Forensic CPD courses

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


October 2021


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...


November 2021


From Feeding to the Counterfactual (M)other: From relational neuroscience to psychiatric and psychotherapeutic practice

A Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust workshop, in collaboration with the Bloomsbury Neuroscience Group, and in association with the London...

Motivational interviewing

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

Tavistock Trauma Service: External lectures on trauma series


January 2022


Motivational interviewing

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


February 2022


Motivational interviewing

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


Bespoke courses


Psychodynamic Practice in Mental Health

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


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...

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...

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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