Professor Tracey Wade presents an two-day workshop on the use of Maudsley Model of Anorexia Nervosa Treatment for Adults (MANTRA) | Zoom | Thursday 29 February to Friday 1 March 2024 9:30am-5pm EST

Price: $800
Location: via Zoom, link to be provided prior to the event.
Date:Thursday 29 February to Friday 1 March 2024 9:30am-5pm EST

About the Event: This two-day introductory workshop examines the model underpinning the Maudsley Model of Anorexia Nervosa Treatment for Adults (MANTRA), and the evidence supporting this approach. The tasks of the initial phase of treatment will be described, considering approaches to getting the best start to therapy. Early- to mid-treatment tasks of developing a formulation and treatment plan will be described. On the second day, the modules of Emotional and Social Mind, Identity and Thinking Style will be described, along with a session on relapse prevention and integrating this approach into teams. Throughout the workshop there will individual and small group exercises to embed learning. 

About the Presenter: Distinguished Professor Tracey Wade has worked as a clinician and researcher in eating disorders for over 30 years. In 2015 she was elected a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. In 2016 she was made an Inaugural Honorary Fellow of the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy. In 2017-18 she was the president of the Eating Disorder Research Society. In 2019 she was appointed Fellow of the APS and was a recipient of the Australia and New Zealand Academy of Eating Disorders Distinguished Achievement Award, and in 2020 she was the recipient of the Academy of Eating Disorders Outstanding Clinician Award. She is the director of the Flinders Institute for Mental Health and Wellbeing, the Blackbird Initiative, and the Flinders University Services for Eating Disorders (FUSED). She has cowritten 3 books (including a therapist manual on CBT-T) and has over 250 publications in peer reviewed journals.

Learning Objectives:

Participants will learn:

    • key strategies for the initial phase of MANTRA
    • to develop a collaborative MANTRA case conceptualization
    • how to involve close others in treatment
    • how to work with core maintaining factors such as emotional avoidance and cognitive inflexibility in AN
    • how to modify work in the face of complexity and lack of progress.

Key Reading: Schmidt U, Wade TD, Treasure J. (2014). The Maudsley Model of Anorexia Nervosa Treatment for Adults (MANTRA): Development, Key Features and Preliminary Evidence. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 28, 48-71.

Other Useful Readings: Solmi, M., Wade, T. D., Byrne, S., Del Giovane, C., Fairburn, C. G., Ostinelli, E. G., De Crescenzo, F., Johnson, C., Schmidt, U., Treasure, J., Favaro, A., Zipfel, S., & Cipriani, A. (2021). Comparative efficacy and acceptability of psychological interventions for the treatment of adult outpatients with anorexia nervosa: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. The Lancet Psychiatry8(3), 215–224. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366(20)30566-6

Vitousek, K., Watson, S., & Wilson, G. T. (1998). Enhancing motivation for change in treatment-resistant eating disorders. Clinical psychology review18(4), 391–420. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0272-7358(98)00012-9

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