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 11
2021

Year 1 (2021)

5 & 6 Feb – Face to Face
12 Mar –  Online – 4hrs (AM)
16 Apr –  Online – 4hrs (AM)
14 & 15 May – Face to Face
11 Jun –  Online – 4hrs (AM)
2 Jul –  Online – 4hrs (AM)
10 Sept –  Online – 4hrs (AM)
8 & 9 Oct – Face to Face
5 Nov –  Online – 4hrs (AM)
26 Nov-  Online – 4hrs (AM)

Location: Bristol

Cost: On application

Trainers:
Lead trainer: Alex Knowles

Rob J. Neborsky MD
Leo Russell
James Louis

ISTDP-UK Core Group 10
2020

Year 1 (2020)

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

Year 2 (2021)

22 & 23 Jan – Face to Face
19 Feb –  Online – 4hrs (AM)
19 Mar –  Online – 4hrs (AM)
23 Apr –  Online – 4hrs (AM)
21 & 22 May – Face to Face
18 Jun –  Online – 4hrs (AM)
23 & 24 Jul – Face to Face
17 Sept –  Online – 4hrs (AM)
15 Oct –  Online – 4hrs (AM)
12 & 13 Nov – Face to Face
4 Dec – Online – 4hrs (AM)

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 (2021)

28 & 29 January – Face to Face
26 February – Online – 4hrs (AM)
26 March –  Online – 4hrs (AM)
30 April –  Online – 4hrs (AM)
27 & 28 May –  Face to Face
25 June –  Online – 4hrs (AM)
15 & 16 July – Face to Face
24 September –  Online – 4hrs (AM)
22 October –  Online – 4hrs (AM)
18 & 19 November – Face to Face
3 December –  Online – 4hrs (AM)

Location: London NW3

Cost: On application

Trainers:
Lead trainer: Alex Knowles, psychoanalytic psychotherapist.

Robert J. Neborsky, MD.

Leo Russell, Clinical Psychologist

Dr James Louis,  Consultant Psychiatrist

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 James Louis,  Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Leo Russell,  Clinical Psychologist

Robert J. Neborsky, MD.