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Mentalization Week in Australia 2024

Proposed Schedule


August 5th, 6th & 7th: MBT-C with Norka T. Malberg

  • August 5th- Overall Principles of the MBT-C model 9 am – 4:30 pm

  • August 6th- Technical Aspects of the MBT-C model 9 am – 4:30 pm

  • August 7th- Working with Parents and Families 9 am – 4:30 pm

 

August 5th, 6th and 7th - Supervision Groups working with Adolescents, with Mark Dangerfield, 5 pm – 6:30 pm.
 

August 8th & 9th: MBT-C&A Trauma with Norka Malberg and Mark Dangerfield

  • August 8th- Overall Principles and Technical Modifications 9 am – 5:00 pm

  • August 9th- Working with Children and Adolescents 9 am – 5:00 pm

 

August 8th: Workshop: Working with Parents in Therapy. An MBT Approach 5:30 pm – 8 pm
 

August 9th: Workshop: Neurodiversity and MBT-C 5:30 pm – 8 pm

Trainers:

Norka Malberg, PsyD Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Psychoanalyst.

MBT-C, MBT-A and MBT-F certified Trainer and Supervisor by the Anna Freud Centre (UK). Director of IMAGINA Mentalization Applications Centre (Barcelona). Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine (USA). She obtained her PsyD from University College London for her adaptation of MBT to group work with adolescents in a paediatric hospital setting. She is one of the authors of the Mentalization Based Treatment model for Children, together with Nick Midgley, Karin Ensink, Karin Lindqvist and Nicole Muller, who, around the Anna Freud Centre, pooled their efforts and skills for the development of this psychotherapy model. She is also the main author of the manual for working with parents from a MBT model, together with Elliot Jurist, Jordan Bate and Mark Dangerfield.

 

Mark Dangerfield, PhD Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Psychoanalyst.

MBT-A, MBT-F and AMBIT certified Trainer and Supervisor by the Anna Freud Centre (UK). Director of the Vidal & Barraquer University Insitute of Mental Health, Ramon Llull University (Barcelona). More than 25 years of professional experience in the field of the public mental health network in Barcelona. He has dedicated much of his professional career to working with high-risk adolescents, and he designed and directs the ECID project (Clinical Home Intervention Team) an outreach mental health project of the Vidal & Barraquer Foundation (Barcelona), a pioneering project in the public mental health sector in Spain, to work with non-help-seeking adolescents with high psychopathological risk and high risk of social exclusion. ECID is based on the AMBIT model of the Anna Freud Center (UK), and has published a first paper with findings supporting the project: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyt.2023.1206511/full 

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