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    IPD Conference 10th April 2019

    19th April 2019 – Save the Date for the IPD Conference. Click here for details, timetable and booking.

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    Intellectual Disability and Psychotherapy: The Theories …

    Intellectual Disability and Psychotherapy: The theories, practice and influence of Valerie Sinasoncharts the impact of the noted psychotherapist’s work with children and adults with learning disabilities upon both a generation of clinicians and the treatment and services her work transformed…

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    Latest Newsletter

    Read our 2018 Spring/Summer Newsletter Here

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    Out Now – Dr Alan Corbett’s new book

    IPD are pleased to announce that IPD Fellow and founder member Dr. Alan Corbett’s new book ‘Psychotherapy with Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse: The Invisible Men’ has just been published as part of the Karnac Forensic Psychotherapy Monograph Series. This…

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    Patients and Carers Experiences around Epilepsy

    “Sometimes, it just stops me from doing anything”: A qualitative exploration of epilepsy management in people with intellectual disabilities and their carers Click here to read more of the open access article


The Institute of Psychotherapy and Disability exists as an organisation to develop, accredit and regulate psychotherapists who work with people with disabilities. Established in May 2000 our initial focus was on the needs of people with learning disabilities, as this…


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Some resources are reserved for members and are password protected. To become a member, please download the Membership form here:  2016 Member form To apply to join the Find A Therapist database, please download a form here:  2016 Database form You can pay your…