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This workshop will provide ways of working with complex trauma, dissociation and the body.  Timetable 09:00 Registration/Tea and Coffee 09:30 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Wor
Regularly smoking cannabis may be more common among people with mental illness than it is for those without such a condition.
The day will provide an introduction to working with the body within a talking therapy. It develops ideas that are based on the new understanding of the neurobiological substrates of trauma reactions and uses mindfulness as a tool.
Our Faculty of the Psychology of Older People launched its new report “Alternatives to Antipsychotic Medication” at Portcullis House, Westminster, yesterday. This is the first in a series of reports on dementia care that the faculty is producing in conjunction with the Dementia Action Alliance.
Professor Willem Kuyken from the University of Exeter appeared on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme this morning to talk about the use of mindfulness in schools.
A group of British mental health professionals has issued a statement of concern about the Reliability, Validity, and Safety of DSM-5.
Norman Lamb, Minister of State for Care Services, has accepted an invitation for England to host the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership Exchange in 2014.
All of us have roles in teams that we enact whilst we seek to help people. Mostly our ability to help is okay, but there are a number of unhelpful roles that we can get invited into, despite our best intentions.
Conference theme: Sexuality & Identity in Older People
The British Psychological Society has welcomed the Care Quality Commission (CQC) report on dementia care, and says that a greater focus on psycholo
Professionals are being encouraged to complete a survey to help select the content for a new web portal designed to improve mental health outcomes for children and young people.
‘Taking Care, Giving Care’: Clinical Psychology in 2013’
An increasing number of young people in the UK are choosing to deliberately hurt themselves.
The correlation between childhood trauma & increased risk of psychosis in adult life has been well documented (eg Read et al, 2005; Varese et al, 2012).
The Mental Health (Discrimination) Bill has officially been passed into law.
The British Psychological Society has been quoted several times in the consultation analysis of the Law Commissi
An opportunity for clinical psychologists, especially those working in settings where there are no specialist neuropsychologists, to update their practice and increase skills in undertaking cognitive assessments of children and young people.
Gwenda Thomas, deputy minister for children and social services in the Welsh Government, has introduced a major new piece of legislation which, if passed, will see carers in Wales have their needs assessed as part of proposals designed to transfor
A lack of understanding, stigma, fear and discrimination towards people with schizophrenia are needlessly preventing tens of thousands of people from finding or keeping jobs.
Two psychologists were intereviewed on this morning's editon of the BBC Radio 4 Today programme.
Unhealthy behaviours among adults on low income may be caused by poor mental health.
Guided self-help cognitive behavioural therapy (GSH-CBT) books could be a useful treatment for depression in primary care, new research has suggested.
  For more information please visit the DCP Faculty for Perinatal Psychology website. 
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