A trauma conference is being held on World Suicide Prevention Day in Gloucestershire to highlight the impact of recent or historic traumatic events on a person’s suicide risk. Clinicians, researchers, academics and people with lived experience will increase our understanding of trauma-related conditions, including dissociation, post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic grief and personality disorder, and the treatments which can help.
Speakers will include:-
Dr Emma Cernis, Clinical Doctoral Fellow and Research Clinical Psychologist at the University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry (speaking about dissociation)
Carol Broad from the national complex dissociative disorders charity “First Person Plural” (speaking about complex dissociative disorders)
Dr Gideon Felton, Consultant Psychiatrist in general psychiatry and addiction psychiatry and Clinical Lead at Change Grow Live addiction service in Hertfordshire (speaking about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder).
Roger Haynes, Psychological Therapist (speaking about treatments for PTSD)
Dr Liz Rolls, Honorary Research Fellow, University of Gloucestershire (speaking about Traumatic Grief)
Joanna Tym (speaking about “Recovering from Trauma in Personality Disorder”)
The event is free and will take place on Monday 10 September 10.00am to 3.30pm. The Guildhall in Gloucester city centre is a few minutes’ walk from Gloucester train station and bus station.
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