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Cathexis Psychotherapy aims to bring you up-to-date information about news and events in the field of evidence based psychotherapy. Here you will find news about Cathexis and its work, as well as news from a wider network of partners and professional bodies sharing Cathexis’ objectives.

Academy Dates for 2023-2024

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Academy Dates for 2024-2025

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You can find out more about us by contacting us for a conversation:


A 3 day ISTDP event from Friday 26 April to Sunday 28 April 2024 examining change processes and change mechanisms in ISTDP.

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The next in-person Clinical Development Workshop will take place on Saturday 6th July 2024.

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Core Training in ISTDP, a radical approach to evidence-based and effective STPP is now open to applications.

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More excellent feedback received on the bespoke workshops designed for the specific requirements of a range of organisations including service providers and commissioners.

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Conference and Immersion Training

Perspectives on Change: Change Processes and Change Mechanisms in ISTDP

An in-person ISTDP event: Derby, UK.

Friday 26th April - Sunday 28th April 2024

Speakers: Dr Stephen Buller, Dr Susan Hajkowski, Dr Sharon Lewis, Dr Rohan Naidoo, and Dr Leo Russell

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Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy

Core Training Programme

Advanced training, education and development in the practice, technique and theory of evidence-based STPP

IEDTA Certified

The Core Training is a radical programme of training, education and development in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) within a framework of evidence-based Short-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.

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Upcoming Events

Clinical Development Workshop

The next in-person Clinical Development Workshop will take place on Saturday 6th July 2024.

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Supervision Workshop

The next STPP/ISTDP Supervision Workshop will be on Sunday 7th July 2024.

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