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Virtual Reality in Mental Health & Psychological Therapies

Friday 28 Jan 2022

VIRTUAL, Online

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Find out more about virtual attendance

This conference focuses on the practical and developing application of Virtual Reality technology in mental health and psychological therapies.

“Virtual reality is being used to treat a wide range of mental health problems… The variety of VR-assisted therapies being researched covers a huge range of disorders and settings.”

Science Focus 2021

“Mental health continues to be a growing concern nationally and the Covid-19 pandemic has only added to the strain on resources. With the cost of technologies falling, virtual reality could offer a cost-effective support solution to the UK’s mental health crisis”

Reydar 2021

 This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to implement Virtual Reality in Mental Health & Psychological Therapies
  • Understand the national context and potential of VR to respond to demand during and beyond Covid-19
  • Learn from established practice case studies
  • Reflect on the lived experience of the benefits of virtual reality in mental health
  • Reflect on case studies in various areas where virtual reality is being implemented in mental health practice
  • Understand the practicalities of implementing Virtual Reality
  • Ensure organizational support and understand the economic case for this technology
  • Learn from case studies including:
    • the use of Virtual Reality & Simulation in IAPT
    • the use of Virtual Reality for Anxiety and Depression
    • the use of Virtual Reality for Psychosis
    • using VR in various treatments for Eating Disorders
    • the use of Virtual Reality diagnosis of Dementia
    • personalised VR to enable reflection on life event
    • the use of VR in people experiencing co morbid chronic pain and mental health conditions
    • the use of Virtual Reality in the management and treatment of phobias
    • virtual reality & CAMHS - the development of a sensory room to host innovative virtual reality environments to help young people

Speakers Include:

Sarah Ticho

Founder, HatsumiVR and Health Care Lead, Immerse UK

Professor John King

Professor of Clinical Cognitive Neuroscience
University College London

Professor Silvia Serino

Professor in General Psychology
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Kay Smith

VR Patient By Experience and Author of “When the Drugs Don’t Work

Virtual Attendance

Our online virtual events include a combination of live webcam presentations, training materials, video sessions and interactive exercises and discussion.

All you need is a quiet space, a good internet connection and PC or laptop with camera and microphone to allow you to see, hear and speak to the facilitator and other delegates. We will provide full instructions for accessing the platform along with login details. 

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Virtual Training

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage with your key audience  
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  

Enquire

Contact Carolyn Goodbody for exhibition and sponsorship prices, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Fee Options

NHS & Public Sector

£295.00

(£354.00)

Voluntary sector & charities

£250.00

(£300.00)

Commercial organisations

£495.00

(£594.00)

Virtual Training

£295.00

(£354.00)

(Prices in brackets include VAT)

Discounts

Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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