SIRPA Online Summit: Talk Details and Timings
(All timings are in UK time – BST)
10-11am – Emma Kemp – Religious Faith, Culture and MIndbody Approaches
Where does religious faith sit with the SIRPA Approach? Is it an easy fit or an uncomfortable one and how do our own cultural backgrounds help or hinder our engagement with this approach? Emma will explore the question from her own Christian perspective and will invite discussion from people of any or no religious faith.
11.15am-12.15pm – Dr Lizzie Croton – Incorporating the SIRPA approach into the NHS from the experience of a UK GP
Lizzie is a practicing UK GP and in this talk will talk about the challenges, triumphs and how a GP can help patients to consider other explanations of the pain their patients experience.
12.30-1.30pm – Georgie Oldfield – Effective Journaling to help in Recovery from Chronic Pain
Journaling is just one of the strategies Georgie shares in her book, Chronic Pain: Your Key to Recovery but it’s often one which client’s have questions about. In this talk Georgie will explore journaling in more detail, underlying best practices, common pitfalls and giving examples. You’ll leave this talk reassured that you’re gaining the most benefit from this wonderful self-directed strategy.
1.45pm-2.45pm – Zoe Thompson – The Stories we Tell Oursleves, How Stories can Heal
What is the story you’re telling yourself about your pain and what impact does this have on your recovery? Perhaps you’re not even aware that there is a story. In this talk, hypnotherapist Zoe Thompson, will explain how the subconscious mind uses stories and how you can use this same technique to harness your healing and help you recover.
3pm-4pm – Charlotte Walker – Unlocking Trauma Following an RTA or Fall to Avoid Pain Becoming Persistent
As an osteopath Charlotte has often wondered why back pain following an RTA or fall doesn’t respond positively to manipulative osteopathic treatment. In this talk Charlotte will explain why and how you can use SE ( trauma therapy) and the SIRPA approach to process the trauma and ensure your pain does not continue to persist.
4.15pm-5.15pm – Jim Prussack – Feel it to Heal It
Whatever we resist persists and whatever we embrace erase. In this talk Jim will teach you how to switch from resistance and reaction to openness and relaxation in the face of whatever health issues you are dealing with. Healing happens when we are open to feeling whatever is arising within us.