Our Mental Wellness
By Oxford University
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Our Mental Wellness is a seminar series organised by the Experimental Psychology Department. The series aims to inform, dispel myths and generate discussion on a range of mental health topics. This is a great opportunity for students, staff and alumni to hear world-leading researchers from the University of Oxford share their expertise about mental health conditions and effective evidence-based treatments. It is a chance to have your questions answered about how we can look after each other’s mental wellness in our community.
||CleanUnderstanding and managing troubling mental images||Troubling mental images, such as bad memories, fearful ‘flashforwards’ and negative images of the self can impact our mental health and sense of self.||7/11/2022||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanObsessive Compulsive Disorder – too careful, too nice, and trying too hard||In this practical, myth-busting webinar for staff and students, Paul Salkovskis from the Department of Experimental Psychology explains how OCD works and what needs to happen to overcome it. A Q&A follows, chaired by Cathy Creswell.||2/18/2022||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCoping with grief after a bereavement||In this practical, myth-busting webinar, Department of Experimental Psychology researcher Dr Kirsten Smith discusses the processes that can block the natural resolution of grief as well as some evidence-based suggestions for managing them.||1/25/2022||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBullying and Anxiety||Eleanor Leigh with panellists Lucy Bowes and Robert Hepach (chaired by Cathy Creswell) give a seminar on bullying and anxiety on Thursday 3rd June 2021.||6/7/2021||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOvercoming Mistrust and Paranoia||Talk and panel discussion with Daniel Freeman and panel members Elizabeth Tunbridge and Kam Bhui. Introduced by Professor Cathy Creswell.||5/24/2021||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUnderstanding and Managing Eating Disorders||This webinar provides useful information about eating disorders and breaks down common myths. Evidence-based treatments will be provided and as well as guidance on what you can do if you, or someone you know, is struggling with eating problems.||5/11/2021||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCoping with Trauma||Most of us will experience a traumatic event at some point in our lives. Our sense of self and the world may change and we may experience unwanted distressing memories and feel a wide range of negative emotions.||5/11/2021||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanManaging Depression and Low Mood||Sadness and low mood are normal parts of human experience. But what happens when they become more pervasive and disabling?||11/23/2020||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOvercoming Sleep Problems||What sleep is for, how does it work and how can we deal with tricky sleep problems? This is the second talk in the Department of Experimental Psychology’s Our Mental Wellness series.||11/9/2020||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHistory of Oxford's Experimental Psychology Department||Professors Oliver Braddick and Larry Weiskrantz give a talk on the history of Oxford University's Experimental Psychology Department as part the department's 113th anniversary.||7/13/2011||Free||View in iTunes|