The Centre for Psychological Services Research is running a series of Research Seminars on a variety of topics

Forthcoming seminars

There are no seminars scheduled at the moment.

Previous Seminars

"Developing clinically relevant theory & research in the psychological therapies within routine NHS practice" by William B Stiles, Miami University - Theory building case studies: Developing clinical theories from individual cases


Louis G Castonguay
Penn State University
Practice Research Networks: Supporting practitioners in developing clinically relevant research

Date: Tuesday 30th November 2010

"Working With Transference In Short-Term Psychotherapy: Case Examples From CAT And ISTDP"

by Professor Allan Abbass
Centre for Emotions & Health,
Dalhousie University, Canada


Professor Glenys Parry
Centre for Psychological Services
Research, University of Sheffield

Date: Thursday 5th August 2010
14.00 - 17.00 Workshop
17.15 - 18.15 Optional video supervision session

Location: Main lecture Theatre,
Dept. of Psychology,
Northumberland Road,

Wolfgang Lutz, Michael Lambert & John Mellor-Clark

"A Master Class on Routine outcomes, case-tracking, and feedback systems in the psychological therapies: Presentations, demonstrations, & debate" by:

Michael Lambert
Brigham Young University Utah, US

Wolfgang Lutz
University of Trier, Germany

John Mellor-Clark

This is a unique learning opportunity for practitioners and academics to hear from three international experts about the implementation of and yield from adopting outcome feedback systems routinely in the delivery of psychological therapies in NHS settings.

Date: Tuesday 24th November 2009

Time: 9.30 – 4.00

Location: Broomgrove Conference & Training Centre, 59 Clarkhouse Road, Sheffield S10 2LE

"Mental health care in Germany: Exemplary analyses on utilization, process and outcome" by:

Birgit Watzke PhD
University Medical Centre, Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany

Date:Wednesday 28th November 2007


Location: Ground Floor Seminar Room, ScHARR, Regent Court, University of Sheffield

Dr Birgit Watzke studied psychology at the University of Bonn and Bielefeld (Germany). She is an approved psychotherapist in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and has been a research fellow at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Department of Medical Psychology since 1999. She has been involved in several research projects on mental health care (process and outcome of routine psychotherapeutic treatment; systematic treatment selection; development and implementation of guidelines, etc.) and on the psychosocial treatment for patients with cancer (case management; web based psychosocial aftercare following inpatient treatment).

This is an open seminar, no need to book just call in- tea and coffee provided.

Finding us

The City of Sheffield, which is located on the edge of the Peak District National Park, is well served by road, rail and tram links.

ScHARR is located within the University of Sheffield Campus, to the West of the city centre. Regent Court is located on Regent Street, just off West Street. Maps showing the location of Regent Court are available in the "downloads" section.

For more details, visit the "Information for Visitors" web pages


For further details about this or any other seminar, please contact Abby Constantine by telephone- +44 (0)114 222 0753 or by email:

email : Abby Constantine