AWP Psychotherapy and Balint Group Provision Mapping

Salisbury

Tutor: Dr Gahan
Other professionals: Dr Catherine Smith, Medical Psychotherapist, acts as a tutor for the Wessex Deanery coordinating the psychotherapy provision
Dr Louise Fountain, Consultant Clinical and Forensic Psychologist, Area head
Number of trainees: 3 CT1, 2 CT2 and one CT3 number; no numbers were filled over the past six months.
What is on offer: Balint group weekly by Dr Roger Palmer (consultant GA psychiatrist)
Psychotherapy provision through psychologists offering CBT, Trauma focused CBT, EMDR, CAT
Trainees can also participate in assessments up to 6 sessions and in Psychological Therapies Service referral meetings and follow the work of therapist working in Early Intervention
Postgraduate programme and teaching
The core psychiatry teaching includes:
1st year: an overview of psychodynamic psychotherapy and mindfulness and a week-long introductory course of CBT (equivalent to the introductory CBT course that runs in Southampton)
2nd year: a week-long course on ACT and motivational interviewing
3rd year: a week of DBT and CAT

Swindon

Tutor: Dr Ramesh
Other professionals: Dr Imogen Reid, Clinical Psychologist, Area head
Dr Ruth Guy, Clinical Psychologist
Dr Janice DeSousa, Clinical Psychologist
Number of trainees: 1 CT1, 3 CT2, 3 GPVTs, 1 F1 and 1 F2, average stay 12 months
What is on offer: Balint group fortnightly by Dr Ruth Guy, Clinical Psychologist, Wednesdays 4pm.
Psychodynamic psychotherapy supervision group fortnightly by Ruth Guy, Clinical Psychologist, Wednesdays 4pm
CBT supervision by Dr Janice DeSousa, Clinical Psychologist
Postgraduate programme and teaching
Local postgraduate academic programme on Wednesdays pm
Contact details: Dr Ruth Guy
Actions:
1. Better representation at postgraduate programme for psychotherapy and Balint, Thanos Tsapas and Andrew Clark to present at postgraduate programme
2. Encouragement by educational supervisors and tutors to attend psychotherapy supervision and Balint
3. Dr Andrew Clark to continue supervising Ruth Guy

Bath

Tutor: Dr Jelley
Other professionals: Pete Aston, psychotherapist, Area head
Dr Nicola Padel, specialty doctor, PCLS and Recovery team
Number of trainees: 2 CT1, 2 CT2, 1 CT3, 1 GPVTs, 2 F1 and 1 F2
What is on offer: Balint group fortnightly by Dr Hilary Waters, specialty doctor, Older Adults, Wednesdays 3.30 - 4.30pm, open to Bath and Devizes trainees
Psychodynamic psychotherapy supervision group weekly by Dr Nicola Padel, Wednesdays 2 - 3.30pm
Postgraduate programme and teaching
Local postgraduate academic programme on Wednesdays pm every 2nd and 4th Wednesday (alternating with Devizes)
Contact details: Drs Hilary Waters and Nicola Padel
Actions:
1. Dr Nicola Padel to offer another psychotherapy supervision group following negotiation with Recovery manager and Area Head
2. To identify psychotherapy patents from Recovery team and not PCLS as it is the case at the moment
3. Medical education to fund Dr Waters’ session following her retirement
4. To increase the frequency of the Balint group to weekly and enrich membership with non-medical staff

Devizes

Tutor: Dr Boddana
Other professionals: Dr Louise Fountain, Consultant Clinical and Forensic Psychologist, Area head
Dr Joel Conrad, Clinical Psychologist specialising in CBTp
Number of trainees: 3 CT1, 2 GPVTs and 2 F2
What is on offer: Balint group fortnightly by Dr Hilary Waters, specialty doctor, Older Adults, Wednesdays 3.30 - 4.30pm, open to Bath and Devizes trainees
Psychodynamic psychotherapy supervision group weekly by Dr Nicola Padel, Wednesdays 2 - 3.30pm in Bath
Postgraduate programme and teaching
Local postgraduate academic programme on Wednesdays pm every 1st and 3rd Wednesday (alternating with Bath)
Contact details: Drs Hilary Waters and Nicola Padel
Actions:
1. To identify interested professional who could offer Balint group and psychotherapy supervision group
2. Thanos Tsapas to liaise with Dr Louise Fountain and Dr Joel Conrad
3. Thanos Tsapas and Andrew Clark to present at postgraduate programme

