The Learning Curve Institute: Personality Types and Disorders - Understanding the Psychology, Workshop

Personality Types and Disorders - Understanding the Psychology: Workshop

This workshop has been approved for CPD credits by An Bord Altranais, The Irish Nursing Board, The Psychological Society of Ireland and The Addiction Counsellors of Ireland

The Personality Types and Disorders programme is a 1 day training workshop delivered this Autumn in Dublin.

Personality type is a key determinant in both how therapist and client bond therapeutically and in the nature of the presenting issue itself. This workshop will explore the dynamics of different personality types and how these individuals’ differences need to be specially engaged with.

Presented by Kevin Fehin, Senior Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist. Kevin is currently employed in the Adult Mental Health Service with the HSE. Among other qualifications he holds a Masters in Psychoanalytic Studies.

This training would be suitable for Psychologists, Counsellors, Psychotherapists, Youth Workers and Social Care Workers.

Date and Location:

  • Dublin: The Psychological Society of Ireland, Grantham House, Dublin 8
    21 Nov 2018 (Wed, 09.30am – 04.30pm)

For full details on the course please click here:

About the Course:

The workshop will explore the developmental dynamics that give rise to each personality and the kinds of unconscious / conscious processes to sustain them. The workshop will focus on just what constitutes a personality problem in the first place and what distinguishes this from more normative self-identities.

Programme Aims:

To give the learner a more in-depth understanding of Personality Types and Disorders and how to determine them. The personality types covered will include for example; borderline, narcissistic, histrionic, obsessive, avoidant and anti-social.

Learning Outcomes:

To equip the learner with the tools to enable them to develop, build and expand their existing knowledge in relation to Personality Types and Disorders.


Certificate of Programme Attendance for ‘Personality - Types and Disorders’ from The Learning Curve Institute.

About The Learning Curve Institute:

The Learning Curve Institute is a leading specialist trainer in mental health, addiction and best practice in the workplace providing a bespoke service to healthcare professionals, education establishments and industry.

Some of the organisations and bodies that The Learning Curve Institute has worked with over the past 8 years are:

  • Peter McVerry Trust
  • Simon Communities in Dublin, Mid West, Galway, Belfast and Cork
  • Allergan Pharmaceuticals Ireland
  • Merchants Quay Ireland
  • HSE: The company has delivered training on behalf of the HSE to addiction staff in 10 locations around Ireland.
  • The Defence Forces
  • The Probation Service
  • Employability
  • DePaul Ireland
  • The Homeless Agency
  • Leysin American School, Leysin, Switzerland
  • North Dublin Region Drug and Alcohol Task Force
  • Western Region Drugs Task Force
  • The Adult Homeless Persons Office
  • The Crinan Youth Project, Dublin
  • Sutton Park School, Dublin
  • St Leo’s College Carlow
  • Crosscare
  • Good Shepherd Services Cork
  • The Ana Liffey Drug Project
  • Bushypark Treatment Centre
  • Southill Family Resource Centre
  • Drogheda Homeless Aid
  • Roscommon Leader Partnership
  • GMIT
  • NUI Galway


Price per person: €125.00
This includes all handouts, materials and certificate from The Learning Curve Institute.


To secure a place on the workshop go to: and book online. For further information or assistance regarding bookings contact the office on 098 25530 or email

Online payment in full is necessary to book a place on this workshop.

The course has a limited amount of spaces available so early booking is highly advisable.

Phone: 098 25530


Dublin 8

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