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09:30
  1. Albert
    60 mins
    This workshop will help therapists to understand the impact of sex and porn addiction has on couple relationships and will provide a framework to use when talking with clients, individually and as a couple.
10:45
  1. York Suite
    60 mins

    As the world’s leading expert on Ibogaine administration, side effects, risk versus benefit and pharmacokinetics of all forms of Ibogaine, my presentation will begin with a brief history of Ibogaine. How Ibogaine has been used for hundreds of years in Africa as a sacrament by the Bwitti and other tribes in Gabon. How, when it was legal in the United States, it was serendipitously discovered by Howard Lotsoff to ameliorate Heroine and Methadone withdrawal in less than 24 hours.

  2. Albert
    60 mins
    We are only as sick as our secrets! An oft-used recovery phrase; but what does it actually mean? Any sort of trauma or abuse experienced in childhood can lead to us keeping secrets. We believe that what happened to us was our fault and we keep it hidden away.
12:00
  1. Albert Suite
    60 mins
    In the 19th century, opera was one of the major popular art forms. The rise of the great mad scene reflected the growing interest in mental health at that time.
14:00
  1. York Suite
    90 mins

    Until recently nutrition and various other lifestyle factors were predominantly in the focus of medical disciplines like cardiology, endocrinology or gastroenterology. As mental disorders are multifactorial diseases and as such are complex, emerging evidence suggests that nutrition, exercise and sleep also play an important role in the aetiology, progression and treatment of mental disorders.

  2. Westminster Suite
    90 mins
    In this rapidly changing world, Lucy and Alex are scratching the surface and bringing entrepreneurial ideas to the addiction field. During this presentation they will discuss how the combination of therapeutic and coaching skills have proved successful in working with individuals both in one to one and in group dynamics.
16:00
  1. York Suite
    90 mins
    This presentation will start off with an up-to-date description of the burnout syndrome and a range of data on its rising incidence will be presented, followed by a critical discussion on how a range of personality and work-related factors contribute to its pathophysiology. 
  2. Lancaster Suite
    90 mins
    Loneliness is endemic and pervasive. Studies show loneliness has negative effects on a person's emotional, psychological and physical health. 
18:00
  1. York Suite
    90 mins
    Recommended for professionals from both legal and BME health backgrounds as well as individuals interested in understanding the psychosocial complexities and the significance of emotion within political relationships as well as legal conflict at every level. 
09:30
  1. York Suite
    60 mins
    There is a high incidence of addiction and other mental health disorders amongst adoptees, with a disproportionate number presenting for treatment and recovery programs. As early separation is a relational trauma it manifests later in life as problems in relationships. The impact of trauma on functioning is both physical and psychological. 
  2. Balmoral
    60 mins
    During this presentation participants will gain a deeper understanding into how our brain and body process stress and anxiety. They will learn about the fight, flight or freeze response and how they can spot when they themselves or somebody in their workplace reacts in one of those behavioural modes. 
10:45
  1. 60 mins
    During this presentation participants will gain a deeper understanding into how our brain and body process stress and anxiety. They will learn about the fight, flight or freeze response and how they c ...
  2. York Suite
    60 mins
    Nervous system regulation is at the heart of mental and behavioural health problems. 
  3. Lancaster Suite
    60 mins
    In this presentation, Dr. Paul Hokemeyer, an internationally renowned expert on elite identity constructs, will explore how fashion serves to amplify the class divisions that lead to a betrayal of self and an amplification of individual pathologies. 
12:00
  1. 60 mins
    Parenting and relationship expert Mandy Saligari will join Zoe Blaskey, founder of Motherkind in a live podcast discussion. In exploring their shared love for helping parents to face their own past and pain, they will discuss why parental self-esteem plays a primordial role in the early prevention of addiction
  2. Westminster Suite
    60 mins
    The term peer pressure usually conjures an image of a bully teasing someone until they do something, they know is wrong, but positive peer pressure can also be an effective weapon is the arsenal of drug prevention programs.  Every teacher knows that the natural leaders in a classroom, sport or club can make or break the activity, and for those that don’t trust their own instincts or experience, there is a plethora of research that shows that peer pressure can positively or negatively impact teenagers’ behaviour.  
14:00
  1. Victoria Suite
    90 mins

    In this presentation Chip will talk about the parlous state of rehab. How it is possible that we have gotten to the point where we have all these rehabs but you can only really get in to them if you have money? How have we let local councils take over the medical care of addicts and alcoholics? How have we tolerated a system so clearly broken to continue?

