April 10 - 11, 2017
workshop will introduce participants to the Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT)
model for psychosis, and how to orientate their interventions for people with
This training is
appropriate for all health care professionals, allied health care workers and
caregivers working with people experiencing distress in relation to psychosis.
By the end of
this workshop participants will be able to,
- Describe and critique
the CFT model and its relevance for people with psychosis.
- Summarize and
discuss the evidence base that underpins the CFT model.
knowledge of CFT psychosis intervention through five key stages in interactive
- establishing safeness and connection
- psycho-education about evolved brains, emotion systems, and multiple selves
- threat-based formulation and three circles formulation
- cultivate/deepen the compassionate self
- direct compassion to others, self, dissociated parts/voices
- Use the CFT model
to address difficulties within therapeutic relationships.
processes to ensure personal practice improvement in the use of the CFT model
Limited training slots
- $350.00 (20 CAMH staff)
- $225.00 ( 5 students, student ID will be required)
Click on this web link to register
- 20 Toronto St. Toronto, ON. M5C 2B8
- Information will be provided
Charlie is a clinical psychologist, researcher and trainer at King’s
College London. He is currently researching the social context of anomalous
experiences and the application of Compassion-Focused Therapy for people
experiencing distress in relation to psychosis. He provides psychological
therapies in NHS psychosis services, and in private practice. He also runs
various compassion training workshops for practitioners and the general public.
Dr Eleanor Longden
Eleanor is a research
psychologist with lived experience of psychosis who has lectured
internationally on recovery-orientated approaches to complex mental health
problems, including TED
and WHO events. She works at the Psychosis Research Unit (PRU) in Manchester,
and coordinates the research committee of Intervoice.
Tel: 416.535.8501 ext. 36732