SYMPOSIA - Thursday 17th - Saturday 19th July

Adult Mental Health

Buddhism, Jealousy, OCD, Trauma, Eating Disorders and Training: A Symposium in Honour of Padmal de Silva

Convenors: Roz Shafran, University of Reading, UK &
Paul Salkovskis, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
Speakers:
William Yule, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
Paul Salkovskis, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
S. Rachman, University of British Columbia, Canada

This symposium in honour of Padmal de Silva, acknowledges his extraordinary scholarship, brilliant scientific and clinical contributions, and the unsurpassed breadth of his expertise. Padmal was an expert in: obsessive-compulsive disorders, eating disorders, sexual disorders, morbid jealousy, post-traumatic disorders, and Buddhism...  and also found the time to be Clinical Psychology Examiner to the Nation.

Padmal was an extremely kind, gentle, compassionate, modest and humorous person. His famous chuckle was contagious. Many many people miss his presence.

 

New Developments in Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Convenors: Christine Purdon, University of Waterloo & Adam Radomsky, Concordia University, Canada
Chair: Jack Rachman, University of British Columbia, Canada
Speakers:
Shannon Gifford, McMaster University, Canada
Philip Kendall, Temple University, USA
Sabine Wilhelm, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
David Tolin, The Institute of Living, Connecticut, USA
 
New Advances in Understanding the Psychopathology of OCD
Convenor: Adam S. Radomsky, Concordia University, Canada and Christine Purdon, Waterloo University, Canada
Chair: Christine Purdon, Waterloo University, Canada
Discussant: Marcel van den Hout, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
Speakers:
Laura J. Summerfeldt, Trent University, Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre, St. Joseph's Hospital & McMaster University, Canada
Osamu Kobori, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Adam S. Radomsky, Concordia University, Canada
 
Reactive Depression isn’t a Mood Disorder, It’s a Motivational Disorder
Convenor: Stephen Barton, Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Trust and Newcastle University, UK
Chair: Peter Armstrong, Newcastle Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Centre, UK
Speakers:

Stephen Barton, Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Trust and Newcastle University, UK
Jen Lane, Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Trust and Newcastle University, UK
Tom Christodoulides, Newcastle University, UK
Louise Smith, Newcastle University, UK

 
Factors which Predict Outcome in Treatment in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Convenor: Lynne Drummond, St George's, University of London, UK
Chair: Lynne Drummond, St George's, University of London, UK
Speakers:

Katherine Morton, West Sussex in collaboration with Griffith University, Brisbane
Shashi Rani, South West London and St George's Mental Health Trust, UK
Pillay Anusha, South West London and St George's Mental Health Trust, UK
William Boland, Surrey and Hants Borders, UK

 
Psychological Predictors and Clinical Models of Bipolar Disorder Throughout the Lifespan
Convenor: Matthias Schwannauer, University of Edinburgh, UK
Chair: Matthias Schwannauer, University of Edinburgh, UK
Speakers:

Fiona Lobban, Lancaster University, UK
David Miklowitz, University of Colorado, USA
Steven Jones, Lancaster University, UK
Matthias Schwannauer, University of Edinburgh, UK
Warren Mansell, University of Manchester, UK

 
New Advances in our Understanding of Key Cognitive Processes in Social Phobia
Convenors: Colette Hirsch & Jennifer Wild, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Chair: Jennifer Wild, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Speakers:

Paula Hertel, Trinity University, USA
Nader Amir, San Diego State University, USA
Jonathan Huppert, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Luisa Stopa, University of Southampton, UK

 
Acceptance & Commitment Therapy: ACT in the UK
Convenor: Simon Houghton, Sheffield Care Trust, UK
Chair: Joe Curran, Sheffield Care Trust, UK 
Speakers:
Tom Ricketts, Sheffield Care Trust, UK
Frank Bond, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
David Gillanders, University of Edinburgh, UK
Eric Morris, Institute of Psychiatry, South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, UK

