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August 2019: The Willpower Workshop was a sell-out at the World Congress in Berlin in July 2019.  Participants were from Germany, Latvia, Sweden, Switzerland, Austria, Croatia, France and Brazil. And here was a book signing afterwards! Photo is me in author mode with colleague from Croatia.

 

 

 

 

 

  • March 2019. Delighted to take on the role of chair of the British Psychological Society’s Faculty of Addictions.  This sits in the Division of Clinical Psychology and aims to promote evidence based approaches and improve understanding and outcomes in the broad field of addiction and substance misuse. Follow on @BPS_Addictions

 

 

  • January 2019.I was interviewed for this article on willpower and New Year resolutions in the Guardian. Happy New Year!

 

  • December 2018. I was talking about psychosocial interventions in addiction Friday 7th December at the America Square Conference Centre, 1 America Square, 17 Crosswall, London EC3 N 2LB ( Tower Hill Tube) more details: willpower http://www.mahealthcareevents.co.uk/addictions2018  This was a welcome  opportunity for update for all health and social care workers, and a chance to meet up with former colleagues.

 

The Willpower Workshop was well attended  in Sofia, Bulgaria at the European Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies annual congress 7th September 2018 : http://www.eabct2018.org/   More details here: http://eabct2018.org/lecturers/frank-ryan 

 

You can download a FREE copy of a book I co-edited by following this link ( now with over 56,000 views!):

https://www.frontiersin.org/books/Reward_Processing_in_Motivational_and_Affective_Disorders/1023

It is based on an innovative approach to understanding  the origin and treatment of mental health conditions known as the  Research Domains  Criteria

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/research-priorities/rdoc/index.shtml