To provide a forum for multi-disciplinary professionals working in the field of psychotrauma to share ideas and knowledge relevant to their work in the field

The UKPTS Regional Cardiff Conference 2017

Wednesday 29th November to Friday 1st December 2017.

Venue: All Nations Conference Centre, Sachville Avenue, Heath, Cardiff CF14 3NY
Venue link: http://www.allnationscentre.com/

The UK Psychological Trauma Society is hosting the annual winter conference in Cardiff with a series of half and full day workshops. Delegates can choose to attend any or all days of the conference.

To register for the conference click  here

Registration and coffee 9.00am

For enquries please email us as admin@ukpts.co.uk or call us on 0044(0) 1787 221294


Wednesday 29 November 2017 - All day
Dr Hannah Murray & Dr Sharif Elleithy - Beyond Reliving in PTSD treatment: Advanced skills for Overcoming Common Obstacles in Memory Work.

Thursday 30 November 2017 AM

Workshop 1. (Part 1 Morning session) Dominic Murphy - Introduction to Traumatic Stress NOTE THIS IS AN ALL DAY WORKSHOP

Workshop 2. Idit Albert, Gill Moreton & Neil Kitchiner - Psychosocial Disaster Management Response –

Workshop 8. Mat Hoskins – Assessment and Diagnosis of PTSD (moved from Friday pm)

Thursday 30 November 2017 PM

Workshop 1. CONT'D. (Part 2 Afternoon session) Tracey Vick & Julie Dorey - Introduction to Traumatic Stress NOTE THIS IS AN ALL DAY WORKSHOP

Workshop 4. Elanor Maybury and Lucy Johnstone – Introducing Trauma-Informed Care in an AMH Service in South Wales - Challenges and Successes 

Workshop 5. Clare Crole-Rees & Neil Kitchiner – Couples Therapy for PTSD using Cognitive Behavioural Conjoint Therapy.


Friday 01 December 2017 AM

Workshop 6. Mike Lloyd – How to work with Dissociation in PTSD

Workshop 7. Nigel Mills and Annette Leponis - Resource Building through EMDR: A practical workshop.


Friday 01 December 2017 PM

Workshop 3. Jon Bisson – Recent Advances in the Treatment of PTSD (moved from Thursday pm)

Workshop 9. Jackie Thomas and Gill Moreton - Creating Light Bulb Moments for your Patients – Running Psychoeducation Groups for People with PTSD.

ESTSS - All workshops are expected to be ESTSS certified.  All day workshps are 20 points and half day workshops are 10 points

Conference Fees

UKPTS Members and
Cardiff & Vale LHB employees
(including Veteran Therapists from Veterans' NHS Wales Service)

  • 3 days - £200
  • 2 days - £150
  • 1 day - £80
Non Members
  • 3 days - £240
  • 2 days - £180
  • 1 day - £100

Good News: Conference fees are frozen at 2016 prices

Hotel rooms are available at discounted prices
Jurys Inn

Rate: £133 per single room per night inc breakfast
Rate: £141 per twin/double room per night inc breakfast
Please quote CJAMLT291217

Marriott Hotel

Rate: £153.00 for single occupancy per night inc breakfast
Rate: £163.00 for double occupancy per night inc breakfast