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Treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Context of Civil War and Terror
Convenor: Rachel Handley, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
Speakers:
William Yule, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
Frank Neuner, University of Konstanz, Germany 
Michael Duffy, University of Ulster, UK
Zahava Solomonm, Adler Research Center for Child Welfare and Protection, Israel
 
New Trajectories in Bipolar Disorder Research
Convenor: Kim Wright, University of Exeter, UK
Chair: Kim Wright, University of Exeter, UK
Discussant: Sara Tai, University of Manchester, UK
Speakers:
Ahmad Al-Shayee, University of Manchester, UK
Alyson Dodd, University of Manchester, UK
Yanni Malliaris, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Kim Wright, University of Exeter, UK
 
Clinical Roundtable:
Optimal Therapy for Depression: How Much, How Often, How Long?
Convenor: Steven Jones, Lancaster University, UK
Speakers:
Edward Watkins, University of Exeter, UK
Christopher Martell, University of Washington, USA
Dave Richards, University of York, UK
John Swan, University of Dundee, UK
 

Basic processes

Checking, Thought Action Fusion, Responsibility and Memory: Testing Cognitive Models of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Convenor: Charlie Wilson, University of East Anglia, UK
Chair: Shirley Reynolds, University of East Anglia, UK
Discussant: Roz Shafran, University of Reading, UK
Speakers:

Graham Davey, University of Sussex, UK
Ross Chernin, University of East Anglia, UK
Charlotte Bogan, University of East Anglia, UK

 
Post Traumatic Stess Disorder and Emotion
Convenors: Claire Fyvie, Edinburgh Trauma Service, Royal Edinburgh Hospital &
Mick Power, University of Edinburgh, UK
Speakers:

Tim Dalgleish, MRC Cogniton and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
Claire Fyvie, Edinburgh Trauma Service, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, UK
Deborah Lee, University College London, UK
Mick Power, University of Edinburgh, UK

 
Overcoming a Gap in Processing Bias Research Temporal Attention, Encoding and Working Memory Measured with the Attentional Blink Paradigm
Convenor: Andrea Reinecke, University of Oxford, UK
Chair: Andrea Reinecke, University of Oxford, UK
Speakers:

Peter de Jong, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Ernst Koster, Ghent University, Belgium
Martine Ruiters, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Andrea Reinecke, University of Oxford, UK

 
New Approaches in Investigating Biased Interpretation in Mental Disorders
Convenor: Andrea Reinecke, University of Oxford, UK
Chair: Andrea Reinecke, University of Oxford, UK
Speakers:

Anke Klein, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Daniel Fitzgerald, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Gero Lange, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Chantal Berna, University of Oxford, UK
Andrea Reinecke, University of Oxford, UK

 
Attentional Bias and Anxiety: From Basic Science to Clinical Practice
Convenors: Ernst Koster, Ghent University, Belgium &
Matt Garner, University of Southampton, UK
Chair: Ernst Koster, Ghent University, Belgium
Discussant: Marcel van den Hout, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
Speakers:

Sonia Bishop, Cambridge University, UK
Peter Putman, Leiden University, The Netherlands
An Raes, Ghent University, Belgium
Ernst Koster, Ghent University, Belgium

 
"Know then Thyself": Images of the Self Across Clinical Disorders
Convenor: Lusia Stopa, University of Southampton, UK
Chair: Lusia Stopa, University of Southampton, UK
Discussant: Ann Hackmann, University of Oxford, UK
Speakers:

Emily Holmes, University of Oxford, UK
Nick Grey, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Warren Mansell, University of Manchester, UK
Lusia Stopa, University of Southampton, UK

 
Basic Processes and Treatment Approaches to Suicidality and Deliberate Self-Harm
Convenor: Thorsten Barnhofer, University of Oxford, UK
Chair: Thorsten Barnhofer, University of Oxford, UK
Speakers:

