Be part of the Largest Trauma and Mental Health Conference in Europe

Experience the best of trauma and mental health expertise through keynotes, workshops, and panels held in the Sheldonian Theatre and The Exam Schools, where notable figures like Sir Isaac Newton and international leaders have spoken before.

Meet like-minded professionals, showcase your company, and earn over a year’s worth of CPD/CE credits at this unparalleled gathering of industry leaders.

Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to elevate your expertise in trauma and mental health.

This event has now ended but you are still able to buy the recordings. You will recieve access to the recorded content until December 15th 2023.

With thanks to our host Sponsors

Event Overview

We invite you to join us for the largest trauma and mental health conference in Europe, The Master Series Oxford. This highly anticipated event will bring together renowned thought leaders, practitioners, and researchers from the industry, providing a prime platform for networking, knowledge sharing, and professional advancement. 

Whether you’re a psychologist, therapist, counselor, researcher, or a passionate advocate for mental health, this is the event you cannot afford to miss. Join us and immerse yourself in the collective wisdom and expertise of over 40+ leading trauma and mental health experts. Together, we hope to shape the future of trauma treatment and mental well-being. Secure your place today and embark on a transformative journey that will redefine your professional path. 

Hear from over 40

leading Trauma & Mental Health Experts

Prepare to be immersed in a transformative experience as these distinguished professionals share their groundbreaking research, innovative strategies, and proven methodologies. From renowned psychologists and psychiatrists to esteemed researchers and therapists, each expert brings a unique perspective that will empower you to elevate your practice to new heights.

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Peter A Levine, Ph.D., is the developer of Somatic Experiencing®, a naturalistic and neurobiological approach to healing trauma. He holds doctorates in both Biophysics and Psychology. He is the Founder and President of the Ergos Institute for Somatic Education and the Founder and Advisor for Somatic Experiencing International. Dr. Levine is the author of several best-selling books on trauma, including Waking the Tiger, Healing Trauma (published in over 29 languages). He has received Lifetime Achievement awards from Psychotherapy Networker and from the US Association for Body-Oriented Psychotherapy. He continues to teach trauma healing workshops internationally. Learn more at

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Deb Dana, LCSW, is a clinician, consultant, author and speaker specializing in complex trauma. Her work is focused on using the lens of Polyvagal Theory to understand and resolve the impact of trauma in our lives. She is a founding member of the Polyvagal Institute, consultant to Khiron Clinics, and advisor to Unyte.

Deb’s work shows how an understanding of Polyvagal Theory is applicable across the board to relationships, mental health, and trauma. She delves into the intricacies of how we can all use an understanding of the organizing principles of Polyvagal Theory to change the ways we navigate our daily lives. Deb is well known for translating Polyvagal Theory into a language and application that is both clear and accessible and for pioneering Rhythm of Regulation® methodology, tools, techniques and practices which continue to open up the power of Polyvagal Theory for professionals and curious people from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life.

Deb’s clinical work published with W.W. Norton includes The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy: Engaging the Rhythm of Regulation, Polyvagal Exercises for Safety and Connection: 50 Client Centered Practices, the Polyvagal Flip Chart, the Polyvagal Card Deck, and Polyvagal Practices: Anchoring the Self in Safety. She partners with Sounds True to bring her polyvagal perspective to a general audience through the audio program Befriending Your Nervous System: Looking Through the Lens of Polyvagal Theory and her print book Anchored: How to Befriend Your Nervous System Using Polyvagal Theory.


Eugene Ellis is a psychotherapist, writer and public speaker on issues of race, difference and intersectionality. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy. Eugene has worked with severely traumatised children and their families in the field of adoption and has a particular interest in body-orientated therapies and facilitating the healing of trauma.

For the past 20 years, Eugene has been the director and founder of the Black, African and Asian Therapy Network, the UK’s largest independent organisation to specialise in working therapeutically with Black, African, Caribbean and South Asian people.

His book, ‘The Race Conversation: An essential guide to creating life-changing dialogue’ (2021), explores the race construct both through its cognitive and historical development and also, more crucially, on the intergenerational, non-verbal communication of race, both as a means of social control and as an essential part of navigating oppressive patterns.

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Cathy A. Malchiodi, PhD, ATR-BC, LPCC, LPAT, REAT, holds a doctorate in Psychology with a specialization in research and health psychology, and is a clinical mental health counselor, expressive arts therapist, and art therapist who has spent over 30 years working with individuals with traumatic stress and studying how the arts support reparation, integration and recovery from trauma. She is the founder and executive director of the Trauma-Informed Practices and Expressive Arts Therapy Institute that trains mental health and health care practitioners in medical, educational, and community settings and assists in disaster relief and humanitarian efforts throughout the world. Cathy has given more than 500 invited presentations in the US, Canada, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia and has published numerous articles, chapters, and more than 20 books, including Trauma and Expressive Arts Therapy: Brain, Body and Imagination in the Healing Process, Understanding Children’s Drawings, Handbook of Art Therapy, Creative Arts and Play Therapy for Attachment Problems, and Creative Interventions with Traumatized Children. She has received numerous awards for distinguished service, clinical contributions and lifetime achievements, including honors from the Kennedy Center and Very Special Arts in Washington, DC. A passionate advocate for the role of the arts in health, she is a contributing writer for Psychology Today Online with more than 5 million readers and a visual artist and occasional ukulele and hulusi musician.

