Past Events

C2:AD Seminar Series


3rd February 2017: The IMPACT Study: Psychological treatment for depressed adolescents. Professor Ian Goodyer (University of Cambridge)

3rd March 2017:Using Computational Models to Guide the Development of New Treatments for DepressionDr Michael Browning (University of Oxford )

April 2017: Cost and Outcome of Behavioural Activation   versus Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Depression (COBRA):A randomised, controlled, non-inferiority trial. David Richards ( University of Exeter)

 April 2017: A half-day workshop on Treating Anhedonia. Dr Barney Dunn (University of Exeter) 


5th February 2016: Half day workshop on Treatment of Complex PTSD. Dr Georgina Smith (MRC-CBU, The Havens, and London Trauma Specialists)

10 June 2016 : Integrating research and clinical practice within affective disorders. Dr Caitlin Hitchcock (MRC-CBU)


6th February 2015: Professor Tim Dalgleish (C2:AD and MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit), Transdiagnostic psychological intervention for mood and anxiety disorders

6th March 2015: Professor Jennifer Hudson (Centre for Emotional Health, Macquarie University, Australia), Understanding and enhancing treatments for children with anxiety disorders

17th April 2015: Dr Ben Goodall (MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit), Half-day workshop on treatment of PTSD in young children

5th June 2015: Dr Colette Hirsch (Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London), Understanding the cognitive processes that maintain uncontrollable worry in Generalised Anxiety Disorder


 9th May 2014: Dr Rajini Ramana and collaborators (CPFT, Cambridge), The Nottingham-Cambridge-Derby multi-centre clinical trial of collaborative specialist care for treatment-resistant depression: Results at one year and future implications and directions.

 7th March 2014:  Professor Tamsin Ford (Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Exeter) School mental health or hazard

4th April 2014: Dr Anna Bevan (MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit). Working with depersonalisation from a cognitive-behavioural perspective workshop

4th July 2014: Professor Tim Dalgleish (C2:AD and MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit) Mindfulness-Based cognitive therapy to prevent depressive relapse: Outcomes and lessons from the recently completed PREVENT trial

3rd October 2014: Professor Simon Gilbody (University of York). Reboot and reload: Computer-delivered cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT) and trial-based evidence

7th November 2014: Dr Nick Grey (Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma, Institute of Psychiatry)Anything can happen and trust no-one – What I’ve learned from working with trauma and how you can put it to good use

12th December 2014: Professor Glyn Lewis (University College London) Psychological and biological risk factors for depression



6th December 2013: C2:AD progress presentation. Dr Tim Dalgleish

4th October: Dr Rajini Ramana (C2:AD, CPFT, Cambridge), Dr Neil  Hunt (Consultant Psychiatrist; CPFT), Dr Emiliangelo Ratti (CEO NeRRe Therapeutics Ltd) and Dr Mike Trower (CSO NeRRe Therapeutics Ltd). Workshop (1/2 day) -Biological Treatment for Chronic Depression – Current Status and the Future 

6th September: Dr Paul Ramchandani (Imperial College London). Getting in early – Depression in parents and children

26th June: Dr David Brent, Assistance for treatment resistance: Lessons from the TORDIA study

7th June: Workshop (1/2 day) – Professor Emily Holmes (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit & University of Oxford), Dr Martina DiSimplicio (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge) and Dr Simon Blackwell (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge) Mental imagery in cognitive therapy (part I)

26th April: Professor Mick Power (University of Edinburgh): Emotion focused cognitive therapy

1st March:  Professor Tim Dalgleish (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit & C2:AD, Cambridge) Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for recurrent depression: An intervention at a crossroads.

8th February: Professor Ed Watkins (University of Exeter) Understanding and treating rumination.



3rd February: Professor David Nutt (Imperial College London); Anxiety: Not all in the mind?

2nd March: Dr. Jennifer Wild (Institute of Psychiatry); Preventing PTSD in people regularly exposed to trauma

11th May: Georgina Smith (MRC CBU & The Haven, Paddington); Treating complex trauma: Half-day workshop

15th June: Professor Pasco Fearon (University College London); Gene environment correlation in early development and risk for affective disturbance

6th July: Dr. Paul Wilkinson (University of Cambridge); Treatment of adolescent depression

7th September: Dr. Patrick Smith (Institute of Psychiatry); PTSD in children and young people

5th October: Dr. Rajini Ramana, Dr. Richard Moore, Professor Ian Goodyer, Dr. Raph Kelvin, Dr. Paul Wilkinson (CPFT, Cambridge); Preventing and managing treatment resistant depression across the lifespan

7th December: Professor Shirley Reynolds (University of East Anglia); OCD in children and young people


11th February: Dr. Barney Dunn (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit); Learning How to Feel Good: Understanding and Treating the Anhedonic Symptoms of Depression

4th March: Dr. Laura Hoppitt ( University of East Anglia); Cognitive Bias Modification (CBM): A New Way to Treat Anxiety and Depression

25th March: Dr. Jan van Niekerk (Adult Mental Health, Cambridge); New Ideas in Cognitive Therapy for OCD

6th May: Prof. Chris Brewin (University College London); Recent Developments in the Study of PTSD

10th June: Dr. Tim Dalgleish & Dr. Richard Meiser-Stedman (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit); PTSD and Children (one day workshop)

8th July: Dr. Maria Watson (North Shore Anxiety and Stress Clinic, Vancouver, Canada); Hoarding & Clutter: Maximizing the the Benefits of CBT

9th September: Dr. Deborah Lee (Berkshire Traumatic Stress Service); Using Compassion to Work with Shame Based Flashbacks in PTSD – Theoretical and Clinical Considerations

7th October: Dr. Catherine Harmer (University of Oxford); Antidepressants and Emotional Processing

18th November: Dr. Richard Moore (CPFT, Cambridge); Treatment Resistant Depression (one day workshop-participants)

2nd December: Dr. Sam Cartwright-Hatton (University of Sussex); “They May Not Mean To, But They Do”: Helping Anxious Parents Raise Confident Kids


12th February; Prof. David Clark (Institute of Psychiatry, London); Developing and disseminating effective psychological treatments for anxiety disorders: Science, policy and economics.

5th March; Dr Richard Meiser-Stedman (MRC CBSU); Post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents: Is there a role for early intervention?

9th April; Dr Cathy Cresswell (University of Reading); Towards a stepped care approach to the treatment of childhood anxiety.

7th May; Dr Tim Dalgleish (MRC CBSU and C2:AD); Lost in translation: The basic science – clinical practice dialogue.

11th June; Prof. Ian Goodyer (Dept. of Psychiatry, Cambridge and C2:AD); Treatment of depressed adolescents

3rd September; Dr. Warren Mansell (University of Manchester); Bipolar Disorder Workshop

5th November; Dr. Alison Jenaway (CAMH, Huntingdon & Liaison Psychiatry Team, Cambridge); Using Cognitive Analytic Therapy in Liason Psychiatry

3rd December; Prof. Paul Gilbert (Mental Health Research Unit, Derby); Depression and compassion focused therapy.


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