It was a great honour and inspiration to address the 27th European Congress of Psychiatry in Warsaw, Poland together with Dr. Nikolina Jovanovic, MD, PhD of Bart’s and London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University and the East London NHS Foundation Trust on April 8, 2019.
Our joint Workshop had three objectives as listed below and was followed by a fascinating discussion:
• To sensitize mental health professionals about the importance of the environment in determining outcomes for patients, staff and family members alike;
• To encourage mental health professionals to actively engage with designers and workplace administrators to positively influence the environments in which they work;
• To equip mental health professionals with a basic understanding of conceptual tools such as the design metaphor as a method for generating and maintaining inderdisciplinary consensus.
Thanks to all our workshop participants for the great feedback and of course to our session chairs, Dr. Defne Eraslan (Turkey/Germany) and Dr. TM Gondek (Poland) for enabling this workshop and moderating the exciting discussion afterwards!
Feel free to contact thinkbuild for more information about the workshop or the objectives listed above should you be curious to learn more…