Talking Therapies National Networking Forum 2025

Talking Therapies National Networking Forum 2025
From £159 + VAT 5 CPD Hours
Online Forum
Thu 23 Jan 2025 09:00-16:00
This annual forum is back for its 13th year and will bring all of the learning, inspiration and forward thinking it has become known for. Embark on 2025 with the latest national updates, clinical developments, case study perspectives and peer-to-peer support to ensure you and your talking therapies service are ready and engaged to deliver the best possible therapeutic care.

Save the date: professional development and fufilling online education

Currently in production, the agenda for 2025's Talking Therapies National Networking Forum will be researched and developed to reflect the latest national initiatives but will also include examples of regional innovation and excellence. Taking place online but built to still offer heightened networking opportunities to ensure you maximise your learning experience, this one day conference will feature:

  •     National updates to provide attendees with a clear understanding of the year to come
  •     Innovative initiatives to support current workforce and ideas to boost recruitment
  •     New professional connections and networking experiences in moderated breakout rooms
  •     Implementable strategies to improve access to services
  •     Opportunities to discuss new ideas with services from across the country 
  •     Expert professional guidance that will build CPD points
  •     Training that is focused and honest to meet the professional needs of attendees

How to get involved: attend as a delegate

If you would like to be one of the first to receive the full agenda and speaker line-up as soon as it is confirmed, please reserve your place using the button above. We will then hold a no obligation reservation for you and will email you with the full details in the coming weeks.

You are also welcome to secure your place now, registration is open. Please use the 'book place' button above.

If you have any questions or would prefer to reach out to us to book or reserve, please call the team on 01732 897788 or email

How to get involved: share your insights as a speaker

Do you have a case study you would like to present? Are you interested in sharing your perspectives with your peers? We would the love opportunity to discuss presenting opportunities with you.

Please email the Conference Producer Vanessa Pearce ( who would be pleased to talk to you about how you can get involved.

How to get involved: join us as a sponsor

Talking Therapies Networking Forums are designed to enable talking therapies providers to support healthcare professionals. We are pleased to be inviting sponsors for this forum. If this is something you would be interested in exploring please email Sarah Kemm ( or call Sarah on 01732 897788 to find out about all the engagement and branding opportunities available in the full sponsorship package.

Here are some comments from previous attendees

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"Very engaging and informative. Gained some useful ideas and resources to share with the service"
- Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
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"I found the content useful and has given me a great deal of information i can share with my team. Networking was an important part of the day and i was able to engage with many colleagues nationwide."
- Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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"Great to hear from the national team, some interesting speakers and good facilitation of breakout discussions."
- Health in Mind, Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust

Build your CPD portfolio with this dedicated online course

This flagship talking therapies conference is now in its 13th year and has a real reputation for delivering important, topical and timely content to drive forward the delivery of therapeutic care. Over the course of the last 13 years we have welcomed well over 1,000 attendees from across the IAPT and talking therapies community to our January National Networking Forum.

Designed for but not limited to; IAPT and Talking Therapy Service Managers, CBT Therapists, PWPs, Clinical Leads, Psychologists and Consultants we are pleased to be delivering this online forum once again to cater to your specific learning needs.

2024's online event saw us welcome over 80 attendees on the day.

    We we were pleased to welcome attendees with job titles including:

  • Assessment and Low Intensity Team Lead
  • Assistant Clinical Lead
  • Business Development Manager
  • Business Support Manager
  • CBT Therapist
  • CBT Therapist and Team Leader
  • Child and Adult Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
  • Clinical Lead
  • Clinical Lead / Clinical Psychologist
  • Clinical Lead for IAPT in the West Midlands
  • Clinical Psychologist / CEO
  • Clinical Service Lead
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
  • Communications, Outreach & Engagement Officer
  • Consultant Clinical & Health Psychologist
  • Consultant Clinical Psychologist
  • Deputy Senior Employment Advisor
  • Deputy Service Clinical Lead for Herefordshire and Worcestershire
  • Deputy Service Manager
  • Gateway Worker
  • Head of service - NHS Berkshire Talking Therapies
  • HICBT Therapist and LTC lead
  • High Intensity (CBT) Therapist
  • Highly Specialised / Lead IAPT Adult Psychotherapist
  • IAPT Clinical lead Western Cheshire
  • Interim Clinical Director
  • Lead Clinician
  • Lead Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
  • Locality Manager
  • LTC Clinical Lead
  • Operational & Professional Lead
  • Operational Manager
  • Operational Team Manager
  • PA to Clinical Director
  • President of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
  • Principal Clinical Psychologist
  • Programme Director, Primary Mental Health Care, Lecturer in Mental Health
  • Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP)
  • Psychologist
  • Quality Improvement Manager
  • Senior Clinical Lead & Service Manager
  • Senior Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist
  • Senior Employment Advisor
  • Senior Occupational Therapist
  • Senior Product Manager
  • Senior Psychological & Service Development Practitioner
  • Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
  • Senior PWP
  • Service Manager
  • Step 2 Clinical Lead
  • Step 2 Lead PWP Outreach Coordinator
  • Team Leader
  • Team Leader & High-Intensity C.B.T. Psychotherapist
  • Team Leader-Wyre Forest
  • Team Manager
  • Team Manager/Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

