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Information Resources

In this section you will find various resources which might be of interest. This includes past presentations, handouts, research updates and useful tools/documents. If you wish to use any of these documents please credit The Retreat when doing so.


Psychodynamic obersevtation of emotion; a model for attachement-based care in dementia - Stephanie Petty and Michelle Potts - May 15

Eating Disorder Presentation -Andrea Brown - Feb 14 - Slides

Out of Self-harms Way -Mark McFetridge - BIGSPD 14 - Slides

The Retreat Lecture - Jane Muers - Quaker Yearly Meeting Gathering 14

Poster Presentations

"I Felt Less Of A Freak Of Nature" - Clients' Experiences Of Compassion Focused Teaching Integrated Into DBT Skills Group - Liz Lawson - Dec14

Informing and Supporting Families and Carers To Apply DBT Skills to Decrease Stress and Increase Communication and Trust - Sally Paybody - Dec14

'It felt like we had hit the nail on the head' - Experiences of an in-patient CFT group - Kate Barker and Hannah Buckland - Nov 14

CFT as a Team Approach on a Specialist In-patient Unit - Kate Barker and Stephanie Wetherhill - Nov14

Research Updates

Psychotherapeutic approaches to the elderly - Dr Daniel Anderson & Prof John Wattis

Research Update: Cognitive Analytic Therapy and a specialist mental health service for older adults: Relationship-centred Care - Stephanie Petty, Lindsay Jones & Phyllis Annesley

Research Update: Staff perceptions of recovery in older adult recovery services - Samantha Rankin & Stephanie Petty


Peer Audit Tools

Peer Audit Guidelines

Peer Reviewers Documents

Peer Reviewees Documents

Peer Audit Presentation


Mental Health Crisis Contacts