Borderline personality disorder, neuroscience and psychotherapy
Aims of the event:
- To discuss research related to the development of borderline personality disorder (BPD) from a neurobiological perspective.
- To explore BPD from the perspective of neuroscience and brain imaging.
- To discuss research related to the development of BPD from a psychosocial perspective.
- To explore in detail the role and value of ‘skills training’ in the treatment of BPD, for example, mindfulness, distress tolerance and emotional regulation.
- To recap on ‘behavioural targets’.
- To identify how treatment is structured in relation to ‘behavioural targets’.
- To participate in small group discussion/exercises and share information and experiences.
About the facilitator:
The event will be delivered by Andy Gray, who is a BABCP accredited CB psychotherapist, academic director and clinical supervisor. Andy specialises in the treatment of personality disorder and has worked with BPD in both private practice and in a clinical setting. Andy is keen to impart information and share knowledge to encourage fellow practitioners to work with more complex cases.
Lucy Petro is a postdoctoral research associate at the Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology and Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging at the University of Glasgow, and a qualified CB therapist. Lucy specialises in functional brain imaging to understand cortical prediction in health and disorder.
- £60 if paid in advance or £65 at the door.
- Refreshments, snacks, handouts and CPD certificate are included in the price.
- Note – lunch is not included.
How do I register?
Online at https://bpdnandp-15oct16.eventbrite.co.uk, or by requesting and registration form from firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the host
Greenwood Events organises affordable workshops for counsellors in Scotland. Go to www.greenwoodevents.co.uk for further information or contact email@example.com.