Presentations

Presentations 2021

Lee, C. T., Palacios, J., Richards, D., Lynch, K., Harty, S., Stephan, K., O’Keane, V., & Gillan, C. (2021). The Precision in Psychiatry (PIP) Study: An Internet-Based Methodological Approach to Treatment Prediction Research. Biological Psychiatry89(9), S313–S314. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2021.02.782. Virtual Meeting.

Fox, C., Lee, C. T., Seow, T. X. F., Lynch, K., Harty, S., Richards, D., Palacios, J., O’Keane, V., Stephan, K. E., & Gillan, C. M. (2021). Are Metacognitive Biases in Anxious-Depression Ameliorated Following Successful Depression Treatment? A Longitudinal, Observational Study. Biological Psychiatry89(9, Supplement), S127. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2021.02.328. Virtual Meeting.

Zhao, S. S., Richards, D., & Goodson, N. (2021). P176 Self-management of depression in axial spondyloarthritis using internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy: a feasibility study. Rheumatology60(Supplement_1). https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keab247.171

Richards, D., (March 8-9th, 2021). Digital CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy) – How solid is the evidence? ECNP Frontiers in Digital Mental Health. Virtual Meeting.

Presentations 2020

Richards, D., Enrique, A., Eilert, N., Franklin, M., Palacios, J., Duffy, D., Earley, C., Timulak, L. (June 17-20, 2020). Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of internet-delivered interventions for depression and anxiety disorders in a routine clinical setting: A Randomized Control Trial. 51st Annual International Meeting, Society for Psychotherapy Research Conference, Amherst, MA, USA. Link to Abstract

Eilert, N., Richards, D., Timulak, L. (June 17-20, 2020). Following up Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: A recurrent, cross-sectional mixed methods exploration of the use of CBT skills across multiple follow-up timepoints. 51st Annual International Meeting, Society for Psychotherapy Research Conference, Amherst, MA, USA. Link to Abstract

Richards, D., Palacios, J., Warner, L. (Webinar, May 7th, 2020). Accessing mental healthcare during COVID-19: The value in digital. Link here

Image of the speakers at the webinar: Lucy Warner Chief Executive Officer, NHS Practitioner Health Programme; Dr. Derek Richards Chief Science Officer, SilverCloud Health; Jorge E Palacios, MD, PhD Digital Health Scientist, SilverCloud Health
Webinar speakers: Lucy Warner, Chief Executive Officer, NHS Practitioner Health Programme; Dr Derek Richards, Chief Science Officer, SilverCloud Health; Dr Jorge E Palacios, MD, PhD Digital Health Scientist, SilverCloud Health


Franklin, M., Enrique, A., Palacios, J., Richards, D. (2020). A comparison of the ReQoL-UI and EQ-5D-5L for eliciting the QALY: a case study economic evaluation in people with anxiety and depression. European Health Economics Association Conference, Oslo Norway.  Link to Abstract

Richards, D. (February 18th – 20th, 2020). The In’s and Out’s of Randomized Controlled trials for DTx Clinical Validation. Presentation at the Digital Therapeutics Conference, San Mateo, CA. Link to Website

Parks, A., Carl, J., Richards, D. (February 18th – 20th, 2020). Separating the Digital from the Traditional: Digital Therapeutics Clinical Trials and Design. Workshop co-leader Digital Therapeutics Conference, San Mateo, CA. Link to Website

Presentations 2019

Richards, D. (Invited Speaker) Implementing iCBT into routine care: The SilverCloud experience, Bridging the Research-to-Practice Chasm in Digital Mental HealthThe Banbury Center, Lloyd Harbor, New York6-8th October, 2019, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Corporate Sponsor Program and Microsoft.

Richards, D. (Invited Speaker) What is the future for mental health with advances in technology, The Future of Depression & Bipolar DisorderDublin, Ireland12th October, 2019, Aware Charity.

Richards, D (4th September 2019: Invited Keynote Speaker). Digital Therapeutics: What’s next? Health XL Global Gathering Event, Dublin, Ireland.

Richards, D., Enrique, A., Duffy, D., Earley, C., Eilert, N., Palacios, J., Franklin, M., Timulak, L. (18th July 2019). Effectiveness & cost-effectiveness of iCBT for depression and anxiety in a routine clinical setting. Preliminary results from a Randomised Control Trial. World Congress Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, Berlin, Germany.

Richards, D. (18th June, 2019: Invited Speaker) Developments in e-mental health for students. eMental Health Seminar: Technology and Student Mental Health. Dublin, Ireland.

Richards, D. (May 20th – 21st, 2019) Improve Outcomes in Primary Care with Digital Therapeutics for Mental Health. 8th Annual Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care Models Summit. Orlando, Florida, USA.

Wright, J. H., Owen, J.J., Richards, D., et al., (February 13th – 15th, 2019) Computer-assisted Cognitive-Behavior Therapy for Depression: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.  Paper presented at the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions. Auckland, New Zealand.

Palacios, J.E., Connell, S., Enrique, A., Richards, D. (February 13th – 15th, 2019). Improving Access to psychological Therapies (IAPT) stepped care model: A cross-sectional observational study of outcomes across three low-intensity psychological treatment interventions. Paper presented at the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions. Auckland, New Zealand.

Enrique, A., Palacios, J.E., Ryan, H., Richards, D. (February 13th – 15th, 2019). The association between usage and outcomes of an online intervention for depression: how optimal dosage can help establish adherence. Paper presented at the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions. Auckland, New Zealand.

Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Richards, D., Timulak, L., (February 13th – 15th, 2019) Adapting an Internet-delivered intervention for depression for Colombian college student population: An illustration of an integrative empirical approach. Poster presented at the ISRII. Auckland, New Zealand.

Presentations 2018

Richards, D. (September 19th, 2018: Invited Speaker) The relevance of Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy for common mental health issues in people with long-term conditions. MSD Conference Identifying and Managing Mental Health symptoms in patients with Chronic Disease. Dublin Ireland.

Richards, D., (October 31st, 2018: Invited Keynote). Trends and opportunities in digital health. Digital Health WIT Salud. Madrid, Spain.

Richards, D., Palacios, J., Barnard, K. (September 26th, 2018). Debunking myths regarding online health interventions: How big data drives the conversation. UK Health Show, London, England.

Enrique, A., Richards, D., (October 16th, 2018). Explore the Contribution of Internet-Delivered Interventions for Mental Health. World Congress 2018, Virgina, Washington D.C.

Presentations 2017

Richards, D. (May 8th, 2017). Can Digital Pathways Change the Game? Digital IAPT: Disrupting IAPT. London, England.

Richards, D. (May 3th, 2017). SilverCloud Health: Mental Health and Chronic Disease Platform. Health 2.0, Barcelona, Spain.

Richards, D., Timulak, L., O’Brien, E., Hayes, C., Vigano, N., Sharry, J., & Doherty, G. (March 30th, 2017: Invited Speaker). A randomized controlled trial of an internet-delivered treatment: Its potential as a low-intensity community intervention for adults with symptoms of depression. Maynooth, Ireland.

Richards, D. (November 15th, 2017). SilverCloud Health: Positive outcomes, Extending reach, Reducing costs. Technology for Wellbeing Conference, Dublin, Ireland.