Management of borderline patients in Crisis
21st August 2020 – 23rd October 2020
This seminar is aimed at developing psychotherapeutic intervention to de- escalate suicidal behaviors and crisis presentation of borderline patients. This intervention is based on a psychodynamic formulation of the presentation. These clinical discussions require participants to bring one verbatim session of an interview with a borderline patient. This seminar would particularly suit psychiatry registrars, psychiatrists and senior clinicians working in the emergency department or dealing with such patients in crisis.
Introduction to the five major psychoanalytic theorists
2nd Feb – 6th April 2021 (break till 4th May) 11th May – 13th July 2021
These seminars are a gentle introduction to psychoanalytic theories. They would be particularly helpful to psychiatry trainees for the psychotherapy written case. The first hour is a theory seminar led by Dr. Robin Chester, followed by a half hour psychodynamic case formulation of a clinical case brought by participants, led by Dr. Shanthi Saha.
Understanding the difficult to reach patient
7th April 2021 – 15th September 2021 with a 1 month break in August
These seminars are to provide a psychoanalytic understanding for therapists working in any modality. These online clinical seminars will comprise of a detailed clinical discussion followed by a brief discussion of an allocated article. The clinical discussion requires participants to bring one verbatim session of a patient they are finding difficulty working with. The particular type of therapy that is being carried out with the patient is not the focus.
||Open to all
|Details of Program
||Dr Gil Anaf, Dr Shanti Saha, Dr Robin Chester, Ms Sonia Selvasingam
Please contact the respective organizers for each program/course