Wed 7 Jul 2021
Past online workshop

This online workshop has now taken place. Designed to tackle new challenges of anxiety in the context of the pandemic and delve into the detail of how it can affect pre-existing conditions. This clinical skills workshop introduced new interventions for anxiety and depression.

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IAPT Clinical Skills Week: Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Workshop 3.5 hours

Providing the right interventions, at the right time, to achieve the right therapeutic outcomes

This hands-on clinical skills workshop provided practical, appropriate and effective, client-driven tools to enable attendees to improve therapeutic outcomes at Step 2 and 3. With specific focus on:

  • Uncertainty in a Global Pandemic: Intolerance to Uncertainty
  • Hypochondriasis and the emerging Covid-19 Anxiety Syndrome
  • Long-Covid: shining a light on the mental health of people living with LTCs and MUS
  • Lockdown and Beyond: Depression
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Chair's opening remarks
Sue Wood, Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) and Lecturer in Low Intensity Psychological Interventions and Marianne Tay, Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) and Lecturer in Low Intensity Psychological Interventions, De Montfort University
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Uncertainty in a Global Pandemic: Intolerance to Uncertainty
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Hypochondriasis and the emerging Covid-19 Anxiety Syndrome
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Long-Covid: shining a light on the mental health of people living with LTCs and MUS
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Lockdown and Beyond: Depression
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Chair's closing remarks

First-hand Speaker Experiences

This interactive workshop advanced attendee understanding of mood in the Covid context. The speakers shared new approaches to heightened health anxiety and how to integrate new treatment strategies with emerging modalities at Step 2 and Step 3. Find out more about the speakers...


Job Title:
Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) and lecturer in Low Intensity Psychological Intervention
Organisation
De Montfort University
Biography

Job Title:
Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) and Lecturer in Low Intensity Psychological Interventions
Organisation
De Montfort University
Biography

Marianne is a qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT). She has a BSc in 'Applied (Clinical) Psychology' from the University of Exeter, where she also trained as a PWP. She went on to study an MSc in 'Education and Child Development' from the University of Oxford and complete her CBT training at the University of Reading. Marianne has worked as a PWP and CBT Therapist in NHS IAPT services, including Lincolnshire Partnership Trust and Oxford Health. She has also worked as a CBT therapist in Occupational Health with organisations such as the Ministry of Justice and National Probation Service. Marianne is currently a lecturer in Low Intensity Psychological Interventions at De Montfort University.

Interview with the leaders: what this workshop will offer

Sue and Mariane have recorded a video sharing their routes into IAPT, what their current biggest challenges are and why- who should attend this workshop and what you will take away.

Past Attendee Feedback

Held as an interactive online forum, here is some feedback on the excellent content from the IAPT professionals who attended:

"Excellent, informative and current. Not just GAD, so much more than I was expecting. I liked the information on the transdiagnostic model, the current research and health anxiety and long term conditions and Covid. I feel I have come away with ideas I can apply in my own practice"

IAPT Clinical Skills: Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), July 2021

"Very formative and relevant"

IAPT Clinical Skills: Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), July 2021

"Very interesting, insightful and though provoking in terms of my practice, our services practice and personally"

IAPT Clinical Skills: Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), July 2021

"Delivered by a very knowledgeable team that made it very easy to listen. Very helpful"

IAPT Clinical Skills: Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), July 2021

"Very insightful"

IAPT Clinical Skills: Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), July 2021

"Informative session with up to date research"

IAPT Clinical Skills: Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), July 2021

Who came?

The following is an insight into the job titles and organisations who came to the IAPT Clinical Skills: Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) when it was held on Wednesday 7th July 2021:

Job titles include:

  • Clinician
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
  • High Intensity Psychotherapist
  • Lecturer in Low Intensity Psychological Interventions
  • Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
  • PWP
  • PWP and Lecturer in Low Intensity Psychological Interventions
  • Senior Therapist

Organisations include:

  • Big Life Group
  • Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS FT
  • De Montfort University
  • FX Plus
  • Making Space
  • Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
  • Shropshire IAPT Psychological Therapies
  • Space2BHeard
  • TalkPlus NE Hants & Farnham