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How to lose your clinical balance, while holding on to your therapeutic bearings, and other ideas on working therapeutically with a ‘treatment resistant’ client diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder by Don Boardman

How to lose your clinical balance, while holding on to your therapeutic bearings, and other ideas on working therapeutically with a ‘treatment resistant’ client diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder

by Don Boardman

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Original post: Family Therapy Association of Ireland

Conceptualising, Applying & Integrating Systemic Therapy in Child Sexual Abuse : Workshop with Diane Hanly

24th November 2017

Family Therapy understands the benefits of therapeutically supported dialogue amongst family members when challenging issues and difficulties need to be discussed. Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) might be considered one of the most challenging, distressing and direction-changing issues that a family has to contend with. In the Irish context the majority of cases of alleged sexual abuse do not go to court therefore there is significantly more pressure on social and therapeutic services to address the needs of the young people and their families. Different reactions and coping mechanisms mean that services privilege meeting with children, siblings and parents separately in order to address their competing needs. CSA can also be an evocative and difficult area . For further details on this workshop and booking form, please click on link below.

Diane Hanly 24th November 2017

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Original post: Family Therapy Association of Ireland

THE ROLE OF PSYCHOTHERAPY IN A HEALTHY IRELAND

ICP Conference 1

ICP Conference 3

VOBRIEN ICP Conference

FTAI Member, Valerie O’Brien

PANEL DISCUSSIONS AT THE

Irish Council for Psychotherapy National Conference

“The Role of Psychotherapy in a Healthy Ireland”

18th October 2017

Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin
Today, the Irish Council for Psychotherapy held an important conference The Role of Psychotherapy in a Healthy Ireland , hosted by MEP Nessa Childers.
Key speakers were:

Dr Pat Bracken retired Clinical Director of The Mental Health Service in West Cork

Barbara Fitzgerald, most recently President of the European Confederation of Psychoanalytical Psychotherapies (2012-2016)

Anne Colgan board member of the European Association for Psychotherapy

Senator Colette Kelleher.
The conference collated the views of participants on the title topic and this will be made available to all in due course.

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Original post: Family Therapy Association of Ireland

SYSTEMIC CAFE 19th June 2017

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY

Date: 19th June 2017

Time: 6.30p.m.

Venue: Wynn ‘s Hotel, 35-39, Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1.

Topic: “Wounded Healers- Deconstructing the

personal-professional dichotomy in Mental Health”

Speakers: Sarah Houston

Shalom Lambert

The speakers will introduce the topic and we hope that, once opened to the floor, conversation will flow.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) = 2 hours. CPD certificates will be issued by the Family Therapy Assoc. of Ireland (FTAI). See you @ the SYSTEMIC CAFE

Systemic Cafe 19th June 2017 Final Flyer

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Original post: Family Therapy Association of Ireland