Symposia

The Symposia will take place on Thursday 21st, Friday 22nd & Saturday 23rd July.

Adult Mental Health

New Developments in OCD

Convenor:  Sandra Krause, Concordia , Canada
Speakers:   Mark Freeston, Newcastle University, UK
Sandra Krause, Concordia University, Canada
Paul Salkovskis, University of Oxford, UK

Mindfulness in Restrictive Settings: Challenges and Opportunities

Convenor:  Pamela Jacobsen, University of Bath, UK
Speakers:   Pamela Jacobsen, University of Bath, UK
Kerem Boge, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Andy Phee, Oxford Mindfulness Centre, UK
Debbie Muphy, Oxford Mindfulness Centre, UK
Willem Kuyken, University of Oxford, UK

Single Case Experimental Designs: Methodological Innovations and Clinical Challenges

Convenor:  Stephen Kellett, University of Sheffield, UK
Speakers:   Mel Simmonds-Buckley , University of Sheffield, UK
Chris Gaskell, University of Sheffield, UK
Desirée Colombo, Universitat Jaume , Spain
Gary Brown, University of London, UK
David Veale, Kings College, London, UK

 Lessons Learned in Making IAPT work for everyone. Whose IAPT is it anyway

Convenor:  Leila Lawton, South London & Maudsley NHS Trust, UK
Speakers:   Daniela Zigova, Bromley Healthcare, UK
Rani Griffiths, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Leila Lawton, South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Shah Alam, East London NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Building Wellbeing in Depression using Augmented Depression Therapy: Emerging Insights and Future Directions

Convenor:  Barney Dunn, University of Exeter, UK
Speakers:   Laura Warbrick, University of Exeter, UK
James Carson, University of Exeter, UK
Kalliopi Demetriou, University of Edinburgh, UK
Gemma Carson, Somerset Foundation Trust, UK
Katie Marchant, Expert by Experience, UK

Metacompetent Adherence in Practice: Adaptations of Trauma-focused CBT with Refugee and Asylum Seeking Clients 

Convenor:  Kerry Young, CNWL NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Speakers:   Zoe Chessell, Woodfield Trauma Service, CNWL , UK
Kerry Young, Woodfield Trauma Service, CNWL, UK
Lucinda Dixon, Oxford University Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Francesa Brady, University College London & Woodfield Trauma Service, CNWL, UK
Fareeha Khan, Freedom From Torture & Woodfield Trauma Service, CNWL, UK

 Advances in CBT for Eating Disorders

Convenor:  Glenn Waller, University of Sheffield, UK
Speakers:   Rebecca Hughes, University of Oxford, UK
Elana Moore, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
Jessica Beard, University of Sheffield, UK
Carla Toro, University of Warwick, UK
Glenn Waller, University of Sheffield, UK

What Makes Groupwork Work?

Convenor:  Nicola Walker, University of Sheffield, UK
Speakers:   Shelley Craig, University of Toronto, Canada
Joanna Omylinska-Thurston, University of Salford, UK
Catherine Carr, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Nicola Walker, University of Sheffield, UK
Marnin Romm, Harvard Medical School, USA

Interventions for Parents with Serious Mental Illness

Convenor:  Lynsey Gregg, University of Manchester, UK
Speakers:   Lynsey Gregg, University of Manchester, UK
Jessica Radley, University of Oxford, UK
Abby Dunn, University of Sussex, UK
Nithura Sivarajah, University of Oxford, UK
Louise Johns, University of Oxford, UK

The Social Trauma of Bullying from Adolescence to Adulthood

Convenor:  Belinda Graham, University of Oxford, UK
Speakers:   Eleanor Leigh, University of Oxford, UK
Dana Martinschledde, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
Klara Blauth, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
Belinda Graham, University of Oxford, UK
Jennifer Wild, University of Oxford, UK

Paranoia in the Context of COVID-19

Convenor:  Jess Kingston, Royal Holloway University of London, UK
Speakers:   Lyn Ellett, University of Southampton, UK
Suzanne So, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Jess Kingston, Royal Holloway University of London, UK
Richard Bentall, University of Sheffield, UK
Anton Martinez, University of Sheffield, UK

