Adult mental health CPD courses

Our short courses will appeal to a broad range of practitioners in psychiatry, psychology, nursing and social work and focus on working with couples, families and young adults.

Troubled couple (adu-47)


January 2018

Couples as parents and parents as couples

Does your work involve contact with children and parents? Do you come across couples who are struggling to parent together? Do you want to...

Families and beyond: an introduction to systemic thinking (online)

We all live our lives in and through our relationships, both past and present, and we are all shaped by the social and cultural contexts in which...

Families and beyond: an introduction to systemic thinking

In this short course you will learn new ways of thinking about and negotiating personal and work relationships as well as many other applications...

Formation au test du Rorschach / Rorschach Inkblot Test Training

Psychodiagnostic de l’adulte et de l’adolescent: Formation au test du Rorschach (système intégré), Niveau I Adult and adolescent psychodiagnostic:...

Introduction to psychodynamic and systemic practice applications in work with young people and adults

This course explores a diverse range of practice applications of both psychodynamic and systemic theoretical models to professional work.

Eight-Week Mindfulness Course

What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is a very effective way of training our attention. In our fast-paced world, we are increasingly reacting...

Psychoanalytic Research Workshops

This fortnightly workshop will be devoted to the content and process of empirical research, with a particular focus on the evidence base for child...

Risk: A relational perspective

This eight week course, delivered in both London and Leeds, offers you an innovative framework for understanding the complex and subtle issues...

Understanding development – adolescence

Adolescence is a time of life that is central to our sense of who we are in the world. It is a time of intense emotion, of startling changes, of...

Working with couples

Therapeutic work with couples is an important mode of intervention which is relevant in child, adolescent and adult clinical settings.

Working with Psychotherapy Groups

Whilst group therapy has long been established as a highly effective form of treatment, services are increasingly utilising group work as a means...


March 2018


Advanced motivational interviewing

Motivational Interviewing is an evidence-based approach based on a person-centred counselling style for addressing the common problem of...

Supervision for applied psychologists in schools and community contexts: Working relationally and reflectively

Supervision is a critical component of safe and effective practice across the human services. It is essential in ensuring a containing and...


April 2018


Embodied listening: The self of the practitioner in action!

“Four components make up the waking state: sensation, feeling, thought, and movement.”Moshe Feldenkrais, Awareness Through Movement“A fundamental...

Understanding couples

This half-day workshop is designed for counsellors and psychotherapists who are concerned with couples in the course of their work and...


May 2018


An introduction to compassion focused therapy

Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) was developed by Professor Paul Gilbert to work with people with severe and enduring mental health problems, many...


June 2018


Nurturing Parents: Mindfulness based well-being for parents

The Nurturing Parents Programme (NP) has been developed at the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice at Bangor University. It is an...


July 2018


Brief psychoanalytic psychotherapy

A four day course introducing the principles and practice of working with Brief Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and the application of these...

Introduction to Psychodynamic Concepts: A workshop for mental health professionals

This is a five-day workshop for qualified mental health professionals and those nearing the end of their training. It aims to provide an...


Courses you can join at any time


Working with personality disorder, severely ill and complex patients

This programme presents an opportunity for qualified psychotherapists/analysts to join the Fitzjohn’s unit at the Tavistock and Portman NHS...


Bespoke courses


Reflective mental health practice today short course

This is a bespoke 10-week short course for mental health nurses, which develops the capacity to understand, process and thoughtfully respond to...


Coming soon


Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule administration & coding course

The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) is a semi-structured, standardised assessment of communication, social interaction, and play.

Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course, designed to teach people how to spot the signs and symptoms of...

Relating to self-harm and suicide in adolescents and young adults

This 10-week course will focus on how to understand self-harm and suicidal behaviour in adolescence and early adulthood.