    From organisations that included:

  • Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
  • Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • 1point (North West) Ltd
  • Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Vita Health Group
  • Fairweather Therapy
  • Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service
  • Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
  • Think Wellbeing, Knowsley (IAPT)
  • Bromley Healthcare
  • South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
  • Ulster University
  • Bedfordshire Talking Therapies
  • Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service (formerly known as Leeds IAPT)
  • Milton Keynes NHS Talking Therapies – for Anxiety and Depression
  • Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • NHS Herefordshire & Worcestershire Talking Therapies
  • NHS Great Manchester ICB
  • NHS Berkshire Talking Therapies
  • MPFT Talking Therapies, Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent
  • NHS Bury Talking Therapies
  • Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
  • ieso Digital Health Limited
  • MerseyCare NHS Foundation Trust
  • High Weald, Lewes and Havens Locality
  • Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
  • Vita Health Group - nhs Talking Therapies
  • Wolverhampton Healthy Minds
  • NHS Northamptonshire Talking Therapies
  • Inclusion Thurrock - PTS, Thurrock Health Centre
  • The University of Manchester
  • HMP Hull
  • King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • NHS England and NHS Improvement – Yorkshire and the Humber
  • Greenwich Time to Talk
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
  • SilverCloud by Amwell
  • Hull NHS Talking Therapies Service
  • Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Rethink Mental Illness
  • Cheshire & Wirral Partnership Trust
  • Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Mental Health Matters
  • We Are With You
  • NHS Barnet Talking Therapies
  • Sheffield NHS Talking Therapies
  • Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
  • Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
  • Dudley Integratred Health Care

Here are just some comments from attendees on the day

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"Very well organised, loads of information and well timed so it didn't feel like too much at once. "
- Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
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"All the speakers were obviously passionate about their subject and the chair was very organised."
- Rethink Mental Illness
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"Thank you very much - a well organised and stimulating day."
- Greenwich Time to Talk

Pricing Structure

  • £159 + VAT for one NHS or Public Sector place before Friday 15th November
  • £259 + VAT for one NHS or Public Sector place after Friday 15th November

Commercial companies are  invited to sponsor this day please contact Sarah Kemm for further details


You can reserve a no-obligation place whilst you apply for funding

If your funding has not yet been secured or you would like to hold your place with no obligation whilst waiting for your study leave to be approved, you can reserve your place with us. Please email the reservations team at SBK Healthcare with your details:

  •  Booking contact: name, job title, department, email and telephone number
  •  Event(s) to reserve for: title and date
  •  Delegate details (for each delegate): name, job title, department, email and telephone number
  •  Organisation details: name and address

Alternatively you can make a confirmed booking by emailing the above information to the bookings team

Terms and conditions

Registration fees

You will be sent an instant payment option or invoice on registration. Your payment is required in advance. If your fee has not been received prior to the event, and you are not able to provide a PO or proof of payment, you will be asked to make a credit or debit card payment on the day.

Modifying your regsitration

To let us know if your details are not correct when you have already registered, please email the bookings team.

Cancellations and substitutions

A full refund of fees will be made only for cancellations received within the first 48 hours of the booking being made. Notice of cancellation must be received in writing by emailing the bookings team at SBK Healthcare. Should you need to cancel your registration after this date, the registration fee remains payable in its entirety although a substitution will be accepted and conference documentation will be provided. Substitution attendees for delegates unable to attend after registering are acceptable at any time.

Event changes

It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the conference organisers to alter the content, speakers or the timing of the programme. We will endeavour to keep you abreast of such changes but any unavoidable change to the format will not constitute a reason to refund the fee. Should the event be postponed, we will endeavour to reschedule the event. If, for reasons beyond the control of the conference organiser, the event is cancelled, a full refund will be made. We do not accept any liability for any incurred costs resulting from a postponement or cancellation.

Certification of attendance

A certificate for Continuing Professional Development will be given to every fully registered participant who completes the course, as a record of your continuing professional training and development.

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Why sponsor a Talking Therapies National Networking Forum

Our role at SBK Healthcare is to bring industry together with healthcare professionals so that you can educate and inform your audience. These trail-blazing talking therapies forums offer dedicated presentations, Q&A, networking and discussion time, each sponsor will be fully  immersed into the event and able to effectively engage with your NHS audience.

Interested in having your own event, managed by us?

SBK Healthcare also provides in-house forums. Working closely with you as the client we can research, produce, market and deliver the conference or online forum that best suits the audience and meets your goals.

Reach out today

If you would like more information on our sponsorship options an in-house forum or if you wish to discuss your needs and what solutions may be appropriate for your business, please contact:
Sarah Kemm
Contact: 01732 897788