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Reflective Practice in Clinical Psychology

Tuesday 9th February at BPS Offices, Tabernacle Street, London

Please note this event is now full and we are operating a wait list.

This is a workshop that will give an overview of models of reflective practice for pre-qualification members, Assistant Psychologists and graduate members wanting to deepen understanding of the “reflective” aspect of the scientist practitioner model.

Presentations will look at different psychological models and schools of thought around reflective practice and discuss a variety of approaches to undertaking reflection.

Practical exercises in small groups will show practical ways of improving reflective thinking and help to acquire skills in verbalising and discussing psychological issues, personal and professional experiences in a reflective manner.

Who is the course intended for?

Members of the Pre-Qualification Group, people who are at a pre-qualified level, students, DCP members

Registration fees can be found on the booking form. If you have any queries please contact us via the event hotline on 01332 224507

Please note, this event is now full and we are currently operating a wait list. To be added to the wait list, please complete the booking form and a member of the team will be in touch if a place becomes available.


Tuesday 9th February 2016

10:00Registration & Coffee
10:30Workshop start
11:00Practical exercise
13:30Practical exercise
14:30Refreshment break
15:20Practical exercise
16:00Discussion, summing up
16:30Workshop close

Speakers and Facilitators

Reinhard Guss

Reinhard Guss, Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Reinhard studied Clinical Psychology and Gerontology at Heidelberg University, Germany, in the 1980s. He came to the UK initially to conduct his dissertation research on the effectiveness of CBT stress management training for carers of people with dementia in Salford, and subsequently obtained UK recognition of qualifications. He has since worked as a Clinical Psychologist in Kent, with a special interest in Memory Clinics, early diagnosis and therapeutic approaches in dementia and services for younger people with a dementia.
In recent years Reinhard has become more interested in the meaningful involvement of people living with dementia in service user involvement activities. For the past three years he has lead the Dementia Workstream of the Faculty of the Psychology of Older People in the BPS. He is involved in teaching and training of the next generation of Psychologists working with people with dementia, and a regular contributor to conferences on dementia related issues. Reinhard is a member of the BPS Dementia Advisory Group, Chair of the Faculty of the Psychology of Older People, and Co-chair of the Dementia Action Alliance for the not-for profit sector.


BPS Offices, Tabernacle Street, London

The British Psychological Society, 30 Tabernacle Street, London, EC2A 4UE

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