Dhruvi Shah, University of Oxford, UK
Danielle Duggan, University of Oxford, UK
Catherine Crane, University of Oxford, UK
Thorsten Barnhofer, University of Oxford, UK
Philip Spinhoven, University of Oxford, UK

 
The Transdiagnostic Perspective: Metacognitive Beliefs And Control Strategies Across Psychological Disorders
Convenor: Kristin Bohn, University of Oxford, UK
Chair: Kristin Bohn, University of Oxford, UK
Speakers:

Christopher Fairburn, University of Oxford, UK
Tony Morrison, University of Manchester, UK
Stuart Reid, University of Manchester, UK
Edward Watkins, University of Exeter, UK

 
Normal and Disturbed Reasoning Processes in Emotional Disorders
Convenor: Maartje Vroling, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Chair: Maartje Vroling, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Speakers:

Marcel van den Hout, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Iris Engelhard, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Isabelle Blanchette, University of Manchester
Francesco Mancini, Scuola di Specializzazione in Psicoterapia Cognitiva, Roma
Maartje Vroling, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

 
The Understanding and Treatment of Perfectionism
Convenor: Sarah Egan, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Chair: Sarah Egan, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Discussant: Roz Shafran, Charlie Waller Institute, University of Reading, UK
Speakers:

David Dunkley, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Canada
Tracey Wade, Flinders University, Australia
Sarah Egan, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

 
Bridging the Gap between Cognitive Theory and Therapy: Using Interacting Cognitive Subsystems to inform CBT
Convenor: Isabel Clarke, Hampshire Partnership NHS Trust, UK  
Chair: Nick White, North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Discussant: Nick White, North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Speakers:

Nick White, North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Peter Kinderman & Simon Duff, University of Liverpool, UK
Michael Townend, University of Derby, UK
Isabel Clarke, Hampshire Partnership NHS Trust, UK

 
Panel Debate:
What is ‘Decentering’ within CBT and How Does it Work?
Convenor: Warren Mansell, University of Manchester, UK
Chair: Warren Mansell, University of Manchester, UK
Speakers:

Kevin E. Vowles, Pain Management Unit & Bath Centre for Pain Services, University of Bath, UK
Tim Carey, University of Canberra, Australia
Richard Brown, University of Manchester, UK
Freda McManus, Oxford Cognitive Therapy Training Centre, UK
Thorsten Barnhofer, University of Oxford, UK

 

Behavioural medicine

Neuro-Cognition, Disability and Challenges for the Cognitive Model in CBT

Convenor: Jonathan Evans, University of Glasgow &
Fergus Gracey,The Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, UK
Chair: Jonathan Evans, University of Glasgow &
Fergus Gracey,The Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, UK
Discussant: Jonathan Evans, University of Glasgow &
Fergus Gracey,The Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, UK
Speakers:

Barney Dunn, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge & Camden and Islington Social and Mental Health Care Trust, UK
Dave Dagnan, North Cumbria Mental Health and Learning Disability NHS Trust & Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, UK
Giles Yeates, Community Head Injury Service, UK

 

Cognitive Processes in Acute and Chronic Pain: Drawing Inspiration from Experimental and Clinical Work

Convenor: Nicole Tang, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Chair: Nicole Tang, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Speakers:

Stephen Morley, University of Leeds, UK
Eric Brodie, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
David Gillanders, University of Edinburgh, UK
Lance McCracken, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, UK

 

New Developments in HIV & Sexual Health

Convenor: Lucy Serpell, Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust and University College London, UK
Chair: Lucy Serpell, Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust and University College London, UK
Speakers:

Michael Evangeli, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Jamie Kelly & Lucy Serpell, Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Samantha Leaity & Susan Hennessy, Barts and The London, UK
Neil Macdonald, Imperial College London, UK

 

