13:30 – 14.15
*Plenary session – Dora Stoutzker Concert Hall
Lynwen Coombs, CBT for Wales
Jo Daniels, Co-chair BABCP National Conference Programme Advisory Group
Saiqa Naz, BABCP President
Tim Rhys-Evans, MBE Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
Peter Woods, MCS, Hen Dyn Wedi Ymddeol and Judy Hutchings OBE, Bangor University
Louise Waddington, Cardiff University
Climate Change SIG – Seligman Studio
Research Meeting
14.15 – 14.45 Coffee break
14:45 – 16:15
*Symposium 1 – Dora Stoutzker Concert Hall
Climate and Ecological Distress, Emotions and Action
Chair: Mark Freeston, Newcastle University
Discussant: Liz Marks, University of Bath
14.45 Heatwaves, storms, extreme weather and determinants of psychological responses to climate change messaging.
Harriet Fleetwood, Newcastle University
15.05 Development of the Climate and Ecological Engagement and Distress Scale (CEEDS)
Liz Marks, University of Bath
15.25 Understanding young people’s climate anxiety in relation to the responses of governments and those in power
Ines Zevallos Labarthe, University of Bath
15.45 Reflecting on the Impact of climate change on wellbeing and behaviour change: The NEXUS Project
Steve Killick, George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling, University of South Wales
16.05 Discussion
*Symposium 2 – Richard Burton Theatre
Autism and Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)
Chair: Ailsa Russell, University of Bath
14.45 The effectiveness of primary care psychological therapy services for the treatment of depression and anxiety in
autistic people: evidence from national healthcare records in England
Celine El Baou, University College London
15.05 Autism in IAPT: findings from a service audit
Jon Wheatley, Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
15.25 Are autism and ADHD traits associated with performance on a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy skills task?
Megan Payne, University of Bath
15.45 Developing therapist confidence to adapt CBT practice for autistic people: the impact of training
Ailsa Russell, University of Bath
*Symposium 3 – Rowe-Beddoe
The Mental Health Intervention for Children with Epilepsy Programme
Convenor: Sophie Bennett, King’s College London
Chair: Roz Shafran, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health
Discussant: Roz Shafran, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health
14.45 Principles and Methods for Optimising an Evidence-Based Psychological Treatment for the Mental Health Needs
of Children with Epilepsy
Alice Sibelli, Kings College London
15.10 The Mental Health Intervention for Children with Epilepsy (MICE) Trial outcomes
Sophie Bennett, King’s College London
15.35 How the experience of young people and their families evolved while participating in the Mental Health
Intervention for Children with Epilepsy (MICE) Programme
Isabella Nizza, Birkbeck, University of London
16.00 Discussion
Panel Discussion 1 – Sir Geraint Evans Recital Room
Access to CBT in the 5 Nations: What is happening in each nation and what can we learn
from each other?
Convenor: Louise Waddington, Cardiff University
Chair: Paul Salkovskis, Oxford Institute of Clinical Psychology Training and Research
Speakers: Adrian Whittington, Health Education England (pre-recorded)
Martin Riley, Health Education Wales
Arya Rassi, Wales
Judy Thomson, NHS Education for Scotland
Brian Fitzmaurice, IABCT (Dublin)
Colin Hughes, IABCT (Belfast)
Nick Grey, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and University of Sussex
Sean Harper, South of Scotland PG Masters training in CBT
Discussant: Helen Macdonald, BABCP
Skills Class 1 – Weston Gallery
Therapist schemas: What they are, why they matter and what we can do about them.
Jason Roscoe, University of Cumbria
Symposium 4 – Seligman Studio
Learning from Lived Experience: impacts and underlying mechanisms of inclusive models
