Supporting wellbeing and delivering therapy during Covid-19

During the Covid-19 pandemic, CEDAR academics have played active roles in developing guidance and approaches to support wellbeing and ensure mental health interventions can continue. Here you can view their advice and resources. 

Wellbeing approaches

Professor Paul Farrand has been working with Wellbeing Services to provide three approaches to help you manage challenges and limitations arising from COVID-19.

» Access the approaches here

Children and Young People’s Mental Health: Supporting the wider workforce adapt clinical interventions to remote delivery 

This webinar by NHS England, exploring ways to deliver interventions to children and young people remotely, featured Professor Catherine Gallop and Jonathan Parker discussing reviews and trials that have taken place so far.

Watch the webinar here:

Webinar part 1
Webinar part 2

» More webinars on working remotely with children and young people

Does remote therapy work for CYP, and for whom? Evidence from research

A webinar with Professor Catherine Gallop and Professor Peter Fonagy.

Delivering safe PWP (Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner) interventions remotely


Professor Paul Farrand
 shares his expertise in this NHS webinar, in collaboration with Healthy Minds Bucks. This webinar was delivered live on 28 April 2020.

Behavioural Activation (BA): Guidance for IAPT therapists during the Covid-19 pandemic

Professor Edward Watkins has developed guidance on how to deliver BA during the Covid-19 pandemic, including:

Download the guidance

Behavioural Activation (BA): Guidance for IAPT therapists during the Covid-19 pandemic‌

Additional resources

BA treatment model worksheet

Self-help tips for BA during COVID: SPARK

Doing positive things at home (lockdown)

Webinar with Professor Edward Watkins

This webinar was delivered live on 12 May 2020.