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

Medical Psychotherapy Seminar Series

Psychodynamic Psychiatry- A Psychoanalytic Approach to Working with Disturbed States of Mind and Destructive Acts

Date Thursday 8 November 2018
Type Course

09:30-10:00 Registration and refreshments

16:45 Close

Venue Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, E1 8BB
CPD Up to 6 CPD hours per day, subject to peer group approval
Audience Any medical health professional with an interest in medial psychotherapy
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Fees: Standard rate: £120/ Trainee rate: £100

Fees include catering during scheduled programme breaks but do not include accommodation.


Please read our cancellation policy before making your booking


During this day psychiatrists who are psychoanalytically trained and working in NHS Mental Health settings will give a series of talks covering areas of key importance to psychiatrists and allied mental health workers from a psychoanalytic perspective. Topics covered include homicidal and suicidal states of mind, the psychological  impact of childhood sexual abuse and unconscious processes and their impact on mental health teams. There will be opportunities for discussion throughout the day and a closing plenary. 



Preliminary Programme

09:30-10:00 Registration and refreshments


10:00 -10:15 Welcome and Introduction Dr Rachel Gibbons

10:15 - 11:00 The Maternal Lap and The Mental Health Trust Dr Jo O’Reilly

11:00 - 11:15 Discussion

11:15 - 11:45   Morning refreshments

11:45 - 12:30 Historic Childhood Sexual Abuse -Effects on the Mind and Body Dr Maria Eyres

12:30 -13:00 Discussion

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 14:45 Homicidal and Suicidal Urges -a Psychoanalytic Perspective Dr Carine Minne

14:45- 15: 00 Discussion

15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon refreshments

15:30 - 16:15 Understanding The Presuicidal State of Mind Dr Rob Hale

16:15 -16:45 Closing Plenary


16:45 Close




MICE Concierge Ltd  is delighted to offer you a free accommodation booking service. You can view the discounted rates at a selection of hotels throughout the city.


Venue & Travel

The event will take place at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB. You can view directions and a map to help you plan your journey.

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