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Speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Working with victims and survivors of disasters, terrorism, war, abuse and accident both individually and systemically: A 25-year perspective

Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes is past president of the British Psychological Society (2015–2016) and the former Head of Healthcare Psychology at the UK’s MoD. He was Founder Director of both the UK Psychological Trauma Society and the Veterans and Families Institute at Anglia Ruskin University and its Veterans and Families Research Hub and is a former director of EMDR UK and Ireland Association. Jamie is Visiting Professor of Military Psychology in the Veterans and Families Institute Anglia Ruskin University, Visiting Professor of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire, Visiting Professor at Northumbria University and Honorary Professor of Psychology at Lomonosov Moscow State University in Russia. 

 

Overcoming barriers to effective parent-teacher partnerships  

Dr Berney Wilkinson is co-host of Psychreg Podcast. Dr Wilkinson earned his PhD in school psychology from the University of South Florida in 2005, specialising in paediatric psychology. He went on to complete a postgraduate programme and is a Diplomate with the American Board of School Neuropsychology. He is a licensed psychologist in Florida and owns a private practice that includes other psychologists and counsellors. He is the Associate Editor of Psychreg Journal of Psychology

 

Applying educational psychology: Theory and practice  

Dr Richard Marshall is co-host of Psychreg Podcast. Dr Marshall earned an EdD in reading and learning disabilities at West Virginia University (WVU) in 1982. Upon completion of his degree he became an Assistant Professor of Paediatrics at the WVU Medical School. After moving to Florida in 1983, he joined the faculty in the Department of Paediatrics in the College of Medicine at the University of South Florida and worked for five years in the Neonatal Developmental Follow-Up Programme. He is the Associate Editor of Psychreg Journal of Psychology.

 


SESSION SPEAKERS

 

Blog psychology: Blogging as a dynamic and transformative medium to promote mental health

Dennis Relojo, MSc, MBPsS is a blog psychologist and is the Founder of Psychreg, and is the  Editor-in-Chief of Psychreg Journal of Psychology. A Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society, Dennis holds a master’s degree in psychology from the University of Hertfordshire. He previously taught at South Essex College (UK), Centro Escolar University (Philippines), and Manila Central University (Philippines). He also serves as Editorial Board Member for a number of peer-reviewed journals, and is a Commissioning Editor for the International Society of Critical Health Psychology. 

 

Psychological trauma of abuse, harm, and violence around the world: What can psychologists and counsellors do?

As an international human rights activist, since 1990, Mandy Sanghera has been supporting victims and survivors of honour-based violence and cultural abuse such as female genital mutilation, and forced marriages. At present, she is currently working with the European Parliament on forced marriages, to prepare a report based on the information from the 28 EU Member States and the selected associated countries.

 

The impact of sport psychology on mental health and goal attainment: Future directions and implications 

Rohit Sagoo, MRes is Senior Lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University (UK). Rohit teaches the BSc programme in Children’s Nursing. Previously, he taught at City and Islington College, London for several years around study programmes relating to Health and Social Care, Access to Nursing and Social Work and preparing students for university. He is also an editorial board member for Psychreg Journal of Psychology.

 

What manning up really means? The stigma around mental health of men

A counselling psychologist in training and a Tutor at Glasgow Caledonian University, Fraser Smith conducts qualitative analysis in sexual health and antibiotic resistance. Fraser is the host of GetPsyched, a YouTube channel which explores numerous topics in psychology relevant for psychology students and graduates. He is the Counselling Representative of PsyPAG, the national organisation of psychology postgraduates in the UK. Fraser is also and a contributing writer for Psychreg

 

The next step for differentiation and inclusion in special education

Matthew Granados has four years of experience working with learners from the age of 3 to 29 with a range of special educational needs. Soon after he finished his training at University College London, he has educated young people with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder, profound and multiple learning difficulties, severe learning difficulties, and moderate learning difficulties. Underpinning all of this experience, has been the constant question of what the young people are trying to communicate and how best he can meet their specific needs at their point of learning. 


WORKSHOP

Self-compassion and mindfulness for helping professionals

Cherrie Ragunton is a registered psychometrician in the Philippines and a psychologist at Interspect Training Services. She earned her master’s degree in psychology from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines and soon after she taught at Our Lady of Fatima University and Central Colleges of the Philippines. She is a member of Philippine Association for Counsellor Education, Research and Supervision (PACERS), and of American Psychological Association. More recently, she was one of the speakers at International Conference in Counselling Psychology held in Osaka Japan last October 2017. Owing to her expertise, Cherrie has appeared in CNN Philippines several times.