Leading a Balint Group

Balint group leadership

Balint group leaders need knowledge about:

  • psychological processes in individuals and groups
  • clinical practice
  • the Balint method

Training generally involves some or all of the following:

  • substantial experience as a Balint group participant
  • working with an experienced leader as co-leader
  • supervision
  • attending leadership workshops
  • training in psychoanalysis, psychodynamic psychotherapy or group psychotherapy
  • reading

There is a formal Balint group leader accreditation program in Australia and New Zealand provided by the Society.

The following documents provide the details of the BSANZ leadership accreditation process.

Pathway for BSANZ Leadership Training 29 1 12

BSANZ Leadership and Leadership Trainer Application 29 1 12

For further information or to enrol in the Leadership Accreditation Programme please contact Frank Meumann, chair of the Leadership Accreditation Committee: Dr Frank Meumann