Family Counselling Trust invites Practitioners to attend a ZOOM session on the subject of:
SOCIAL MEDIA, Gaming and the online spaces: its impact on Young People; possible strategies to assist in counselling
Speaker and leader of the session:
Catherine Knibbs, psychotherapist, specialist in trauma associated with technology.
Read Catherine's bio here.
Cath is a Clinical Doctoral Researcher, Online Harms Consultant, Public Speaker, Author and Child/Adult Trauma Psychotherapist. She writes about and works with cybertrauma which is any trauma that occurs through an internet-ready device and writes about why we do what we do in the digital spaces. This is much more than Online harm policies cover to date. She is a co-director for the Journal ‘Cybersecurity in Digital Mental Health’ under Frontiers. She is the Digital Lead for the West Yorkshire Adversity, Trauma and Resilience framework which is creating a trauma-informed county for all areas of life and work.
Cath Knibbs is a tech geek, gamer (of sorts) therapist and Cybertrauma/trauma psychotherapist using biofeedback technology and gaming to elicit Post Traumatic Growth, healing and flow. Her recently published book is available now. The book focuses on the ‘why’ we do what we do in cyberspace, and how to help children, young people and adults. She has a further three books with Routledge due out soon for practitioners.
She is a disruptor and advocate for children’s rights, privacy, and digital explorations online. She also educates therapists via her company Privacy4 about Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity issues in relation to their practice. She is also the mental health advisor and trustee for Gamersbeatcancer Charity and a director for Online Safety UK alongside specialist consultancy & expertise for GetSafeOnline and Internet Matters and Trust and Safety for the International Cybersecurity Forum. She is a panellist at the Vulnerable users working group for UK Safety Internet Centre. She is also a TEDx Speaker this year on the importance of relationships surrounded by technology.
When: Saturday 26th November, 2022 from 9.30-12.30
Where: via Zoom (zoom details will be sent prior to event)
Cost: £25 for practitioners working with FCT £45 for non-FCT practitioners
For more information: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Continued Professional Developments certificates of attendance available on request for professionals attending this event.
Looking forward to seeing you there!