  2. Westminster
    90 mins
    Remember the summer of 2018?  England reached the semi-finals of the FIFA world cup and suddenly the nation was transfixed with the exploits of Gareth Southgate’s team. In front of huge TV screens, st ...
16:00
  1. Lancaster Suite
    90 mins
    What does the future hold for abstinence-based recovery? There is new wave of medication on the horizon to treat addiction which includes the psychedelics: ketamine, MDMA & psilocybin. Currently in the UK there are mainstream clinical trials in which alcoholics are treated with MDMA. In 2021 this will be a licensed treatment and may be much more widely available option.
  2. Victoria Suite
    90 mins
    Designed for professionals working in Behavioural Mental and Emotional Health, this workshop will pinpoint mind-body techniques including, Meditation, Mindfulness, Acupuncture, Nutrition and Exercise. 
18:00
  1. York Suite
    90 mins

    Trauma begets trauma and addiction begets addiction; and each tend to beget the other.

09:30
  1. York Suite
    60 mins
    In this presentation, participants will learn the impact of addiction on an organisation and the implications for senior executives to develop a comprehensive Alcohol and Drug policy and Management Programme within a corporate setting.
  2. Westminster Suite
    60 mins

    Beverley will immerse participants of this workshop in the value of experiential techniques in individual, group and family work and will demonstrate a variety of these techniques with participating professionals. Techniques will include: family sculpting, empty chair work, mindfulness, meditation, work with symbols and sociometry.

10:45
  1. York Suite
    60 mins
    Chronic Pain occurs as a complicated web of emotions and physical symptoms. The most common way to treat pain is to use opioid medications, which actually complicate the course of chronic pain. 
  2. Lancaster Suite
    60 mins

    In this talk Dr Jon Goldin will discuss his experience of working with the media, illustrate this with examples, and offer advice and guidance for those who might undertake this kind of work.

  3. Victoria
    60 mins
    We live in an age where complex grief is woven into the tapestry of our lives. Many people are struggling to cope in the aftermath of the shocking and brutal loss of someone they love. In our world today, people are grieving the death of a child or other loved one through violence, accident or unpredicted illness. 
  4. Balmoral
    60 mins

    “Conscious Connected Breathing is like voyaging into the realm of being beyond words. Dancing and flowing with the self, feeling the universe’s heart beating in harmony with the voice of the soul, while listening to spirit’s song.

    Powerful recognition that life itself is a gift of different sounds and rhythms, some of them so simply sweet, though others are more complicated to accept.

    As we keep breathing, thinking and acting in this conscious connected way, we will reach the most precious gift of all, the acceptance of what is”.

12:00
  1. Albert Suite
    60 mins
    Recommended for both professionals and individuals, this presentation will explore how our digitally-based devices and behaviours have and will perpetually continue to affect, effect, and alter our lives, lifestyles, and careers.
  2. Victoria Suite
    60 mins

    Where does the biochemical meet the psychological? Can we resolve addiction by dealing with its underlying root causes? How do our hormones impact on our state of mind? Why is homeostasis crucial for brain health? What is “orthorexia” and how might we deal with it?

     

  3. Balmoral
    60 mins

    “Conscious Connected Breathing is like voyaging into the realm of being beyond words. Dancing and flowing with the self, feeling the universe’s heart beating in harmony with the voice of the soul, while listening to spirit’s song.

    Powerful recognition that life itself is a gift of different sounds and rhythms, some of them so simply sweet, though others are more complicated to accept.

    As we keep breathing, thinking and acting in this conscious connected way, we will reach the most precious gift of all, the acceptance of what is”.

14:00
  1. York Suite
    90 mins
    Research in neurobiology has made clear that our emotions are experienced and processed by the body as well as the mind and that healing from the kind of trauma that living with addiction engenders requires a mind/body approach. Psychodrama and sociometry allow the body to participate in the therapeutic milieu.
  2. Albert Suite
    90 mins

    Personalised medicine is considered the next frontier of health care. The role of genetic testing in psychiatry and in addictions medicine, however, has been recently critically reviewed.  Are genetic tests helpful in assessing and managing these conditions? 

  3. Victoria
    90 mins
    Are faith and consciousness the lights to shine on the hidden inner forces of endarkenment…. the nasty, self-destructive cycles of confusion, self-doubt and self-hatred created and maintained by the ego?

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