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Introduction to Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

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Time and place

Jan 22, 9:00 AM – Mar 12, 12:30 PM


An Introduction to Parent-Infant Psychotherapy is a once-a-week, 8-week training course that provides mental health professionals with an introduction to infant and perinatal mental health theory. It examines critical aspects of perinatal and infant mental health including the parent-infant relationship, attachment theory, and infant development. The course includes learning to observe interactions between caregivers and infants. It explores the earliest precursors of disordered attachment. Finally, it provides an introduction to the process of intervention through working with the relationship between mothers, fathers, and their infants.

The course is presented by Katharine Frost – Educational Psychologist and Executive Director of Ububele and Nicki Dawson – Counselling Psychologist and Manager of the Ububele Parent-Infant Programmes.

The Introduction to Parent-Infant Psychotherapy course is presented over 8 sessions:

Session 1: Beginnings and observing interactions

Session 2: Intersubjectivity

Session 3: Good-enough mothering

Session 4: Infant development

Session 5: Precursors of disordered attachment

Session 6: Process of intervention – Part 1

Session 7: Process of intervention – Part 2

Session 8: Process of intervention – Part 3 - Endings

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Ububele Educational & Psychotherapy Trust

1 10th road, Kew



South Africa


Phone: +27 11 786 5085

WhatsApp: +27 79 407 5461

NPO number: 010-472NPO