Events

Keynote Lectures, Grand Rounds and Oral Presentations:

2019

'The Wounded Healer', International Mental Health Recovery Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 2019

 

'The Wounded Healer': An anti-stigma programme targeting healthcare professionals and students, Royal College of Psychiatrists West Midlands Winter Academic Meeting, Birmingham, November 2019

 

'The Wounded Healer' MedMinds and Birmingham Medical School Psychiatry Society, November 2019

 

'Demystifying Mental Health with the Wounded Healer', University College London Chemical Engineering Ramsay Society, November 2019

 

'The Wounded Healer', Staff Well-Being and Working in the Modern NHS Conference, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Brighton, November 2019

 

'The Wounded Healer', 14th Wessex National Medical Education Conference: Demystifying Diversity in Medical Education, Southampton, November 2019

'The Wounded Healer', Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter Medical School Psychiatry Society, November 2019

 

'The Wounded Healer': An anti-stigma programme targeted at healthcare professionals and students, Lambeth Local Teaching, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, October 2019

 

'The Wounded Healer', King's College London School of Medicine Year 4 Mental Health Block, October 2019

Panel Discussant, 'Time to Talk about Mental Health', World Mental Health Day, King's College London Psychiatry Society, October 2019

 

'The Wounded Healer', King's College London Islamic Society, October 2019

 

‘The Wounded Healer’, Dr1in4 event, Kingsway Hospital, Derby, September 2019

‘Nothing about us without us’: Using Experts by Personal and Professional Experience (EPPE) to challenge mental health stigma, 2019 Biennial International Conference on Mental Health at Cambridge University, Cambridge, 7/9/19

‘The Wounded Healer’, University College London Division of Psychiatry Beyond Mental Health Conference, London, 19/07/19

‘The Wounded Healer’: An anti-stigma programme targeted at healthcare professionals and students, Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress, Excel Centre, London, June 2019

'The treatment of autism spectrum disorder with auditory neuro-feedback: A randomised placebo-controlled trial using the Mente Autism Device', Royal College of Psychiatrists Northern and Yorkshire Division Spring Conference, March 2019, [LI]

‘The Wounded Healer’, Royal College of Psychiatrists Psychiatric Trainee Committee Supported and Valued Conference, Manchester

‘The Wounded Healer’, Royal College of Psychiatrists National Medical Student Conference, Cardiff

The Federation of Student Islamic Societies Programme to Challenge Mental Health Related Stigma in Muslim Communities in the UK and Ireland, 2nd Annual Defining Islamic Psychology Conference, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

'The Wounded Healer', Bradford CCG Mental Wellbeing summit, January 2019

2018

‘The Wounded Healer’, Elmgreen School, London, 7/12/18

The Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder with Auditory Neurofeedback: A Randomized Placebo Controlled Trial Using the Mente Autism Device, 2018 Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability Annual Conference, Liverpool, England, November 2018

Mental Health Difficulties in Mental Health Professionals, Health Education England Yorkshire and the Humber School of Psychiatry Conference, November 2018,

‘The Wounded Healer’, World Mental Health Day, De Montfort University, Leicester, 10/10/18

‘The Wounded Healer’: An anti-stigma programme targeted at healthcare professionals and students, Springfield Hospital Academic Day, London, 6/9/18

‘The Wounded Healer’, The Royal College of Psychiatrists Mental Health Awareness Week, London, 16/5/18

A King’s College London Event to Challenge the Stigma Attached to Mental Health Problems in Healthcare Professionals and Students, Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Board Meeting, Leeds, 26/4/18

Challenging mental health stigma in Muslim communities in Ireland and England, 10th Michigan State University Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference, Washington D.C., USA, April 2018

A King's College London Psychiatry Society Event to Challenge the Stigma attached to Psychological Problems in Healthcare Professionals and Students, Royal College of Psychiatrists Northern and Yorkshire Division Spring Conference, York, England, April 2018

Canaries in a Coalmine: Islamophobia and Muslim mental health, Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Event, Leeds, England, April 2018

