Departmental Seminar: Why do people experience uncontrollable worry – and what can we do about it?
Dr Frances Meeten, King's College London
Departmental Seminar Series Hybrid event
Monday, 26 February 2024, 2pm to 3pm
New Radcliffe House, 2nd Floor seminar room
Hosted by Professor Cathy Creswell
In this talk Dr Meeten will discuss experimental approaches to exploring the mechanisms that underpin pathological worry. She will consider how improving our understanding of these mechanisms can provide novel targets for intervention.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Dr Meeten is a Clinical Psychologist Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London. She is an Honorary Clinical Psychologist at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust where she works at the Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma. She completed her D.Phil. at the University of Sussex using experimental techniques to examine the cognitive mechanisms that underpin anxiety. She went on to train as a clinical psychologist (D.Clin.Psych.) at King’s College London. Her research examines the mechanisms that underpin the development and maintenance of anxiety and mood disorders and explores how these mechanisms can be targeted in treatment.
TO JOIN THE TALK
This is a hybrid event. The seminar will be held at the Seminar Room, New Radcliffe House (2nd Floor) but can also be followed on Zoom.
You can access the Zoom link via OxTalks at Why do people experience uncontrollable worry – and what can we do about it? - Oxford Talks or, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request the link.