Thursday 21st July 11.45-12.45


Professor Simon Gowers
University of Liverpool, Cheshire & Merseyside Eating Disorders Service for Adolescents, Cheshire & Wirral Partnership Trust
Evidence-based Decision Making in Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa

Professor Michelle Craske
University of California at Los Angeles, USA
Optimising Fear Reduction: Violation of Expectancies, Level of Excitation and Retrieval Cues

Professor Jim Van Os
University of Maastricht, Netherlands
The Schizophrenia Envirome: What Do Cannabis, Trauma and Urban Upbringing Have in Common?


Thursday 21st July 4.45 - 5.45

Professor Paul Salkovskis
Institute of Psychiatry, London
Title to be confirmed: Keynote on the NICE guidelines for anxiety disorders

Professor Allison Harvey
University of California
'The Best Bridge Between Despair and Hope is a Good Night's Sleep' Psychological treatments for sleep disturbance and Comorbid disorders

Professor Patricia A. Resick
National Center for PTSD, Women's Health Sciences Division and Boston University
A Reconceptualisation of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder


Friday 22nd July 11.45-12.45

Professor Paul Gilbert
Mental Health Research Unit, Derby
Compassionate Mind Training and Cognitive Psychosis

Professor Paul Chadwick
Royal South Hants Hospital & University of Southampton
Mindfulness, CBT & Psychosis

Dr Thalia Eley
Institute of Psychiatry, London
I think therefore I am: A cognitive genetic approach to anxiety and depression in children and adolescents

Friday 22nd July



Professor Sheri Johnson
University of Miami, USA
Psychosocial Predictors of Bipolar Disorder: Disentangling Depression and Mania

Dr Jeffery Young
Schema Therapy Institute, New York, USA
Schema Therapy: New Advances in Treating Resistant Personality Disorders

Saturday 23rd July

11.45– 12.15

Final Address

Chris Cullen
BABCP President-Elect