Eating disorders

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This event will include the DCP Faculty for Eating Disorders AGM.

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Speakers: Danielle Glennon and Vicki Mountford

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The British Psychological Society is delighted at the government’s announcement today of £816m investment in many vital areas of health research including dementia, obesity and adult’s and children’s mental health.

This commitment from the Department of Health recognises the need for more funding for research into preventing mental health conditions, and other conditions which have a psychological impact, and in finding interventions that really work.

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The 2016 DCP East of England Annual conference will be on the topic of compassion focused therapy (CFT). The conference will begin with Michelle Cree providing an overview of the use of compassion focused therapy in perinatal mental health, for mothers who are suffering from severe mental illness in the late stages of pregnancy and up to one year after having her baby. Ken Goss will present the next section on compassion focused letter writing.

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That is the suggestion of research being presented by Joanna Harvey of City University to the annual conference of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Counselling Psychology in Brighton this weekend.
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A free British Psychological Society public event discussing the prevention and treatment of obesity through the lifespan will take place next Wednesday 29 June from 5:30pm to 6:30pm at Queen’s University Belfast.

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If you live in Northern Ireland and are thinking of a career as a health psychologist, then you may be interested in a free seminar being held at Queen’s University Belfast on Wednesday 29 June.

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Child Abuse is a significant issue which requires practitioners and agencies to work together if those affected are to receive the support and protection that they need.

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People crave fatty and sugary foods when they are bored.

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The Faculty has organised two CPD events in the past year. The first of these was a two day event held at the BPS offices in London. Dr Kelly Vitousek (University of Hawaii) joined us and provided a highly engaging presentation.

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People with eating disorders are being denied access to recommended psychological treatment that has proven to be effective, the British Psychological Society said today in response to BBC figures that revealed waiting times of up to 182 days in some areas and a total lack of treatment in others.

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Professor Robin Morris is to receive this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Psychological Society’s Professional Practice Board.

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A free BPS event ‘Body image: Psychology in the Pub’ on Monday 22 February (7 to 9pm) will open the Leeds Beckett’s Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness week in York.

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All Walks Beyond the Catwalk was founded in 2009 by fashion insiders to stage a diversity intervention.

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Where did Adam Levine’s internal organs go? Will feeling guilty about that cake really make you go to the gym tomorrow? And why does it matter what jacket Christine Lagarde is wearing?

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Health psychologists are perplexed by a conundrum. With rates of obesity on the rise, experts have warned that social discrimination towards overweight people will increase.

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Unfortunately this workshop is now cancelled. 

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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.

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This workshop covers essential aspects of diagnosis and assessment of psychological trauma.

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The President of the British Psychological Society says he was encouraged by yesterday’s announcement of more investment in mental health services.

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Improve your understanding of Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) and how to apply its concepts in clinical practice.

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Use client/participant biometric phone apps to collect/email data to you, for naturalistic data in daily life contexts for research/therapy.

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This two day workshop bridges the gap between research & practice. Really practical content in trauma focused CBT underpinned with relational values.

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1 March 2016

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Mindful Eating is a transformative approach to helping people change their relationship to food and manage unruly eating habits in a sustainable and healthy way.

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