Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy Short Course

Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy Short Course
  • Develop your skills & knowledge
  • Delivered by academic experts & qualified professionals
  • Receive a certificate of attendance

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course

Ancillary Award:



Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:


Delivery Method:


Course Length:

1/2 day


School of Community Health and Midwifery

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

Friday 10th February 2017 10am-1pm

Entry Requirements:


Course Content

Course Outline:
With an increasing emphasis for short term psychotherapies DIT has been developed as a 16 week therapeutic model for working with mood disorders.

DIT draws on psychodynamic theory and aims to help clients understand the connection between presenting symptoms and what is happening within their relationships through identifying core repetitive pattern of relating that can be traced back to childhood. DIT is now offered at Step 3 within IAPT.

Come along and find out more about DIT in this half-day workshop including the origins, key components and effectiveness.

Who should attend:

Counsellors, Psychotherapists, mental health nurses, social workers 

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Attendance without examination 

Academic Expertise

Imelda is a senior lecturer in Counselling & Psychological Therapies. She is qualified as a mental health nurse and art therapist working within a psychodynamic framework. 

Learning outcome & aims

By the end of the workshops participants will:
  • Gain understanding of the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of DIT
  • Consider the utility of DIT as a model in practice
  • Engage in experiential activity

Industry links & professional accreditation

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Work experience and international opportunities

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Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Email: SFFTeam@uclan.ac.uk
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE


How to Apply

If you have any questions about the workshop or how to apply please contact us:
email healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk or call 01772 893808


About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

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Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk