RHCP CPD Training

Early Trauma & Attachment & Its Impact On Therapy

With Dr Liz Hall BA PhD Dip. Clin. Psych., Dip. Psychotherapy on Saturday 19th May 2018


This training day will look at the importance of Trauma and Attachment in working with clients who have experienced early trauma. The impact on the therapeutic relationship in general and potential resolution will be discussed and examined. The issues of fragmentation, boundaries and the therapeutic relationship will be explored together with the impact for both client and therapist in the presence of complex attachment patterns.

A variety of training methods will be used including didactic and experiential work.

About the trainer:

Dr Liz Hall BA PhD Dip. Clin. Psych., Dip. Psychotherapy
Chartered Clinical Psychologist
Certified Advanced Practitioner in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy

Dr Liz Hall gained a BA in Psychology in 1969 and a Ph.D from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1973. She qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 1974 and as a psychotherapist in 1985. She is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a registered practitioner with the HCPC. She is a member of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies and the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. She is now a Certified Advanced Practitioner in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and the UK organiser for this training.

She worked with adults and children within the mental health services in the NHS between 1973 and 1995, and both in community and psychiatric settings, establishing and managing clinical psychology services in the voluntary sector and for people who have experienced childhood abuse. As a result of this work and work done with the local Rape Crisis group in Aberdeen, she co-authored a much acclaimed book 'Surviving Child Sexual Abuse: a handbook for helping women challenge their past'.

She has run a thriving private practice in Lincoln as Consultant Clinical Psychologist since 1996, providing therapy, assessment, expert witness work, training and supervision services relating to adults and children. She has developed a special interest in the impact of attachment failure and complex childhood trauma including neglect and abuse, and in the impact of such experiences on the developing brain.

More Information:


Leicester (TBC)

Date & Time:

Saturday 19th May 2018 / 10am - 5pm (9.30am Registration)


£95.00 + VAT
Lunch/refreshments included

CPD Hours:

6 Hours and certificate provided

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