Events

This page will contain information of various events related to CBT, including conferences and training programmes.

ACBTA Meet the Expert Talks

The ACBTA Meet-the-Expert Talk is a series of events that is open to professionals and the public to learn more about cognitive behavioural therapies from various experts. We look forward to your participation.

August 2022: Professor Firdaus Mukhtar – Management of Vaginismus using the Cognitive Behavioral Approach. Register here: https://bit.ly/3nqqk7

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Previous Talks

June 2022: Professor Md Kamruzzaman Mozumder – Linking formulation and treatment plan in working with PTSD.

Dr. Muhammad Kamruzzaman Mozumder is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is the President of the Bangladesh Clinical Psychology Society, and a Fulbright scholar who worked as a visiting professor at the Psychology Department of James Madison University, Virginia, USA. His PhD research at Monash University concerned cognitive determinants of racial prejudices. He received a Commonwealth Professional Fellowship in 2017 and worked in the East London NHS, UK to learn Systemic and Family Therapy. Along with an active teaching and clinical career, he has published articles in many academic journals and presented conference papers globally. Dr. Mozumder’s area of work includes general mental health, parenting, HIV/AIDS counseling, injecting drug use, LGBT mental health, refugee mental health, tool construction, qualitative research, indigenization, and resource development in research and clinical service.
As a clinician, Dr. Mozumder works mostly with adult mental health problems using cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, narrative therapy, and systemic therapy approaches.

April 2022: Professor Farooq Naeem – Sufism-based Cognitive Therapy for Building Resilience.

Farooq Naeem is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and a psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction & Mental Health. He was trained in Psychiatry in the Merseyside training scheme in Liverpool, England. He completed MSc in Research Methods in Health and later a Ph.D. in CBT and Culture from Southampton University, England. He has published nearly 200 peer-reviewed articles, 6 books and numerous therapy manuals and chapters. Farooq pioneered techniques for culturally adapting CBT. These techniques have been used to adapt CBT in South Asia, North Africa, the Middle East, Kenya and China. So far more than 22 RCTs have tested interventions that used his model of adaptation of CBT, the “Southampton Adaptation Framework”. 

In partnership with Psychology Month at Sunway University, Malaysia

Registration link: https://bit.ly/3pbc3gt
Recording of webinar here: https://youtu.be/S_2T-ZW_H5A
Recording of webinar here: https://youtu.be/3bKrwKOkuSk
Video Recording here: https://youtu.be/3bKrwKOkuSk

January 2022: Professor Freedom LeungDoing CBT with the help of neuroscience

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