Conference Schedule

Preliminary schedule of speakers at Male Psychology Conference 2017

We have two days of excellent talks, spanning clinical psychology, forensic psychology, gender issues, and family psychology. 

You don't have to be a psychologist to get a lot out of the conference

All presentations to be held in the JZ Young Lecture Theatre

Friday 23rd June
Right Honorable Norman Lamb MP, former Minister for Health Keynote: How does the government view men’s mental health
Dr Said Aris Tarabi, London Metropolitan Pakistani Muslim males in CBT
Dr Yajnah Bheenick, Mary John & Dr Linda Morison, University of Surrey Can GPs identify mental illness in men?
Dr Ashley-Christopher Fallon, Birmingham & Solihull NHS MHFT Losing sight of the man behind the criminal patient…
Dr Ashley-Christopher Fallon, Birmingham & Solihull NHS Mental Health Foundation Trust … and how to regain sight of the man behind the criminal patient.
Professor Marv Westwood, University of British Colombia Keynote: Group treatment of combat stress
Dr Ben Hine, University of West London Gender and judgements about domestic violence
Dr Roger Kingerlee, Luke Woodley, John King & Sheri Ayres, Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust Developing the Veterans Stabilization Programme (VPN)
Katherine Crawshaw, Head of Social Marketing Time to Change Launch of a new 5-year plan to influence men's mental health
Dr Naomi Murphy, HMP Whitemore, Cambridgeshire, UK Attachment therapy for psychopathic male prisoners
Saturday 24th June
Professor Rory O’ Connor Keynote: The latest research on understanding and preventing suicide'
Anil Kumar, Confidare, India Life coaching & group work for men
Paul Apreda (Manager, Both Parents Matter, FNF). Suicide: the role of family courts
Dr John Barry (University College London), Rico Fischer (Glasgow Caledonian University), Belinda Brown (University College London), Jordon Holbrook (Male Psychology Network) How wide is the gender empathy gap?
Dr Sue Whitcombe, Family Psychology Solutions CIC, UK Keynote: Parental alienation: the hidden mental health crisis of children
Dr Robin Hadley (University  of Manchester), Chloe Watson (Male Psychology Network), Dr John Barry (University College London). Impact of childlessness on men and women
Dr Andrew Briggs, Head of Child Psychotherapy, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Three outcomes for boys with absent fathers
Dr Kevin Wright, South London & Maudsley NHS Mental Health Foundation Trust Expressive writing for trauma
Dr Ali Cooper & Dr Sheila Redfern, Anna Freud Centre, London What makes a good father?
Martin Daubney, award-wining editor, journalist, and broadcaster Representation of men in the media

There will also be sporadic poetry and 5-minute mini-talks throughout the two days