New Speaker Announced:
Professor Philip Zimbardo
Professor Emeritus, Stanford University
The Psychologist behind the famous ‘1971 Stanford Prison Experiment’
This conference focuses on uncovering new understandings. How we perceive and respond to issues in therapy is dictated by the way we understand our clients social and mental health problems. The agenda has been designed to inspire new approaches to therapy that can bring about new long-term results. With expert speakers throughout the event, this one day conference offers a unique opportunity to learn how you can be more impactful and influence the change you want to see in clients.
Limited places available! Pre-order your standard or premium tickets now at the discounted price. Group bookings receive an improved discount.
- New approaches for responding to understanding mental health problems – social and psychological formulation and addressing and preventing the cause of distress.
- How Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) elicits new responses and understanding its benefits – learn how to effectively support your clients’ via CFT and understand the benefits of introducing a new approach to therapy.
- How to know what works for your client? – how to select the right modality for your client and understand how to effectively evaluate and assess progress.
- Comply with the latest ethical guidelines, achieve best practice and ensure therapist well-being and prevent burn out – understand what makes a safe environment for all types of clients and how to provide consistent support without burning out.
- 09.00 - 09.20
- Registration and refreshments
- 09.20 - 09.30
- Chairperson's introduction
- 09.30 - 10.30
A manifesto for mental health and psychological wellbeing
- Professor Peter Kinderman
- Changing the way that society views and responds to mental health problems
- Moving from a ‘disease model’ based on the idea of mental illness, to a fundamentally psychological and social ethos
- Moving from diagnosis and medication to psychosocial formulation and an emphasis on primary prevention
- 10.30 - 11.00
- Refreshments and networking
- 11.00 - 12.00
Promoting mindfulness and compassion in therapy
- Dr Chris Irons
- How this approach takes an evolutionary informed, bio-psychosocial understanding of mental distress and wellbeing
- Outline of what mindfulness and compassion are – how they can help people to turn towards and wisely work with distress
- How a compassionate mind can be cultivated in therapy and how this is associated with a variety of positive outcomes
- 12.00 - 13.00
How to know what works for your client
- Dr Ivanka Ezhova Dr Clare Symons
- Common factors as identified by research and how practitioners can use these in the service of their client
- Using routine outcome measurement and using these measures to assess/evaluate how well the work is progressing
- Understanding/using that feedback to make decisions about how to amend/modify practice
- 13.00 - 14.00
- Lunch and networking
- 14.00 - 15.00
Complying with ethical guidelines and achieving best practice
- Professor Sarah Niblock
- How to apply professional ethics in clinical practice
- Creating a safe therapeutic environment for all clients
- How to set the right boundaries and develop resilience as a therapist
- Diversity in practice – working with clients from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds
- Self-care and preventing burnout
- 15.15 - 16.00
Video conference with Professor Philip Zimbardo
- Professor Philip Zimbardo
A unique opportunity to learn about human nature, from a true pioneer of modern psychology.
Q&A opportunity included.
- Close of conference
ILEC Conference Centre47 Lillie Road, London, SW6 1UD
- By Rail/Tube
- By Car
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