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Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy
Core Training Programme

Advanced training, education and development in the practice, technique and theory of evidence based STPP.

This Core Training is a radical programme of training, education and development in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) within a framework of evidence-based Short-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (STPP). It is part of the commitment by Cathexis and Cathexis Academy to the provision of advanced courses to enable clinicians to develop high levels of competence in evidence based treatments.

We provide an IEDTA certified, in-person, intensive, Core Training for clinicians who are ambitious to gain and develop competence at an advanced level to achieve effective results across the spectrum of problems and disorders that arrive in our clinic rooms.

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Dates for 2023 - 2024

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Dates for 2024 - 2025

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For further information contact Steve Buller:

Programme Content

The Academy upholds a strong tradition in psychotherapy and psychological therapies in evidence based practice and practice based evidence. Process and outcome research are fundamental building blocks in the Cathexis approach to clinical practice and education and training. The Academy supports and develops projects contributing to the knowledge and evidence base for effective treatments.

Supported Development

Modules are supported by programmes of advanced seminars, workshops and study days, and by regular clinical supervision. A full, accredited and qualifying training can be undertaken over a period of three years, depending on previous training and experience.