Student Mental Health: Responding to the Crisis
- 08:30 - 16:45
- The Royal National Hotel, London
Having worked for over 20 years in universities, Géraldine has set up Therapeutic Consultation so she can work directly with universities and colleges across the sector on issues related to student mental health and wellbeing.
Vice-Chair of the Mental Wellbeing in Higher Education Expert Group (MWBHE) at Advance HE and Chair of the Academic Committee of China-UK University Counselling Association, Géraldine was Chair of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Universities & Colleges Division, and the national group for Heads of University Counselling Services (HUCS).
In her recent role of Head of Counselling at the University of Cambridge, Géraldine oversaw the provision of psychological support for the collegiate university, leading a team of over 40 counsellors, CBT therapists, university sexual harassment, assault and mental health advisors.
Visiting professor at Fudan and Tongji Universities in Shanghai, Géraldine taught on counselling programmes at Leicester and Birmingham Universities. A member of several national committees related to student mental health and wellbeing, she speaks at national conferences, as well as contributing to mental health research.
Géraldine Dufour - https://www.geraldinedufour.com/expertsupport