ACAT National Conference Programme

 

Thursday 5th July 2018

Theme “Creative aims and exits”


13:00 – 13:45      Registration, tea & coffee
                              Opportunity to have lunch (not provided)

13:45 – 14:00      Welcome and Housekeeping  – Conference Clinical Organisers

14:00 – 14:10      Culture Shot

14:10 – 15:10      Keynote – “The Healing Power of Words: How Poetry Helped Me Recover from Depression”
                             Rachel Kelly, writer and mental health campaigner

15:10 – 16:10      Keynote – "Creativity, Therapeutic creativity and the Zone of Therapist's Development"
                             Carol Gregory, Psychiatrist and Cognitive Analytic Therapist

16:10 – 16:40      Coffee, tea and refreshments

16.40 – 18.00      Equality and Diversity Discussion Forum - including a presentation by Dr Claire Wilson.  

19:00                    Informal dinner 
 

Friday 6th July 2018

Theme “Keeping it Real”


08:00 – 09:00      Registration for new delegates only
                              Coffee, tea and refreshments

09:00 – 09:10      Welcome and Housekeeping  – Conference Clinical Organisers

09:10 – 09:20      Culture Shot

09:20 – 10:20      Keynote: “Authenticity in adult music therapy – whose music is it anyway?” -  Professor Helen Odell-Miller OBE

10:20 – 11:20      Keynote : “Authenticity and Ripples in the Fabric of Being” - Jay Dudley

11:20 - 11:45       Coffee, tea and refreshments

11:45 - 13:15       Workshops

13:15 - 14:15       Lunch

14:15 – 15:05      Reflections on conference so far – in same small groups as workshops

15:05 - 15:30       Coffee, tea and refreshments

15:30 – 16:30      Keynote : “Directionality, synergy and social justice”
                             Mick Cooper, Professor of Counselling Psychology, University of Roehampton 

16:30 – 17:30      AGM

17:30 – 19:00      Free time

19:00 – 20:00      Drinks reception

20:00 till late       Conference Dinner and Entertainment
 

Saturday 7th July

Theme “Creative ways of doing CAT”


08:30 – 09:00      Registration for new delegates only
                              Coffee, tea and refreshments

09:00 – 09:10      Welcome and Housekeeping  – Conference Clinical Organisers

09:10 – 10:00      Keynote: "Using technology to support CAT practice: CAT application for client engagement"
                              Dr Katherine Easton, Research Scientist

10:00 – 10:50      Keynote : "Creativity and CAT- A playful approach" - Jo Varela

10:50 – 11:10      Coffee, tea and refreshments

11:10 – 12:40      Workshops

12:40 – 13:00      Culture shot and Closing thoughts

13:00                    Close of Conference

 

ACAT reserves the right to change the programme as necessary.

Please see the subpages for Speaker and Workshops.  Please note workshops should be booked in advance as spaces are limited.

https://www.acat.me.uk/page/speakers

https://www.acat.me.uk/page/workshops

 

 

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CAT Introductory Event: Introduction to CAT - a 2 day course offered by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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CPD Event: CAT and helping clients with unmanageable feelings - offered by CAT South
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CPD Event: Life is about collecting stories - offered by Collaborate
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CAT Introductory Event: ACAT Two-Day Introduction to CAT
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CPD Event: Embodiment, Relational Space & Working with Trauma to the Sense of Self - offered by Catalyse
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