Cognitive Behavioural Chairwork in Action - TBC

Feedback on previous chairwork workshops

“Superb… Highly informative, eminently useful, participatory and great fun”.

“Very interesting and enjoyable in bringing creativity into CBT”.

“I now feel confident using chairwork with my clients”.

“The content and the presenter were great… I loved the role-plays”.

About the facilitator

Matthew is a Senior Clinical Psychologist, accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, and Advanced Schema Therapist. He is Lead CBT Therapist at the Vincent Square Eating Disorders Service (CNWL NHS Foundation Trust) and an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at University College London. He runs a private practice in Buckinghamshire.

Matthew has authored a number of journal articles related to chairwork and cognitive behavioural chairwork. He has run a number of popular chairwork workshops sponsored by the BABCP, London Eating Disorders Conference, Eating Disorders International Conference, and various NHS Trusts.

Past Events

Pugh, M. (November, 2017). An introduction to cognitive behavioural chairwork. BABCP sponsored one-day workshop (London)

Pugh, M. & Rae, S. (October, 2017). An introduction to chairwork: Enhancing motivation and emotional regulation. South London and the Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (London).

Pugh, M. & Hormoz, E. (July, 2017). Enhancing CBT through chairwork: Bringing cognitive therapy to life. BABCP Annual Conference (Manchester).

Pugh, M. & Salter, C. (March, 2017). Motivational chairwork: A novel approach to resolving ambivalence in eating disorders. London International Eating Disorders Conference (London).

Pugh, M. & Evans, J. (2016). Experiential approaches to enhancing motivation in the eating disorders. Eating Disorders International Conference (London).

Evans, J. & Pugh, M. (2012). Working with trauma in the eating disorders. Eating Disorders International Conference (London). 

Selected Lectures

Does the anorexic voice play in a role in the eating disorders? (2017), BABCP Annual Conference

Evaluating negative automatic thoughts in CBT (2016), Royal Holloway - CNWL NHS Foundation Trust

CBT for anxiety (2015), Royal Holloway - CNWL NHS Foundation Trust

CBT for depression (2015), Royal Holloway - CNWL NHS Foundation Trust

CBT for eating disorders (2013), Imperial College London

An introduction to talking therapies (2011-2013), Queen Mary University - CNWL NHS Foundation Trust

Existential psychotherapy and eating disorders (2010), CNWL NHS Foundation Trust