LIFEMATTERS HP-V - Self-care, wellbeing, and stress inoculation for healthcare professionals

The LIFEMATTERS HP-V program is a set of tools to help healthcare professionals in training and in practice learn how to:

  • Enhance wellbeing and self-care
  • Increase resilience and provide inoculation against dysfunctional stress
  • Develop healthy thinking and emotional fitness
  • Understand and master thoughts, emotions and behaviours
  • Enhance the way they develop personal support plans
  • Gain insight into what makes them tick, what makes others tick and how one can understand and respond to others positively
  • Influence their own and other people's lives in a positive way
  • Improve performance personally and professionally


10:30 Registration and Refreshments
11:00 Start
12:30 Lunch
13:00 Afternoon Session
16:15 Finish


Facilitator: Dr Margaret O'Rourke CPsychol CSci AFBPsS

Dr Margaret O'Rourke is a practising clinical psychologist, forensic psychologist, author and academic. She is a graduate of the Universities of Cork, Glasgow and Surrey. She is a leading authority on Risk in mental health and on the impact of cognitions and behaviours on health and illness and is dedicated to providing individuals with information and resources they can use to take control of their health and optimise their energy, wellbeing and performance

Dr O'Rourke has authored ten books on the subject of mental health and wellbeing and self help. In addition to her work in academia and clinical practice and has regularly delivered talks, workshops and health programmes geared towards self care, wellbeing, stress regulation, and optimal health.

Booking information


  • DCP Faculty of Forensic Clinical Psychology members: £24 (£20 + VAT)
  • DCP members: £30 (£25 + VAT)
  • Society members: £60 (£50 + VAT)
  • Society non-members: £90 (£75 +VAT)

How to book

Wed, 31/10/2012 (All day)
Contact Information: 

Tel: +44 (0)1332 224500

Division of Clinical Psychology Faculty of Forensic Clinical Psychology