Intimacy: A Workshop on Couples Therapy


Intimacy: A Workshop on Couples Therapy

This two day informative, interactive and experiential workshop will offer therapists an understanding of working with couples from a Gestalt and Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) perspective.


Saturday, 2 April & Sunday, 3 April 2022


9.30 am – 4.30 pm


Gestalt Therapy Brisbane

431 Montague Road, West End

Brisbane, Queensland


$445 (Special)



Special ends 14 January 2022


Who is the workshop for?

  • Emerging couples therapists
  • Experienced couples therapists
  • Individual therapists
  • GTB students
  • People interested in Gestalt and EFT

Participant Outcomes

  • Reflect on the history and diversity of couple-hood, romantic love relationships and couple therapy
  • Gain insight into the intersection of neurobiology, attachment theory and couples therapy
  • Recognise the differences and similarities of couples vs individual therapy
  • Understand destructive couples cycles and how to support de-escalation and re-connection
  • To develop knowledge on EFT and Gestalt couples therapy through exploring couples cycles with a phenomenological awareness and emotional focus
  • Look at the use of experiential interventions within couples therapy
  • Demonstrated practice and supported application of learnt techniques and interventions
  • Assimilating the somatic, systemic and behavioural work of other therapies
  • Working with and supporting complex couples’ issues


  • to be confirmed

Presented by

Sean Tonnet 

MGestTherapy, BSocSc, ADipWelfare

Sean has been working with people for over 25 years and as a full time therapist, clinical supervisor and group facilitator for the 14 years. Based in Northern NSW, his reputed and respected practice reflects his comprehensive training in Gestalt therapy, EFT for couples and group leadership.
Specialising in relationships, Sean has over 10000 case hours working with couples. He melds creative relational Gestalt methods and contemporary psychotherapy, neurobiology and mindfulness practices within a safe and sacred space. His work has been reviewed on radio, television and in print, making him a highly sort after relationship therapist with-in the Northern Rivers. Don’t miss this opportunity to train with a Australian based and leading couples therapist!

Event Details

Start date: 2 April 2022

End date: 3 April 2022

Start time: 09:30 a.m. AEST

End time: 04:30 p.m. AEST

Venue: Gestalt Therapy Brisbane

Phone: 07 3844 4204