Upcoming events:

Research Conference Feb 16th 2018

Park Inn Cardiff City Centre


BOOKING FORMS NOW AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD  PLEASE CLICK HERE  or contact Niki email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a word version to complete and email in.

Lunch and all day tea/coffee Included in all prices         

  • Conference Early bird: £75  (first 40 people)     

  • Conference YCS & WPP Members: £80           

  • Conference General price:  £95     


    We have 5 tables for Organisational Information / Promotional leaflets for an additional nominal charge of £20.   FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS


for further information please visit Research Conference 2018 page 




Provisional Programme (Subject to changes)


9:30  – 10:00   Registration and coffee

10:00 ­­– 10:15  Introduction to the Day,  Julie Morgan (Welsh Assembly Member for Cardiff North)

10:15 – 10:45  A Vision for Psychotherapy Research, Professor Sarah Niblock (UK Council for Psychotherapy CEO)

10:45 – ­11:15  Refreshments and Poster Presentations

11:15 – 11:30 What is Research?  Dr. Garthine Walker (UKCP trainee integrative therapist and former Professor of History, Cardiff University)

11:30­­­-12:30     Workshops A and B


A.  LGBT Storytelling in Short Films Made with Community Groups, Mark Williams (Iris Education & Outreach Officer)

B.  People Like Us: Creating a Mutual Support Work-Life Hub for Older Disabled People, Adele Goodwin (Include)


12:30–1:30      Buffet Lunch


1:30–2:30        Workshops C and D

C.  Mindfulness without Borders: Cultural and Trauma Adaptations of Mindfulness Training for Refugee Women, Arafa Mustafa and Ariana Faris (Mindfulness without Borders)

D.  Dyad Communication, Brian Tasker MBACP (Snr. Accred.), Playback Theatre Practitioner


2.30–3.30        Workshops E and F

E.  Person Centred Creativity, Nick Clements and Katja Stiller (Valley and Vale Community Arts)

F.  Integrating Neurofeedback into Psychotherapy Practice,  Natasha Wilson (UKCP Trainee therapist)



3.30 – 3:50      Refreshments and Poster Presentations

3.50 – 4.45      ‘World Cafe’: findings will be distributed to all attendees after the conference

4.45­ – 5.00      Closing Address, Professor Sarah Niblock (UKCP)



The specialist bookseller Bookmark, are providing a bookstall at the conference.  They are also offering to bring along any of the titles currently listed on their website for delegates to inspect and if they wish, purchase at an extra 10% off the already reduced price shown on the site.  There is no obligation for these titles to be purchased, you can just inspect them at the conference if you prefer.  Just go to the site PsychologicalTherapyBooks.co.uk and then email Bookmark at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any titles you would like them to bring to the event for you.  Ideally this should be at least 10 working days before the event, but they may also be able to bring books chosen after this deadline.




John  (Bookmark) who comes to our big events to sell books can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any enquiries on book sales or visit his website for reduced priced books at www.psychologicaltherapybooks.co.uk