National Counselling & Psychotherapy Conference 2019
Time & Location
About The Event
WHAT MAKES IT DIFFERENT?
Discuss the contemporary trends of 21st century psychology, new approaches to understanding mental health and ethical guidelines and best practice for therapy. Also Learn how to develop new approaches and techniques for counselling and psychotherapy by attending the UK’s leading national conference.
Hear expert speakers, including the world renowned Professor Philip Zimbardo, deliver world class content throughout the day.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This expert-led training is suitable for counsellors, psychotherapists and healthcare professionals
TOPIC STREAMS 2019
- Uncover a new understanding for how we should approach mental health – learn more about social and psychological formulation and the benefits of how it prevents and addresses the cause of distress
- How the new approach of Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) elicits new responses and benefits for clients – understand how CFT supports clients in new ways and understand the benefits of introducing a new approach to therapy
- How to know what works for your client? – determine how to select the right modality 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.
”A manifesto for mental health and psychological wellbeing”
By Professor Peter Kinderman - Professor of Clinical Psychology at University of Liverpool, former President of the British Psychological Society
- 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
”Promoting mindfulness and compassion in therapy”
By Dr Chris Irons - Director and Clinical Psychologist, Balanced Minds
- 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
How to know what works for your client
By Dr Clare Symons - Head of Research, BACP
By Dr Ivanka Ezhova - Clinical Psychologist and Researcher, Kings College London
- 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
”Complying with ethical guidelines and achieving best practice”
By Professor Sarah Niblock - Chief Executive of the UK Council for Psychotherapy
- 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
Video conference with Professor Philip Zimbardo The Psychologist behind the famous ”1971 Stanford Prison Experiment”
- A unique opportunity to learn about human nature, from a true pioneer of modern psychology. Q&A opportunity included
For more information & BOOKING options, head to the National Counselling & Psychotherapy Conference 2019 website