Author Archive | Rachel Elliott

C2AD Publication – Beneficial effects of training in self-distancing and perspective broadening for people with a history of recurrent depression.

Some of our recent work at C2AD has been on targeting active components of gold-standard therapy for major depression through interventions that are easier to access. We found that Self-Distancing and Perspective Broadening training is a promising clinical technique. Individuals who completed the training when remitted from depression demonstrated increased ability to distance and broaden […]

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C2AD July Workshop

Join us for the C2AD June seminar with Dr Georgina Clifford (MRC-CBU and London Trauma Specialists). Georgina will be facilitating a half-day workshop on: The development and facilitation of an Emotion and Memory group programme for the treatment of Complex PTSD. Details: Friday 7th July 9.15 – 12.30 Lecture Theatre MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences […]

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C2AD June Seminar

Join us for the C2AD June seminar with Martina Di Simplicio (CPFT and MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit). Martina will be discussing her recent work on: IMAGINATOR: A proof of concept trial of an intervention for young people who self-harm. Details: Friday 2nd June 12:30pm-1:30pm Herchel Smith Building on the Forvie site at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in […]

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We have recently published some work exploring a novel training programme that aims to isolate active components of current gold standard intervention for relapse prevention. The programme, Self-Distancing and Perspective Broadening Training, was effective at reducing distress to upsetting memories and reducing residual symptoms of depression in those who were currently remitted from depression, relative […]

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Workshop: Treating Anhedonia with Dr Barney Dunn. April 28th 2017

Workshop: Treating Anhedonia with Dr Barney Dunn.  April 28th 2017 Friday 28th April 2017. 9:30am -12:30pm ( arrive by 09:15) *This is a Free event* Introduction ‘The primary focus in CBT for depression has been on down-regulating negative thinking and feeling. However, it is increasingly realised that anhedonia, a reduction in the ability to experience […]

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