Training & Seminars
ISTDP-North offers a wide range of seminars and workshops to help clinicians develop key therapeutic skills in attachment based psychodynamic interventions. There is a clear emphasis on Attachment Based ISTDP techniques.
Attachment Based ISTDP techniques
These seminars and workshops comprise a mixture of theoretical teaching alongside video clinical material with the aim of covering the following topics:
- Attachment trauma and its consequences
- Developing psychodynamic and attachment based formulations and interventions
- Understanding the role of anxiety and defenses in symptom formation
- Technical differences in working with fragility and/or resistance
ISTDP-North director and lead teacher Dr Javier Malda Castillo is a chartered clinical psychologist registered with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Health Professions Council (HCPC) in the UK. He is also a Group Analytic Practitioner (Institute of Group Analysis), as well as a British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) and Anna Freud Centre accredited Mentalization Based Treatment (MBT) practitioner. Furthermore, Dr Javier Malda Castillo is an IEDTA accredited ISTDP psychotherapist.