Lunch and Learn Webinar: Dealing with stressors using CBT techniques

13 May 2021



Thursday 13 May 2021, 1pm


Speakers: Dr Heather Buchanan and Dr Koula Asimakopoulou


This webinar will explore psychological techniques that have been developed to support people at times of stress.


The second in our series of 'Lunch and Learn' webinars on this topic held in conjunction with The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) and ProDental CPD, it builds on the first in the series, What is Stress and Why am I Experiencing it?.


By the end of this talk, participants will:

1.      Be familiar with the ABC model of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

2.      Understand common thinking errors and how to rectify them

3.      Be introduced to anchoring and adjustment techniques to deal with stressful events


Drs Buchanan and Asimakopoulou are psychologists from the British Psychological Society (BPS) Division of Health Psychology, and the co-authors of Dentistry during COVID-19: Psychological advice for dental teams, policy makers and communicators, which was recently co-published by the FGDP, CGDent and BPS.


The webinar will be free to view live and open to all members of the dental professions. CPD certification and access to the recording will then be available from ProDental CPD on a chargeable basis.


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A recording of the first webinar in this series, What is stress and why am i experiencing it?, is available from ProDental CPD here.


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Save the date of the final webinar in this series:

Thursday 10 June 2021, 1pm-2pm - Dealing with stressors using ACT techniques