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Compassion Focused Therapy for Psychosis
Thu, 2 Feb 2017, 09:45 – Fri, 3 Feb 2017, 16:30 EST
This event has been approved by The College of Psychiatrists of Ireland for 10 CPD credits. Awarded 8 CPD credits from the Psychological Society of Ireland. Awaiting CPD approval from ICGP.
Organised by: Dr Edel Crehan, Senior Clinical Psychologist, Living Through Psychosis Programme, Department of Psychology, St Patrick’s University Hospital.
Who is this workshop intended for:
This workshop will run over 2 days and is intended for mental health professionals including psychiatrists, general practitioners, occupational therapists, psychologists, therapists and researchers in the area.
Dr Charlie Heriot-Maitland is a clinical psychologist and researcher in the area of compassion focused therapy for psychosis based in the UK. Dr Heriot-Maitland will present on the principles of CFT which emphasise three brain-body systems of threat, drive and safety. This 5 minute video developed by Dr Heriot-Maitland and others is a good introduction to CFT for psychosis: www.compassionforvoices.com
Following on from last year’s workshop the aim will be to build greater expertise in understanding and delivering CFT for psychosis. Additionally, Dr Heriot-Maitland will talk about how the field is developing and how CFT can be integrated into case management, case conceptualisation and compliments in particular cognitive behavioural therapy for psychosis. Emerging evidence of the effectiveness of CFT in both individual and group interventions for psychosis will be reviewed.