A supportive group process with a therapeutic focus for:
Carer families supporting a family member with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
This 2-day workshop invites participants to share and respond to stories of living with BPD and the effects it has on their lives and relationships. Participants are also encouraged to explore and evaluate knowledge and practices that foster realistic ways to promote, inform and support relationships and initiatives that work with the effects of BPD on families.
Dates: 20 - 21 April 2018 (Friday to Saturday)
Time: 9.30am - 5.00pm
Venue: The Bouverie Centre, 8 Gardiner St, Brunswick VIC 3056
Peter McKenzie (PhD, MA ClinFamTher) is an anthropologist, clinical family therapy and academic. He is also the Carer Academic and is a family practice consultant in the mental health program at The Bouverie Centre, School of Psychology and Public Health, La Trobe University.
He has been working in the area of families with complex needs and BPD for over 15 of years, both clinically and as a trainer and advocate.
Contact The Bouverie Centre on (03) 9385 5100.
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