‘The Wounded Healer’, Launching of University College London Unit for Stigma Research, February 2018

2017

Muslim Student Mental Health 'Piece of Mind' Muslim Mental Health Conference, FOSIS North, The University of Bradford, December 2017

 

Anti-Stigma Program for Healthcare Professionals, Royal College of Psychiatrists London Division Winter Educational Event, London, England, November 2017

'The Wounded Healer', Sharing Voices De-Stigma 'Silence Kills', Bradford, November 2019

‘The Wounded Healer’, Becoming a Doctor Conference, Manchester, 7/10/17

‘The Wounded Healer’: An anti-stigma programme targeting healthcare professionals and students World Psychiatry Association (WPA) World Congress, Berlin, Germany, October 2017

‘Muslim perceptions of British combat troops’, Joint Medact Forum and IPPNW World Congress, Health Through Peace, York University, York, 4/9/17

‘The Wounded Healer’, Australasian Doctors' Health Conference, Sydney, Australia, September 2017

The Power of the Performing Arts and Psychological Well-being, International Conference on Mental Health at Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, September 2017

Muslims, Social Inclusion and the West. Exploring Challenges Faced by Stigmatized Groups, International Conference on Mental Health at Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, September 2017

‘The Wounded Healer’, Royal College of Psychiatrists Leeds Summer School Conference, Leeds, 3/7/19

‘The Wounded Healer Film Screening and Panel Discussion’, London College of Communication, London, 25/5/17

‘The Wounded Healer Film Screening and Panel Discussion’, University College London Psychiatry Society, London, 17/5/17

Using the power of story-telling to inspire a cultural revolution, Keynote Lecture, Cardiff University Islamic Society, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, 1/4/17

The Wounded Healer, Keynote Lecture, Federation of Student Islamic Societies National Mental Health Conference (Ireland branch), University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 25/3/17

The Wounded Healer, Keynote Lecture, Federation of Student Islamic Societies National Mental Health Conference (UK branch), Birmingham Medical School, Birmingham, England, 18/3/17

Muslims, social inclusion and the West: Exploring challenges faced by stigmatized groups, Keynote Address, Leeds Muslim Medics, Business School, Leeds University, Leeds, England, 13/3/17

The Plight of the People of Palestine in the Middle East, Keynote Address, Global Health Conference, St George’s University of London, London 25/2/17

The Wounded Healer, 2017 Royal College of Psychiatrists National Medical Student Conference, Leeds University, Leeds, England 20/2/17

Maximizing Muslim functioning in the West, Keynote Lecture, International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience, Orlando, Florida, USA, 3/2/17

Mental health stigma: Origins and ways to combat it. Keynote Address, Life behind a Label Conference, University College London Islamic Society, University College London, London, 21/1/17

2016

The Wounded Healer: An anti-stigma program targeted at healthcare professionals and students, Grand Round Presentation, Waikato District Health Board, Hamilton, New Zealand, 17/11/17

The Wounded Healer: An anti-stigma program targeted at healthcare professionals and students, Journal Club Presentation, Waikato District Health Board, Hamilton, New Zealand, 9/11/16

The Wounded Healer: An anti-stigma program targeted at healthcare professionals and students, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists New Zealand Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand, 12/10/16

The Wounded Healer, Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress, Excel Centre, London, England 29/06/2016

The Wounded Healer, ‘Think Psychiatry’ Event, Durham University, Durham, England 6/6/2016

The Wounded Healer, Mental Health Awareness and Stigma in the Community, 1st Psychiatric Symposium of UVVG, Arad, Romania 25/04/2016

Islam, Mental Health and Being a Muslim in the West, University of East Anglia, Norwich, England 14/04/2016

Royal College of Psychiatrists Northern and Yorkshire Division Conference ‘Staying well while helping others: Resilience and mental health of doctors’, York Racecourse, York, England 18/03/2016

The Wounded Healer, The Royal College of Emergency Medicine Continuing Professional Development Conference, Leeds, England 10/03/2016.

