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Art Therapy Mentalization Training

This course is open to Qualified Professionals from any profession only. 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 March 2020

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:

Non BAAT member fee: £260 

Non BAAT Members:  To book please email  with your booking enquiry. You will also need to create a BAAT booking account by registering here: This does not incur a fee.

Employer funded BAAT Member: £230 

Full BAAT member self funded: £205

Under-employed BAAT member self funded: £175


Unemployed BAAT member self funded: £165

We have reserved 2 reduced places for unemployed BAAT members at £85 on a first come first serve basis. Please email in order to check availability.

Employer Payments & Invoicing:
If you or your employer would like to be invoiced for your place on this course, please complete this Invoice form  Invoice Details Request - Event Booking  and return it to

Lunch and refreshments included. 

Convenors: Neil Springham

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