Free phobia and OCD conference

By Leah Smith in Events

The one in ten people in B&NES who suffer from a phobia and the one in thirty who suffer from obsessive behaviour disorder (OCD) have the opportunity to receive the latest insights into their condition and how best to deal with it at a free local conference next week.

The charity, Triumph Over Phobia, will be staging the conference, entitled ‘Overcoming Anxiety’ at Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution on Tuesday, 14th March.

The speakers will include retired consultant clinical psychiatrist, Dr Keren Fisher; Adam Shaw, a victim of anxiety and OCD for over thirty years, who founded the Shaw Mind Foundation and one of TOP’s patrons, anxiety expert, Professor Chris Williams, who is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Glasgow and President of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, the lead body of CBT in the UK. He will be talking on ‘Tackling Negative Thoughts and Building Confidence’. Admission is free, but as places are limited, please email: to reserve a ticket. Refreshments from 5.30 p.m. and the lectures will start at 6 p.m.