Public Speaking

Henrietta Bowden-Jones  is an expert advisor to both Westminster and the House of Lords on matters pertaining to gambling disorder, gaming disorder and mental health.

She is a frequent speaker in Parliament giving evidence at Select Committees on Gambling, Gaming and Technology as well as Online Harms.

Much of her time is spent lecturing at conferences and teaching medical postgraduate students, psychologists, mental health professionals, magistrates, psychiatrists, neuroscientists and others about Behavioural Addictions, Gaming Disorder, Gambling Disorder, the Neurobiology of addiction, Decision-making and Risk, Adolescent brains and Impulsivity.

In 2015, Henrietta was interviewed about her life and career by Radio 3 Private Passions host Michael Berkeley.  She has given a TEDMED talk (2013), has spoken at Hay-on-Wye about Art and Science and at Latitude festival on different occasions about the Neuroscience of Addiction and other topics. She is always happy when bringing science to a wider population.

End of Term Conference – Raising the Stakes: Confronting gambling disorder head-on
University College London (UCL), DClinPsy

Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones gave a talk on Gambling Disorder in England in her role as National Advisor on Gambling Harms.

Annual Medical Lecture, St Catharine’s College, Cambridge Medical and Veterinary Society

Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones gave the Annual Medical lecture to St Catharine's College, Cambridge Medical and Veterinary Society.

The Interface Between Gaming and gambling in Young People Today
Westminster Houses of Parliament

Gambling Disorder: An Overview

Neuroscience MRC Addiction Research Clinical Training Day

Gambling Related Harm in UK

Evidence to Secretary of State for Health, Secretary of State for DCMS and Secretary of State for Education as well as several Ministers

BBC Wellbeing Day
Panel discussion on mental health at work

Panel discussion on mental health at work

Women in Medicine

Women in Medicine, panel discussion. SOAS, London

The Neuroscience of Behavioural Addictions: An Overview

Imperial College Lecture Translational Neuroscience MSc.

Gambling Disorder: A Behavioural Addiction

Imperial College Medical Students BSc.

Developing Case Studies in Problematic Internet Use

Workshop at Cambridge University, Clare College

King’s Fund, London
King's Fund, London

Diversity in Health Panel

Medical Women’s Federation Annual Conference

Opening Presidential speech and ”Medical Memories” interview with Prof Averil Mansfield

Westminster Roundtable on Digital Technology

Speech to Secretary of State for Digital Culture Media and Sport Jeremy Wright and others reporting on Gaming Disorder clinical presentations in the UK.

Speech to Secretary of State for Health Matt Hancock on the day of his visit to the National Problem Gambling Clinic

1st Women in Academic Medicine Conference, BMA

Speaker on Leadership, Gender and Academia

Hooked Exhibition at Science Gallery London
Panel Discussion ”Digital Technology and Excess”

An exhibition and events programme, drawing on world leading research from King's College London. From gambling to gaming and smartphones to social media, HOOKED invites you to question what makes us as human vulnerable to addiction and interrogates the underlying factors and routes to recovery.

Start the Day with the BMJ: The Wounded Healer
International Physician Health Conference, Royal College of General Practitioners. Panel discussing doctors and wellbeing.

This conference marks the 10 year anniversary of the PHP service and will bring together the academic, clinical and experiential aspects of physician health.

Gambling Disorder in the NHS: An Update
Substance Abuse NHS Provider Conference, Wellcome Trust, London

Birmingham Psychiatry Trainees talk on Gambling Disorder and Behavioural Addictions
Birmingham Medical School

Gambling Disorder in the UK: An Overview
Local Government Association conference on Gambling Related Harm

Are Treatment Outcomes predicted by type of gambling?
Gambling Addiction: Science, Independence, Transparency. University of Friburg Conference, Switzerland

Gambling Disorder: A Clinical Overview
Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress, Birmingham

Why Gambling Disorder deserves to be treated like any other addiction
Beat the Odds Annual Problem Gambling Conference, Wales

Introductory Words for Jeremy Hunt’s 10 Year Anniversary

How is Technology Changing Us and What Can We Do About It?

Speaker on panel