Keep up-to-date on latest news about the Centre and the field.
On this webpage we will include news about the Centre and its sister organisations. We will also include news about the field of stress management, consultancy, counselling, cognitive behavioural and rational emotive therapy, training and coaching. Interesting articles and CPD events will be highlighted too.
NEW WEBSITE // Centre for Stress Management launches new HTML5 website
The Centre for Stress Management launched its new website today. The previous website did not easily adapt to all web browsers. The new website is designed on an HTML5 system which should be easier to view on most browsers. By September, 2011, it was reported that 34 of the worlds top 100 websites were using HTML5. This influenced our choice of system as we could see that it was the way ahead.
Director of the Centre for Stress Management, Professor Stephen Palmer said: 'We hope that our new website will be easier to navigate. We listened to feedback from our students and realised that it would be better if each course has its own dedicated webpage instead of being in a large course brochure.We look forward to receiving feedback.'
HEALTH & WELLBEING CONFERENCE, BIRMINGHAM, 5-6 March // Professor Palmer will be speaking at the conference on stress and transitions
The Health and Wellbeing Conference 2013 is being held at the NEC, Birmingham on the 5-6th March. On the 6th March, Prof Stephen Palmer, Director of the Centre for Stress Management will be giving a new paper on Life Transitions and Generational Perspectives - How They Impact on Stress. He will be giving his paper in the conference stream on: Stress Management and Emotional Wellbeing. The Centre for Stress Management, International Academy for Professional Development will have an exhibition stand at the conference. Come and say hello to Stephen and Kate who will be staffing the stand.
For further details, click link below.
APPROVED COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY COURSE// 2-day course with Professor Stephen Palmer will be held at the BPS offices in London , 9-10 April, 2013
Our Faculty of Cognitive Behavioural and Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy is running the Primary Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy & Training course on the 9-10 April at the BPS offices in London. This 2-day course is British Psychological Society Learning Centre Approved. The Trainer is Professor Stephen Palmer PhD who is a BABCP Accredited CBT Therapist and co-author of Brief Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Understanding CBT: Develop Your Own Toolkit to Reduce Stress and Increase Wellbeing.
Delegates who do not wish to complete the take-home written assignment which is required to obtain a Primary Certificate can instead pay a reduced fee to attend the course. A CPD Certificate will be supplied for attendance. This 3-day course is also a module on the Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 5-day programme.
Jan 11th, 2013
Conference date: March 5-6, 2013
Course date: March 11-13, 2013
CENTRE NEWS FROM THE PAST
Professor Stephen Palmer has been appointed Honorary Consultant Director of the new Coaching Psychology Unit at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Professor Stephen Palmer said: 'The Coaching Psychology Unit is part of the Laboratory of Panic and Respiration. We will be able to compare and contrast the effectiveness of therapy and coaching interventions using up-to-date tools. An exciting time for the development of coaching and coaching psychology research. '
NEW STRESS MANAGEMENT & COACHING COURSES
The Centre for Stress Management has launched a range of new stress-related courses:
Advanced Certificate in Stress Management
Advanced Certificate in Stress Management & Coaching
These courses consist of selection of three Certificate courses which combine to form the Advanced programmes. These courses are approved by the British Psychological Society Learning Centre for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Additional programmes include a Diploma in Stress Management & Coaching.
Course Director, Professor Stephen Palmer said: 'There is a growing interest in stress management and coaching. These new programmes will provide students with knowledge about stress management and coaching theory with additional skills practice in a range of techniques and strategies. '
Further details are in our course brochure.
BRITISH PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY LEARNING CENTRE APPROVED COURSES
The Centre for Stress Management, counselling, stress management, cognitive behavioural therapy, rational emotive behavioural therapy and multimodal therapy short and extended training programmes are now approved by the British Psychological Society Learning Centre for the purposes of continuing professional development (CPD).
Professor Stephen Palmer, Director of the Centre said: " We are very pleased to receive BPS Learning Centre approval for our stress management and therapy-related training programmes. We look forward to working with the BPS Learning Centre when we develop our new courses."
HEALTH COACHING WORKSHOP IN EDINBURGH, 4th AUGUST 2009
Professor Stephen Palmer will be running a half-day health coaching workshop at The Scots Club in Edinburgh on the 4th August 2009. More information.
LONDON REGION TRAINING EVENTS TO BE HELD IN BOREHAMWOOD
The Centre for Coaching and its affiliated centres will be running the majority of their London region training courses and events in Borehamwood from 28th April, 2009.
