Speakers

A counselling psychologist in training and a Tutor at Glasgow Caledonian University, Fraser Smith conducts qualitative analysis in sexual health and antibiotic resistance. Fraser is the host of GetPsyched, a YouTube channel which explores numerous topics in psychology relevant for psychology students and graduates. He is the Counselling Representative of PsyPAG, the national organisation of psychology postgraduates in the UK. 

 

 

 

 


As an international human rights activist and microblogger, since 1990, Mandy Sanghera has been supporting victims and survivors of honour-based violence and cultural abuse such as female genital mutilation, and forced marriages. At present, she is currently working with the European Parliament on forced marriages, to prepare a report based on the information from the 28 EU Member States and the selectedassociated

 

 

 

 


A  mental health blogger, Dennis Relojo is the founder of Psychreg and is also the Editor-in-Chief of Psychreg Journal of Psychology. Aside from PJP, he sits on the editorial boards of international journals, and is a Commissioning Editor for the International Society of Critical Health Psychology. A Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society, Dennis holds a master’s degree in psychology from the University of Hertfordshire and his research interest lies in the intersection of psychology and blogging. You can learn more about him through his website

 

 

 


Max Guttman is the owner of Recovery Now in New York. Max provides psychotherapy, complex case management, community consultation, and self-management skill-building groups. His approach is based on evidenced-based practices (EBP). Max earned a master’s degree in Social Work from Binghamton University. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a field instructor for both postgraduate and undergraduate students at Lehman College. He is also a social work supervisor and psychotherapist at Courtlandt Avenue Clinic in the South Bronx where he teaches students social work praxis in New York City. In addition to this responsibilities, he manages Mental Health Affairs, a mental health blog. 

 

 


 

Erin Lawler Patterson is a mental health bloggers, speaker, podcaster, author and addiction counsellor. For the past 16 years she has worked with teens as a counsellor in the US. Currently, she is spending the year travelling around the world addressing issues on mental health and addiction on her podcast, The Goodness Chick. Erin believes the more we continue dialogue on topics that impact all of us, we increase approachability for support and treatment as well as removing unnecessary  stigmas. You can keep up with The Goodness Chick on her podcast, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and her website. Erin believes that the more we continue to dialogue on topics that impact all of us, the more we increase approachability for support and treatment as well as removing unnecessary stigmas. 

 


Sarah Cardwell is a mental health blogger who was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder in January 2018. She has been under a mental health team since 1998 and it has took over 20 years to get any sort of help. She is a mother to her two daughters and wife to her husband. As a mother, she shares her journey through mental health blogging in order to help others. Family matters most to Sarah as not only did she lose her mother-in-law in 2009, her father-in-law in 2010, her own mother in 2015 and lost her best friend who took her own life in 2016. Sarah really struggled to know how deal with these emotions and bereavements and has now been published by Psychreg, Time to Change, My Possible Self, MHFA and regularly blogs for the Huff Post. You can read more of Sarah’s articles on her blog . You can connect with her on Twitter @sarahcard2006 and on her Facebook page

 


 

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Dr Berney Wilkinson is co-host of Psychreg Podcast. Dr Wilkinson earned his PhD in school psychology from the University of South Florida in 2005, specialising in paediatric psychology. He went on to complete a postgraduate programme and is a Diplomate with the American Board of School Neuropsychology. He is a licensed psychologist in Florida and owns a private practice that includes other psychologists and counsellors. He is the Associate Editor of Psychreg Journal of Psychology

 

 

 

 


Dr Richard Marshall is co-host of Psychreg Podcast. Dr Marshall earned an EdD in reading and learning disabilities at West Virginia University (WVU) in 1982. Upon completion of his degree he became an Assistant Professor of Paediatrics at the WVU Medical School. After moving to Florida in 1983, he joined the faculty in the Department of Paediatrics in the College of Medicine at the University of South Florida and worked for five years in the Neonatal Developmental Follow-Up Programme. He is the Associate Editor of Psychreg Journal of Psychology.