Psychological support must be a key part of treatment for people with dementia, the British Psychological Society said today, following a report from the Alzheimer’s Society that said over half of people felt being diagnosed with the condition mea
Posters on school bullying, the consequences of traumatic burns and Parkinson's disease from last month’s British Psychological Society annual conference have been awarded prizes by the Society.
Psychological therapies may help adults who repeatedly self-harm, an updated Cochrane Review has found.
It’s been a busy week.
This workshop aims to unravel some of the mysticism of neuropsychology, to put practical neuropsychological skills back at your fingertips and to increase confidence with incorporating neuropsychological information into your formulations.
Public and industry attention has been forced to focus on the psychological wellbeing of pilots and a lack of clinical psychological skill in aviation.
This is an exciting workshop facilitated by Dr Esther Cohen-Tovée & Jenny Taylor, which will cover:
DCP North East Branch Inaugural AGM & CPD Day
Dr Lucy Johnstone is a consultant clinical psychologist and trainer with long experience of working in adult mental health.
Researchers from the University of Liverpool have published a study in a BPS Journal highlighting the effectiveness of using positive memories and images to help generate positive emotions.
Transforming Care and the Role of Clinical Psychologists.
Experts have likened loneliness to a disease that changes the brain. Sadly, these changes often affect people in ways that further isolates them – for example, lonely people are more sensitive to negative facial expressions.
A new report from the recently formed Accreditation Programme for Psychological Therapies Services (APPTS) describes service users’ experiences of therapy as ‘particularly positive’ and recommends various improvement to services.
The BPS London and Home Counties Committee is delighted to invite you to an innovative, cutting edge, paradigm shifting talk.
The Division enters its 50th birthday year in good heart, with high levels of member engagement, partnership working, effective leadership and a heathy bank balance.
The Faculty committee has reviewed and revised our strategic objectives in relation to the DCP’s Core Purpose and strategic action plan as follows:
The Faculty has organised two CPD events in the past year. The first of these was a two day event held at the BPS offices in London. Dr Kelly Vitousek (University of Hawaii) joined us and provided a highly engaging presentation.
In light of today's report by the BBC showing that some people with psychological problems are having to wait years for therapy, The British Psychological Society calls on the next Welsh Government to make improving access to mental health services their immediate priority.
This year we have continued on exploring ways for us to develop ourselves as a professional body that leads the way on standards for forensic clinical psychological services. We are re-establishing closer links with the Division of Forensic
A US-based clinical psychologist has published an extraordinary essay in which he claims to have experienced 17 bouts of mania or 'mood elevation' between 1997 and 2015 without any intervening instances of depression.
Following the airing of Channel 4’s Dispatches programme The Great Benefits Row on Monday 11 April 2016, the BPS is extremely concerned about the appropriateness of the training, behaviour and outcome goals of some disability assessors employed by Capita as depicted on the programme.
A charter has been launched to support the wellbeing and resilience of mental health professionals after a survey revealed rising levels of depression, stress, burnout and bullying in the field.
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, President of the British Psychological Society, was interviewed in yesterday’s Channel 4 Dispatches programme ‘The Great Benefits Row’.
There was a hint of revolution in the air among the pre-qualified psychologists who joined together to hear more about community psychology, with the conference set around the theme ‘thinking more, speaking more, doing more’.
This is a launch event for the BPS Briefing paper Number 8, Feb 2016 ‘Perinatal Service Provision: the role of Perinatal Clinical Psychology –A British Psychological briefing paper NHS Commissioners’. A copy will be provided to all delegates.
A little fear can be a good thing but when it develops into a phobia, it can become debilitating. One way therapists treat fear disorders is using a technique called exposure therapy.