Short Course / CPD
School of Health Sciences
No Partner College
16th November 2018 at 9am – 5pm
Who should attend?
Anyone who leads teams or works with groups. This can suit those who do not work clinically, but there will be a clinical emphasis.
Maximum number of participants: 25
Group psychotherapy as a basic treatment for mental health disorders will be discussed as will a basic introduction as to how group psychotherapy principles are utilised within other therapeutic modalities such a therapeutic communities, mentalisation, dialectical behavioural therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy. Particular emphasis will be given to the setting up and running of groups and the concept of dynamic administration. There will be the opportunity to engage into an experiential group as part of this seminar to explore in real life some of these concepts.
This seminar is designed to allow you to consider groups and teams as both a clinical application but also a means to consider how groups operate in social settings such as at work, and wider institutional and societal dynamics.
Dr Dan Anderson is a lecturer in psychotherapy at University of Central Lancashire. He is a practicing group analyst and psychodynamic psychotherapist, and worked for 15 years in the NHS and the independent sector as a consultant psychiatrist before leaving this work to become an academic and psychotherapist.
- Understand the broad theoretical principles of group dynamics, specifically using group analytic theory
- Understand the use of group psychotherapy as a treatment for mental health disorders (a basic introduction as to how group psychotherapy principles are utilised within other therapeutic modalities such a therapeutic communities, mentalisation, dialectical behavioural therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy).
- Understand the aspects for consideration when setting up and running groups.
- Be able to consider organisational and team factors that alter effective team/group functioning
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Workshop cost: £90
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