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Dr Jon Goldin FRCPsych is an Honorary Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Great Ormond Street Hospital. He was Head of Service on the Mildred Creak Unit for twenty one years and recently retired from the NHS in Feb 2023. He now works in the Independent sector. Until Feb 2022 he was the Joint Head of Department in Psychological and Mental Health Services (PAMHS). Dr Goldin was Joint Training Programme Director for the Great Ormond Street/Royal London Higher Training Scheme in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for 10 years and retired from this role in March 2022. He is the College Lead on Parliamentary Engagement at the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Dr Goldin was the Vice Chair of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Faculty at the RCPsych for 4 years from 2017-2021. He has an interest in public engagement and lobbying around CAMHS and mental health issues and has been interviewed widely on both TV and radio. In both 2020 and 2021 he was a Finalist, and in Nov 2022 he was awarded ‘RCPsych Psychiatric Communicator of the Year, 2022’.

Twitter: @DrJonGoldin

Bruce Dixon

Bruce Dixon is an award-winning innovator, social entrepreneur, adventurer, storyteller, and self-described performance geek. His insatiable curiosity and zest have led him to trekking around the globe and engaging in an eclectic array of vocations including professional sports, financial services management, leadership development, organizational behavior, career coaching and social venture leadership.

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Dr. Stephen Dansiger is a rocker who got sober in the late 80’s and then became a sought after clinician, writer and meditation teacher. He is the creator and founder of the MET(T)A Protocol (Mindfulness and EMDR Treatment Template for Agencies), which utilizes the frameworks of mindfulness and EMDR therapy to create an agency’s primary clinical practice system. Dr. Dansiger is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Certified Therapist who provides EMDR Training and Advanced Topic workshops as Senior Faculty for The Institute for Creative Mindfulness. He is the author of Clinical Dharma: A Path for Healers and Helpers (2016), EMDR Therapy and Mindfulness for Trauma-Focused Care (coauthored with Dr. Jamie Marich), and Mindfulness for Anger Management (2018). Additionally, Dr. Dansiger is the coauthor of Trauma and the 12 Steps: A Trauma Responsive Workbook & Trauma and the 12 Steps: Daily Meditations & Reflections – both companion pieces to the newly updated Trauma & The 12 Steps by Dr. Jamie Marich. His most recent book (with Dr. Marich) is Healing Addiction with EMDR Therapy: A Trauma Focused Guide. His two companies are members of the Connected HealthCare and Wellbeing Cluster and Regional Development Centre at the Dundalk Institute of Technology in Dundalk, Ireland. Steve graduated in 2022 from the Master of Health Care Innovation (MHCI) program at the University of Pennsylvania where he studied and collaborated with fellow students and faculty including doctors, nurses, academics, researchers and administrators to continue on his quest to find innovative solutions to broaden access and improve quality in mental health care and wellness.

Note: All times are in British Summer Time (BST)

Group Discounts available

Experience the power of unity and enjoy special group discounts at the Master Series 2023. Enjoy the conference with your team or colleagues and take advantage of a variety of topics and speakers.

For groups of 5 to 9 attendees, we offer a generous 7.5% discount on each ticket. This discount allows you to invest in the professional growth and development of your team while fostering collaboration and shared learning.

If you gather a group of 10 or more, you’ll be thrilled to know that we extend an exceptional 15% discount on each ticket. This substantial discount not only helps you save on costs but also encourages teamwork and strengthens the collective learning experience for your organization.

By leveraging these group discounts, you can create a supportive environment that inspires your team to excel in trauma treatment and mental well-being. Additionally, attending the conference as a group provides ample networking opportunities, allowing your colleagues to connect with other professionals in the field and build valuable relationships.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to save and enhance the conference experience for your team. Purchase recordings for the Master Series 2023 and embark on a journey of collective learning and professional growth.

Opening Doors: Scholarship Discounts Available

Scholarship applications have closed for this event. However, we are Accepting scholarship applications for next years event.

Q. How do I access the recordings? 


  1. Log in to your account on The Master Series website.
  2. Go to “My Purchased Content” in the left-hand menu.
  3. Select ‘view course’ for ‘The Master Series Oxford 2023’ from the list.
  4. Once here you will see the “Access to Recordings” tab.

Q. Will there be subtitles for the recordings? 

A. Yes, the recordings will have subtitles. This ensures accessibility for attendees with language barriers or difficulty understanding spoken content. 

