Edge of Science
EDGE OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE VISITING SPEAKER SERIES

Therapist drift: Why well-meaning clinicians mess up therapy (and how not to)
Dr. Glenn Waller, Professor
The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Monday, November 16, 2020 | 12:00-1:00PM
Via Zoom- contact kate.walsh@umanitoba.ca to register

Objectives
-Identify evidence of when therapist drift off protocol, and why it matters
-Explain why we drift
-Outline ways of preventing therapist drift

 

 

Victory over virtual visits: Adapting the delivery of (cognitive behavioural) therapies for remote intervention
Dr. Gillian Alcolado, Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University of Manitoba
Monday, November 23th, 2020 | 12:00-1:00 PM
Via Zoom-contact kate.walsh@umanitoba.ca to register

Objectives
-Learn about the research on virtual interventions
-Understand ethical and practical considerations for virtual service delivery
-Identify opportunities to enhance treatment sessions using the virtual environment

2019

Adventures in Behaviour Change: Lessons from the Front Lines of Teaching and Clinical Work
Dr. Maxine Holmqvist,  Associate Professor
Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University of Manitoba

Behaviour Change at the Intersection Between Health Psychology and Implementation Science
Dr. Justin Presseau, Assistant Professor
School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa


2018

Developing and Disseminating Effective Psychological Therapies for Common Mental Health Problems: Science, Economics, and Politics.
Dr. David M. Clark, Professor
Experimental Psychology, Oxford University

The Psychology of Effective Leadership
Dr. Andrea Piotrowski, Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University of Manitoba


2017

Stepped Care 2.0 ©: A Pivotal Role for Psychology in the Redesign of Integrated Primary Care
Dr. Peter Cornish, Associate Professor
Memorial University

Stepped Care in the Anxiety Disorders Clinic: Does QuickStart Give Patients a Head Start?
Dr. Patricia Furer, Associate Professor
Clinical Health Psychology, University of Manitoba


2016

The Social Neurobiology of Eating, Exercise and Chronic Disease
Dr. Peter A. Hall
University of Waterloo


2015

Behavioural Intervention Technologies for Depression
Dr. David Mohr
Northwestern University, Chicago, USA

Building a web-based intervention to help parents of anxious children
Dr. John Walker
Department of Clinical Health Psychology University of Manitoba


2014

Psychological Flexibility and Treatment for Chronic Pain: The Revolution has Begun
Dr. Lance McCracken
Kings College, London England

Acceptance-Based Behavioural Therapy for Chronic Pain: Theory and Research
Dr. Gregg Tkachuk
Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University of Manitoba