Slumber in the Land of Pain: Trouble Sleeping Across Chronic Medical Conditions

Convenor: Nicole Tang, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Chair: Nicole Tang, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Speakers:

Nicole Tang, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Colin Espie, University of Glasgow, UK
Claire Goodchild, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK

 

Psychological Aspects of Gastroenterological Problems

Convenor: Jane Hutton, King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Chair: Jane Hutton, King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Speakers:

Trudie Chalder, Institute of Psychiatry, UK
Nicola Gawn, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
Stephanie Jones, St Peter's Hospital, Chertsey, UK

 

Child and adolescent mental health

Child and Adolescent Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Treatment Initiatives and Outcomes

Convenor: Cynthia Turner, Maudsley Hospital, London, UK
Chair: Cynthia Turner, Maudsley Hospital, London, UK
Speakers:

Shirley Reynolds, University of East Anglia
David Mataix-Cols, Kings College London, UK
Isobel Heyman, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
Cynthia Turner, Maudsley Hospital, London, UK
Paul Salkovskis, Institue of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK

 

Creating Capacity for CBT within CAMHS in the North East

Convenor: Mark Freeston, Newcastle Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies Centre, UK & Jenny Shannon, Newcastle Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies Centre, UK
Chair: Alan Brownrigg, Northumbria University, UK 
Speakers:

Mark Freeston, Newcastle Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies Centre, UK
Jenny Shannon, Newcastle Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies Centre, UK
Craig Thompson, Sunderland Child and Adolescent Mental Health in Primary Care Team, UK
Carl Sketchley, Child and Adolescent Mental Health in Primary Care Team, UK
Alan Brownrigg, University of Northumbria, UK

 

Depression in Children and Young People: Developments in Basic and Clinical Research

Convenor: Shirley Reynolds, University of East Anglia, UK
Chair: Shirley Reynolds, University of East Anglia, UK
Speakers:

Jennifer Lau, University of Oxford, UK
Alice Gregory, Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
Paul Abeles, University of Manchester, UK
Shirley Reynolds, University of East Anglia, UK

 

Worry and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Childhood: Children are Just Small Adults Aren't They?

Convenor: Charlotte Wilson, University of East Anglia, UK
Chair: Sam Cartwright-Hatton, University of Manchester, UK
Speakers:

Ophelia Beer, University of East Anglia, UK
Martin Hall, University of East Anglia, UK
Sarah Laing, Newcastle University, UK
Monika Parkinson, University of Reading, UK
Charlotte Wilson, University of East Anglia, UK

 

Techniques and Processes in Working with Multi-Problem Families: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Convenor: Crispin Day, South London & Mausdley NHS Trust & Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
Chair: Hilton Davis, South London & Mausdley NHS Trust & Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
Speakers:

Jane Barlow, University of Warwick, UK
Sharon Dawe, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
Paul Hartnett, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Crispin Day, South London & Mausdley NHS Trust & Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
Sascha Kowalenko, National Academy of Parenting Practitioners, King's College London, UK

 

Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: From Theory to Treatment

Convenor: Cecilia Essau, Roehampton University, UK
Chair: Cecilia Essau, Roehampton University, UK
Speakers:

Alice Gregory, Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
Cecilia Essau, Roehampton University, UK
Shirley Reynolds, University of East Anglia, UK
Sam Cartwright-Hatton, University of Manchester, UK

 

Eating disorders and impulse control

Investigating Treatment Efficacy in Eating Disorders: Outcomes and Moderators
Convenor: Michelle Lee, University of Reading, UK
Speakers:

Tracey Wade, Flinders University, Australia
Rebecca Murphy, University of Oxford. UK
Roz Shafran, University of Reading, UK
Vicki Mountford, St Georges University of London & Springfield University Hospital, UK

 
Cognition and Emotion in Eating Disorders
Convenor: Lucy Serpell, CNWL NHS Foundation Trust & University College London, UK
Speakers:

