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The Body Dysmorphic Disorder International Conference
November 9, 2019 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
THEME: ‘YOUNG MINDS AND BODY DYSMORPHIC DISORDER: THE ART OF SELF-IMAGE’
The BDD Foundation is proud to announce that we will be hosting the third International Conference on Body Dysmorphic Disorder.
KEYNOTE BY PROFESSOR DAVID VEALE: ‘The Bullies Worm Their Way Inside Your Head’. Professor Veale is one of the world leading experts in Body Dysmorphic Disorder.
SCREENING OF NEW BDD ANIMATION: A short animation by Salvador Maldonado, a triple bafta award winning and Oscar nominated animator and voiced by a young person with BDD.
KEYNOTE BY TANYA GOODIN: ‘Digital Detox and the effects of Social Media on BDD’. An award-winning digital entrepreneur and now a digital detox evangelist, tech ethicist, and author.
KEYNOTE BY DR AMITA JASSI: Young Minds & BDD: past, present and future. Dr Amita Jassi is lead for the National Specialist BDD service for young people at South London and Maudsley NHS Trust.
Attendees will get the opportunity to choose from and attend a selection of workshops:
Shame and Identity in BDD by Dr Nicole Schnackenberg.
What to expect from treatment for BDD by Benedetta Monzani and Dr Anne Marie O’Connor.
Motivation for Treatment workshop led by individuals who have been through successful treatment for their BDD.
Suicide and Prevention workshop by the charity Papyrus.
Inspirational Speeches of Recovery & Hope
Interactive Charcoal Drawing and Habit Reversal workshop for Compulsive Skin Picking by Liz Atkin and Simon Darnley.
Exercise Addiction & Muscle Dysmorphia by Sean Houlihan and Dr Rob Willson.
Disordered Eating in BDD by Dr Nicole Schnackenberg
Coping with & supporting someone with BDD by Martin Anson and a parent with lived experience
No matter where you live you can now attend the conference via the internet with the option to attend via WEBINAR/LIVESTREAM.
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