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Healing the Hurt Conference - The Importance of Relationships
Thu 18 May 2017, 09:00 – 13:30 BST
Healing the Hurt Conference -
The Importance of Relationship
Dr. Tony Humphreys
Dr. Tony Humphreys is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Author and National and International Speaker.
He began his career as a Clinical Psychologist in State Psychiatric and Psychological Services in England and Ireland and since 1990 has been working in private practice in Ireland.
He works with individuals, couples, families, schools, local communities and the business community. He is the Director of two National University of Ireland courses which are run in University College Cork and in an outreach centre in Dublin.
He is Co-Founder of The Irish Association of Relationship Mentors and a Member of Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI), IARM.
Dr Kay Inckle
She previously spent a number of years working as a practitioner, and later a practitioner trainer, across the health and social care sector, working with adults and young people.
She has spent many years researching self-injury and has just published her third book: Safe with Self-Injury: A Practical Guide to Understanding, Responding & Harm-Reduction with PCCS books http://www.pccs-books.co.uk/products/safe-with-self-injury/#.WNkwV1XyuUk.
Conor McCafferty MSc., Reg. MBACP (Accred)
Conor comes from a background of Youth Work, Further Education and Counselling & Psychotherapy. He is an accredited psychotherapist with BACP and specialises in self-harm and suicidal behaviours as well as addiction.
Conor has been with Zest for 18 years and currently coordinates the Self-harm Intervention Programme (SHIP) in the WHSCT and the NHSCT. This is a direct referral pathway from the Community Mental Health Teams to counselling in the Voluntary Sector for those who are self-harming.
Conor specialises in the impact of alcohol on self-harm and suicide and delivers training workshops to professionals throughout the province. Conor is responsible for the business side of Zest and also develops and delivers the training programmes.
Conor was appointed to the Chair of the Suicide Strategy Implementation Body (SSIB) in December 2014 by the Minister of Health Jim Wells for a 3 year period.
Teresa is a qualified counsellor who has personal and professional experience in the area of Self-Harm, Suicide and Trauma.