Supported by the Maudsley Eating Disorder Service
Multi-family group treatment is a growing evidence based intervention which is used as an
Multi-family groups have been adapted for a range of presentations including adult mental health issues, ADHD, and paediatric illnesses. This experiential training seeks to orientate clinicians into the full workings of a group. A number of the key exercises used in each group will be practiced and each participant will take up a role in a created family. The training will be suitable and beneficial for any clinician working with a diagnosis of eating disorder, whether in CAMHS or adult services. Significant systemic facilitation techniques will be demonstrated and later deconstructed. The Maudsley Manual for MFGT will be followed and adapted.
The course is three days long and will run from 24th to 26th April 2024. This training will be face to face in Room 237, Washington Singer Building, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QG.
Louise Cooper is a Family Psychotherapist in Avon and Wiltshire Partnership Trust and has also run groups throughout her career in adolescent eating disorders.