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Living with and beyond cancer

18 May 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Journalist and broadcaster Sian Williams chairs a discussion for The Psychologist, with a panel who have professional and personal expertise in cancer care.

  • How can psychological research and practice help people to live with and beyond cancer?
  • How are people affected by cancer and its treatment, and the narratives around it?
  • Has cancer care changed with the pandemic?


Sian Williams is a journalist and broadcaster, who’s coming to the end of a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. Her research is on cancer, rumination and self-compassion after a mindfulness based intervention. She’s been working in the NHS with acute cancer patients, is an Associate at King’s College, and has just published a paper on recovery after trauma. Sian has written a book which details her own recovery after breast cancer. She is also a Graduate Member of the BPS and a registered member of the BACP.


Cordelia Galgut, Counselling Psychologist and author of Living with the long-term effects of cancer.

Sahil Suleman, Consultant Clinical Psychologist at St George’s in London and DCP BPS Faculty for Oncology and Palliative Care

Professor Claire Foster, Director of the Macmillan Survivorship Research Group at the University of Southampton.

Registration now open.


BPS Members Free
Non-Members £15.00

All rates listed include VAT.

The login details for this conference will be emailed to all registered attendees the day before the event.

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