Perspectives on suicidal ideation and self-harm: impact on therapists and psychotherapeutic approaches to helping people at risk

09 June 2018

5th Annual One-Day Conference

Presented by: Regent’s Centre for Relational Studies and Psychological Well-Being 

Keynote Speakers

Dr Andrew Reeves

Relational exploration: the missing link in working with suicide?

Professor David Winter

Self-harm and reconstruction: a personal construct theory perspective

Dr Terence Nice

I bleed therefore I am: pain, restoration and repair in self-cutting

Jessie Emilion

Selfish or a selfless act: suicide from an intercultural perspective 


Michael R. Montgomery

Suicide is painless – the experience of psychotherapists working with clients’ suicidal ideation

Ben Scanlan

Therapist experience of losing a client to suicide

Conveners and Panel Members

Dr Maria Luca, Professor John Nuttall

Ticket Information

Regent’s staff, students, alumni and RSPP professional members: £105 (£85 if received by 31 March 2018)

Public: £150 (£120 if received by 31 March 2018)

Non-Regent’s students: £120 (£95 if received by 31 March 2018)

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