CAMHS Talk

CAMHS Talk


Latest Episodes

Episode 31 – Let’s talk about Dialectical Behavioural Therapy…
September 14, 2021

In this episode we explore Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, commonly known as DBT. We are joined by Sue Hollingsworth who discusses the therapy from a professional perspective, and Chloe who shares he

Episode 31 – Summer of SEND in Central Bedfordshire
September 02, 2021

Councillor Sue Clark, Executive Member for Children, Families Schools, Sue Harrison, Director of Children’s services, Fiona Side, Head of 0-12 Family Service and Howard Hughes Active Lifestyles Manage

Episode 30 – Digital diagnosis and neurodiversity
August 24, 2021

Professionals, parents and young people across Bedfordshire and Luton have joined forces to utilise their expertise and collaborate in the development of a co-produced 'Diagnosis Support Pack' - a one

Episode 29 – The effects of COVID on welbeing..
August 21, 2021

Join us for our third and final instalment in our series looking at the effects of COVID 19 and lockdown restrictions on the wellbeing of young people. Following our discussions with Professor Tamsin

Episode 28 – Transitions
August 20, 2021

In this episode, Aisling was joined by Chloe, Molly, Freya and Lorna to discuss transitions. Freya and Lorna share their perspective as professionals in our Mental Health Support Teams, and Molly and

Episode 27- Co-production in Central Bedfordshire
July 27, 2021

In this CAMHSTalk Podcast, our Service User Participation Lead Niki Scott talks to Lydia Rosseter from Cambridgeshire Community Services, Lisa Leonard, head teacher of The Chiltern School and Marcia M

Episode 26 – Bedford Borough summer of SEND
July 09, 2021

In this episode, Niki talks with Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum, Chief Education Officer Ben Pearson, Councillor James Valentine and our Local Offer Officer about the Summer of SEND. After a reall

Episode 25 – The effects of lockdown on mental health. A discussion with Dr Uttom Chowdhury
June 27, 2021

The second in a three-part series discussing the effects of COVID 19 and lockdown restrictions on the wellbeing of young people. Aisling and Ava met Doctor Uttom Chowdhury, an expert consultant child and adolescent psychiatric who specialises in neurod...

Episode 24 – The effects of lockdown on mental health. A discussion with Professor Tamsin Ford.
June 15, 2021

The first in a three-part series discussing the effects of COVID 19 and lockdown restrictions on the wellbeing of young people. As lockdown restrictions began to ease, hosts Aisling and Ava were joined by Professor Tamsin Ford,

Episode 23 – Using virtual creative activities to manage mental health..
May 25, 2021

Throughout lockdown, Bedfordshire and Luton CAMHS have experimented with running groups virtually. One of the most successful formats has been virtual group creative sessions. These have built on the principles of art therapy and brought young people t...