Principles and Practice of Psychoanalytic Parent-Infant Psychotherapy
7th February 2017 – 10th February 2017
- The Anna Freud Centre Map
- 3.5 days
- 09:30 - 16:30 (Day 1 will start at 13:15)
About this course
The training is based on the therapeutic model developed by The Anna Freud Centre Parent Infant Project, as described in their book The Practice of Psychoanalytic Parent-Infant Psychotherapy: Claiming the Baby (Routledge, London 2005)
Who is this course suitable for?
Professionals working with infants and their parents who are interested in developing specialist therapeutic skills in this area – child psychotherapists, psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, social workers, psychiatric nurses and allied professions.
Aims of course
The aim of this course is to extend the understanding and skills particular to therapeutically-based, early intervention with attachment disorders. The course will examine the complexity of the work.
Each training day will include seminars and technique-based discussions, anchored in clinical video material.
The following topics will be addressed:
- Theory and principles of psychoanalytic parent-infant psychotherapy
- Engaging the family in parent-infant psychotherapy
- Baby, parent/s and therapist – the therapeutic encounter
- The process of ending in parent-infant psychotherapy
- Working with ‘hard to reach’ high risk populations Therapeutic mother baby groups