 Innovations in Perinatal Mental Health Treatment Interventions

Convenor:  Heather O’Mahen, University of Exeter, UK
Speakers:   Danelle Pettman, University of Uppsala, Sweden
Heather O’Mahen, University of Exeter, UK
Fiona Challacombe, Kings College London, UK
Cerith Waters, University of Cardiff, UK
Anja Wittkowski, University of Manchester, UK

Addressing Intimate Partner Abuse (IPA) Perpetrated by Heterosexual Men in Substance Use Treatment: The ADVANCE Programme

Convenor:  Elizabeth Gilchrist, University of Edinburgh, UK
Speakers:   Polly Radclilffe, Kings College London, UK
Liz Gilchrist, University of Edinburgh, UK
Amy Johnson, University of Worcester, UK
Gail Gilchrist, Kings College London, UK

Basic Processes and Experimental Psychopathology

Awareness and Interpretation of Bodily States, Intolerance of Uncertainty, and Anxiety

Convenor:  Mark Freeston, Newcastle University, UK
Speakers:   Gioia Botessi, University of Padova, Italy
Finlay Murray, Newcastle University, UK
Raquel Nogueira Arjona, Roehampton University, UK
Hannah Pickard, Kings College London, UK
Jessica Komes, Newcastle University, UK

 Making the Most of the Possibilities in Clinical Research

Convenor:  Simon Blackwell, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Speakers:   Kate Button, University of Bath, UK
Pamela Jacobsen, University of Bath, UK
Cathy Creswell, University of Oxford, UK
Stephen Kellett, University of Sheffield, UK
Barney Dunn, University of Exeter, UK

Behavioural Medicine

The Presentation and Treatment of Long COVID Across the Lifespan

Convenor:  Fiona Newlands, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, UK
Speakers:   Fiona Newlands, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, UK
Chao Fang, UCL Institute of Education, UK
JD Carpentieri, UCL Institute of Education, UK
Trudie Chalder, Kings College London, UK
Isobel Heyman, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, UK

Bipolar Disorder, Enduring Personality Issues and Psychosis

Dehumanisation, Stigma, and Epistemic Injustice in Psychosis

Convenor:  Pamela Jacobsen, University of Bath, UK
Speakers:   David Harper, University of East London, UK
Olivia Harris, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Tom Jenkins, University of Bath, UK
Bethany Venus, University of Bath, UK

Innovative Approaches to Address Specific Maintenance Factors in Psychosis

Convenor:  Lyn Ellett, University of Southampton, UK
Speakers:   Thomas Richardson, University of Southampton, UK
Tess Maguire Becky Phillips, University of Southampton, UK
Katherine Newman-Taylor, University of Southampton, UK
Emma Palmer-Cooper, University of Southampton, UK
Lyn Ellett, University of Southampton, UK

Innovating and Implementing Trauma Therapies for Psychosis

Convenor:  Amy Hardy, King’s College London & South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Speakers:   Rachel Clarke, South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Filippo Varese, University of Manchester; Greater Manchester Mental Health Foundation Trust, UK
Simone Burger, VU Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Claire Thompson, South West London & St. George’s NHS Trust, UK

Implementation of Mindfulness and Acceptance-based Therapies for Psychosis: Lessons Learned and Future Directions.

Convenor:  Lyn Ellett, University of Southampton, UK
Speakers:   Mark Hayward, University of Sussex, UK
Lyn Ellett, University of Southampton, UK
Brandon Gaudiano, Brown University, USA
Eric Morris, La Trobe University, Australia

Children and Young People

Disorder-specific Cognitive Therapy Adapted for Adolescents with Social Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder: Recent Advances and Evidence of Effectiveness

Convenor:  Polly Waite, University of Reading, UK
Speakers:   Eleanor Leigh, University of Oxford, UK
Polly Waite, University of Reading and Oxford, UK
Laura Maratchi, Berkshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust, UK

Recent Advances in Understanding and Treating Body Dysmorphic Disorder in Youth

Convenor:  Georgina Krebs, University College London, UK
Speakers:   Anne Möllman, University of Bremen, Germany
Monica Gupta, King’s College London, UK
Benedetta Monzani, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Daniel Rautio, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Amita Jassi, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, UK

 Advances in our Understanding of Complex Child Trauma and Psychopathology: Aetiology and Treatment.