Amy Harrison, Institute of Psychiatry, UK
Anna Oldershaw & David Hambrook, Institute of Psychiatry, UK
Raffaela Moro, South London & Maudsley NHS Trust & Institute of Psychiatry, UK

 
The New Neuroscience of Eating Disorders
Convenor: Michelle Lee, University of Reading, UK
Speakers:

Jennifer Ryan, Huntercombe Edinburgh, UK
Bryan Lask, St Georges University of London & Huntercombe Hospitals Group, UK
Carolina Lopez, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK

 
Eating Disorders: New Developments
Convenor: Lucy Serpell, Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust & University College London, UK
Speakers:

Glenn Waller, Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust & Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
Francesca Emanuelli, University of East London, UK
Lucy Serpell, Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust & University College London, UK

 
Clinical Roundtable:
A Case of Anorexia Nervosa: CBT or not CBT?
Convenor: Lucy Serpell, Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust & University College London, UK
Speakers:

Glenn Waller, Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust NHS Foundation Trust & Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
Tracey Wade, Flinders University, Australia
Christopher Fairburn, University of Oxford, UK

 

Intellectual and developmental disabilities

Preconditions for Therapeutic Interventions with People with Intellectual Disabilities
Convenor: Dougal Julian Hare, University of Manchester, UK
Chair: Dougal Julian Hare, University of Manchester, UK
Speakers:

Anna Dodd, Pennine Care NHS Trust, UK & Dougal Hare, University of Manchester, UK
Steve Hendy, Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Trust, UK & Ceri Woodrow, University of Manchester, UK
Alexandria Leonard, University of Manchester, UK
Marcus James, North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust, UK & Paul Skirrow, Liverpool Asperger Team, Merseycare NHS Trust, UK

 
Psychological Structures Underpinning CBT for People with Intellectual Disabilities
Convenor: Bill Lindsay, State Hospital, NHS Tayside and University of Abertay, UK
Chair: Bill Lindsay, State Hospital, NHS Tayside and University of Abertay, UK
Speakers:

Lucy Patterson, NHS Tayside, UK
Carol Pert, NHS Greater Glasgow, UK
John Taylor, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Trust and Northumbria Univesrsity
Bill Lindsay, State Hospital, NHS Tayside and University of Abertay, UK

 
Advances in the Treatment and Management of Challenging Behaviour in People with Intellectual Disabilities: Research and Service Perspectives
Convenors: Angela Hassiotis, Royal Free & University College Medical School, UK &
John L. Taylor, Northumbria University, UK
Chair: Angela Hassiotis, Royal Free & University College Medical School, UK 
Speakers:

Angela Hassiotis, Royal Free & University College Medical School, UK
Shoumitro Deb, University of Birmingham, UK
John L. Taylor, Northumbria University, UK
Bill Lindsay, State Hospital, NHS Tayside and University of Abertay, UK

 
Developing Cognitive Behavioural Interventions With People With Asperger’s Syndrome
Convenor: Dougal Julian Hare, University of Manchester, UK
Chair: Dougal Julian Hare, University of Manchester, UK
Speakers:

Ewan Perry, University of Manchester, UK & Rebecca Knowles, Lancashire Care NHS Trust, UK
Chris Wood, University of Manchester, UK
Matty Chalk, City University, UK
Janis Best, University of Manchester, UK & Fiona Knott, University of Reading, UK

 
Psychological Adjustment and Cognitions in Parents of Children with Intellectual Disabilities
Convenor: Richard Hastings, Bangor University, UK   
Chair: Richard Hastings, Bangor University, UK
Speakers:

Tracey Lloyd & Richard Hastings, Bangor University, UK
Chris Hill & John Rose, University of Birmingham, UK
Elaine MacDonald & Richard Hastings, Bangor University, UK

 

