Depression

How systematically practicing recovering memories can help alleviate symptoms of depression is one of the topics featured in a new series of BPS audio interviews with prominent psychologists.
New research has shown an alarming rise in the use of anti-depressant drugs among children says the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Explore and experience the process of enhancing existing and developing new ways of relating to ourselves
Working with interpreters may provide an opportunity to develop new skills and to enrich our understanding of diverse cultures, idioms of distress, diverse explanatory health beliefs and constructions of well-being and mental health.
This two-day introductory workshop provides a solid introduction to Emotion-focused Therapy. Day 1 introduces emotion theory, assessment and research, and a framework for intervention.
An opportunity for practitioners to revise, update and enhance their MI communication style to motivate and increase confidence in health behaviour change. Timetable
The workshop is an intensive one day ‘how to do CBT for OCD’ focused workshop in the use of CBT strategies for Primarily Obsessional ‘Pure O’ subtypes of OCD, with particular focus on those clients presenting with horrific, unwanted and intrusive
Find out why suicide is more prevalent in men and to learn how you can improve male help-seeking make your therapy more male-friendly
This workshop covers essential aspects of diagnosis and assessment of psychological trauma.
Consider broader influences on wellbeing and what this means for best-practice
Event information Professor LInda Gask has recently published a memoir of living with recurrent depression.
Individual psychology does not map automatically onto work with groups or teams: what else do you need to be an effective team practitioner? Working with teams requires a subtle blend of skills and theoretical understanding.
Improve your understanding of Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) and how to apply its concepts in clinical practice. Timetable
Use client/participant biometric phone apps to collect/email data to you, for naturalistic data in daily life contexts for research/therapy. Timetable
This two day workshop bridges the gap between research & practice. Really practical content in trauma focused CBT underpinned with relational values. Timetable 1 March 2016
Working together to unlock the unconscious: An introduction to theory and technique in Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy Timetable
This workshop is an introduction to traumatic stress, examining trauma from evolutionary, historical and symptoms perspectives.
Professor Shirley Reynolds CPsychol, from the University of Reading, took part in a discussion regarding the modern pressures teenagers face and the effects on their mental health in Radio 4’s All in the Mind last night.
The British Psychological Society is sponsoring three sessions at the Cheltenham Literature Festival as part of our work to bring insights from evidence-based science to a wider public.
The need to be constantly available and respond 24/7 on social media accounts can cause depression, anxiety and decrease sleep quality for teenagers says a study presented at a British Psychological Society conference in Manchester.
A British Journal of Clinical Psychology paper that suggests a pessimistic view of the future may not be the result of depression but the cause of it is available free-to-access for the next two weeks.
A pessimistic view of the future may not be the result of depression but the cause of it. That is the conclusion of research by Ann Marie Roepke and Professor Martin Seligman from the University of Pennsylvania published in the British Journal of Clinical Psychology today.
The President of the British Psychological Society has welcomed a statement on the crash of Germanwings flight 9525 from EFPA – the European Federation of Psychologists' Associations. Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes said:
People are more likely to process information in an analytical way if they are in a negative mood, a new study has found.
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