‘We need to talk about mental health’, King’s College London, London, 9/3/16

‘The Wounded Healer’, St George’s University Islamic Society, London, 1/3/16

The Plight of the People of Palestine, ‘Forgotten Minds: From Palestine to Syria; The War on Mental Health. Queen Mary University of London, London. 12/02/2016

‘The Wounded Healer’, University College London InspireMEdicine Conference, London, 16/01/16

‘The Wounded Healer’, University College London Islamic Society, London, 16/01/16

2015

‘The Wounded Healer’, Maudsley Higher Trainees’ Regional Training Day, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, London, 17/12/15

‘The Wounded Healer’, Cambridge University Islamic Society, Selwyn College, Cambridge, 12/11/15

'El Sanador Herido' (The Wounded Healer), University of Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia, 28/10/15

The Wounded Healer – Towards an anti-stigma program, Royal College of Psychiatrists Transcultural Psychiatry Specialist Interest Group International Conference: ‘Stigma –a global perspective’, RCPsych Headquarters, London, England 23/10/15

'The Wounded Healer', Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry Mental Health Awareness Society, London, England, 22/10/15

‘The Wounded Healer’, University of East Anglia, Norwich, 19/10/15

'The Wounded Healer', The University of Dundee Psychiatry Society, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Scotland, 15/10/15

The Wounded Healer, iMed International Medical Student Congress*, Lisbon, Portugal, 17/9/15 (LI) (*Largest medical student conference in Europe with 1000 delegates) 

‘The Wounded Healer’, University of East Anglia, Norwich, 14/9/15

Islam, mental health and being a Muslim in the West** 

‘Craziness’ and creativity: psychopathology and poetry**

Cinematherapy and film as an educational tool in undergraduate psychiatry teaching: a case report and review of the literature**

Healthcare situation for Syrian and Palestinian refugees in Lebanon**

{**delivered in the 2015 Biennial International Conference on Mental Health in Cambridge University 14/9/15}

'The Wounded Healer', Greater Manchester West CPD Day, Trafford General Hospital, Manchester, England, 10/6/15

'The Wounded Healer', King's College London Islamic Society Welfare Project, Guy's Hospital, London, England, 3/6/15

'The Wounded Healer', Oxford Medical School Psychiatry Society, Oxford University, Oxford, England, 27/4/15

'The Wounded Healer', Hidden Mental Health Stories, Cambridge University Student Union, Cambridge, England, 25/4/15

'The Wounded Healer', Tedx Norwich, University of East Anglia, Norwich, England, 18/4/15

'The Wounded Healer', Imperial College London School of Medicine Mental Health Awareness Week, Imperial College London, London, England, 26/3/15

'The Wounded Healer', Gestures of Resilience, London College of Communication, University of London, London, England, 24/3/15

'The Wounded Healer', 'The Role of the Humanities in Improving the Lives of those who Suffer from Mental Health Problems': A Panel Discussion, Cambridge University Medical Humanities Society, Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, 5/3/15

Suicidal Behaviour in Immigrants, 2015 RCPsych Medfest International Film Festival, Sheffield Medical School, Sheffield, England, 21/3/15

The Wounded Healer, RCPsych National Medical Student Conference, Liverpool, England 22/2/15

The Wounded Healer, In4Med International Medical Student Conference, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal, 20/02/15

‘The Wounded Healer’, Meeting of Advanced Psychiatry Trainees, Springfield University Hospital, Tooting Bec, London, England, 17/2/15

2014

‘The Wounded Healer’, Cambridge University School of Clinical Medicine, 15/12/14

‘The Wounded Healer’ University of East Anglia (under the auspices of Headucate), Norwich, England, 27/11/14

The Wounded Healer: an effective anti-stigma intervention targeted at the medical profession? RCPsych Faculty of Perinatal Psychiatry Annual Scientific Meeting, London, England, 20/11/14 (LI)

‘The Wounded Healer’ Edinburgh Medical School Psychiatry Society, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland, 19/11/14

‘The Wounded Healer’ Padua Medical School, University of Padua, Padua, Italy, 17/11/14