Convenor:  Rebecca Davis, University of Bath, UK,
Speakers:   Stephanie Lewis, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College   London, UK
Katie Lofthouse, University of East Anglia, UK
Richard Meiser-Stedman, University of East Anglia, UK
Rosie McGuire, University College London, UK
Rebecca Davis, University of Bath, UK

 LGBTQ+ Mental health: Focus on Young People

Convenor:  Katharine Rimes, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, UK
Speakers:   Joanna Semlyen, University of East Anglia, UK
Helena Bladen, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, UK
Livia Bridge, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, UK
Mathijs Lucassen, Open University, UK

Parent Interventions in the Prevention and Treatment of Children’s Mental Health Difficulties.

Convenor:  Chloe Chessell, University of Reading, UK
Speakers:   Jessica Radley, University of Oxford, UK
En-Nein Tu, University of Oxford, UK
Sam Cartwright-Hatton, University of Sussex, UK
Chloe Chessell, University of Reading, UK
Cathy Creswell, Discussant, University of Oxford, UK

IAPT and PWPs

Expanding and Supporting Choice in IAPT: Outcomes from a Patient Preference Trial of Guided Self-help for Anxiety Disorders

Convenor:  Stephen Kellett, University of Sheffield, UK
Speakers:   Jess Smithies, Pennine Care NHS Trust, UK
Charlotte Bee, Pennine Care NHS Trust, UK
Annie Wray, University of Sheffield, UK
Niall Power, University of Sheffield, UK
Mel Simmonds-Buckley, University of Sheffield, UK

Therapeutic Techniques and Innovations in CBT

Harnessing Digital Technology to Develop an Inclusive and Effective New Treatment for Paranoia: The Story of SlowMo

Convenor:  Amy Hardy, King’s College London; South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Speakers:   Amy Hardy, King’s College London; South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Tom Ward, King’s College London; South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Kathy Greenwood, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust; University of Sussex, UK
Angie PPI representative, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Philippa Garety, King’s College London; South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Innovative Group Work in Different Settings – Lessons Learned?

Convenor:  Isabel Clarke, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Speakers:   Vicky Boynton, Humber NHS Foundation Trust , UK
Martyn Whittingham, Society of Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy, American Psychological Association, USA
Alisdair Cameron, Co-Director, ReCoCo, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Isabel Clarke, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Carolyn Houghton, Rethink Mental Illness, UK

The Evolution of Mindfulness (- Based Cognitive Therapy) into New Formats, Populations, and Contexts

Convenor:  Shannon Maloney, University of Oxford, UK
Speakers:   Willem Kuyken, University of Oxford, UK
Jesus Montero-Marin, University of Oxford, UK
Kearnan Myall, University of Oxford, UK
Shannon Maloney, University of Oxford, UK
Barney Dunn, University of Exeter, UK

CBT for the Senses: Research and Stories on Sensory Sensitivity from the Fields of Psychology, Audiology and Neurodiversity

Convenor:  Jane Gregory, University of Oxford, UK
Speakers:   Elaine Hunter, University College London, UK
Hashir Aazh, Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Jane Gregory, University of Oxford, UK
Paul Salkovskis, University of Oxford, UK

Training, Supervision, and Professional Issues

How Should CBT Therapists Respond to Climate and Eco-anxiety?

Convenor:  Elizabeth Marks, University of Bath, UK
Speakers:   Elizabeth Marks, University of Bath, UK
Marc Williams, University of Cardiff, UK
Thomas Doherty, Sustainable Self, USA

Open paper symposia

Trauma and its Treatment
Acceptance and Committment Therapy
Depression and Bipolar Disorder
Anxiety, Uncertainty and OCD
Children and Parent
Behavioural Medicine: Pain
Behavioural Medicine: Seizures
Psychosis
Training and Treatment Delivery