Forensic CPD courses

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

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September 2019


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...


October 2019


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...

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 – introduces the key concepts from the psychodynamic and developmental understanding of criminality,...


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...