Centre for Coaching
125 Shenley Road
Clarendon House is located in Borehamwood High Street and is under 5 minutes walk away from Borehamwood Station. It is only minutes from the A1, very close to the M25, less than 20 minutes out of St.Pancras International, London, and less than half-hour on the train from London Luton airport. There is public car-parking behind the training centre.
Professor Palmer said: "The large majority of our training delegates come from all over the UK. Quick links by rail, road, train and air are essential. Relocating our training venue has many advantages and also provides over five local hotels where delegates can stay. Our Administration offices, coaching and counselling services return to Blackheath."
CENTRE DIRECTOR RECEIVES AWARD
In December 2008, at the 1st European Coaching Psychology Conference, Professor Stephen Palmer received from the BPS Special Group in Coaching Psychology the 'Lifetime Achievement Award in Recognition of Distinguished contribution to coaching psychology'.
PROFESSOR STEPHEN PALMER TO GIVE A KEYNOTE SPEECH AT THE 1st EUROPEAN COACHING PSYCHOLOGY CONFERENCE
Professor Stephen Palmer PhD will be giving a keynote paper on coaching psychology at the 1st European Coaching Psychology Conference on 17th December, 2008, in London, UK.
ROYAL SOCIETY FOR PUBLIC HEALTH REGISTERED CENTRE
In autumn 2008 the Centre became a RSPH registered Centre and is now approved to offer a range of their courses in nutrition and health, health and safety, understanding health improvement and healthier diets. These courses can run these accredited programmes in-house for organisations. The Centre for Stress Management will run these course in association with the UK Centre for Health, Safety & Wellbeing.
NEW CBT, REBT & MEDIATION PROGRAMMES
In February 2008 the Centre for Stress for Stress Management launched two new modular 5-day courses: Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and the Certificate in Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy. Both consist of an introductory 2-day primary certificate course plus an more advanced 3-day module. The Course Co-Directors are Prof Stephen Palmer and Michael Neenan.
Liz Doggart has developed our new 2-day Primary Certificate in Mediation Skills course. This course will provide an insight into mediation with an opportunity to learn relevant skills.
PROFESSOR STEPHEN PALMER TO SPEAK AT THE NATIONAL IOSH 2007 CONFERENCE
Professor Stephen Palmer PhD CMIOSH will be giving a paper on Stress, performance, resilience and well-being: The ‘Fit’ vs ‘Unfit’ Manager at the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health National Conference to be held at the International Centre, Telford, on 27 March, 2007.
His paper will include: A simple model of stress based on the HSE management standards, illustrating the link between the hazards, the employee and the negative outcomes. The psychologically ‘Fit’ vs ‘Unfit’ Manager: A research based concept (see Jenkins & Palmer, 2004). Cognitive model of stress, performance, resilience and well-being Using coaching and training to prevent stress. And how can the health and safety practitioner address stress exacerbated by the employee?
Professor Palmer said, 'This conference brings together the many different aspects health and safety. My paper considers the stress interface between the organisation and the employee and how relevant coaching and training may help to prevent or reduce stress'.
Further details: www.ioshconference.co.uk
PROFESSOR STEPHEN PALMER WILL BE GIVING A PROFESSORIAL LECTURE TITLED: COACHING AND COACHING PSYCHOLOGY: THE COMING OF AGE?
Date and time: Wednesday 29 March 2006 at 5pm (preceded by tea at
4.30pm and followed by a buffet in the Blue Room). No charge.
Venue: Green Room, The Mansion, Middlesex University, Trent Park,
Bramley Road, London, N14 4YZ.
THE CENTRE HAS SET UP THE FACULTY OF STRESS PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY, TO STUDY THE INTERACTION BETWEEN PSYCHOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF STRESS.
PROFESSOR STEPHEN PALMER WILL BE DELIVERING A CITY INSIGHTS PUBLIC LECTURE AT CITY UNIVERSITY, LONDON, UK, ON SUICIDE: MYTHS, FACTS AND PREVENTION ON WEDNESDAY 27th APRIL 2005 AT 6.30pm.
OCTOBER 22nd 2004: THE DIRECTOR OF THE CENTRE, PROFESSOR STEPHEN PALMER GAVE A KEYNOTE PAPER ON STRESS & PERFORMANCE AT THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR COACHING, BREAKING THROUGH.
DURING JULY & AUGUST 2004 PROFESSOR STEPHEN PALMER, DISCUSSED THE PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY OF STRESS IN HIS BBC 1 TELEVISION SERIES THE STRESS TEST. AND DEMONSTRATED STRESS MANAGEMENT & HEALTH COACHING.
In association with The Centre for Coaching, The Centre also offers executive, business, performance, stress and life coaching.