Dear colleagues working with and interested in personality disorders,

On behalf of the European Society for the Study of Personality Disorder (ESSPD) and the local organizing committee we would like to invite you to the second ESSPD Workshops on Personality Disorders on 6 th –8 th April 2017 in Cracow, Poland.

The ESSPD Workshops on Personality Disorders is intended specifically to cater to the needs of clinicians working with patients with personality disorders. The ESSPD has chosen and invited some of the best clinical experts in Europe to give lectures and workshops in their area of expertise. In addition the local experts are eager to share their experiences of working with patients and their families.

Plenary lectures should familiarise attendants to the theoretical underpinnings of the specific therapeutic approaches, and give a glimpse of the evidence supporting the effectiveness of the treatments. Workshops will introduce clinical skills to be used with real patients in real, everyday clinical settings.

An application has been made to the EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event.

We’re hoping to meet many of you in Cracow!

Andres Kaera
Head of organizing committee

Scientific Programme

Register now (Deadline for Early Bird Registration is 17. February 2017)

Prof Anthony W Bateman MA, FRCPsych

Plenary: Mentalization Based Treatment for personality disorder: adaptation and development.

Workshop: Mentalization Based Treatment (MBT) for Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD): introduction to clinical practice

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Martin Bohus

Plenary: 20 Years After: Long-Term course of borderline personality disorder after treatment with DBT

Workshop: Principles and Strategies of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

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Stephan Doering

Plenary / Workshop: Introduction to Transference-Focused Psychotherapy (TFP)

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Jagiellonian University, Cracow

Plenary: Family and couple therapy for families with relatives with severe personality disorders

Workshop: Family and couple therapy for families with relatives with severe personality disorders. Working therapeutically with couples with severe personality disorders.

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Dr Ad Kaasenbrood, MD PhD

Plenary / Workshop: Social psychiatric care for people with a personality disorder

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Winid Foundation, Cracow

Plenary: Interdisciplinary treatment and support for patient with personality disorder: long-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy, social support and professional activation.

Workshop: Interdisciplinary treatment and support for patient with personality disorder: long-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy, social support and professional activation.

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