North Somerset

Tutor: Dr Ward
Other professionals: Dr Anton Muller, consultant psychiatrist, PCLS
Dr Kristina Gintalaite, consultant psychiatrist, Recovery team
Number of trainees:
What is on offer: Balint group fortnightly by Dr Anton Muller, Fridays 10.30 - 11.30am Psychodynamic psychotherapy supervision group fortnightly by Dr Anton Muller, Fridays 9 - 10.30am
Postgraduate programme and teaching
Local postgraduate academic programme on Mondays
Dr Kristina Gintalaite offering regular monthly teaching on psychodynamic principles to trainees
Dr Kristina Gintalaite provides reading group
Contact details: Drs Anton Muller and Kristina Gintalaite
Actions:
1. Dr Anton Muller to increase the frequency of the Balint and supervision group to weekly
2. Dr Kristina Gintalaite to advertise the reading group to all trainees, with particular focus on Foundation doctors and GPVTs
3. Dr Kristina Gintalaite to possibly organise and supervise an assessment clinic staffed by Foundation doctors and GPVTs

Southmead

Tutor: Dr Agrawal
Other professionals: Dr Sue Walker, specialty doctor, CPI
Dr Ami Kothari, educational fellow, ST5,
Dr Andrew Clark, medical psychotherapist, S Gloc
Dr Thanos Tsapas, medical psychotherapist, Bristol CPI
Number of trainees: 1 CT1, 2 CT2, 2 CT3, 2 GPVTs, 2 F1 and 1-2 F2, 3-4 advanced trainees
What is on offer: Balint group weekly by Dr Ami Kothari. Psychodynamic psychotherapy supervision group weekly by Drs Walker, Clark and Tsapas, Wednesdays 9-10.30 (Callington road hospital)
Postgraduate programme and teaching
Local postgraduate academic programme
Contact details: Drs Ami Kothari, Sue Walker, Andrew Clark, Thanos Tsapas
Actions:
1. Dr Agrawal to monitor accessibility and availability for psychotherapy supervision following Dr Judy Malone’s retirement

Blackberry Hill

Tutor: Dr Taylor
Other professionals: Dr Sue Walker, specialty doctor, CPI
Dr Rob Dixon, speciality doctor
Dr Andrew Clark, medical psychotherapist, S Gloc
Dr Thanos Tsapas, medical psychotherapist, Bristol CPI
Number of trainees:
What is on offer:
Balint group weekly by Dr Rob Dixon
Psychodynamic psychotherapy supervision group weekly by Drs Walker, Clark and Tsapas, Wednesdays 9-10.30 (Callington road hospital)
Postgraduate programme and teaching
Local postgraduate academic programme
Contact details: Drs Dixon, Sue Walker, Andrew Clark, Thanos Tsapas
Actions:
1. Dr Taylor to monitor accessibility and availability for psychotherapy supervision following Dr Judy Malone’s retirement

Callington Road

Tutor: Dr Wilkie
Other professionals: Dr Sue Walker, specialty doctor, CPI
Dr Andrew Clark, medical psychotherapist, S Gloc
Dr Thanos Tsapas, medical psychotherapist, Bristol CPI
Number of trainees:
What is on offer:
Balint group weekly by Dr Thanos Tsapas, Wednesdays 10.30 - 11.30am
Psychodynamic psychotherapy supervision group weekly by Drs Walker, Clark and Tsapas, Wednesdays 9-10.30am
Postgraduate programme and teaching
Local postgraduate academic programme, Wednesdays pm
Contact details: Drs Thanos Tsapas, Sue Walker, Andrew Clark,
Actions:
1. Dr Wilkie to monitor accessibility and availability for psychotherapy supervision following Dr Judy Malone’s retirement