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Focal Psychodynamic Therapy for Anorexia

Presented by Dr Phillipa Hay | 21, 22 June 2024

  • Starts 20 June
  • 795 Australian dollars
  • LIVE Online In-Person Training

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Service Description

Dr Phillipa Hay presents 12 hours of LIVE in-person online training in Focal Psychodynamic Therapy for Anorexia (FPT) | Zoom TIME: 8:45am to 3:30pm (AEST) TITLE: Focal Psychodynamic Therapy for Anorexia TRAINING SUMMARY: The presentation will take place over 12 hours and be a mix of didactic sessions, breakout group exercises followed by whole group discussion, open Question and Answer and scripted role plays. The training will comprise an introduction to the theory and models of Focal Psychodynamic Therapy (FPT-AN); the assessment and diagnostic formulation; treatment phases including general principals and challenges; role of adjunctive treatments; the empirical evidence (the ANTOP trial) and an introduction the nutrition guide. The training will involve didactic, interactive and experiential practise opportunities. Prior knowledge of understanding EDs and basic CBT principles is assumed. LEARNING OUTCOMES: • Understand the rationale and evidence for FPT-AN. • Develop skills in FPT-AN assessment and formulation. • Develop skills in FPT-AN phased delivery. ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Professor Hay, FRANZCP, MD, DPhil, FAED, is an academic psychiatrist who is recognised internationally for her expertise in reducing the personal and public health burden of eating disorders. She has a long-standing commitment to the understanding of “what works” in the field and has been a lead investigator on several major randomised controlled trials of psychological therapies for eating disorders. Her initial training was in dynamic therapy and systems family therapy, followed by the Oxford CBT and IPT therapies. She has over 350 peer reviewed publications, written and co-edited several books, and has won several awards, including the Australian and New Zealand Academy Lifetime Achievement award in 2015. She is the founding co-Editor-in-Chief of the first online journal in the area (Journal of Eating Disorders).

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