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

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

Schedule

Registration opens 9.15am
First talk at 10am
Wine reception 5.30pm

Speakers

Friday 23rd June
Time Event Speaker Title (abbreviated)
9.15 Registration + coffee - (In Gavin de Beer lecture theatre, opposite the JZ Young lecture theatre)
10.00 Welcome & Martin Seager, Samaritans Overview of the day’s events
10.10 Keynote Right Honorable Norman Lamb MP, former Minister for Health Keynote: How does the government view men’s mental health
11.00 Presentation Dr Said Aris Tarabi, London Metropolitan Pakistani Muslim males in CBT
11.25 Presentation Rico Fischer (Glasgow Caledonian University), Jordon Holbrook (Male Psychology Network), Dr John Barry (University College London) How wide is the gender empathy gap?
11.50 Tea break - (In Gavin de Beer lecture theatre)
12.05 Presentation Dr Ashley-Christopher Fallon, Birmingham & Solihull NHS MHFT Losing sight of the man behind the criminal patient…
12.30 Presentation Dr Ashley-Christopher Fallon, Birmingham & Solihull NHS Mental Health Foundation Trust … and how to regain sight of the man behind the criminal patient.
12.55 Lunchtime - (In Gavin de Beer lecture theatre)
1.45 Group photo   Meet at UCL’s portico pillars (main entrance)
2.00 Keynote Professor Marv Westwood, University of British Colombia Keynote: Group treatment of combat stress
2.50 Presentation Dr Ben Hine, University of West London Gender and judgements about domestic violence
3.15 Presentation Dr Roger Kingerlee, Luke Woodley, John King & Sheri Ayres, Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust Developing the Veterans Stabilization Programme (VPN)
3.40 Tea break - (In Gavin de Beer lecture theatre)
3.55 Presentation Katherine Crawshaw, Head of Social Marketing Time to Change Launch of a new 5-year plan to influence men's mental health
4.20 Presentation Dr Naomi Murphy, HMP Whitemore, Cambridgeshire, UK Using an attachment-based approach to gain an understanding of the needs of 'psychopathic’ prisoners

4.55 Final words Martin Seager, Samaritans What’s on tomorrow?
5.10 Drinks reception - (Gavin de Beer lecture theatre. Glass of wine for attendees).

Sat 24th June
Time Event Speaker Title (abbreviated)
9.15 Registration + coffee - (In Gavin de Beer lecture theatre, opposite the JZ Young lecture theatre)
10.00 Welcome & Martin Seager, Samaritans Overview of the day’s events
10.10 Keynote Professor Rory O’ Connor Keynote: The latest research on understanding and preventing suicide'
11.00 Presentation Anil Kumar, Confidare, India Life coaching & group work for men
11.25 Presentation Paul Apreda (Manager, Both Parents Matter, FNF). Suicide: the role of family courts
11.50 Tea break - (In Gavin de Beer lecture theatre)
12.05 Presentation Martin Seager The future of Male Psychology
12.30 Presentation Tam Roper, Royal Holloway, Dr John Barry (University College London). Is having a haircut good for your mental health?
12.55 Lunchtime - (In Gavin de Beer lecture theatre)
1.45 Group photo   Meet at UCL’s portico pillars (main entrance)
2.00 Keynote Dr Sue Whitcombe, Family Psychology Solutions CIC, UK Keynote: Parental alienation: the hidden mental health crisis of children
2.50 Presentation Journeyman UK  Helping boys develop into good men
3.15 Presentation Dr Andrew Briggs, Head of Child Psychotherapy, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Three outcomes for boys with absent fathers
3.40 Tea break - (In Gavin de Beer lecture theatre)
3.55 Presentation Dr Kevin Wright, South London & Maudsley NHS Mental Health Foundation Trust Expressive writing for trauma
4.20 Presentation Martin Daubney, award-wining editor, journalist, and broadcaster Representation of men in the media
4.55 Final words Martin Seager, Samaritans Closing remarks
5.10 Drinks reception - (Gavin de Beer lecture theatre. Glass of wine for attendees).