The Online Certificate Course on Understanding Personality Disorders will focus on developing a shared understanding of the experience of those who struggle with personality difficulties/disorders as well as their caregivers. As a mental health professional, you can expect to learn about and understand the different eco-bio-psycho-social factors that contribute to the development of personality difficulties/disorders as well as develop a skill set to assess their psychological needs and formulate treatment plans by involving the service user.
This is an online certificate course spanning 24 hours (overs 12 sessions, within 6 weeks). Regular Evaluation will be in the form of reflective essays.
Zoom link will be sent post confirmation of registration through full payment*
*all payments are non-refundable
• Development of Personality
• PD in the Indian context
2. The Clinical and Caregiver Experience
• Distress over diagnosis
• Developing sensitivity to service user and caregiver experience
3. Theories and Principles, Assessments and Treatment
• Attachment Styles
• Defence mechanisms
• PD Pathways
• Bottom-up approach to assessing needs
• Integrated & holistic approach in planning treatment
4. Therapeutic Approaches, Crisis Management, Relapse and Growth
• Critical understanding of various therapeutic interventions
• Identifying and assessing risk
• Designing support plans
• Recovery vs Discovery
27th April – 4th June
Kindly check your availability for all dates before registering
6:30 – 8:30 pm;
Tuesdays & Fridays
INR 4800/- for Indian Participants
£50 for International Participants
About the facilitators
Individual and Group Psychotherapist, CEO, Hank Nunn Institute.
In his 20 years of experience, Anando has worked with several people with severe psychiatric disorders. Over time he learnt that individuals with personality disorders/difficulties were highly misunderstood not only in the larger society but also within the mental health system. He is also a TCEPT-UK supervisor, individual and group psychotherapist, and a staff member on the International Network of Living Learning Experience.
Individual & Group Psychotherapist, Psychodrama Practitioner, Clinical Director, Hank Nunn Institute
Shama believes that one’s cultural and social systems are highly influential in the development of their personality. For the past 6 years, she has been working with individuals experiencing personality difficulties in an individual and group setting using both psychodrama and group analysis. She also offers training and clinical supervision to students and young professionals. She is a staff member to the International Network of Living Learning Experience.
Individual and Group Psychotherapist, Hank Nunn Institute
She completed her Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Mental Health Action Trust) in 2016 and has been working at Hank Nunn Institute since. She is currently training to be a group analyst. Ishani’s long-term goal is to open a mental health cafe that serves as a community center probably near the ocean or at the base of a mountain or both.