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Online continuing education for psychologists
Confer Speakers

Amy Stoddard Ajayi

Amy Stoddard Ajayi is the Strategic Lead at the Uganda Diaspora Health Foundation (UDHF), a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist at the Specialist Psychotherapy Department at Homerton Hospital and a consultant bid writer for the NHS. Amy has spent the last 10 years working on the development and provision of therapeutic projects aimed at reducing the distress experienced by refugee and asylum seeking people and young people involved in violent crime. Over the past five years, she has become involved in the research and provision of global mental health care. Amy has a particular interest in the advancement of mutually reciprocated knowledge, practice and culture, in the hope that through collaboration and exchange, the academic bias and global health inequalities that have developed through our colonial histories will be reduced and our learning and outlook will broaden.


Past and present Confer events
Distress or Disease?
Traumatic roots and treatment implications for black people within the UK mental health system

Saturday 3 October 2015







Book of the Month
Tea with Winnicott
Author: Professor Brett Kahr

Donald Winnicott is currently the most popular author in contemporary psychoanalysis. His writings are cited in bibliographies even more frequently than those by Sigmund Freud. And yet how many mental health professionals have actually managed to read and digest the nearly twenty published volumes of Winnicott’s books, chapters, essays, reviews, and letters?... read more...
Watch this
Professor Peter Fonagy

Professor Peter Fonagy considers the research to show what treatments are most effective when working with children and adolescents suffering from anxiety, ADHD, depression, relationship and conduct problems... view...

Did you know?
The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

Altered function in neurotransmitter systems including the serotonin, glutamate, and GABA systems was observed in patients with BPD... read more...