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2012 Conference Agenda - Cardiff

We have now great pleasure in listing our agenda for our 2012 National OCD Conference, this year to be hosted in Cardiff on Saturday 10th November.

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OCD Conference Agenda - Draft

Morning Session

8:30    Registration opens, tea and coffee served

9:45    Welcome and introductions
Kylie Cloke, Chair of OCD-UK

9:50    Keynote - OCD, An unnecessary illness
Professor Paul Salkovskis - University of Bath

10:20    My experience of OCD, seeking help, and life-changing CBT
Karen Robinson

10:50    OCD is taking over... can I reassure yet?
Dr Stephanie Fitzgerald - Clinical Psychologist within Berkshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust

11:10    Break, tea and coffee served

11:30    Hoarding - A new chapter
Dr Victoria Bream Oldfield - Institute of Psychiatry

12:00    Cardiff welcomes careful drivers: Motoring and road safety concerns in OCD
Dr Elizabeth Forrester - Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Independent Practice based in London & South East

12:30    Corrie actor, Ian Puleston-Davies in conversation with Ashley Fulwood
Two OCD sufferers sharing their experiences of living with OCD

13:00    Lunch

 

Afternoon Session

14:00    Medication in the treatment of OCD
Dr Anne Perry - The Priory Ticehurst

14:30    Question Time
Facilitated by Mark Bartlett, your opportunity to ask your OCD questions of leading OCD experts

15:25    Break, tea and coffee served

15:40    ‘Cwharae Teg’ - Getting a level playing field for Wales. The launch of CBT for Wales.
Keith Fearns and Deon Gorlle - CBT Cymru

16:05    Face your fear: first steps to overcoming your OCD
Dr Stephanie Fitzgerald - Clinical Psychologist within Berkshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust

16:30    Intrusive thoughts with a focus on Homosexual OCD fears
Dr Lauren Callaghan - Anxiety Disorders Residential Unit (ADRU)

17:00    Life after OCD
Professor Paul Salkovskis - University of Bath

17:30    Conference closing remarks
Kylie Cloke, Chair of OCD-UK

 

To assist those travelling to Cardiff for our conference, we can confirm that our conference will not start any earlier than 9:45am and will not finish any later than 5:30pm (For those staying on for the AGM, that will finish no later than 6pm). For those traveling on train, Cathays is the nearest station, just 5-10 minutes walk from our venue, but please allow at least 30 minutes to get from Cardiff Central mainline railway station. For those driving, there will be on-site parking on a first come first served basis, but the nearest public council car park is just 5-10 minutes walk from our venue.

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