University of Birmingham, UK
Alan has work as lead consultant psychotherapist to major private manufacturing businesses (over 22,000 workforce) and West Midlands Fire Service, UK for over 18 years and has extensive clinical experience in treatment individuals with anxiety and depressive disorders. He has spoken at the World Congress in CBT, Japan 2005 and many other conferences regrading mental health and work. His specialist interest in burn-out has developed over the last 5 years due to the increased pressures from a biopsychosocial perspective. He developed the first UK training programme in conjunction with the At Work Partnership, UK and Brunel University training occupational health professionals in the use of CBT in their clinical area. He is Clinical Director, Working Minds UK.
Abstract : Can too much resilience be a bad thing?