Changes to mental health services are a ‘leap in the dark’ and are having a negative impact on patient care, says a briefing paper published today by The King’s Fund.
I blogged recently about the Society’s activity at this autumn
Improve your understanding of Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) and how to apply its concepts in clinical practice.
Using examples from co-production practice, the workshop will explore the possibility of innovative public service reform that puts social justice, social networks and capacity building at the heart of service design and delivery.
Use client/participant biometric phone apps to collect/email data to you, for naturalistic data in daily life contexts for research/therapy.
Liberation Psychology: How we can be a force for transformation rather than conformity, challenge oppression and work alongside people
This two day workshop bridges the gap between research & practice. Really practical content in trauma focused CBT underpinned with relational values.
1 March 2016
Working together to unlock the unconscious: An introduction to theory and technique in Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy
Develop a deeper understanding of play and its inherent value for working with children and families.
09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch)
16:30 Workshop ends
This workshop is an introduction to traumatic stress, examining trauma from evolutionary, historical and symptoms perspectives.
An appeal for major changes in how we view and respond to male suicide has been launched today by the charity Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) with the support of the British Psychological Society.
People who feel young for their age tend to live longer than those who don't. Indeed, it's thought that what psychologists call 'subjective age' may be a pretty accurate marker for a person's actual psychological and physical health.
Echoing the call for reform from the British Psychological Society, more than 20,000 people have signed a petition to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
There was a film crew in front of the University of London’s Senate House and rumours that Brad Pitt
The talk will look in particular at:
Data released by the mental health charity Mind reveal the scale of sanctions imposed on people with mental health problems being supported by out-of-work disability benefits.
Professor Shirley Reynolds CPsychol, from the University of Reading, took part in a discussion regarding the modern pressures teenagers face and the effects on their mental health in Radio 4’s All in the Mind last night.
Psychological health and wellbeing have been very much in the news over the last week or so with World Mental Health Week and the
To mark the 2015 World Mental Health Day the British Psychological Society is holding two free public lectures in Northern Ireland focusing on this year's theme of 'Dignity in Mental Health'.
The events are organised by the BPS Northern Ireland branch.
Of the many people with mental health problems who would likely benefit from psychological help, only a fraction actually find themselves face to face with a clinical psychologist or other kind of psychotherapist.
The British Psychological Society is sponsoring three sessions at the Cheltenham Literature Festival as part of our work to bring insights from evidence-based science to a wider public.
The European Federation of Psychological Associations (EFPA) has urged all governments and agencies to utilise psychologists and to coordinate efforts across the EU to deal with the refugee crisis.
The pressure to be cool, look good and own the right stuff is detrimental to many children and teenagers, according to research presented at a symposium last week at a British Psychological Society conference.