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Birmingham BABCP conference: first day - decentering, compassion, insomnia, social anxiety, sp/sr & barbecue (3rd post)Originally added on Thu, 24/07/2014 - 05:16
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This is a quick overview of the first full day of the annual BABCP summer conference in Birmingham. I intend to return to some of the key learning points in later posts. I've already written about the pre-conference workshop I went to on "Emotion regulation" in a couple of earlier posts. Apparently the conference itself offers 37 symposia, 5 panel discussions, 3 clinical roundtables, multiple poster sessions, 13 skills classes, numerous special interest group & branch meetings, and 18 keynote addresses - all over the course of two and a half days here on the University of Birmingham campus. The freely downloadable 101 page abstracts book gives a great sense of what's on offer.
European positive psychology conference: love, national happiness comparison tables, & life satisfaction assessment (2nd post)Originally added on Thu, 03/07/2014 - 05:17
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Self-practice, Self-reflection (SP/SR) & treatment for social anxiety: more on avoidance, social skills & compassion (5th post)Originally added on Mon, 02/12/2013 - 06:24
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A startlingly effective way to reduce interpersonal conflict and distress - discussion & broader applicationsOriginally added on Thu, 19/09/2013 - 04:54
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A startlingly effective way to reduce interpersonal conflict and distress - the intervention & results describedOriginally added on Wed, 18/09/2013 - 03:48
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I read a lot of research. When I find an article of particular interest I download it to my bibliographic database -
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I had lunch with a health professional friend the other day. Later he emailed me saying "The last few times we have met you have mentioned the importance of attachment style in determining aspects of the interaction between patients and health care professionals." He went on to raise a series of questions about health professional-patient relationships, about the way that the attachment style of both health professional and patient can affect outcomes, about how adult attachment is measured and the possibility of improving attachment patterns, and about links between attachment & mindfulness. Gosh a lot of interesting questions being raised here.