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6th Asian CBT Conference, Dhaka, 2018

6th Asian CBT Conference, Dhaka, 2018

Clinical Psychology Department, Dhaka University is going to organize 6th Asian CBT conference in Association with Asian CBT Association, Bangladesh Clinical Psychology Society (BCPS) and Nasirullah Psychotherapy Unit(NPU) on Feb, 9-12, 2018.

The 6th Asian Cognitive Behavior Therapy Conference to be held in Dhaka University- once called the Oxford of the East. Dhaka University has almost 100 years of glorious history in developing diverse knowledge, skilled manpower to serve the society and building the Bangladeshi nation. Clinical Psychology Department of Dhaka University is hosting this prestigious conference along with Bangladesh Clinical Psychology Society(BCPS), Nasirullah Psychotherapy Unit (NPU), Department of Clinical Psychology and the Asian CBT Association (ACBTA).

“Mental health gap in Asian countries: Scope of CBT”-the conference theme of 2018, would like to accommodate all health and specially the mental health professionals. Reducing mental health gap requires a comprehensive models of assessment and intervention, where CBT does represent intrapsychic pure psychological aspect of the overall biopsychosocial model. In true understanding of mental health problems and in the reduction of mental health service gap, it would look for comparative analysis of research cum clinical experience based conceptual, empirical or case-study papers, talks – to explore and expose the unique nature of CBT, psychological model, compared to other psychological models; and also in the context of other components of biopsychosocial dynamics of our umbrella model of health and mental health.

Dhaka is one of the oldest mega city with lots of historical places and natural beauty around it. We hope that our distinguished guests and participants from all over the world will enjoy the conference and the natural beauty of Bangladesh and its multicultural society. Cox’s Bazar the longest sea beach, Sundarbon-the biggest mangrove of the world could be enjoyed from Dhaka easily.

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