Clinical

An opportunity for clinical psychologists, especially those working in settings where there are no specialist neuropsychologists, to update their practice and increase skills in undertaking cognitive assessments of children and young people.
This workshop will highlight the need to take a developmental approach when working with adolescents who display high risk behaviour.  The assessment and management of clinical risk when working with this client group will be explored as a mu
Formulation is a key competence for all clinical psychologists. Team formulation, the process of facilitating a group or team of professionals to develop a shared understanding of a service user, is a more recent and specialised development.
Psychologists regularly encounter patient suicidality* in practice. Literature indicates this experience feels distressing and exposing.
The course will begin with an introduction to the science of sleep and then go on to described the various types of insomnia, backed up by use of case examples; before introducing a range of assessment and treatment options.  The course aims
With budget restraints and increasing demand, services for common mental health must look at providing the most efficient and effective approaches possible.
The wealth of mental health expertise and knowledge in communities throughout the UK needs to be better nurtured.
This workshop is based on recent developments in narrative therapy, but will be using examples, methods and techniques drawn directly from clinical practice.
Welcome! The Faculty of Forensic Clinical Psychology (FFCP) was formed to meet the needs of clinical psychologists working in the forensic specialty.
Metaphorical thinking is fundamental to cognition, communication and our ‘narrative mind’. This makes it a valuable tool for helping clients gain new perspectives on their lives.  Using metaphor is a helpful way of talking about emotiona
Has the government’s unprecedented investment yielded significant dividends – and if so for whom? Some of the answers to these questions will be provided by BPS Fellow Professor Michael Barkham at this year’s New Savoy Partnership conference.
Welcome! The Faculty for Eating Disorders is a group for psychologists who are members of the Division of Clinical Psychology and who work in or have an interest or expertise in the field of eating disorders.
Share best practice in running groups in schools based on CBT principles: understand the evidence base and research into CBT groups Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lu
In 2010 more people died by suicide than were killed in war, by murder, or in natural disasters.
Welcome! The Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology is a special interest group with a clinical focus, for all psychologists practising in a physical health setting (e.g.
Learn about the process, challenges and dilemmas of group facilitation when working with different client or professional groups. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunc
Gain knowledge and skills to unpick reasons for a child’s feeding difficulty and help parents develop practical strategies for successful feeding. Feeding children to ensure they grow and thrive is one of the key tasks of parenthood. 
Learn how to do trauma focused CBT and the CBT process of Reliving which is regarded as the gold standard by many in the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Timetable 30 January 201409:30 Registration/Tea and Co
Teacher-led group therapy sessions can be helpful in preventing mental health issues in teenagers, new research has suggested.
Children and young people who experience racism may endure poor mental health, depression and anxiety as a consequence, new research has indicated.
More research is needed regarding the mental health problems experienced by children in the UK.
Welcome! The Faculty for Children, Young People & their Families (CYPF) is a Member Network of the British Psychological Society's Division of Clinical Psychology.
Ill-judged commentary on poor mental health often makes it sound like biological causes are somehow more fundamental and important than social or psychological factors. This is the allure of reductionism.
The emotional impact of a stroke can be just as devastating as the physical effect it has.
Professor Tanya Byron, well known for presenting television shows including 'The House of Tiny Tearaways', 'Am I Normal?' and 'Bedtime Live', is to give a free public lecture in York in December as part of the Annual Conference of our Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP).
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