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Working With Mood And Madness – An Introduction To Bipolar Disorders with Anna Minogue BSc psych; MA psych; UKCP accredited

5 hours CPD

Bipolar is a complex condition that involves extreme swings in mood from high energy states of mania to low energy states of depression. This workshop will explore the defining features of bipolar, the psychological, emotional and social impacts for those living with bipolar and the practical issues for counsellors and psychotherapists seeking to help and manage in the therapy setting.

By the end of this workshop you will be better able to: define the term bipolar and the describe the different types; recognise signs of mania, hypomania and depression; identify the treatment pathways and NICE recommended psychological interventions for bipolar; identify key practice issues for counsellors, psychotherapists and others in the helping role.