27 March 2014

09:00 - 16:00




Event: SPDN Conference, Edinburgh

Venue: George Hotel, Edinburgh


  • "Developing a care pathway model integrating Psychological and Psychiatric Services           for woman who may have attracted a diagnosis of Personality Disorder"                       (Linda Irvine, Strategic Programme Manager, Mental Health and Wellbeing, NHS Lothian)
  • "PD service users using the newly introduced Structured Clinical Management approach"   (Dr Emma Hickey, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Greater Manchester and Dr Rachael Line,   Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Greater Manchester)
  • "Examining the effectiveness and possible changes in attachment styles after the 24-week      HUB Group MBT based programme for BPD"                                                                      (Dr Jennifer Perrin, former Research Fellow (Aberdeen University) now currently Trainee Clinical      Psychologist, Royal Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen)
  • "Personal testimony about life (on recovery from BPD)"                                                  (Helen Cruickshank, former member of the Therapeutic Community at Royal Cornhill Hospital,      Aberdeen)

12 June 2014

09:00 - 16:00

Event: SPDN Conference, Aberdeen

Venue: Park Inn, Aberdeen

Due to unforeseen circumstances the SPDN Conference in Aberdeen was cancelled.

04 Sept. 2014

09:00 - 16:00

Event: SPDN Conference, Glasgow

Venue: Thistle Hotel, Glasgow


  • "Staff Nurse Perceptions of the Impact of Mentalization-Based Treatment (MBT) Skills Training on Clinical Practice when working with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) in Acute Mental Health Admission Wards: A Qualitative Analysis"                                 (Dan Warrender)
  • "Working Towards a new Philosophy of Care & Treatment"                                           (Emma Hargreaves)
  • "Wot R U Like - Programme for Self Awareness"                                                                     (Jo Mullen)
  • "Personality Disorder Training; what is the point?"                                                           (Andy Williams)
  • "Arran Ward"                                                                                                                       (Layla and Ann-Marie)