Gerry Byrne (Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist, MBT Practitioner)
Clare Mein (Clinical Psychologist, MBT Practitioner)
You will gain:
Understanding of the centrality of mentalizing to the parent-child relationship.
Understanding of the attachment-oriented Lighthouse metaphors, and confidence to use them in clinical practice.
Clinical skills to enhance parents' capacity for mentalizing; in particular mentalizing their children, and mentalizing under stress.
Clinical skills for facilitating a mentalization-based parenting group (MBT skills, group therapy skills, and MBT-P specific skills)
Experience of being in a parents' group and participating in Lighthouse group activities
Confidence to run the Lighthouse MBT-P group programme with supervision.
To attend the training, you must have either MBT-Basic training (3-day), or MBT-skills training (1-day).
If you later wish to run the Lighthouse Parents group programme in your service, at least one facilitator must be a registered MBT-Practitioner.
Our kind hosts in Adelaide:
Australian Association of Infant Mental Health
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