Management and leadership CPD courses

Our management and leadership short courses build on the early work of the Tavistock Clinic and the ideas of Wilfred Bion and Melanie Klein. 

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April 2020


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...

8 Week Mindfulness Course (with added elements of compassion focused therapy and neurobiology)

Mindfulness and Compassion-focussed skills Mindfulness is about purposefully paying attention, in a non-judgemental way, to what is going on in our...


May 2020


Tavistock Trauma Service: External lectures on trauma series

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


June 2020


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...

Intermediate motivational interviewing

This intermediate level course is the next step for people who have already received introductory level training in Motivational Interviewing. A...

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...


September 2020


Executive coaching programme – Tavistock Consulting (ECP)

Tavistock Consulting’s Executive Coaching programme is validated by the European Mentoring and Coaching Council to Senior Practitioner level. It...

Managing, Supervising and Facilitating Groups in The Workplace: A work based discussion group for public and voluntary sector professionals

Are you looking for a regular opportunity to think with others outside your organisation about your work? Do you facilitate groups that 'don't...


October 2020


Motivational interviewing

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


November 2020


Working with and Facilitating Groups

This course is aimed at staff from a range of disciplines and teams, currently facilitating a group, or with the aspiration to facilitate a group...



Coming soon


Leadership and management in the public and voluntary sectors: a systemic perspective

In today’s changing and uncertain political and financial climate, a practical and theoretically grounded course in leadership and management...

Working with teams and networks under stress

Teams and networks are about relationships. We all function in relation to networks, whether we are part of one, or feel outside and not properly...