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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.

 

 

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The Accrediting Organisation for Medical Psychotherapy

 

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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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*Should you require a copy of any previous newsletters not currently available on the website, please contact Francis Maunze – the College Archivist

 

 

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News and events

NOTICE OF ELECTION:

Vacancies will arise in 2018 for the positions of Chair, Financial Officer and Executive Member (6 vacancies) on the Medical Psychotherapy Faculty Executive Committee. Nominations are invited by 9 March 2018:

Notice of election

Election documentation

 

FACULTY CONFERENCE:

 Faculty of Medical Psychotherapy Annual Conference 2018

 25 - 27 April 2018 in Cardiff

 Further information

 

 

 NEWSLETTER:  Summer 2017

 

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

 

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 

BRIEFING NOTE: Talking Therapies Taskforce


 

 

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