Mentalization-Based Treatment for Adolescence (MBT-A)

23rd April 2018 25th April 2018

The third day is a half day and will finish at 12:30.


Anna Freud National Centre for Children & Families Map
2.5 days
09:00 - 16:00 (day 3 finishes at 12:30)



Training Fee

About this course

In this course people will be able to get an overview of MBT-A; an understanding of the specific complexities about working with adolescents; an understanding of the development of mentalization and the relevance of it in relationships and in the maintenance of a self esteem, affect regulation and impulse control.  The course will also touch on issues such as working with self harm, working with trauma and family work.

Who is this course suitable for?

All professionals working in the field of adolescent mental health.

Aims of course

  • Understand why adolescence is a critical period
  • Understand mentalization
  • Develop an understanding of the model of MBT-A as well as the application of it is self harm, trauma and with families¬†

Please note, Peter Fonagy teaches, on average for one-day on this training course rather than the full duration of the training. At times, due to unforeseen circumstances his teaching time is reduced. The training is led by other experienced MBT trainers. Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families reserves the right to change speakers without notice.