Intergenerational Leadership: Honouring the Ancestors, Nurturing the Present, Seeding the Future. Speaker at an event organised by the Edinburgh International Centre for Spirituality & Peace, Wednesday 7 June 2023, 7-9pm. Online. BOOK HERE
New 6 week nature connection course
Deepening connection with nature. Teaching a 6-week course at The Salisbury Centre Edinburgh from Thurs 27 April 2023. Info and application form here
Transition, transformation & growth – an ecopsychology perspective. Keynote speaker at First Psychology Scotland conference, Dynamic Earth Edinburgh. Sat 25 March 2023
Climate Assemblies. Guest speaker at Edinburgh University discussion event. Wed 22 March
Climate anxiety and resilience. A private 45-min event for BakerHicks design & engineering consultancy. Mon 20 March 2023.
Systems Thinking and Practice. A 3-hour workshop with Scottish Water (delivered as part of my job in Scottish Government). Mon 6 March 2023.
Climate anxiety. A panel discussion for Engineers Without Borders. University of Glasgow. Fri 24 Feb 2023
Lecture on Psychological Approaches to the Environment. For the Edinburgh University MSc Environmental Protection & Management Lecture Series: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Environment, Tuesday 24 Jan 2023
Rewilding Spirituality: Spiritual Perspectives on our (Re-)Connection to the Natural World. Participating in panel discussion organised by the Edinburgh International Centre for Spirituality & Peace. Wed 14 Dec 2022
Eco Anxiety: supporting young people to navigate the climate crisis. Panel event by Youth Link Scotland, 10 Nov 2022. View recording here
Climate circle. Private discussion sessions for Sainsbury Family Charitable Trust staff, Wed 12 Oct, Thur 17 Nov 2022.
Climate anxiety and managing emotions. An in-person private event in Edinburgh for 2050 Climate Group as part of their Young Leaders Development Programme. Sat 15 Oct 2022.
Climate anxiety and how to promote resilience. A private event for Climate Reality Project Europe in partnership with Climate Psychology Alliance. Thur 29 Sept 2022.
Learning from Scotland’s Climate Assembly. Panel discussion on the findings of our research on the assembly, hosted by Scottish Communities Climate Action Network. Tues 20 Sept 2022, 7-8.30pm. Online. View recording here
Eco-anxiety, Ecological Grief, and Solastalgia: Individual, Collective, and Intergenerational Perspectives. An event organised by the Edinburgh International Centre for Spirituality & Peace, Wednesday 25 May 2022, 7-9pm. Online.
Then to Now: What have we learnt about the Psychosocial Response to Climate Change? Panel session as part of the international conference ‘6 months on from COP26 Psycho-Social Reflections: What have we learnt?’ Organised by the Association for Psychosocial Studies & Climate Psychology Alliance. Wednesday 4 May 2022, 1-3pm. Online. Information about the event here
Eco-anxiety and managing emotions. A presentation for a climate cafe run by Aberdeen Climate Action. Tuesday 5 April 2022, 7-8pm. Online. VIEW HERE
Eco-anxiety and managing emotions. A presentation for University of St Andrews Wellbeing Week. Tuesday 22 March 2022, 6-6.45pm.
Women’s Climate Strike, as part of a 24 hour vigil at Scottish Parliament, I will give a talk on climate distress and managing emotions and lead a short mindfulness exercise. Tuesday 8 March 2022, 2.30pm, outside Scottish Parliament, Holyrood. Information about the event here
Lecture on Psychological Approaches to the Environment. For the Edinburgh University MSc Environmental Protection & Management Lecture Series: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Environment, Tuesday 8 Feb 2022
The Psycho-Spiritual Understanding and Transformation of Trauma. An event organised by the Edinburgh International Centre for Spirituality & Peace. Wednesday 15 Dec 2021
Working on climate change: impact on people in organisations. A seminar as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, where I presented key findings from my PhD research, along with Rebecca Nestor. Monday 29 Nov 2021 7-8.30pm
Climate Psychology Summit. I organised this day event exploring key topics in climate psychology, for the Climate Psychology Alliance, Saturday 20 Nov 2021. View video recordings of talks and dialogue sessions:
|Session 1 Introduction to Summit & Climate distress|
Session 2 Trauma & resilience
Session 3 Threat responses & organisations
Session 4 Ecological grief & nature connection
Citizens’ assemblies on climate change – lessons from the UK. A seminar as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, with Dr Stephen Elstub, where we presented early findings from research into the Climate Assembly UK and Scotland’s Climate Assembly. Thursday 25 Nov 2021 2-3.30pm & 7-8.30pm VIEW HERE
The Journey from Scientific Insight to Societal Action. An event with the European Climate Research Association, as part of the COP26 EU Side Event programme, Monday 1 Nov 2021. I talked about the psychological considerations of communicating shocking research.
Threat, coping and vitality – exploring the implications of threat responses for wellbeing and sustainability decision making in organisational contexts. A seminar as part of Lancaster University COP26 Festival, Friday 22 Oct 2021 VIEW HERE
Climate change, nature connection & racism. A workshop as part of the Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights – Black History Month programme, Tues 19 Oct 2021
Eco-anxiety and climate emotions. A presentation for the Scottish Communities Climate Action Network, 31 August 2021 VIEW HERE (20 mins)
Climate trauma, resilience & Taoist physical arts practices Deep Adaptation Forum, 30 July 2021 VIEW HERE