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

2019 UKPTS Conference - "Trauma, Attachment and Compassion"

The Principal | YO24 1AA York
Thursday, 28 February - Friday, 1 March 2019

The 2019 UKPTS Conference "Trauma, Attachment and Compassion" will be in historic and beautiful York on Thursday 28th Feb and Friday 1st March 2019.

To book please contact admin@ukpts.co.uk for an invoice or, for credit/debit card bookings, visit our bookings page or shop

Key-notes and presentations include:

  • Deborah Lee, Consultant Clinical Psychologist
  • Vittoria Ardino, President of the Italian Trauma Society
  • Chris Holman, Chair of the third sector provider Re-Shape & former Medical Director of the Retreat York, and
  • Filmmaker Kirsty Cunningham & Childcare consultant Shelagh Beckett

With workshops by:

  • Dominic Murphy
  • Derek Indoe
  • Kay Garbett & Ellie Wildbore
  • Fionnuala Larkin & Stephanie Petty
  • Amber Holmes and Sammy Short

*Please note workshop no.4 is now full. Please choose one of the others available when booking.

Click for the conference flyer with full details.

Tickets are priced at GBP295 for UKPTS members, and at GBP325 for non members

To book please contact admin@ukpts.co.uk for an invoice or, for credit/debit card bookings, visit our bookings page or shop


6th-10th May 2019
Ulster University, Cromore Road, Coleraine. BT52 1SA. Northern Ireland

The UK Psychological Trauma Society in collaboration with Ulster University are delighted to invite applicants for the ESTSS Young Minds Summer School, to be hosted in Northern Ireland.

The summer school will bring together young professionals working in the psychotraumatology field for a week of career development and tuition. Participants will meet new colleagues from across Europe and will have ample opportunity to liaise with established and highly renowned academics working in the field. Together participants will discuss how to get published, how to apply for research funding and how to build a collaborative research network. All participants will be able to share their own areas of research and will be offered small group-based tuition with experienced academics who can provide advice on a wide array of research matters.

There will be an initial social day titled 'knowing me, knowing you' in which participants can meet in a relaxed and fun filled environment which will include a trip to the Giants Causeway, a lunch, and an evening meal. The final day will focus on collaboration within the group and together participants will plan future activities such as conference symposium, publications and / or funding applications.

Confirmed Speakers / Tutors:
  • Professor Cherie Armour - Ulster University
  • Professor Siobhan O'Neill - Ulster University
  • Professor Rolf J. Kleber - Utrecht University
  • Dr Margaret McLafferty - Ulster University
  • Dr Jana Ross - Ulster University
  • Dr Dominic Murphy - Kings College London
  • Professor Bill Flack - Bucknell University, USA
  • Dr Trudy Mooren - Centrum '45, Amsterdam

Click for the summer school flyer with full details including ways to register.

The 16th ESTSS Conference, Rotterdam

14 – 16 June 2019 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Trauma in Transition: Building Bridges
The conference focuses on sharing our joint expertise, presenting and collecting knowledge and experiences relevant to the field of traumatic stress, by building bridges between different perspectives, disciplines and countries. It is inviting submissions that fit the following conference tracks: 
Assessment & Diagnosis, Biological & Medical, Child Trauma, Public Health, Transcultural & Diversity, or Intervention Research & Clinical Studies.

Registration Opens: 
October 1, 2018
Call for Abstracts: November 1 – December 21, 2018
Early Bird Registration Deadline: March 1, 2019
Preconference Workshops: June 13, 2019
16th ESTSS Conference: June 14 – 16, 2019

Webpage: https://estss2019.eu/
Email: info@estss2019.eu

Regional Cardiff Conference 2019

2 - 4 December 2019

Stay tuned!

UKPTS Annual Membership
2019 (Jan to Dec)
UKPTS/ESTSS Full Membership
GBP £50

2019 (Jan to Dec)
UKPTS/ESTSS Student Membership
GBP £30