In this one day online seminar Nick Putman will introduce the Open Dialogue approach using presentations and dialogues. Participants can expect to gain a fuller understanding of the approach, the philosophy that underpins it, and how it relates to, and can inform their current working practices. There are just 12 places on this seminar, in order to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to participate in the conversations about the approach and in small group exercises.
Given current restrictions in the UK related to the coronavirus pandemic, this seminar will be conducted online, using Zoom software, which allows for breakout rooms for small group discussions. Further information will be provided to participants regarding the use of Zoom.
Our standard fee for these seminars is £75 per person but, in the current circumstances, we have included a range of price points, including free places, in the hope that everyone who wishes to attend can do so. We have a limited number of places at lower price points, so please consider what you can afford.
We welcome mental health professionals, service users/people with lived experience of mental health problems, carers and anyone who has an interest in mental health (services) at this seminar.
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CPD Certificates will be sent to all attendees (6 hours).
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Nick Putman is a UKCP registered psychotherapist and a certified Open Dialogue practitioner, having completed a two year training in the Open Dialogue approach with Mary Olson, Jaakko Seikkula, Markku Sutela and others. He is the founder of Open Dialogue UK, which has established the first full training in the Open Dialogue approach outside of Western Lapland. Nick has visited the Open Dialogue service in Western Lapland on a number of occasions to study the approach and the structure of the service. He has more than 20 years experience working in a variety of mental health settings, and considerable experience working with people experiencing psychosis and their families. Along with participants on the first full Open Dialogue training in the UK, Nick is working with many families in London, both at the Open Dialogue UK premises and at home visits.
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