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Workshop Ticket 15 Feb 2018 £25.00 £0.00

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Aims of the workshop:
•         To increase awareness and understanding of how psychological distress can manifest as an eating disorder.
•         To increase therapists’ confidence when working with people who present with past/ current eating issues and to increase knoweldge of when to refer on.
•         To learn more about Adult Eating Disorder Services: how to refer and what treatments are offered.
•         To learn more about what it is like to work as a therapist in an eating disorder service.
Presenter’s background/ experience:
Dr Katy Flynn qualified as a Clinical Psychologist over five years ago.  She has worked in several NHS eating disorder services in the North West. She currently works in both Bolton and Warrington community Eating Disorder Services (Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust). She uses an integrative approach and draws upon several therapeutic approaches including cognitive analytic therapy (CAT), compassion focused therapy (CFT), motivational enhancement therapy (MET), cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and systemic working.


Brief outline of Bolton Adult Eating Disorders Service:
Bolton Eating Disorders Service is based in Breightmet Health Centre and accepts referrals of adults (18-65 year old) who present with symptoms consistent with the diagnosis of an eating disorder. The service is part of Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and there is an eating disorder inpatient ward on the Wirral which is used if an admission is required.  Therapeutic approaches which are offered by the team include guided self-help, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), inter-personal therapy (IPT) and cognitive analytic therapy (CAT). Carers groups are also offered by the team.

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1 Silverwell House
Silverwell Street
BL1 1QN Bolton
United Kingdom

Thursday, 15 February 2018 from 18:00 to 20:30 (GMT)

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This event is part of 1point (north west) Ltd's professional networking scheme - contact for further details

1point is a registered community benefit company, working collectively with local organisations providing a diverse range of talking therapies.  For further information about 1point and the professional network scheme take a look at our website:

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