New developments in CBT

Developments in the Understanding of Memory in Depression
Convenor: Michelle Moulds, University of New South Wales, Australia
Chair: Michelle Moulds, University of New South Wales, Australia
Speakers:

Paula Hertel, Trinity University, USA
Tamara Lang, University of Oxford, UK
Michelle Moulds, University of New South Wales, Australia &
Willem Kuyken, University of Exeter, UK

 
Behavioural Activation: Clinical Applications and Directions for Future Research
Convenor: Simon Houghton, Sheffield Care Trust, UK
Chair: Simon Houghton, Sheffield Care Trust, UK 
Discussant: Christopher Martell, Behavioural Associates in Health, USA
Speakers:

Dave Richards, University of York, UK
Joe Curran, Sheffield Care Trust, UK
Hilary Mairs, University of Manchester, UK
Dave Ekers, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Trust, UK

 
Worry, Rumination and Generalised Anxiety Disorder
Convenor: Colette Hirsch, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
Discussant: Andrew Mathews, University of California, USA
Speakers:

Colette Hirsch, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
Ed Watkins, University of Exeter, UK
Michel Dugas, Concordia University, Canada
Pierre Philippot, University of Louvain, Belguim

 
New Research on Facilitating Change in Key Cognitive Processes which Maintain Emotional Disorders
Convenor: Bundy Mackintosh, University of East Anglia, UK & Colette Hirsch, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
Discussant: Bundy Mackintosh, University of East Anglia, UK
Speakers:

Paula Hertel, Trinity University, USA
Nader Amir, San Diego State University, USA
Sarra Hayes, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
Emily Holmes, University of Oxford, UK
Jonathan Huppert, University of Pennsylvania, USA

 
The Importance of Understanding Control in CBT: Method Of Levels Research and Interventions
Convenor: Sara Tai, University of Manchester, UK
Chair: Sara Tai, University of Manchester, UK
Speakers:

Warren Mansell, University of Manchester, UK
Timothy Carey, Centre for Applied Psychology, University of Canberra, Australia
Chris Spratt, Levenmouth Mental Health Team, Scotland, UK
Sara Tai, University of Manchester, UK

 
Mechanisms Underlying the Suppression of Unwanted Memories and Their Clinical Implications
Convenor: Michael Anderson, University of St. Andrews, UK
Speakers:

Michael Anderson, University of St. Andrews, UK
Paula Hertel, Trinity University, USA
Brendan Depue, University of Colorado, USA
Alan Richardson-Klavehn, University of Magdeburg, Germany  

 
Trauma and Memory: How to Link Cognitive and Clinical Science
Convenor: Elke Geraerts, University of St. Andrews, UK
Speakers:

Arnoud Arntz, Maastricht University, the Netherlands
Tim Dagleish, Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge
Iris Engelhard, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands
Elke Geraerts, University of St. Andrews, UK
Emily Holmes, University of Oxford, UK

 
Current Status of and Future Challenges for CBT
Convenor: John L Taylor, Northumbria University & Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Trust, UK
Chair: Craig Steel, University of Reading, UK
Speakers:

Warren Mansell, University of Manchester, UK
Freda McManus, Oxford University and Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre, UK
Chris Wiliams, University of Glasgow, UK
John L. Taylor, Northumbria University & Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Trust, UK

 

Psychosis

Cognitive Therapy for Psychosis in Scotland: Current Perspectives and Recent Developments
Convenor: Andrew Gumley, University of Glasgow, UK
Chair: Suzy Clark, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, UK
Discussant: Craig MacNeil, ORYGEN Mental Health, UK 
Speakers:

Andrew Gumley, University of Glasgow, UK
Matthias Schwannauer, University of Edinburgh, UK
Gordon Mitchell, NHS Fife, UK
Heather Laithwaite, State Hospital for Scotland and Northern Ireland, UK

 
New Perspectives On Social Factors In Recovery From First Episode Psychosis
Convenor: Christine Barrowclough & Fiona Lobban, University of Manchester, UK
Chair: Fiona Lobban, University of Manchester, UK
Speakers:

