Clinician Training for

    Borderline Personality Disorder

    Offered by McLean Hospital’s Gunderson Personality Disorders Institute

    About the Trainings

    Through conferences and workshops for clinicians, the Gunderson Personality Disorders Institute aims to increase quality of care and access to treatment for patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD).

    Course topics include dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), general psychiatric management (GPM), mentalization-based treatment (MBT)—offered in conjunction with the Anna Freud Centre for Children and Families, and transference-focused psychotherapy (TFP)—offered in conjunction with TFP-New York

    Who Attends

    • Psychiatrists, Psychologists
    • Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
    • Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors

    We hope to see you in Boston!


    Who attends

    Mentalization-Based Treatment: Practitioner Level Training

    This 2-day workshop expands on previous knowledge and embeds the basic skills of MBT. Participants learn how to use the MBT adherence scale for individual therapy and hone their MBT skills through clinical demonstration, video ratings, and role-plays.

    Join us in Boston: May 29-30, 2020

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    Mentalization-Based Treatment for Adolescents: Supervisor Level Training

    This 2-day workshop expands on previous knowledge and embeds the basic skills and stance of mentalization-based treatment for adolescents (MBT-A). Participants learn how to hone their MBT-A skills through clinical demonstration, video ratings, and role-plays. 

    Join us in Boston: May 30-31, 2020

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    Continuing Education at McLean

    McLean Hospital provides professional education opportunities for a wide range of mental health and allied health professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, nationally certified counselors, nursing home administrators, and educators. Our fully accredited programming attracts a broad base of health providers for further training in a variety of specialties.

    The Gunderson Personality Disorders Institute at McLean Hospital was founded in 2013 to elevate awareness and training for evidence-based treatments for BPD and accompanying psychiatric conditions.



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