The next lecture in Menninger's Distinguished Clinicians Series will be presented by Peter Fonagy, PhD, a professor at University College London and a long-time Menninger consultant. The presentation, Mentalizing and Trauma, will be January 18, at Menninger.
Dr. Fonagy is a renowned psychologist and researcher who has been a pioneer of mentalization-based therapy. He is also an expert in attachment relationships, borderline personality disorder and social cognition.
Trauma – particularly in the form of childhood maltreatment in the context of attachment relationships – is perhaps the most consistently implicated predictor of mental health disorder. This talk will consider what it is about trauma that makes it such a disruptive experience and, often, so complex to treat. It will also explore aspects of therapies that have been shown in outcomes studies to be effective in helping individuals struggling with the long term effects of adversity.
At the conclusion of this live presentation, participants should be able to:
2.0 contact/credit/clock hours have been designated by The Menninger Clinic for the following disciplines: physicians, psychologists, social workers, licensed professional counselors and addictions professionals.