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We are delighted to announce that Dr Miles Rogish, Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) York House Hospital was named UKABIF Clinician of the Year 2015.

UKABIF or the United Kingdom Brain Injury Forum presents annual awards to regocnise achievenents in the world of brain injury.

Dr Rogish is based at York House - the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust’s independent hospital in York. He leads an exceptional multidisciplinary team, suppporting adults with brain injuries who have complex needs and show challenging behaviours.

In 2015 Dr Rogish designed and ran Compassion Based Stress Management Courses. The courses use basic aspects of Compassionate mind training in the context of working in a challenging behaviour environment. They were designed to enable staff to manage stress and build resilience through understanding, knowledge and skills. The enormous benefit of this training to patients and staff is the reason Dr Rogish received this prestigious award.