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Read our latest newsletter Winter/Spring 2019 (pdf)

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Medical Psychotherapy Faculty Autumn Trainee & Trainer conference

"Perspectives on Trauma"

Date: 20 September 2019

Venue: Bristol

Information and registration

Registration form (doc)

Note: Unfortunately College staff are unable to help with information about this event. Please use the contact details in the flyer.

A practical introduction to Neuropsychoanalysis: Clinical Implications wokshop with Marc Solms

Date: 4 - 6 October 2019

Venue: London

London Neuropsychoanalysis Group in collaboration with the Tavistock Clinic, the Psychotherapy Faculty of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the Bloomsbury Neuroscience Group.

The workshop will consider the impact on psychoanalytic theory of advances in affective neuroscience and its clinical implications e.g. the affective basis of consciousness itself (the conscious id); the meaning of symptoms; the actual task of psychoanalytic treatment along with clinical presentations to exemplify the implications for clinical technique of changing conceptions of the id, the unconscious and repression.

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Note: Unfortunately College staff are unable to help with information about this event.

Medical Psychotherapy & Perinatal Faculties Joint Conference

Date: 11 October 2019

Venue: Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB

Further information

Psychodynamic Psychiatry: A Psychoanalytic Approach to understanding Mental Disturbance and Its Impact on Staff

Date: 1 November 2019

Venue: Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB

Further information

Our faculty and the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) have worked together to provide a pathway for medical psychotherapists wishing to become members of the UKCP.

If you hold GMC specialist registration in medical psychotherapy you may be eligible to apply to become a member of the UKCP through the Accrediting Organisation for Medical Psychotherapy.

Find out more and apply for membership

Read our briefing note about the Talking Therapies Taskforce (pdf), which is made up of six leading counselling and psychotherapy bodies.

See our leaflet explaining psychotherapy, the different types, and how to access services.
Get in contact to receive further information regarding a career in psychiatry