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

9th Annual UKPTS Conference “Trauma, Conflict and Resolution”          Downloadable Programme                      

20th & 21st March 2017, Belfast, Northern Ireland.       Register here    


UKPTS are delighted to welcome additional Poster Presentations 

please email admin@ukpts.co.uk with an overview of your poster


Dr Charles W. Hoge
- Challenges in the evaluation and treatment of PTSD, including unintended consequences of changing the PTSD definition in DSM-5 and ICD-11 - Abstract
Ian Cobain - Talking to the traumatised and to those who made them suffer - a journalist's perspective
Anke Ehlers: Psychological Treatments of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Advances and Future Challenges - Abstract
Professor Siobhan O’Neill – Trauma, Conflict and Suicide in Northern Ireland; Lessons learned and how to move forward - Abstract


Monday and Tuesday
Dr Cherie Armour & Dr Laura Toplis
- An introduction to Traumatic Stress Symptoms    **2 day workshop**

Georgina Clifford - The development and facilitation of an Emotion and Memory group programme for The treatment of Complex PTSD - Abstract
Professor Stephen RegelTraumatic Bereavement and Post Traumatic Growth - Abstract
David Bolton - Conflict, peace and mental health: Addressing the consequences of conflict and trauma in Northern Ireland - Abstract
Professor Neil Greenberg - Veterans Mental Health - Abstract
Dr. Hannah Murray & Dr Sharif El-Leithy - Beyond reliving in PTSD treatment: Advanced skills for overcoming common obstacles in memory work - Abstract

Dr Eiko Fried
– Understanding the clinical utility of symptom networks - Abstract
Dr Mark McFetridge & Dr Alison Hauenstein Swan: How Complex can it be?; CPTSD and the UKPTS Guideline - Abstract
Dr. Neil J. Kitchiner, Gillian Moreton & Dr Idit Albert - Coordinated response for psychological care of survivors of terrorist attacks. Lessons learnt from recent programmes run in Wales, Scotland and England - Abstract
Dr Brock Chisholm & Polly Rossdale - Here the Rain Never Finishes: The identification, consequences and rehabilitation following torture perpetrated by Western States - Abstract

Conference registration can be made by following this link.

Registration and coffee 8.30-9.00am
Conference runs 9am - 5pm each day
For any enquiries please email us at: Admin@UKPTS.co.uk or call UKPTS 0044 (0)1787 221294

Venue information
The Conference is being held at the Hilton Belfast. Please contact the hotel directly to book 
Website:  Hilton Belfast

Email: reservations.belfast@hilton.com  Telephone: +44-28-90277000

Conference Fees

 2 days:

Members £255 - UKPTS and BPS CDT members
Non Members £300 -  including free UKPTS membership  
Non Members £310 - without membership

 1 day:

Members £135 - UKPTS and BPS CDT members
Non Members £180 - including free UKPTS membership
Non Members £195 - without membership

Conference registration can be made by following this link.