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An advanced seminar with Dr. Allan Abbass


Following on from the first workshop (March 2021) this seminar will present new case material and the focus will be to contrast low resistant patients from dysregulated fragile patients. Some commentary will be provided by Dr. Sharon Lewis.

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17/11/2021, 18:00 – 21:00 WET

An advanced seminar with Dr. Allan Abbass

Sobre o evento

Intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy (ISTDP) has been developed to work with the full spectrum of patients who have attachment related trauma. These patients present with anxiety, depression, somatic symptoms, personality and behavioral disorders.

Younger patients pose certain different challenges in terms of collaborative engagement and other treatment processes.

Please note the following before booking:

Attendance is restricted to:

1) those who are in an ISTDP or EDT Core training or supervision program,

2) those who have previously completed an ISTDP/EDT Core training program,

3) ISTDP and EDT Trainers ,

4) Colleagues of ISTDP and EDT trainers by invitation only (please check with organisers)

- all participants must be qualified and registered with a professional body in their own country

- participants will be asked to agree to a confidentiality statement

- Bookings are non-refundable

About the speaker

Allan Abbass is Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Director of Psychiatric Education, and founding Director of the Centre for Emotions and Health at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. He is a leading award-winning teacher and researcher in the area of Short -Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, with over 250 publications and 300 invited presentations over the globe. These articles can be viewed at www.allanabbass.com

Professor Abbass is known for simplifying the theory and technical aspects of the ISTDP model, with the use of algorithms, and through highlighting moment-to-moment processes that inform interventions. He has received numerous teaching awards, including two national awards in psychiatry, and has been honored with visiting professorships at several international universities and institutions, holds recurrent intensive training programs in Norway, Sweden, Italy, and Canada, and provides internet-based training to professionals and groups around the world.

The critically acclaimed textbook on ISTDP “Reaching Through Resistance: Advanced Psychotherapy Techniques” was published in 2015. His latest book, Hidden from View: A Clinician’s Guide to Psychophysiologic Disorders (Abbass and Schubiner, 2018), deals with psychophysiologic disorders and how health professionals can diagnose and manage these conditions including the use of ISTDP techniques.

Discussant and host

Dr Sharon Lewis, ISTDP London

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