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Glasgow Conference Agenda

We have now great pleasure in publishing our agenda for our 2017 National OCD Conference, this year to be hosted in Glasgow.

Click here to book tickets for the 2017 OCD conference in Glasgow.

OCD Conference Agenda

Morning Session

8:45    Registration opens

9:40    Introductions
Kirstie McBryan, OCD-UK Edinburgh Support Group Facilitator

9:45    Welcome
Ashley Fulwood, Chief Executive of OCD-UK

9:50    Keynote - OCD and the road to recovery: not easy, but definitely possible
by Professor Paul Salkovskis, University of Bath

10:15    Living Life to the Full
Presentation by Dr Chris Williams, emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Glasgow

10:45    Break - (Tea and coffee served)

11:20    Scottish Recovery Network - An overview
Presentation by John McCormack and Christine Muir from the Scottish Recovery Network

11:55    Fighting OCD and for treatment - My experience
by Kim Grant

12:25    OCD in Scotland and the Advanced Interventions Service
Presentation by Professor Keith Matthews and Karen Walker (Senior Mental Health Nurse Psychotherapist)

13:00    Lunch Break


Afternoon Session

14:00    This Old Ghost
Short animation by James Lloyd

14:05    Life after OCD - My experience
by Sandy Nisbet

14:45    Perceptions of OCD from the family perspective
Presentation by Rebecca Pedley, Research Associate, Division of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work at The University of Manchester

15:10    Break - (Tea and coffee served)

15:40    Family members, psychological therapy and OCD: Sometimes 'helping' doesn't help, but being supportive can!
Presentation by Paul Watson, Trainee Clinical Psychologist, Newcastle University

16:10    Hoarding and OCD
Presentation by Nick Stewart, Trainee Clinical Psychologist, University of Bath

16:40    What can people with OCD do whilst waiting for treatment
Presentation by Professor Paul Salkovskis, University of Bath

17:20    Conference close
Ashley Fulwood, Chief Executive of OCD-UK

Click here to book tickets for the 2017 Glasgow OCD conference.

Please note that this agenda is subject to change on the day. To assist those travelling to Glasgow for our conference, although our agenda timings may change slightly throughout the day, we can confirm that our conference will not start any earlier than 9:40am and will not finish any later than 5:30pm.


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