy.


Who Can Apply for the Programme?

The programme is open to Organisational Consultants, Organisational Psychologists, Managers, Coaches, Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Educators and Health Care Professionals, In addition, the programme will be pertinent to Human Resource Professionals, Training & Development Professionals, Educators, Social Workers, and Allied Professionals who wish to develop and enhance their group facilitation and organisation development skills.


Style of the Programme

This one year Certificate Programme is highly experiential. Learning will be transferred through group process work, group facilitation, reflective practice, real live organisational consultancy projects / case studies, group exercises, and group supervision. In addition, participants will also be provided with an opportunity to review and discuss up-to-date information and research in the area of group facilitation and organisation development.

Programme Content


  • Working with Groups / Working with Organisations

  • The Role of the Internal/External Organisational Consultant

  • A Client Centered Approach – What is happening on the Surface?

  • Working below the Surface – The Application of Psychodynamic Thinking

  • Different Levels - Working with an Individual, Consulting to a Group/Team and Consulting to a whole Organisation.

  • A Systemic Approach to Working with Groups/Organisations

  • Emotional Containment / Holding Environments at Work

  • Enhancing the Consultant’s Presence and Self-Awareness

  • The Use of Self in Organisational Consultancy

  • Organisational Culture / Leadership in Organisations

  • Working on Real Live Projects / Group Supervision


Programme Dates and Times.


Module 1: Saturday & Sunday, 21st and 22nd September, 2019.

Module 2: Saturday & Sunday, 12th and 13th October, 2019.

Module 3: Saturday & Sunday, 9th and 10th November, 2019.

Module 4: Saturday & Sunday, 7th and 8th December, 2019.

Module 5: Saturday & Sunday, 11th and 12th January, 2020

Module 6: Saturday & Sunday, 8th and 9th February, 2020.

Module 7: Saturday & Sunday, 7th and 8th March, 2020.

Module 8: Saturday & Sunday, 4th and 5th April, 2020.


Saturdays: 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Sundays: 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m


Director and Lead Facilitator - Evelyn P. Gilmore

Evelyn is a Consultant Work & Organisational Psychologist, a Psychotherapist, a Business and Executive Coach, a Coach Trainer and Coach Supervisor. She has an Honours Degree in Psychology from National University of Ireland, Galway, and a First Class Honours Masters in Work and Organisational Psychology from Dublin City University. Evelyn has a Diploma in Psychotherapy from Tracht Psychotherapy Centre, and is currently doing a Professional Doctorate in Organisational Consultancy with the Tavistock in London. Evelyn has worked at a senior level with World Class Organisations, and her current clients include individuals, groups and organisations from both the public, private and voluntary sector. In addition, she has lectured on Organisational Change in the Dept of Management in NUIG. Others Facilitators will be involved in the Programme.


Programme Venue and Cost

The Programme will be held in the Marine Hotel, Sutton Cross, Dublin. The total cost of the Programme is Є2,800.


Reservation Details

If you are interested in taking a place on the programme, you will be invited to have an interview. This will also provide you with an opportunity to find out more about the programme. If you are offered a place on the programme, and choose to accept, a non-refundable deposit of Є800 will be requested to secure your place. For further information or to arrange an interview, please contact Evelyn P. Gilmore, No. 1 Devon Place, The Crescent, Galway. Telephone Office 091 – 861638, or telephone Evelyn on 087 – 7944048.