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Art Therapy Mentalization Training

This course is open to Qualified Professionals from any profession. New evidence from neuroscience and attachment theory requires us to rethink some of our basic assumptions about how we might help people. But whilst the evidence offers us much potential for understanding therapeutic effectiveness, it is often complex and specialized.

Friday 6th and Saturday 7th of July 2018

10am to 16.00 (registration will start from 9.30)


24 - 27 White Lion Street London N1 9PD

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Mentalization is a treatment approach which synthesizes this neurobiological and attachment theory perspectives with contemporary psychoanalysis. It offers clear and practical guidelines for the role of specific mirroring processes to support affect regulation and the development of reflective functioning. The aim of the course is practical: to improve mentalization in attendee’s clinical practice as art therapists.

Additional Information:

BAAT Member fee:

Employer funded BAAT Member: £220

Full BAAT member self funded: £200

Associate member self funded: £200

Under-employed BAAT member self funded: £160

Unemployed BAAT member self-funded: £160

Trainee BAAT member self-funded: £160

The reserved reduced places for unemployed BAAT members have been claimed.

Non BAAT member fee: £250 to book please email with your booking enquiry.


If you would like to be invoiced for your place on this conference, please complete this Invoice form Invoice Details Request - Event Booking.docx and return it to If you would like to be invoiced and are not a BAAT member, you will need to create a BAAT booking account by registering via our website here: This does not incur a fee and is free to set up. Please include your registered BAAT number within your form.

Lunch and refreshments included.

Convenors: Neil Springham

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