June 26th – 29th 2018

Luther King House, Brighton Terrace, Manchester, M14 5JP

With Ncazelo Ncube-Mlilo the pioneer and co-developer of Tree of Life

Spend 4 days with Ncazelo Ncube-Mlilo to learn about the history and origins of the Imbeleko approach and Tree of Life methodology. Learn advanced methods in how Tree of Life can be applied in different therapeutic contexts. This flexible workshop consists of an introductory 1-day module followed by three further 1-day modules exploring the use of Tree of Life in particular contexts. These further modules can be attended by anyone who has completed the first day. Attendance at the first day is essential for any one wanting to attend the further modules.
Day 1: £110 + VAT
Days 2, 3 & 4: £95 + VAT each
(20% discount for self-funders)
To reserve your place please contact us or go to and complete an application form.


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Clinical psychologists and narrative practitioners aiming to empower people to live their lives in accordance with their values, hopes and dreams.
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Join us in MALLORCA this summer. Sabine Vermiere will be presenting in English, June 19. She is also part of the organising committee for the European+ Narrative Therapy and Community Work conference in Belgium this coming June
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I will be in Leeds-Working with sexual issues in systemic psychotherapy with Desa Markovic Thursday 16th May 2019
For qualified family therapists, experienced couples therapists, psychologists and other health professionals interested in systemic approaches.
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Team of Life: A narrative approach to resilience in UK school children

26th September 2017

Reading Hilton

Vicky is presenting research findings from a pragmatic randomised control trial along with Dr Helen Sharp (University of Liverpool) at the British Psychological Society Children, Young People and Families Faculty Conference.


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Team of Life: A narrative approach to resilience workshop

22nd September 2017

Blackpool Zoo

Workshop by Vicky being presented at the 16th National Association of Primary Mental Health Workers Conference.


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Supervision Training at Leeds Family Therapy and Research Centre


20 January 2017

Mariangels will be teaching Supervision and Gender in conjunction with Dr. Ged Smith and Allen Crocker at the University of Leeds. 

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National Academic Health & Science Network Mental Health & Dementia Learning Event


date to be confirmed

Vicky will be speaking at the event.

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North West Educational Psychology Conference


15 December 2016

Presenting a Seminar at the conference to be conducted by Vicky.

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Online Narrative Practice Supervision Group


17 November 2016

Mariangels will be facilitating this group for Spanish speaking professionals.

Click here for more information in Online Narrative Practice Supervision.

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Annual Meeting for Genetic Counsellor Trainees


21 October 2016

An experiential group intervention in Resilience and Coping Strategies was led by Mariangels at the annual meeting at NHS St Mary’s Hospital.

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North West Huntington’s Disease Open Day


22 October 2016

Presentation of her Tree of Life work with Huntington groups by Mariangels at the Manchester Town Hall. 

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Team of Life Peer Mentor Training


18 October 2016

Team of Life peer mentor training at Ridgeway School as part of the Health Education England Project.

Further training in schools on Wirral and of CAMHS staff on Wirral is planned for the New Year.

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CWP Wirral CAMHS World Mental Health Day


10 October 2016

Presentation by Vicky at the health trust discussing mental health on World Mental Health Day.

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Saint Mary’s Hospital – Huntington’s Disease


7 October 2016

Mariangels facilitated her third Tree of Life group intervention to Manchester area people impacted by Huntington’s disease for NHS Central Manchester.

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AETEN Congress


Fifth Meeting of the Spanish Association of Narrative Therapy (AETEN)

Fourth Europe+ Conference of Narrative Therapy and Community Work

6-9 July 2016

Workshop: “Stories Behind Stories: Connecting Ideas from Narrative to Genetic Counseling” with Mariangels Ferrer and Rhona MacLeod

Closing Plenary: “Bridges Through Time: Building for the Future” with Hugh Fox/Moderator Mariangels Ferrer

Posters Session: “Team of Life: A Narrative Approach to Building Resilience in UK School Children” with  Vicky Eames and Helen Sharp

For further information please visit the AETEN Congress

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4-5 July 2016

Team of Life training is delivered on behalf of Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Trust.

Please contact us if you would like to commission training in your area.