AffecTech at ABCT Convention, Washington DC

The annual Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) convention has taken place in Washington DC (15-18 November 2018), bringing the cognitive-behavioural community together to explore current developments in research and practice. At the conference,...

Five major obstacles to overcome in order to improve mental health

By Javier Fernández-Álvarez Again this year WHO’s World Mental Health Day has arrived, and lots of efforts have been made by scientific and professional communities to spread the message about the importance of enhancing people’s mental health. However,...

Mindfulness in primary education to reduce aggressive behaviours

By Camille Nadal Children in primary school are at an age where they are expected to be more aware and in control of their emotions. Some children however show aggressive behaviour towards other kids or teachers. Verbal or physical threats, throwing things with intent...