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    Mentalization-Based Treatment for Children (MBT-C) - a Time-Limited Approach

    Mentalization-Based Treatment for Children (MBT-C) is a time-limited approach to working with children in middle childhood (ages 5-12) and their parents.

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    MBT-C is an integrative approach, which brings together psychodynamic principals with findings from attachment and affect-regulation theory, systemic family therapy and empirical studies of mentalization. It is a flexible approach for use in clinical settings to address a range of childhood difficulties including; emotional and behavioural problems, anxiety, depression, and relational difficulties.

    About Mentalization-Based Treatment for Children: MBT-C

    This training will provide an introduction to Mentalization-Based Treatment for Children (MBT-C), offering a practical approach to the key elements of the model. The training includes a focus on the core mentalizing stance, approaches to assessment and case formulation, as well as the opportunity to develop specific skills for working with school-age children and parents from a mentalizing perspective.

    The training is based on the following text: Mentalization-Based Treatment for Children A Time-Limited Approach by Midgley, N., Ensink, K., Lindqvist, K., Malberg, N. and Muller, N. (2017). American Psychological Association.