of peer to peer support for mental health
Chair: Fiona Lobban, Lancaster University
Discussant: Fiona Lobban, Lancaster University
14.45 Learning from lived experience in mental health: how and why
Fiona Lobban, Lancaster University
15.00 Reflections on integrating realist theory development and co-design to understand the Living Library approach
Paul Marshall, Lancaster University
15.15 Using experience base co-design to create and implementation guide for a Living Library for Mental Health
Steve Jones and Chris Lodge, Lancaster University
15.30 How relatives of people with psychosis and bipolar make use of an online forum
Steve Jones, Lancaster University
15.45 Improving Peer Online Forums for Mental health (iPOF): the role of moderators
Heather Robinson, Lancaster University
16.00 Discussion
Symposium 5 – Simon Gibson Studio
School-based mental health support
Convenor: Jerica Radez, University of Oxford
Chair: Tessa Reardon, University of Oxford
14.45 Student perceptions of school-based mental health support: associations with wider school experience and
Emma Soneson, University of Oxford
15.05 Identifying and supporting children with anxiety problems through primary schools
Tessa Reardon, University of Oxford
15.25 Managing and minimising anxiety in primary schools through teachers’ day-to-day classroom practice.
Helen Manley, University of Oxford
15.45 Understanding unusual sensory experiences in adolescents: a randomised experimental study of a school-based
Jerica Radez, University of Oxford
Symposium 6 – Shirley Bassey Studio
State of the art in CBT and third wave therapies for psychosis
Chairs: Katherine Newman-Taylor and Lyn Ellett, University of Southampton
Discussant: Katherine Berry, University of Manchester
14.45 Cognitive behavioural therapy for psychosis: Where are we and where are we going?
Katherine Newman-Taylor, University of Southampton
15.05 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for psychosis: Current status, lingering questions, and future directions
Brandon Gaudiano, Brown University, USA
15.25 Mindfulness for Psychosis: Current issues and future directions
Lyn Ellett, University of Southampton
15.45 Trauma therapies for psychosis: A state-of-the-art review
Amy Hardy, King’s College London
16. 05 Discussion
Symposium 7 – Corus Recital Room
Meeting the mental health needs of people who experienced maltreatment in childhood,
including people who grew up in care
Chair: Alice Phillips, University of Bath
14.45 Sequelae of child maltreatment: Umbrella synthesis on mental health correlates of more than 11 million
Guy Skinner, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust
15.05 ADaPT Trial: Implementing trauma-focused CBT for care-experienced youth with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in
mental health services across England
Rosie McGuire, University College London
15.25 Gaps in mental healthcare for trauma-exposed young people: epidemiological evidence and its implications
Stephanie Lewis, King’s College London
15.45 “I just want someone who won’t freak out when I tell them stuff”: A qualitative investigation into care-leavers’
experiences of accessing mental health support.
Alice Phillips, University of Bath
Open Papers 1 – Studio 2
IAPT and Primary Care
Chair: James Gregory, Cardiff University
14.45 Face-to-face versus video Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Comparing outcomes for anxiety and depression within
an NHS Talking Therapies service
Alie Garbutt, Northumbria University
15.00 Comparison of outcomes across low-intensity psychological interventions for depression and anxiety within a
stepped-care setting: A naturalistic cohort study using propensity score modelling
Katherine Young, Amwell
15.15 Exploring engagement with between-session work for Low Intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
delivered in Talking Therapies, for anxiety and depression services
Mia Bennion, University of Manchester
15.30 Implementing Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for depression and anxiety in routine care: the
creation of a research and practice-informed list of implementation strategies
Daniel Duffy, Amwell
15.45 Development of a written LICBT Problem Solving intervention for Sunni Muslims in English and Arabic languages.
Hind Alharbi, University of Exeter
Skills Class 2: Room 206
Delivering effective outcomes for hindu clients presenting with depression and anxiety
Mallika Sharma and Deepak Dhuna, Sanctuary Wellbeing
Open Papers 2 – Room 208
Adult Mental Health
Chair: Simon Blackwell, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
14.45 Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in the treatment
of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): A literature review
Carolina Wagner, Coventry University
15.05 Virtual Care in East London IAPT Services: Improved outcomes but limited access during Covid-19 Pandemic
Ben Wright, University of London
15.25 Implementing digital mental health interventions at scale: One-year evaluation of a national digital CBT service in
Siobhán Harty, SilverCloud Health
15.45 Investigating the psychometric properties of the culturally-adapted Adverse Childhood Experiences measure for
South Asian people (ACE-SA)
Sonya Rafiq , University of Manchester
*Keynote 1 – Dora Stoutzker Concert Hall
Chair: Chris Taylor, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust & The University of Manchester
Developing and evaluating psychological interventions to prevent and treat PTSD and
complex PTSD
Jonathan Bisson, Cardiff University
* Keynote 2 – Richard Burton Theatre
Chair: Shirley Reynolds, Child Mind Institute, New York
Universal, school-based screening to provide early intervention for youth mental health:
Experiences from a state-wide study
Ron Rapee, Macquarie University, Australia
*Keynote 3 – Rowe-Beddoe
Chair: Trudie Chalder, Kings College London
Treatment challenges and adherence: How to motivate patients using MI and CBT across
diverse communities.
Kofi Anie, Imperial College London
Climate Change SIG Annual General Meeting – Seligman Studio
17.30 – 19.00
Opening reception