Clinician Training for
Borderline Personality Disorder

 

Offered by McLean Hospital’s Gunderson Personality Disorders Institute

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
  • Physicians, Physicians Assistants

Where

Who attends

Upcoming Courses

Mentalization-Based Treatment Practitioner Level Training

This 2-day virtual workshop expands previous knowledge and embeds the basic skills of mentalization-based treatment (MBT). 

This workshop is suitable for mental health and other professionals who are interested in the treatment of personality disorders and have already completed the 3-day MBT Basic Training. 

Join us: March 3-4, 2023

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General Psychiatric Management for Borderline Personality Disorder International Congress

This international conference offers training opportunities to experts and trainers who are interested in an empirically validated treatment approach to borderline personality disorder known as good or general psychiatric management (GPM).

Our 2-day congress for mental health professionals brings together treatment developers, scientific experts, and clinical teams to discuss proven models of generalist care with the goal of expanding access to the patients, families, and clinicians who need a flexible and pragmatic intervention.

Join us: May 25-26, 2023

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General Psychiatric Management Basic Training

This course offers training in an empirically validated treatment approach to borderline personality disorder known as good or general psychiatric management (GPM). Training focuses on techniques and interventions that facilitate the patient’s trust and willingness to become a proactive collaborator.

Topics include managing suicidality and self-harm, co-occurring disorders,  medications, and integrating other therapies.

Join us: May 24, 2023

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General Psychiatric Management for Adolescents Basic Training

This full-day training teaches general psychiatric management for adolescents (GPM-A), a treatment model originally designed for adults and newly adapted for adolescent borderline personality disorder (BPD).

Experts in BPD and child/adolescent psychiatry will outline modifications to the adult GPM model to meet the specific needs of adolescents and their families.

Join us: May 24, 2023

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General Psychiatric Management for Borderline Personality Disorder

This 8-hour, self-paced continuing education course for health care professionals offers training in an empirically validated treatment approach to borderline personality disorder (BPD) known as general psychiatric management (GPM). The course utilizes group discussion, video clips, and clinical vignettes to promote interactive learning and a comprehensive understanding of the treatment.

Learn at your own pace

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Online Clinician Supervision Offerings

Clinicians seeking advanced proficiency in treatment modalities are encouraged to register for upcoming clinician supervision offerings. Virtual sessions are run by Dr. Lois Choi-Kain and other certified trainers.

Supervision offerings include general psychiatric management (GPM), mentalization-based treatment (MBT), transference-focused psychotherapy (TFP), and more.

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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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617.855.2738

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