Enhancing Knowledge & Skills for working with a Diverse Older Adult Population (DCP PSIGE Faculty National Conference)

16 June (afternoon workshops) and 17 June 2011



  • Professor Andrés Losada (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid) & Professor Maria Marquez (Universidad Auntonoma de Madrid, Madrid) 'ACT for Dementia Caregivers'
  • Dr Deborah Lee, Consultant Clinical Psychologist 'Compassion focussed therapy to work with shame and self-attack: a transdiagnositic approach'

For further information, contact Dr Cerys MacGillivray and an abstract will be forwarded to you.

Keynote speakers

  • Dr Ken Laidlaw, Consultant Clinical Psychologist
  • Professor Linda Clare, Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Conference speakers include

Professor Kate Davidson, Consultant Clinical Psychologist (NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde / Director of Glasgow Institute of Psycho-Social Interventions) will talk about personality disorders and older people.

Professor Keith Millar, Consultant Clinical Psychologist (NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde / Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow) will present a talk titled: 'Cognitive impairment in older adults after general anaesthesia and surgery: why?'

Dr Daniel Collerton, Consultant Clinical Psychologist (Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust / Honorary Teacher in Clinical Psychology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne) will talk about working psychologically with hallucinations in later life.

Dr Donna Gilroy, Clinical Psychologist (NHS Lothian) will discuss recent research into dyadic CBT for depression in people with dementia and their caregivers.

Dr Stephanie Crawford, Clinical Psychologist (NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde) will discuss her recent research project 'An Investigation of the Reliability of the Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination-Revised (ACE-R)'

Booking information

PSIGE members

Conference Full Rate £120
Workshop £50

Non-PSIGE members

Conference £150
Workshop £80

To pay by cheque or invoice complete and return the registration form.


The Lorne Hotel


Conveniently located between the lively and bohemian West End and its vibrant city centre (both Queen Street and Central Station are 10 minutes away by taxi).

The Lorne Hotel is five minutes away from the renowned Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and across the road is leafy Kelvingrove Park where delegates may enjoy a lunchtime or late evening stroll.

Thu, 16/06/2011 - 09:00 to Fri, 17/06/2011 - 17:00
Contact Information: 

All enquiries should be directed to Frances Free.