Forensic CPD courses

Our Portman Clinic offers a unique experience in the psychoanalytic understanding of working with offenders

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October 2018


Development of psychoanalytic theory: lecture series

This lunchtime lecture series will offer you a systematic introduction and overview of the development of psychoanalytic theory from Freud to the...

Introducing psychoanalytic ideas on violence, delinquency and sexual deviation

This course – a series of monthly talks – introduces the key concepts from the psychodynamic and developmental understanding of criminality,...


November 2018


Intermediate motivational interviewing

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


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


Managing risk and complexity in social care practice: A relational approach

Social workers and other professionals working in the field of child protection are faced with particular challenges in assessing and managing the...

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...