Come and join us in making a difference

Saturday 11th November 2017

Join us for a day of education and conversation surrounding mental illness in boys and young men. Our speakers will be covering a range of topics,  including eating disorders, substance misuse and suicide

Less than one month to go! Tickets are selling well so book soon to avoid disappointment 

For student/discounted tickets and invoices (£25) please contact me directly at:

Eventbrite - Responding to Mental Illness in Boys and Young Men


Dr Cutinha was has been working at the Royal Free Hospital CAMHS since 2013, having formerly been clinical lead for Islington CAMHS. His clinical interests include eating disorders, adolescent psychiatry, liaison psychiatry and family therapy. His other interests include medical education, clinical leadership and quality Improvement. He did his postgraduate training at UCL and the Tavistock Clinic. This included a Darzi Fellowship in clinical leadership, working with the Department of Health

Dr. Darren Cutinha (Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust)


Dr Richard Grove, Clinical Psychologist

Project 10/10

Dr Richard Grove completed his BSc at the University of Exeter and his MSc at Kingston University, choosing to complete both dissertations on examining the benefits of mindfulness interventions. He worked clinically with children with autism in a special school followed by two years working in a psychology team for adults with intellectual disabilities. He has also had experience working with adults with chronic fatigue, adults in acute inpatient wards, and adolescents and young people with behavioural problems. He completed his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at University College London and investigated attitudes towards people with intellectual disabilities. He has a keen interest in examining the routes of social injustice, trauma-related difficulties, and working with marginalised groups, and he is currently Team Lead for Project 10/10, a community project working with young people affected by gangs.

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 Cynthia Joyce, Chief Executive

MQ: Transforming Mental Health

Cynthia is the Chief Executive of the research charity MQ: Transforming Mental Health.  Now in its fifth year, the charity supports research to improve the diagnosis, treatment or prevention of mental illness, and advocates to make mental health research a priority around the world.She brings a wealth of experience from her work with charity and medical research sectors in the United States, having served in leadership roles at the SMA Foundation (NY), the American Academy of Neurology Foundation (MN) and in industry (Ciba-Geigy, Cephalon). She holds a BA from the University of Chicago and an MS from the University of Minnesota. Cynthia also serves on the Board of the SMA Trust (UK) and the NCE-IKTP Youth Mental Health Board (Canada).

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Sophie Mitter, Trainee Clinical Psychologist

The Brandon Centre


brandon centreDr. Tania Salvo, Clinical Psychologist

The Brandon Centre

Tania Salvo is a Clinical Psychologist and works at the Brandon Centre, a charity offering a range of services including contraception, sexual health, counselling and psychotherapy services for young people aged 12 to 25 years, as well as outreach projects such as Brandon Reach, a service for young parents under twenty-five who have had a child removed through special guardianship or adoption. Tania also works in a forensic drug and alcohol service providing assessment and psychological intervention to individuals who are experiencing difficulties with substance use. She has previously worked within Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and
has also worked with individuals who have been raped or sexually assaulted as well as
refugees and asylum seekers suffering from traumatic stress reactions. She completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at University College London (UCL)