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CPD Workshops 2019-2020

You can apply for a place using the online application form, which will be situated at the bottom of this page. We ask you to make payment immediately after sending the application form. Places on all workshops are limited and we cannot guarantee a space until we have received your payment.  


If you have any suggestions for workshops or short courses we are always happy to consider them please contact the CPD coordinator with your ideas.  cpd@metanoia.ac.uk                          


Wednesday 19th February 2020 - FULL

Body Talk: Working with the Unspoken

Lorna Evans, 9:30am - 5:30pm


From Friday 13th March 2020 

Introduction to Working with Couples

Sheila Halliday, 9:30am - 5:30pm 


Friday 20th March 2020

Working with eating disorders – a relational and somatic approach

Helen Kallner, 9:30am —5:30pm


Wednesday 25th March 2020 

Working with ‘hard to reach’ patients 

Maggie Turp, 9:30am —5:30pm 


Friday 24th April 2020 

Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Is It Real and How Does It Feel? 

Dr. Siona Bastable

Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th May 2020

Parental Alienation

Kieran McCrystal, 9:30am —5:30pm


Friday 29th May 2020

BODY SPEAK: Attachment, the Body and Trauma

Dr Nicola Diamon

Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd June 2020

How does Interpersonal Neurobiology enhance Clinical Practice?

 Dr Dagmar Edwards


Tuesday 4th February 2020 - Conducting an Assessment Dr Biljana van Rijn (This counts towards MHFP)
This day will focus on introducing a format and rationale for structuring clinical assessments. It will  include assessment of general functioning and risk, using questionnaires, and  formulating aims for therapy. Please bring some clinical material for discussion.

Tuesday 18th February 2020 - Use of Clinical Diagnosis in Assessment Dr Biljana van Rijn (This counts towards MHFP)
This day introduces the structure and approach to formal clinical diagnosis using DSM-5. The advantages and disadvantages of diagnosis will be discussed as well as using the therapeutic relationship and transference in diagnosis. Please bring some clinical material for discussion. You will also need access to Moodle, or a copy of the DSM-5

Tuesday 25th February 2020 - Clinical Formulation and Process of Change in Assessment Dr Biljana van Rijn 
This day will focus on using your theoretical approach to formulate main themes in the assessment. We will reflect on using theories about the process of change in the assessment process. Please bring some clinical material for discussion.

Tuesday 3rd March 2020- Mental Health Issues in Assessment Dr Biljana van Rijn (This counts towards MHFP) 
This day will focus on diagnosis of psychosis, its history and use in clinical assessment. We will also  look at different categories of psychotropic medication and the Metal Health Act. Please bring some clinical material for discussion. You will also need access to Moodle, or a copy of the DSM-5.

A foundation certificate is available for those wishing to attend all 4 workshops, and complete a 2000 word essay. Full details available here.


Fees & Payment Methods:

One day workshops - 

Members Fee:  £70

Non-members Fee:  £90 

Two day workshops - 

Members Fee:  £140 

Non members Fee:  £180 


Payments must be made in advance and can be made the following ways:

Card payment (over the phone or in person)

Cheque (Payable to Metanoia Institute)

Bank Transfer (contact cpd@metanoia.ac.uk for bank details)


Booking details: 

All workshop places are limited and are only secured by sending a completed application form (click here) and making payment.