Photo Therapy Day symposium

22 May 2019

09:30 - 19:00

RPS House
337 Paintworks
Bath Road
United Kingdom

Tel:0117 316 4474

Non RPS Member£60.00 
RPS Member£45.00 

To celebrate Photo-Therapy Day 2019 GRIFO Photo-Therapy Research Group 
and the Royal Photographic Society are pleased to host two events: a symposium and a workshop (bookable separately) devoted to the subject at RPS House.


09.30 - Registration (coffee available)
10.00 - Introduction - Dr Michael Pritchard FRPS, Director, Education and Public Affairs, Royal Photographic Society; Ayres Marques Pinto (GRIFO) Italy, Coordinator Photo-Therapy Research Group
10.30 - Presentation of speakers and workshop conductors

10.45 - From Hugh Welch Diamond to PhotographicActs, Ayres Marques Pinto, Semiologist, “GRIFO” Photo-Therapy Research Group Coordinator, Italy
11.10 - Inhabiting the image: Photography, Therapy and Re-enactment Photo-Therapy, Rosy Martin, Pioneer of Photo-Therapy. Artist based in London - UK
11.40 - Photo/Unconcious Project, Massimo Mari, Psychiatrist, Responsible Mental Health Department ASUR – Ancona, Italy
12.00 - Photography, Photo-Therapy, Art Therapy, Psychotherapy, Mark Wheeler, Principal Registered Art Psychotherapist, Nottingham Mental Health Service NHS Clinic
12.30 - Therapeutic Photography: Enhancing Self-Esteem, Self-Efficacy and Resilience, Neil Gibson, Senior Lecturer/Course Leader BA Social Work at School of Applied Social Studies, Robert Gordon University – Aberdeen
13.00 - Q&A with Speakers

13.15 - Sandwich lunch (provided)

14.15 - Best Days of Your Life, Jude Wacks, London-based photographer, storyteller, campaigner Self Injury Awareness
15.00 - Phototherapy and Therapeutic Photography in a Digital Age, Del Loewenthal, Director of the Research Centre for Therapeutic Education, Department of Psychology at the University of Roehampton
15.45 - Tea/Coffee
16.15 - Diamond Photo-Therapy Award 2019
16.45 - Last Frame Project, Marina Marques, Photographer, student at FABRICA – Benetton’s Communication Research Centre
17.00 - Q&A with Speakers
17.30 - Wrap up

17.45 - Drinks reception/networking
19.00 - End

Full information about the speakers and abstracts of their papers will be provided to attendees. We will contact you regarding any dietary requirements once you have booked your attendance.

Michael Pritchard
Email the event organiser
0117 316 4474

Region: Bristol (HQ)