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Do we still need a diagnosis of Personality Disorder? Critiques & alternatives

  • UoH Prince Edward Hall College Lane Hatfield, England, AL10 9AB United Kingdom (map)
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University of Hertfordshire School of health and social work and viewpoint are delighted to invite Dr Lucy Johnstone on February 7th 2018 1300-16.30

DO WE STILL NEED THE DIAGNOSIS ‘PERSONALITY DISORDER’? CRITIQUES AND ALTERNATIVES

Clinical Psychologist, trainer, speaker and author of two books Lucy will present alternatives to diagnosis which can help people to make sense of experience of distress, however extreme, and which are based on working together to explore personal meaning.

She has been convening a group of leading UK clinical psychologists and mental health experts who are working to develop an evidence-based and conceptually coherent alternative to the current diagnostic systems: The Power Threat Meaning Framework which will be launched on January 2nd 2018

She writes a blog, Lucy Johnstone and is on Twitter @ClinpsychLucy

This is a free event that will be of interest to students of psychology, mental health, social workers, health professionals, service users and carers. Places will be limited so please book early and let us know if you can’t attend. If computer access is a problem, please contact Viewpoint on 01707 386136.

THE EVENT WILL BE HELD AT UH, PRINCE EDWARD HALL, COLLEGE LANE, HATFIELD, AL!0 9AB. DO NOT PARK ON SITE. Please use the Park and Ride as there is not enough parking space at College Lane. There is a cost of £1 for this. http://www.herts.ac.uk/contact-us/parking/park-and-ride (AL10 8HS)

Please book online at https://personalitydisorderevent.eventbrite.co.uk

Tea and coffee will be provided

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