Bell Surgery Talk – Take Control of Your Mental Health

14 May
7.00-8.15pm
Zoom

To coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week, the Bell Surgery Patient Participation Group has organized for a psychologist, with a D. Phil in Experimental Psychology from the University of Oxford, to give a talk- free and open to all.

In his talk, Dr Purves challenges the idea that poor mental health is inevitable and uncontrollable. He also demonstrates some basic tools that everyone can use to take back control over their mental health. There will be time for a Q&A at the end.

Dr David Purves, is a Practitioner Psychologist in Reading. As well as a D. Phil in Experimental Psychology from the University of Oxford. He is also qualified as a psychotherapist, is an accredited CBT therapist and a Chartered Scientist. Dr Purves has had a long career as both an academic and clinical practitioner. His final NHS post was as head of the Berkshire Traumatic Stress Unit. Dr Purves now focuses solely on Private Practice.

Good mental health is fundamental to a happy life. However, the general understanding of what poor mental health is and how it can be improved is woefully inadequate. Dr Purves challenges the idea that poor mental health is inevitable and uncontrollable. In his talk, Dr Purves shows the three basic steps to challenging and changing common problems such as anxiety and depression. He also demonstrates some basic tools that everyone can use to take back control over their mental health.

To book go to https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/the-bell-surgery

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