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Webinar Vet Virtual Congress


Date: Monday 17th to Saturday 22nd January 2022

Venue: Virtual Congress


The RCVS Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) are hosting two webinar sessions on mental health and wellbeing at the 10th Webinar Vet Virtual Congress 2022, taking place from 17 January 22 January 2022.


MMI will have two speakers in the conference programme, presenting on vital areas of mental health and wellbeing followed by a brief Q&A. The times and details of the two MMI sessions are:

  • Monday 17 January, 7 to 8pm – Understanding the mind body link and what we can learn from it, Dr Claire Gillvray

Claire is a trained Psychiatrist and General Practitioner and has worked in the NHS and in Private Practice for over 20 years. She is also a qualified personal trainer and nutritionist and has an interest in the mental health of those within the veterinary profession. In her talk, she will outline the latest research into how we can support our mental health through exercise, diet, mindfulness, breathwork, talking therapies and anti-depressants.

  • Monday 17 January, 8 to 9pm Living with the climate Crisis: What do we need to know about eco anxiety, nature, wellbeing and resilience, Dr Catriona Mellor

Catriona is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with an interest in the mental health impacts of the eco-crisis on children and young people as well as what nature-based practises and insights can add to mental health care. Her talk will cover some of the difficult thoughts and feelings associated with living in a time of climate and nature crisis, as well as what we can do for ourselves and each other to feel more resilient and optimistic.

Event information:

As well as MMI, the conference also has speakers from the British Veterinary Association (BVA), Nationwide Laboratories and Investors in the Environment, who will be giving talks on areas including sustainability, reducing waste and hypercalcaemia in dogs and cats.

Everyone who attends a session at the conference will also be able to download a certificate of completion, which can be used to count towards their CPD target for the year.

For more information and to register for the Congress please visit the Webinarvet Congress event page.  

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