10-12 July, Cumberland Lodge, Windsor
Professor Katherine Johnson, RMIT University, AustraliaShow content
Katherine Johnson is Professor in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia and Research Director of the Social and Global Studies Centre. She is also Visiting Professor, University of Brighton, UK where she previously established the Centre for Transforming Sexuality and Gender. She is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, Past Chair of the Psychology of Women and Equalities Section, and a member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH). She researches gender, sexuality and mental health within an interdisciplinary framework, underpinned by a background in critical and community psychology and an applied focus on transforming policy, practice and experiences of inequality. She is author of Community Psychology and the socio-economics of mental distress (Palgrave, 2012), Sexuality: a psychosocial manifesto (2015), and is book series editor Transforming LGBTQ lives (Routledge) with Prof Kath Browne. She is currently working on too many projects, including UK NIHR funded research to improve LGBTQ+ health experiences, early interventions and appropriate mental health support for LGBTQ youth, co-creative methods and digital tools for mental health with LGBTQ youth in rural Australia, ways of working in humanitarian contexts, and global interventions for transgender health and wellbeing.
Professor Marcia Worrell, University of West LondonShow content
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Dr Sally Zlotowitz, MAC-UKShow content
Sally is a Clinical and Community Psychologist who has spent over ten years working in the field of mental health innovation, re-designing services and addressing the social determinants of mental health through various roles, including at the mental health charity for excluded young people, MAC-UK, as Clinical Director, where she continues one day a week as the Director of Public Health and Prevention. Sally now also works in the Health Lab of the innovation charity, Nesta.
Sally is passionate about taking mental health out of the 'brains' of individuals and instead thinking about it in terms of people's wider context, including the health of our communities, inequality and social justice, social inclusion and our connection to nature.
She is Chair of the British Psychological Society's Community Psychology Section, co-founder of Psychologists for Social Change and founding member of the Housing and Mental Health Network. She is an editor of a forthcoming book called 'New Ideas for New Times: A Handbook of Innovative Community and Clinical Psychologies'. She is a regular lecturer and speaker on community psychology, power, privilege and the role of structural inequalities in mental health.