Counselling

Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, the President Elect of the British Psychological Society, is one of the speakers at our Scottish Branch’s annual Scientific Meeting in Stirling today.
To help people who perform non-lethal self-harm, such as cutting and burning themselves, we need a better understanding of the thoughts and feelings that contribute to them resorting to this behaviour.
Psychologists face many challenges while working within the NHS in the current climate where there are often changes taking place.  The impact on Psychologists professionally is that often Psychologists just continue to work ha
 Open to In training members of the Division of Counselling Psychology, this is a free event
Madlove, a new participatory installation created by artist the vacuum cleaner (Jamie Leadbitter) and supported by a British Psychological Society public engagement grant, opens to the public on 5 March at FACT in Liverpool as part of their Group Therapy: Mental Distress in a Digital Age exhibition.
Repeatedly thinking about a romantic break up can actually speed up a person's emotional recovery, a new study has found.
The day is a combined event supported by the Scottish Branch, Division of Occupational Psychology, Division of Counselling Psychology Scotland and the Special Group of Independent Practitioners.
Psychosocial support should be a key element of health interventions for caregivers of children in HIV-affected communities, particularly for women who take on the majority of care-giving responsibilities.
Encouraging people who have attempted suicide to take a course of short-term psychosocial counselling may be an effective way of preventing them from taking their own life in future, new
Women who miscarry may feel grief, guilt and anger even years after the loss says new research published in the British Journal of Health Psychology.
Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Learn how to work phenomenologically with the body within the therapeutic relationship. Timetable
Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends Details Dissociation is a key concept in understanding mental health and wel
A Question and Answer session followed by small group discussions to support Counselling Psychologists taking their first steps
People who suffer from chronic self-doubt often need an "extra boost" in order to achieve realistic targets, new research has found.
Talking could be a more effective therapy for social anxiety disorder than medication, according to a new study.
A talk at the Cheltenham Literature Festival tomorrow (Friday 10 October) aims to inspire listeners to see mindfulness as a way of 'being', a different way of approaching everyday life,
A person who is suffering from depression might experience a further blow to their self-confidence if they consider themselves to be afflicted by a mental illness.
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has launched a consultation asking stakeholders for their views on proposed changes to the standards of proficiency for practitioner psychologists.
How well can psychotherapists and their clients judge from personal experience whether therapy has been effective?
Clinicians and neuroscientists must work together to understand and improve psychological treatments says an article in Nature magazine.
The workshop is a ‘how to do trauma focused CBT’ and draws on the clinical models of Ehlers and Clark, and theoretical models of Brewin et. al.
Parental alienation – a child’s unwarranted rejection of one parent and strong alignment with the other following high conflict family breakdown – leaves the alienated parent feeling powerless.  Despite recognition in recent high court judgem
When people become estranged from other members of their family, they may experience a loss that is akin to the experience of bereavement.
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