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GreenWood Mentors Presents

BPS Approved Course: Working with Self-States Across Disorders (4 Modules, 32 hours CPD)

therapy supervision training

Using theory and practice from CBT, DBT, ACT and CFT

leading to a

BPS Approved Certificate in Working with Self-States across Disorders.

Bringing working with ‘parts’ and dissociation into CBT/third wave mainstream.

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Key Benefits

  • Working with self-states: deepens your connection with the whole client

  • Understanding how dissociation runs through so many clinical presentations seen every day

  • New, effective tools to get unstuck with ‘treatment resistant’ presentations

  • Integrate CBT and Third Wave seamlessly into your practice

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What you will learn

  • The CBT model of self-states

  • Dissociation within and between self-states

  • Assessing self-states

  • Intervening with self-states

  • Applying the approach across disorders

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Your Trainer: Dr Fiona Kennedy


Dr Fiona Kennedy is a respected and knowledgeable, fun trainer with a knack of making complex concepts accessible without losing their richness. She has many years’ experience in managing and delivering services in the NHS, and is Director of GreenWood Mentors Ltd, an award-winning company providing training, supervision and therapy.

She is a Fellow of the BABCP and a BABCP Accredited Trainer, Supervisor and Therapist, an Associate Fellow of the BPS and a BPS RAPPs Supervisor.

She has written books including the guided therapy book Get Your Life Back: The Most Effective Therapies for a Better You, for clients, shortlisted for the BMA Popular Medical Book Of The Year. In 2020 a therapist’s companion to this appeared as part of the Routledge CBT Distinctive Features series: Integrating CBT and Third Wave Therapies. She co-edited Cognitive Behavioural Approaches to the Understanding and Treatment of Dissociation and developed the CBT theory of dissociation. Fiona and her husband have volunteered in India for the past 16 years, enabling volunteers and NGO staff to work with children and young people from severe disadvantage as well as with tribal groups from rural areas. 

She is a visiting academic at Southampton University and an Associate Editor for The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist.

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Summary of Course Dates Times and Fees (32 hours CPD)

Dates Module 1: 3rd and 4th March 2023

Working with self-states and dissociation in anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD and more

Module 2: 5th and 6th April 2023

Working with self-states and dissociation in cPTSD, EUPD/BPD, eating disorders and psychosis

Module 3: 9th and 10th May 2023 (NB changed from 8th to avoid King’s Coronation Day)

Working with self-states and dissociation in depersonalisation disorder, fugue states, somatoform disorders and PNES

Module 4: 5th and 6th July 2023

Working with self-states and dissociation in DID (dissociative identity disorder)

Times: Modules 1-3 9.30-1.00 pm with 15 min coffee break

Module 4 9.30-4.30 pm with 60 mins lunch and 15 mins coffee am/pm

Duration: Modules 1-3 7 hours each, Module 4 11 hours = 32 hours total CPD


Delegate fee:

Four online modules: 32 hours CPD or attend individual modules.

For whole course Early Bird £600; Later Bird £800

(for modules 1-3 Early Bird, £200 module 4 £250 = £850 if bought separately).

Groups of up to five: for whole course Early Bird £1,100; Later Bird £1,300

(for modules Early Bird 1-3 £350 module 4 £400 = £1,450 if bought separately)

Includes live attendance and/or the whole recorded training (all dates)

Results in BPS Approved Certificate in Working with Self-States

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