Division of Neuropsychology

Annual Conference 2015


Friday 27th November 2015 at Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury

We were delighted to welcome internationally recognised experts in neuropsychology to our fourth BPS DoN Annual Conference scheduled for Friday 27th November 2015 at the Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury.


Opening Address and Awards


Prof Jamie Hacker Hughes


Sexuality following brain injury: A much ignored problem


Prof Jennie Ponsford


Developmental considerations in the delivery of paediatric neuropsychological interventions: overcoming barriers and maximizing progress

Dr Jenny Limond 


The cognitive neuropsychology of neurodegenerative diseases: the CANTAB approach

Prof Trevor Robbins 


Afternoon Parallel Sessions

Paediatric Session 

 Integrating psychological needs in community neuropsychological rehabilitation: collaboration and complexity

Dr Fergus Gracey

 Taking a contextual systemic perspective in child neuropsychological rehabilitation

Dr Katie Byard

 'An overview of ACT with adolescents and parents'

Dr Mary Wisley and Dr Helen Broome


Adult Session

 Systemic and Narrative Approaches in a Paediatric Neurorehabilitation Service

Rachel Ames

 The importance of emotion in supporting couple relationships following Acquired Brain Injury (Currently unable to share)

Dr Giles Yeates and Dr Clara Murray

 'Living Together with Dementia' - developing a psychosocial intervention for couples where one partner has a dementia.

Dr Andrew Balfour

 “Is it just me, or….” The contribution of ‘Ubuntu’ to clinical work with Neurological Conditions  (Currently unable to share)

Dr Rudi Coetzer

 Older Adult Session

Challenges for rehabilitation in people with neurological disorders

Dr Jane Simpson

 What can we learn about psychological approaches to NDD from other conditions?

Dr Sarah Butchard


Pre-Conference Workshops

Fatigue and sleep disturbance following traumatic brain injury


Fatigue and sleep disturbance following traumatic brain injury: Creating an evidence base for the development of efficacious treatments

Prof Jennie Ponsford


Functional Neurological Symptoms

CBT vs Standardised Medical Care to Treat Dissociative Seizures: The CODES Trial

Prof Laura Goldstein

Two clinical case studies from inpatient and outpatient neuropsychology services.  Case one.  Case two.

Dr Phil Yates & Dr Leo Russell

 From Why to How - a new model of Conversion Disorder

Prof Mark Edwards


The Contribution of Clinical Neuropsychology to the Management of Epilepsies


The role of clinical neuropsychology in the management of epilepsy

Prof Gus Baker

Controversies of neuropsychological assessment in clinical practice: The Wada test

Dr Sallie Baxendale

 Memory in epilepsy: Where are we now?

Dr Nathan Illman