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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

Psychodynamic Interpersonal Therapy (PIT) for Persistent Physical Symptoms Training Day

Date 16 March 2018
Time 09:00 - 16:30
Type 1-day course

Standard rate: £120

Reduced rate: £100

Venue RCPsych, 21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB
CPD 6 points, subject to peer group review



Please read our cancellation policy before making your booking



Psychodynamic-interpersonal therapy (PIT) (the Conversational Model): an introduction to using the model for people with persistent and challenging physical symptoms (including Medically Unexplained Symptoms).

PIT is a safe, simple and effective treatment for people who suffer from persistent physical symptoms. The day will focus on the basics of the PIT model with role play and video examples.

Behaviour: five key PIT behaviours will be taught.
Theory: The concept of ‘forms of feeling’ will be explained and its central role in the PIT approach.
Action: Video examples, role plays and tag team work will be used to bring the model to life."




  • The day will be led by Professor Elspeth Guthrie
  • Introduction by Dr Simon Heyland and Dr Sophie Atwood




For further information please email

T: +44 (0)203 701 2622


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