The ACP is hosting a conference on adolescent depression in October this year


This Association of Child Psychotherapists event on adolescent depression is open to all professionals working with, or interested in the mental health of young people, including those responsible for commissioning services. It will be held on the 6 October 2017 at Birmingham 
Aston University Conference Centre.

The programme begins with a presentation on diagnostic, neuro-biological and developmental research followed by presentations on the NICE recommended treatment, the Short Term Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (STPP) model of work with severe adolescent depression and their parents. Effective interventions underpinned by psychoanalytic approaches and shaped by multi-disciplinary clinical research will be the focus of this conference.

Presenters include Julia Britton, Lynne Conway, Deborah Marks, Bob Maxfield, in collaboration with Forward Thinking Birmingham service users and Dan McQueen.

Early Bird Rates available until 31 July: £95 (Standard)
£85 (Trainee and Student rate). Rates from 1 August: £115 (Standard rate)
£105 (Trainee and Student rate)

For more information and to register for the event online, go back to the front page of our website:

Bookings can also be made over the phone Please call the ACP office on 0207 922 7751.