Eastern England (East Anglia & Essex)

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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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This workshop will be an interactive exploration of systemic social constructionist approaches, focusing on the importance of a critical and responsive approach to team work and the consultation process. The workshop will explore the importance of multiple perspectives and reflecting processes in practice and incorporate exercises using reflecting teams, as well as showing group examples of a consultation in practice and videos of people talking about the process.

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There are so many ways in which psychologists can achieve impact - through research, publications, dissemination through events and conferences and through teaching - but many more too.

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This workshop aims to unravel some of the mysticism of neuropsychology, to put practical neuropsychological skills back at your fingertips and to increase confidence with incorporating neuropsychological information into your formulations.

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Dr Jill Winegardner is to receive the Practitioner of the Year Award from the British Psychological Society’s Professional Practice Board.

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The keynote speakers for the 2016 BPS Supervision Conference being held on the 27 April in Nottingham have been announced.

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The centenary of the publication of C.S. Myers' Lancet article 'A contribution to the study of shell shock...' is being celebrated by the British Psychological Society this evening (18 November) with a wine reception and two lectures on psychology and war.

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The British Psychological Society is commemorating the centenary of the publication of C.S. Myers' article in the Lancet 'A contribution to the study of shell shock...' by hosting an evening of lectures on psychology and war followed by a wine reception.

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The Qualitative Methods in Psychology (QMiP) Section of the British Psychological Society is celebrating its 10th birthday at its annual con

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This conference will provide an insight into different perspectives on attachment for psychologists working with adults, young people and families.

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This workshop aims to develop knowledge and understanding of coping strategies for voices.

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Submissions for the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society’s Qualitative Methods in Psychology Section close on 31 March.

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This year’s Cambridge Science Festival (9-22 March) will include a science art installation exploring mindfulness, EEG and positive visualisation in trauma recovery.

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Mentalizing is the capacity to understand and reflect on the causes of thoughts and feelings as intentional mental states of self and others and the connections between them.

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People in East Anglia are to be given the chance to air their views on how psychology and psychotherapy services in the region should be delivered in the future.

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Professor Dorothy Miell from the University of Edinburgh began her one-year term as President of the British Psychological Society at the Society’s Annual General Meeting last week. 

The AGM took place during the Society’s Annual Conference in Birmingham.

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Professor Trevor Robbins CBE from the University of Cambridge is to receive his Brain Prize at a ceremony in Copenhagen today, Thursday 1 May.

The prize recognises highly original and influential advances in any area of neuroscience.

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This one day workshop explores the history and concept of diagnosis and in particular relation to the DSM-5.

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09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
10:00 Workshop starts
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
16:30 Workshop ends

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Drawing on schema therapy approaches in working with clients with challenging problems

This one day workshop explores how clinicians can draw flexibly on schema therapy techniques in working with clients where standard approaches may not

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Dr Sathasivian Cooper has been remembering his friend and former cell-mate Nelson Mandela. Both men were rebels in their native South Africa and both spent time in the same cell block at Robben Island Maximum Security Prison.

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Professor Tim Dalgleish, leader of the Cognition Emotion and Mental Health Programme at the Medical Research Council’s Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge, is to receive the 2013 Presidents’ Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psyc

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A full-day CPD event incorporating the Division of Clinical Psychology's East of England Branch AGM. 

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Young fathers are keen to shake off the tag of being 'deadbeat dads', new research has shown.

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