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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

Faculty of Medical Psychotherapy

Faculty of Medical Psychotherapy

The Medical Psychotherapy Faculty represents the broad range of psychotherapeutic practice within psychiatry.

Its membership consists of psychiatrists who practice psychotherapy as their main therapy or utilise its principles in their work.

 

 

Video: What is Medical Psychotherapy?

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AcOMP

The Accrediting Organisation for Medical Psychotherapy

 

Faculty of Medical Psychotherapy Member Support

 


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Recent advances in knowledge of brain and body functioning are increasingly relevant to the work of medical psychotherapists.

  • This paper highlights some of these significant advances.


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News and events

 FACULTY CONFERENCE:

 Faculty of Medical Psychotherapy Annual Conference 2017

 Trauma, Dissociation & Psychosis

 5 - 7 April 2017, London

 Further information and registration

 

  NEWSLETTER: Spring_Summer 2016

OCCASIONAL PAPER -  Learning from the Cradle to the Grave: the psychotherapeutic development of doctors from beginning to end of a career in medicine and psychiatry

 

OCCASIONAL PAPER - Using formulation in general psychiatric care: good practice

 

FACULTY REPORT: Faculty of Medical Psychotherapy Position on Electronic Patient Records

 

FACULTY REPORT: Outcome Measures for Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Services

 

NEWS: Financial Support for Medical Psychotherapy Trainees’ Personal Therapy

 

ARTICLE: Psychoanalytic ideas and their place in psychiatry training in the UK and live Twitter chat - The Lancet, August 2014

 

ARTICLE: Psychiatry, subjectivity and emotion - deepening the medical model - The Psychiatric Bulletin June 2014

 

NEWS: British Psychoanalytic Council

The BPC now offers accreditation to medical practitioners. Email mail@psychoanalytic-council.org 


EVENTS:


Maudsley Lectures on Psychoanalysis

Starts 26 September 2016

A series of lectures and seminars on psychoanalysis

 

Alexis Brook lecture

24 February 2017, London

The power of recognition: acknowledging and exploring feelings of alienation in a patient with a physical disability

 

BABCP CBT Medics SIG

 

17 March 2017, Leeds

BABCP CBT Medics SIG annual conference

 

18th World Congress of the World Association for Dynamic Psychiatry (WADP)

Creative processes in psychotherapy and psychiatry

19 - 22 April 2017, Florence

 

18th Annual Congress of the International Neuropsychoanalysis Society

Compulsion to Predict:  The development of the self and its disorders

13 - 15 July 2017, London

 

International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis

20th International Congress of ISPS, 30 August - 3 September 2017, Liverpool

Early bird registration deadline - 31 January 2017

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Any member of the College is eligible to join the Medical Psychotherapy Faculty. Please contact the College Membership Section.