Developmental theory in psychotherapy

01157 722 132 01157 722 132 / 07519 821 746 07519 821 746
17th May 2024, 10.00am - 5.30pm
Counsellors and trainees
Therapy Nottingham, 8 Eldon Chambers, Wheeler Gate, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 2NS

A one-day in-person CPD workshop exploring how we understand, are influenced by and use developmental theory in psychotherapy. This workshop is suitable for both trainees and qualified psychotherapists and counsellors.

This CPD workshop will focus on the developmental theory and model presented by Stern (1985). Pre-reading of this book is not essential.

Stern, D.N. (1985) The interpersonal world of the infant - A view from psychoanalysis and developmental psychology. London: Karnac Books.

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Aims and learning outcomes

  • To explore developmental theory and how this applies to ourselves and our work as a therapist.

  • To understand the relationship between early developmental deficits and later adult difficulties.

  • To consider the cultural context of developmental theory.

Training and CPD at Therapy Nottingham

Our in-person training and CPD events are limited to small groups, helping to ensure that you will have plenty of opportunities to engage with other participants and course facilitators. There is a strong element of experiential learning, and you will be encouraged to share with and participate in small and larger group discussions and feedback exercises.


Our service is based in Nottingham city centre at 8 Eldon Chambers, Nottingham, NG1 2NS.

There are easy transport links into the city by train, bus, tram, and road. We do not have any on-site parking available.


Drinks and biscuits are provided throughout the day. You are welcome to bring your own lunch, or there are many shops and cafés within a few minutes walk.

The training room is on the first floor of our building, and there is no lift available.

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Justin Clark is an experienced Psychotherapist and Supervisor, and the Director at the Therapy Nottingham service.

Hosted by Therapy Nottingham