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Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) for Psychosis Workshop



Date

April 10 - 11, 2017


Description

This 2-day workshop will introduce participants to the Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) model for psychosis, and how to orientate their interventions for people with psychosis.

 

Audience

This training is appropriate for all health care professionals, allied health care workers and caregivers working with people experiencing distress in relation to psychosis.


 

Objectives

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.
  • Apply knowledge of CFT psychosis intervention through five key stages in interactive exercises,
    • 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.
  • Implement processes to ensure personal practice improvement in the use of the CFT model for psychosis.

 

 

Cost

 

  •   ​  $450.00

 

   Limited training slots

  •  $350.00 (20 CAMH staff)
  • $225.00 ( 5 students, student ID will be required)

 

Register

Click on this web link to register

https://app.certain.com/profile/form/index.cfm?PKformID=0x253883858e8



Venue

 

  •    20 Toronto St. Toronto, ON. ​M5C 2B8

 

 

  Accreditation

 

  •  ​​Information will be provided

 

  

 Faculty

Dr Charlie Heriot-Maitland 

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.​



Contact

Sandra.Bennett@camh.ca

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Tel: 416.535.8501 ext. 36732​

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