Essentials: Attachment Theory and CBT in Complex Cases

  • Thursday 7 March 2019
  • The Met Hotel
    King Street, Leeds, LS1 2HQ
Essentials: Attachment Theory and CBT in Complex Cases

Half Day Training (Lunch on Arrival)
12.00pm Registration and Lunch , 12.30pm Welcome and 4.30pm, Close

CBT has an established evidence base for treating various mental and behavioural disorders.
Attachment history and pattern helps to deepen the understanding of the person from a
developmental, historical and maturational perspective.
Combining insights from CBT and attachment theory helps to offer a more attuned, acceptable and effective intervention in a time limited fashion. Principles of this approach are useful to psychiatrists, nurses, social workers and community team members, who deal with complexity.

Led by Dr P J Saju, this course involves a detailed case study of a person with complex trauma, dissociation and self-harm. Using a case discussion model, the presentation will cover basics of attachment theory, adult attachment patterns, therapeutic relationship informed  by attachment patterns, integrated formulation, and adaptations to traditional CBT.

Please note that the Andrew Sims Centre has a Reservation and Cancellation Policy.

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