Therapy

How often do therapists cry in therapy and does it matter? For a profession that trades in emotions, you'd think these questions would have been tackled before. But as a new paper points out the issue has been strangely neglected.
Professor Peter Fonagy, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis at University College London and Chief Executive of the Anna Freud Centre, is to receive the Society's 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award.
New NICE guidance suggests that signs of psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people need to be identified early to ensure they receive the treatment and care they need to live with the condition.
People diagnosed with a mental illness need help and understanding, not labels and medication. That is the message of an article published on the BBC News Health pages today by Professor Peter Kinderman from the University of Liverpool, a former chair of our Division of Clinical Psychology.
A British Chartered Psychologist gave a prestigious award lecture in New York this week.
Efforts to lose weight can be restricted by a person's emotions.
Psychological therapies may benefit children suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Watch a child draw and they can seem so absorbed, their brow furrowed in blissful concentration. It seems an ideal way for them to cope with negative emotion.
Research with people who have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is often impersonal. Participants' thoughts, feelings and behaviours are reduced to ticked boxes on a questionnaire.
This event is fully booked.
The course will begin with an introduction to the science of sleep and then go on to described the various types of insomnia, backed up by use of case examples; before introducing a range of assessment and treatment options.
This workshop introduces practical approaches to child therapy and focuses primarily on issues pertaining to the therapeutic relationship and the application of therapeutic skills and techniques.
This workshop provides an opportunity for practitioner psychologists to learn how to use the Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI).
The aim of this workshop is to increase professionals’ confidence and awareness of working with suicidal patients.
Counselling psychology has a great deal to offer therapeutic work with children, yet this is often overlooked and underrepresented in services.
This is an interactive and experiential workshop which includes information on prescribed drugs, their effects both wanted and unwanted, and how drugs interact with therapy. The issue of when and why drugs are compatible with therapy and when
This workshop is intended to introduce the fundamental principles of CBT approaches, how they apply to us as healthcare professionals, and how they apply to supporting change and self management for people with a long term condition.
Please note this event has been cancelled Adaptation-based Process Therapy (APT) was developed by the speakers in response to both our clinical feelings and client demands for an intervention that went beyond behavioural or cognitive based
Almost all therapists working in accountable settings will soon be required to offer time limited therapy. This workshop will provide an overview of the theory and practice of time limited therapy.
When Alice jumped lightly down into the Looking-glass room in Lewis Carroll’s “Through the Looking-Glass”, she entered a world in which many things mirrored the opposite of real life.
It could do more harm than good to treat depressed adolescents through cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in the classroom.
An editorial in Nature has emphasised the need for more funding for scientific research into the causes underlying the effectiveness of psychological therapies.
Psychotherapy is an effective treatment with many benefits to people with mental and behavioural health issues.
A major conference on psychological therapies in the NHS is to examine the progress made since the formation of the New Savoy Partnership five years ago. The partnership is a unique group of organisations, including the British Psychological Society, working together to bring psychological therapies to the NHS and improve access for all who need them.
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