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Clinical psychologists aim to be bold in changing times

17 January 2018

The Annual Conference of our Division of Clinical Psychology is taking place in Cardiff on Wednesday and Thursday of this week (17 and 18 January).

Held under the title Being Bold in Changing Times at the Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel, the event will celebrate innovative and creative endeavours across the field of clinical psychology practice and research.

The programme includes three keynote lectures.

  • Jacqui Dyer on ‘From surviving to thriving’
  • Dr Susan McDaniel on “Charting our future by using psychological science and systemic approaches to address global health problems”
  • Dr Susie Orbach on “Linking therapy to public space: how we can bring what we learn in the consulting room to policy makers and the general public”

Taking place alongside the conference is the Clinical Psychology Fringe Festival. It will take big ideas to different public spaces in Cardiff, exploring what mental health and wellbeing mean in the 21st century by way of the arts. It will feature a range of performances and events over two evening.

And Friday 19 January sees the Beyond the Therapy Room conference. Aimed at a general audience, it features a roster of interesting speakers including Sally Holland, the Children's Commissioner for Wales.

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