The Wounded Healer, World Psychiatry Association (WPA) Regional Congress, Iseo, Italy, 13/11/14 (LI) 

‘The Wounded Healer’ Bristol Medical School Psychiatry Society, St Michael’s Hospital, University Hospitals Bristol, Bristol, England. 7/11/14

‘The Wounded Healer’, King’s College London Islamic Society, London, 4/11/14

‘The Wounded Healer’ Brighton and Sussex Medical School Psychiatry Society, Brighton, England, 3/11/14

‘The Wounded Healer’ Exeter Medical School Psychiatry Society, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter, England, 30/10/14

‘The Wounded Healer’, Dundee Medical School Year 3 Psychiatry Block, Dundee, 23/10/14

‘The Wounded Healer’ Leeds Medical School Psychiatry Society, Leeds University, Leeds, England, 21/10/14

‘The Wounded Healer’ New York University, New York City, USA, 16/10/14

‘The Wounded Healer’ Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Centre, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA, 10/10/14

‘The Wounded Healer’ Maine Medical Centre, Portland, Maine, USA, 9/10/14

‘The Wounded Healer’ Scarborough General Hospital, Toronto, Canada, 7/10/14

Global strategies targeting the recruitment crisis in psychiatry, 16th WPA World Congress of Psychiatry, Madrid, Spain, 18/09/14

‘The Wounded Healer’ Psychosis Research Unit (PRU) Autumn Meeting, Manchester University, Manchester, England, 12/9/14

The Wounded Healer, International Health Humanities Conference, Nottingham University, Nottingham, England, 5/9/14.

Bipolar Disorder and Medical Students, Meeting of Psychiatry Research Groups, Clare College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, 15/08/14

'The Wounded Healer' American University of Beirut Medical Centre, Beirut, Lebanon, 7/8/14

The Wounded Healer, Doctors Academy Future Excellence International Medical Summer School, Manchester University Place, Manchester, England 01/08/14

'The Wounded Healer' Beauty? Speaks, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts, London, England, 17/6/14

The Wounded Healer, 5th International Symposium on Poetry and Medicine and Hippocrates Awards, Royal Society of Medicine, London, England, 10/05/14

‘The Wounded Healer’ Southampton Medical School Psychiatry Society, Southampton University, Southampton, England, 20/5/14

The Wounded Healer, WPA Regional Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 09/04/14

‘The Wounded Healer’ Sheffield Medical School Psychiatry Society, Sheffield University, Sheffield, England, 25/3/14

'The Wounded Healer' Manchester University International Society, Manchester University, Manchester, England, 6/2/14

'Tears in the rain’: Psychiatry, Film and the Health Humanities. Inauguration of the Cambridge University Medical Humanities Society, Clare College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, 2/2/14

2013

‘The Wounded Healer’, 2013 Biennial International Conference on Mental Health at Cambridge University. Clare College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, September 2013, [LI]

The Healthcare Situation of the Syrian and Palestinian Refugees in the Lebanon, 2013 Biennial International Conference on Mental Health at Cambridge University, Clare College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England [LI]

An Exploration of How Film Portrays Psychopathology: The Portrayal of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Animated Documentary Motion Picture Waltz with Bashir McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2/2/13

2012

Portrayal of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the animated documentary film Waltz with Bashir, WPA International Conference on Cultural Psychiatry, Tel Aviv, Israel, 5/11/12

‘Review and Overview: Autobiographical Narrative and Psychopathology’ 2nd International Health and Humanities Conference – Music, Health and Humanity, Montclair State University, New Jersey, USA 11/08/12

‘The Melodies of Manic-Depressive Illness: A Case Study of Bipolar Disorder’ Hankir A Royal College of Psychiatrists Northwest Division Psychiatry Summer School Friday 06th of July 2012, The Lantern, Preston, England, 6/7/12

2011

‘A Dance with the Devil to Walk with Angels: A Case Study of Bipolar Disorder’. The Northwest Autumn Foundation Doctor School Event, Bolton, Lancashire, 12/10/11, (LI) 

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