winnicott's clinical relevance

  • Cancelled
  • 37 Mapesbury Road, London NW2 4HJ

A series of five seminars and clinical discussion on the seminal work of Donald Winnicott. The course intends to provide an insight into some of his key ideas and why they continue to be of such importance. Discussion will focus on how they might be applied in the clinical setting. 

who is it for

  • Anyone with an interest in Winnicott's work and how his ideas can be used in the clinical setting with patients.
  • It is suitable for those considering undertaking training or further training in the field and those working in mental health who are wanting to expand their understanding of these concepts.

course content

Topics for each seminar will include:

  • Early Development
  • Transitionality
  • Playing
  • Use of an Object
  • Illness
  • Hate in the Countertransference

The seminars will be facilitated by Michael Halton, senior member of the bpf and BPA who has a particular interest in Winnicott.


This course has now been cancelled.


Saturdays 10am – 12 noon


11th May, 18th May, 1st June, 8th June, 22nd June 2019



On offer of a place, you will be invited to register and pay via debit card through a secured payment page.

Please note that the bpf will not be held responsible for travel/hotel expenses made or incurred in the unlikely event of this course either being cancelled or postponed. See our cancellation and refund policies for more information.

how to apply

To apply for this course, please download and complete the application form supplied and email it to Sandra Pereira at

Alternatively, please print it and return it to Sandra Pereira at 37 Mapesbury Road | London | NW2 4HJ.

download application form


Currently there are no resources available for this course.

access information

The building has limited access - please call us on 020 8452 9823 to discuss your needs.

contact us

If you have any questions please contact Sandra Pereira, MSc, Postgraduate & Public Events Officer, British Psychotherapy Foundation, 37 Mapesbury Road, London NW2 4HJ Tel 020 8452 9823 Fax 020 8452 0310 E-mail:

The bpf is committed to diversity and inclusivity in all the work we deliver. We are fully dedicated to promoting, maintaining and supporting equality of opportunity in all aspects of our organisation and, as such, the bpf welcomes applications from all sections of society.

Image of Donald Winnicot courtesy of The Winnicott Trust - The Squiggle Foundation.