Forensic CPD courses

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


July 2022


Tavistock Trauma Service: External lectures on trauma series

This innovative series of lectures is organised by the Tavistock Trauma Service and is designed to reflect the clinical approach of the work,...


September 2022


Motivational interviewing

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a person-centred counselling style for addressing the common problem of ambivalence about change.


October 2022


Foundations in psychodynamic approaches to risk and complexity

This course provides a foundation in psychoanalytic principles and their application to working with complex and challenging individuals. We will...

Introducing psychoanalytic ideas on violence, delinquency and sexual deviation

This course – a series of monthly talks and follow up discussion – introduces the key concepts from the psychodynamic and developmental...

Motivational interviewing

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a person-centred counselling style for addressing the common problem of ambivalence about change.

Trauma-informed care: Using trauma awareness to enhance everyday practice

Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) has rapidly become a high priority across the health and social care sector. TIC is an approach to service delivery that...


November 2022


Motivational interviewing

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a person-centred counselling style for addressing the common problem of ambivalence about change.


January 2023


Motivational interviewing

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a person-centred counselling style for addressing the common problem of ambivalence about change.


February 2023


Motivational interviewing

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a person-centred counselling style for addressing the common problem of ambivalence about change.


May 2023


Motivational interviewing

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a person-centred counselling style for addressing the common problem of ambivalence about change.


June 2023


Motivational interviewing

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a person-centred counselling style for addressing the common problem of ambivalence about change.


Bespoke courses


Reflective mental health practice today

This is a ten-week short course for mental health nurses, that provides a valuable opportunity to develop skills and understanding in processing...


Coming Soon


Assessing risk: a relational approach

This ten week course offers you an innovative framework for understanding the complex and subtle issues involved in assessing and managing the risk...

Facilitating Reflective Practice Groups Training

This short course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills required to establish and facilitate reflective practice groups in order...

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...

Psychoanalysis then and now: From Freudian to post-Kleinian thought

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

FCAMHS nominated for 2020 RCPsych Awards

We're proud to announce our Forensic Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (FCAHMS) has been nominated in the 2020 RCPsych Awards.

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