Management of borderline patients in Crisis

22nd January 2021 – 26th  March 2021 by Dr. Shanthi Saha

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.
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Introduction to the five major psychoanalytic theorists

2nd February – 6th April 2021 (break till 4th May) 11th May – 13th July 2021 by Dr. Robin Chester & Dr. Shanthi Saha

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.
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Understanding the difficult to reach patient

7th April 2021 – 15th September 2021 with a 1 month break in August by Pina Antinucci (British Psychoanalytic Society)

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.
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Open to Open to all
Duration Variable
Details of Program Dr Gil Anaf, Dr Shanti Saha, Dr Robin Chester, Ms Sonia Selvasingam
Please contact the respective organizers for each program/course
Dr Gil Anaf
Dr Robin Chester
Dr Shanthi Saha
Ms Sonia Selvasingam