Advanced MBT Skills Workshop with Gerry Byrne, MBT tutor, supervisor.
Suitable for clinicians who have completed MBT Basic or MBT Skills training and wish to consolidate and enhance existing skills in working with the non-mentalizing modes
This workshop will be predominantly clinically focussed with a brief theoretical introduction and will include video illustrations of clinical interventions with each non-mentalizing mode, modelled role-plays* and the opportunity for participants to practice in supervised role-plays. Numbers are limited to 20.
Date: January 25, 2020
Time: 9:30 to 2:00pm
Venue: Dublin (Location – To Be Advised)
To register or enquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org
|9:00 – 9:30 am||Registration and coffee|
|9:30 – 10:15 am||Mentalizing and non-mentalizing modes (with video illustration)|
|10:15 – 11:15 am||Modelled role-play (psychic equivalence/teleological non-mentalizing modes) and role-play.|
|11:15 – 11:30 am||Tea/Coffee|
|11:30 – 11:45 am||Video illustration – Pretend Mode|
|11:45 am – 12:30 pm||Modelled role-play (pretend mode)|
|1:00 – 1:30 pm||Supervised role-play.|
|1:30 – 2:00 pm||Closing and questions|
*Modelled role play is where a participant role plays a non-mentalizing patient and the tutor will model the MBT stance and appropriate MBT techniques.
MBT Practitioner, Trainer & Supervisor. Consultant Nurse, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist, Adult Psychotherapist
Gerry Byrne is Head of Attachment and Perinatal Services for Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, including the Family Assessment & Safeguarding Service (FASS Oxford, Wiltshire and Bath & North East Somerset), the Infant Parent Perinatal Service (IPPS) and the ReConnect Service (Buckinghamshire). The FASS and ReConnect services offer multidisciplinary, expert witness assessments and NHS treatments for severe parenting problems, including child abuse and neglect (physical, sexual, psychological maltreatment, and fabricated and induced illness).
Gerry is also Clinical Lead for Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy for the Trust for Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. He is the originator of the Lighthouse Mentalization Based Treatment-Parenting Programme, an innovative application of MBT, which aims to prevent child maltreatment by promoting sensitive caregiving in parents. He has trained clinicians in the programme in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Poland and Australia.
Gerry is a MBT trainer and supervisor for the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families and co-runs with the centre MBT trainings in London, Ireland, and further abroad and regularly teaches MBT Skills in Ireland and the UK.
Gerry is a tutor on the Masters in Psychoanalytic Observational Studies Course (Tavistock & UEL). He lectures at Oxford University on the clinical trainings for psychiatrists, psychotherapists and clinical psychologists and is an Honorary Principal Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University.
Gerry has a long-standing interest in literature and has run conferences and conversations bringing together people from the worlds of literature, art and psychotherapy/psychoanalysis. He is author of a children’s picture book, All at Sea, published by Walker about a little boy who has bad dreams following the arrival of a new baby.