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Mentalizing and Mentalization-Based Treatment with Adults (MBT Adult): An Introduction

Explore mentalization skills for working with adults in this 4-hour training. Ideal for professionals, it's a prerequisite for MBT Basic training. Access granted monthly for 10 months.

About this training

This training will consist of 4 hours of self-guided content and will introduce participants to mentalizing and mentalization based treatment for adults. It will cover the theory of mentalization and its relevance to work with adults and will provide learners with a foundation for developing further skills in using a mentalizing approach.   

This training is suitable for professionals working with adults who are interested in learning more about mentalizing and mentalization based treatments. The course is also a prerequisite for attending the MBT Basic training

Upon program purchase, a confirmation email will be sent. Access starts on the first working day of the following month at 12pm. For any inquiries or login issues, email Training access lasts 10 months from the purchase date; the account auto-closes after 10 months. Extension isn't available, so complete the course within the timeframe. Note that repurchasing won't save previous progress.  

Aims of this training 

  • Increase knowledge and understanding of mentalizing 

  • Prepare people for lectures and courses on MBT 

  • Ensure participants recognise the relevance of mentalizing to individuals, families, and groups 

  • Understand the role of mentalizing in psychopathology 

Who is this training for? 

  • Participants in MBT training courses 

  • People interested in the theoretical aspects of mentalizing and MBT 

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Peter Fonagy

Professor of Psychoanalysis and Developmental Science & Head of the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences at University College London

Professor Anthony Bateman

MBT Training Consultant

Professor Dr Eia Asen

Professor Dr Eia Asen

Consultant Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist

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