Christine Barrowclough, University of Manchester, UK
Sophie Jeffery, University of Manchester, UK
Natalie Powell, University of Manchester, UK
Gary Lee, University of Manchester, UK

 
Early Detection and Intervention for Psychosis:  Working with Young People at Ultra High Risk of Developing Psychosis
Convenor: Samantha Bowe, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Chair: Samantha Bowe, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Discussants: Samantha Bowe, Sophie Parker, Paul Hutton & Paul French, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust; University of Manchester, UK
Speakers:

Samantha Bowe, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Sophie Parker, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust & University of Manchester, UK
Paul Hutton, University of Manchester, UK
Paul French, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust & University of Manchester, UK

 
Developmental and Interpersonal Factors in the Prodrome, Individual Adaptation, and Recovery from Psychosis
Convenor: Matthias Schwannauer, University of Edinburgh, UK
Chair: Matthias Schwannauer, University of Edinburgh, UK
Discussant: Andrew Gumley, University of Glasgow, UK
Speakers:

Nicola Cogan, University of Edinburgh, UK
Christine Braehler, University of Edinburgh, UK
Emily Taylor, University of Edinburgh, UK
Wendy Kerr, University of Glasgow, UK
Hayley Veitch, University of Glasgow, UK

 
Attachment Organisation and Psychosis: Theoretical Foundations and Clinical Applications
Convenor: Andrew Gumley, University of Glasgow, UK
Chair: Andrew Gumley, University of Glasgow, UK
Discussant: Matthias Schwannauer, University of Edinburgh, UK
Speakers:

Suzy Clark, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, UK
Angus Macbeth, University of Glasgow, UK
Matthias Schwannauer, University of Edinburgh, UK
Andrew Gumley, University of Glasgow, UK

 
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Psychosis is not a Quasi-Neuroleptic: Novel Ways of Assessing Therapeutic Change
Convenor: Emmanuelle Peters & Kathryn Greenwood, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Chair: Philippa Garety, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Speakers:

Max Birchwood, University of Birmingham, UK
Emmanuelle Peters & Elizabeth Kuipers, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
Kathryn Greenwood, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Emmanuelle Peters, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Anthony Morrison, University of Manchester, UK

 
Beliefs about Self and Others, Schizotypy and Social Recovery in Psychosis
Convenor: David Fowler, University of East Anglia, UK
Speakers:

David Fowler, University of East Anglia, UK
Jo Hodgekins, University of East Anglia, UK
Ben Smith, University College London, UK
Joanne Cater, Christine Barrowclough & Nick Tarrier, University of Manchester, UK

 
Psychological Processes in Psychosis: Research and Interventions
Convenor: Craig Steel, University of Reading, UK
Speakers:

Craig Steel, University of Reading, UK
Daniel Freeman, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London,  UK
Philippa Garety, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Rob Dudley, Newcastle University, UK

 
Roundtable:
What Works for Whom Within CBT for Psychosis
Convenor: Craig Steel, University of Reading, UK
Speakers:

Craig Steel, University of Reading, UK
David Fowler, University of East Anglia, UK
Philippa Garety, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK
Max Birchwood, University of Birmingham, UK

 

Therapeutic techniques and processes

Condition Management and the Role of CBT in the Return to Work
Convenor: Stephen Kellett, Barnsley Primary Care NHS Trust, UK
Chair: Darren Bickerstaffe, Barnsley Primary Care NHS Trust, UK 
Speakers:
Chris Williams, University of Glasgow, UK
Eric Sharp, Trent CBT Servives, UK
Stephen Kellett, Barnsley Primary Care NHS Trust, UK
Darren Bickerstaffe, Barnsley Primary Care NHS Trust, UK
Christine Harrison, Department of Health, UK
 