Q. How long do I have access to the recordings for? 

A. Recordings of the events will be available for 90 days after the event (December 15th 2023), allowing you to revisit them at your convenience.  Additionally, you can purchase the recordings and other The Master Series event editions at a special attendee price to have them permanently. 

Get Virtual Access

Buy Recordings

Join us from anywhere in the world.
The live event has now ended, if you purchase a virtual ticket, you will recieve access to the recorded content for 90 days (available until December 15th 2023)

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Pricing information

Currency conversions

As an international conference, tickets are priced in US Dollars. The following conversions have been provided as a guide, and are accurate at time of publishing: June 15 2023
Single in-person ticket: $749 / €686 / £589
Single virtual ticket: $445 / €407 / £350

All prices are exclusive of VAT

Group discounts

Group discounts are available on a sliding scale, for purchases of 5 or more tickets. Further information and the group booking form can be found here.

College Accommodation

If you are looking for affordable accommodation options during the event, we would recommend you to check out the extremely quirky options that the university colleges have to offer.

Although the rooms may not be quite up to your typical  hotel standard, they are all full of character and charm and really allow you to have the full “Oxford University” experience.

They also don’t come at a hefty price tag. Room prices range from £40 p/n for a standard single (which means a shared bathroom) to about £150 p/n for an en-suite often with study/living areas and fireplaces.

You will also be treated to breakfast in the great halls of these colleges which are steeped in history and academic tradition.

Hotel Options

Courtyard Marriot

A mid priced hotel £250 a night on average –

Vanbrugh House Hotel

Vanbrugh House Hotel is a boutique hotel in the centre of Oxford. They are offering attendees a discounted rate on their rooms during the event. Please use code MINT2023 on check out. –


Oriel, one of the colleges of Oxford close to the Exam Schools has allocated a number of rooms for our attendees.

To book please go to the booking link on their Website and use code: MSC2023

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Continuing Education (CE) Language

The Master Series The Master Series Oxford Conference August 30, 2023 – August 30, 2024 Oxford University, UK

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and The Master Series (MS). Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians (ACCME) Credit Designation

Amedco LLC designates this live event / enduring material for a maximum of 11.00 live/ 30.50 enduring AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses (ANCC) Credit Designation

Amedco LLC designates this live event / enduring material for a maximum of 11.00 live/ 30.50 enduring ANCC contact hours.

Psychologists (APA) Credit Designation

Amedco LLC designates this live event / enduring material for a maximum of 11.00 live/ 30.50 enduring Psychologist contact hours. 

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Counselors: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, ME, MO, NC, ND, NH, NE, NJ, NM, NV, OK*, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

MI: No CE requirements

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for MFTs: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NE, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, OK*, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Addictions Professionals: AK, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MD, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NY (outstate held), OK*, OR, SC, UT, WA, WI, WY
* OK accepts APA credit for live, in-person activities. For all ethics and/or online courses, an application is required.

MA / MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review.

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Social Workers: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, ID, IN, KY, ME, MN, MO, NE, NH, NM, OR, PA, VT, WI, WY

Social Workers (ASWB) Credit Designation

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Amedco is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Amedco maintains responsibility for this course. Social Workers completing this course receive 11.00 live/ 30.50 enduring GENERAL continuing education credits.

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for Social Workers: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, OH, OK*, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WV*, WY

* WV accepts ASWB ACE unless activity is live in West Virginia, an application is required.

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for Counselors: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MO, ND, NE, NM, NH, NV, OK*, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

AL/Counselors: Activities not providing NBCC approval may be approved by the Board for individual licensees upon receipt of acceptable documentation prior to the activity.  Please send course details to your licensing board for approval BEFORE the event.  No approvals afterward by the board.

MI: No CE requirement

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for MFTs: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NC, NE, NH, NM, NV, OK*, OR, PA, RI, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

MA / MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review.

MI: No CE requirement
* OK accepts ASWB ACE for live, in-person activities. For all ethics and/or online courses, an application is required.

The following state boards accept courses offering ASWB ACE credit for Addictions Professionals: AK, CA, CO, CT, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MO, MT, ND, NM, NV, OK, OR, SC, WA, WI, WV, WY

New York Board for Psychology (NY PSY)

Amedco is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0031. 11.00 live/ 30.50 enduring hours.

ADA Statement

If participants have special needs, reasonable accommodations will be made for persons who request them, consistent with ADA requirements. Code of Ethics Statement It is the responsibility of every attendee to abide by the standards set forth in the Code of Ethics for maintaining security and confidentiality of test materials and proprietary information presented as part of this continuing education program. Any materials used as part of this program may not be copied or otherwise distributed, and no proprietary information will be disclosed by attendees to any person not registered for this program. Conflict of Interest Statement There is no commercial support for this program nor are there any relationships between the CE Sponsor, presenting organization, presenter, program content, research, grants, or other funding that could reasonably be construed as conflicts of interest. Utility/Validity Statement The content of this presentation, when applied according to psychological practice guidelines, within the expertise of the expertise of the practitioner do not pose any risks.
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