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Viewed through the lens of evolutionary psychology, altruism takes some explaining. In a dog eat dog world, it seems like a risky, indulgent habit. Yet we are only alive today because our distant ancestors were successful at reproducing – and the fact many of us have inherited their altruistic tendencies suggests that being altruistic gave them some kind of survival or reproductive advantage.

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When talking about troubling sexual encounters some women mention faking sexual pleasure to speed up their male partner’s orgasm and ultimately end sex.

In the study researchers interviewed 15 women (aged 19 -28) who had been sexually active for at least one year.  Despite being recruited to talk about consensual sex, all women spoke explicitly of a problematic sexual experience. Interviews were analysed to explore how these women negotiate and account for experiences of problem sex in the context of exaggerating sexual pleasure and faking orgasm.

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Online abuse between former partners after relationship break ups is common and distressing among UK adults, a new survey suggests.

Lindy Morrison presented her research to the annual conference of the BPS Division of Counselling Psychology in Brighton on Saturday.

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Depression has been called a "we-disease" because when the dark clouds arrive, it's not just the depressed person who is affected, but all those close to them.

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Acquire core skills for the design of psychological interventions appropriate to your work context

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09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch)
16:30 Workshop ends

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Psychologists have an important role in supporting their community in planning for, handling and dealing with the aftermath of disasters

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A clear and structured introduction to a number of current professional and ethical issues likely to be encountered within psychological practice

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Awareness of the alienation process reduces the risk of unwitting collusion by practitioners, improving outcomes for children & families

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Learn about ethno-cultural counselling and geo-crisis psychological interventions

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09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch)
16:30 Workshop ends

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People portrayed as stronger storytellers are considered as higher status than those that aren’t – and this status can make them more romantically attractive, at least in the eyes of women.

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Most personality traits and other characteristics are 'normally distributed', meaning that a new person is more likely to be in the middle than on the extremes, whether we’re talking about extraversion, intelligence or enthusiasm for Mexican food.

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Memory researchers have found that women elaborate more than men when talking about their autobiographical memories, going into more detail, mentioning more emotions and providing more interpretation.

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Explore and experience the process of enhancing existing and developing new ways of relating to ourselves

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People who score highly in the Dark Triad personality traits – narcissism, psychopathy and Machiavellianism – are vain, selfish, callous and manipulative. They're not the kind of people you want to spend much time with.

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This workshop will help psychologists and others understand the dynamics of secondary trauma and help direct victims, their family, counsellors and other supporters build resilience and the opportunities for post trauma growth.

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Unfortunately this workshop is now cancelled. 

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This workshop is a practical introduction for therapists who are new to cognitive behavioural couple therapy.

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This two-day introductory workshop provides a solid introduction to Emotion-focused Therapy. Day 1 introduces emotion theory, assessment and research, and a framework for intervention.

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Unfortunately this workshop is cancelled.

 

This workshop is about tackling mental distress in community and recovery based approaches.

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This workshop is an introduction to using personal construct psychology (PCP) to elicit, explore, understand and explain the views of children and young people.

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Unfortunately this workshop is cancelled.

Understanding traumatic loss existentially and using phenomenology in clinical practice to work therapeutically with traumatically bereaved clients.

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The workshop is an intensive one day ‘how to do CBT for OCD’ focused workshop in the use of CBT strategies for Primarily Obsessional ‘Pure O’ subtypes of OCD, with particular focus on those clients presenting with horrific, unwanted and intrusive

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Psychologists, teachers and social workers need help in working effectively with traumatised children and connecting them to family and school supports

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Unfortunately this workshop is cancelled

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This workshop will challenge the concept of organic personality change through the presentation of research data and new clinical perspectives on intervention

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