Recent Developments in Cognitive Behavioural Case Conceptualisation
Convenor: Nikolaos Kazantzis, Massey University, New Zealand
Chair: Paul Salkovskis, Institute of Psychiatry at the Maudsley, King's College London, UK
Speakers:

Max Birchwood, University of Birmingham, UK
Nikolaos Kazantzis, Massey University, New Zealand
Beverly Haarhoff, Massey University, New Zealand
Michael Easden, Massey University, New Zealand
Paul Salkovskis, Institute of Psychiatry at the Maudsley, King's College London, UK

 
STEPS: Developing Multi-Purpose Stepped-Care Services in Primary Care
Convenor: Jim White, STEPS Primary Care Mental Health Team, UK
Chair: Jim White, STEPS Primary Care Mental Health Team, UK
Speakers:

Michael Ross, STEPS Primary Care Mental Health Team, UK
Carol Richards, STEPS Primary Care Mental Health Team, UK
Ruth Jamieson, STEPS Primary Care Mental Health Team, UK
Tom Wilson, STEPS Primary Care Mental Health Team, UK

 
Online CBT: Development and Delivery of Computerised CBT
Convenor: Rebeca Martinez, University of Glasgow, UK
Chair: Chris Williams, University of Glasgow, UK
Speakers:

Paul Farrand, University of Plymouth, UK
John Green, Imperial College London, UK
Rebeca Martinez, University of Glasgow, UK
Hannah Patrick, Bexley NHS Trust, UK
Mark Kenwright, Ealing Primary Care Trust, UK

 

Clinical Roundtable:
How Can We Provide Practical and Effective CBT with an Interpreter Present? Examples of Working with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Convenor: Patricia d'Ardenne, East London NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Chair: Patricia d'Ardenne, East London NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Speakers:

Elly Farmer, East London NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Carleen Scott, East London NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Drazen Simic, Hackney Interpreting Services, UK

 

Training and professional issues

Experiencing CBT for Ourselves: A Valuable Training Strategy?
Convenors: James Bennett-Levy, Northern Rivers University Dept of Rural Health, Sydney University, Australia
Chair: James Bennett-Levy, Northern Rivers University Dept of Rural Health, Sydney University, Australia
Speakers:

Richard Thwaites, Cumbria Partnership NHS Trust, UK
Melanie Davis, Newcastle University, UK
Paul Farrand, University of Plymouth, UK
James Hawkins, Independent Practice, Edinburgh, UK
James Bennett-Levy, Northern Rivers University Dept of Rural Health, Sydney University, Australia

 
Current Issues and Approaches in CBT Training
Convenor: Paul Cromarty, University of Cumbria & Newcastle CBT Centre, UK
Chair: Paul Cromarty, University of Cumbria & Newcastle CBT Centre, UK
Speakers:

James Bennett-Levy, Northern Rivers University Dept of Rural Health, Sydney University, Australia
Michael Townend, University of Derby, UK
Melanie Davis, University of Newcastle, UK
Paul Cromarty, University of Cumbria & Newcastle CBT Centre, UK

 
Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom: Varieties of Training in CBT
Convenor: Freda McManus, Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre, UK
Chair: David Westbrook, Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre, UK
Discussant: David Westbrook, Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre, UK
Speakers:

Freda McManus, Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre, UK
Alison Sedgwick-Taylor, Gloucestershire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Alison Croft, Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre & Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Mental Health NHS Trust, UK
Karen Kearley, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Mental Health NHS Trust, UK
David Westbrook, Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre, UK

 
The Importance of Staff Beliefs in Improving Client Care
Convenor: Anja Wittkowski, University of Manchester, UK
Chair: Anja Wittkowski, University of Manchester, UK
Speakers:

Anja Wittkowski, University of Manchester, UK
Dougal Hare, University of Manchester, UK
Katherine Berry, University of Manchester, UK
John McGovern, Cheadle Royal Hospital, UK