Project Description

ISTDP-UK Core Training

This 3-year course covers the following:

  • The evaluation interview, or “trial therapy”

  • Psychodynamic assessment

  • Development of a strong therapeutic alliance

  • Assessment of anxiety pathways and skills for effective anxiety regulation

  • Skills to overcome maladaptive defence patterns and develop more adaptive patterns of relating

  • Facilitating therapeutic experience of emotions

ISTDP-UK trainers are accredited by the IEDTA and trainings are delivered in consultation with expert training consultant, Robert J. Neborsky, MD.

“For many individuals attachment trauma is at the core of psychoneurosis and personality disorder. Combining theoretical aspects of psychodynamic therapy, developmental neuroscience, and attachment styles pro- vides a useful framework for intensifying emotion and accelerating the course of treatment.”
Robert J. Neborsky, MD. Brain, Mind and dyadic change processes (2006)

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Core Training Schedule

ISTDP-UK Core Group 10
2020

Year 1 (2020)

7/8 Feb
3/4 April
5/6 June
4/5 Sept
6/7 Nov

Location: London NW3

Cost: On application

Trainers:
Lead trainer: Alex Knowles

Rob J. Neborsky MD
Leo Russell
James Louis

ISTDP-UK Core Group 9
2019
COURSE FULL

Year 1 (2019)

31 Jan / 1 Feb
4/5 Apr
6/7 Jun
5/6 Sept
7/8 Nov


Year 2 (2020)

30/31 Jan
26/27 March
28/29 May
16/17 July
17/18 Sept
19/20 Nov

Year 3

To be confirmed

Location: London NW3

Cost: On application

Trainers:
Lead trainer: Alex Knowles, psychoanalytic psychotherapist.

Robert J. Neborsky, MD.

Leo Russell

ISTDP-UK Core Group 8
2018
COURSE FULL

Year 1 (2018)

23/24 Feb
20/21 Apr
29/30 Jun
7/8 Sept
9/10 Nov

Year 2 (2019)

25/26 Jan
22/23 Mar
17/18 May
12/13 Jul
13/14 Sept
15/16 Nov

Year 3 (2020)

17/18 Jan
13/14 March
15/16 May
10/11 July
11/12 Sept
13/14 Nov

Location: London NW3

Cost: £400 per block

Trainers:
Alex Knowles, psychoanalytic psychotherapist.

Dr Sharon Lewis, chartered clinical psychologist.

Robert J. Neborsky, MD.

ISTDP-UK Core Group 7
2016/2017
COURSE FULL

ISTDP-UK Core Training 7 commences in Central London in November 2016. This 3-year course is made up of six 2-day blocks per year.

Year 1

Monday 21st & Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Monday 23rd & Tuesday 24th January 2017

Monday 27th & Tuesday 28th March 2017

Monday 22nd & Tuesday 23rd May 2017

Monday 10th & Tuesday 11th July 2017

Year 2

18-19 September 2017

20-21 November 2017

22-23 January 2018

19 – 20 March 2018

21-22 May 2018

9-10 July 2018

Year 3

17 – 18 September 2018
12 – 13 November 2018 (Dr Neborsky)
21 – 22 January 2019
18 – 19 March 2019
20 – 21 May 2019
8 – 9 July 2019
ISTDP-UK Core Group 6
2015
COURSE FULL

ISTDP-UK Core Training Group (Core Group 6) commenced in Central London in Autumn 2015. This 3-year course is made up of six 2-day weekends per year.

Year 2

Friday 16th & Saturday 17th September 2016

Friday 25th & Saturday 26th November 2016

Friday 27th & Saturday 28th January 2017

Friday 17th & Saturday 18th March 2017

Friday 19th & Saturday 20th May 2017

Friday 14th & Saturday 15th July 2017

Year 3

15-16 September 2017

24-25 November 2017

26-27 January 2018

16-17 March 2018

18–19 May 2018

13-14 July 2018

ISTDP-UK Core Group 5
2014/2015
COURSE FULL

A core training group based in London and Oxford, co-ordinated by ISTDP-UK started in September 2014.

The dates for this group are:

Year 3

Friday 9th – Saturday 10th September 2016 (Central London)

Friday 18th – Saturday 19th November 2016

Friday 13th – Saturday 14th January 2017

Sunday 19th – Monday 20th March 2017

Friday 12th – Saturday 13th May 2017

Friday 30th June – Saturday 1st July 2017