Improving Engagement with Personality Disordered Clients
Trainer: Dr Laura France, Clinical Psychologist and Adult Services Lead
Developing an understanding of what the obstacles might be to developing working therapeutic relationships with clients with a diagnosis of Personality Disorder. Exploring the attachment patterns of this client group to illuminate the reasons as to why engagement in therapeutic interventions is often complicated and challenging. Exploring personal responses to ‘being in the room’ with this client group. Developing practical strategies to optimise therapeutic engagement with individuals with a diagnosis of ‘Personality Disorder’.