‘We stand proudly with the global LGBTQ+ community’
The BPS has been given a place in the London Pride parade later this year. Diversity and Inclusion Manager Neil Baker explained what it means to the Society.
A novel work-life balance solution
Kate Johnstone (Associate Editor for Culture) watches 'Severance' on Apple TV+.
Education for the ears
Podcasters Lucinda Powell (Psychology in the Classroom) and Shahana Knight (The Therapeutic Teacher) on their work.
An honest and raw insight into baby loss
Rebecca White and Helen Wilson visit what is described as ‘the first exhibition of its kind, creating a platform to share personal stories open conversations and break the wall of silence that continues to surround baby loss’
Featured job: Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Vacancies for Clinical/Counselling Psychologists.
Inclusivity is critical
Elizabeth Bates is Chair of the Male Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society. Her research interests centre on male victims of female perpetrated partner violence as well as the broader issue of domestic violence and abuse; in addition, she’s committed to ensuring that her students have the best possible experience at university, and the greatest chance of employment. She talked to Ian Florance.
Help yourself by helping others
Nishat Babu on volunteering, including through work.
Understanding gravity’s brain effects key to human space success
As space tourism becomes reality and astronauts prepare for the Moon and Mars, understanding gravity’s effects on psychology may be crucial. Shaoni Bhattacharya reports.
The many faces of Psychology
Ella Rhodes reports from a British Psychological Society event.
Society consultation responses
Ella Rhodes reports.
The economic case for prevention
Ella Rhodes on a Mental Health Foundation report.
Poaching, prisons, and trauma-informed care
Ella Rhodes reports on the latest British Psychological Society award winners.
Single point of access lines
Georgia Harvey writes.
Alan Lewis 1952-2022
A tribute from Greg Maio.
Pursuing an evidence base for science communication
Richard Stephens, Chair of the Psychologist and Digest Editorial Advisory Committee, with a personal plea.
The Society deconstructed
President Katherine Carpenter writes.
Plan S and the Cobra Effect
Sergio Della Sala on 'open access' journal publishing; and his poetic offering.
Editorial, June 2022
Jon Sutton introduces the issue.
‘Ambivalence is normal human nature’
On second thought: How ambivalence shapes your life by William R. Miller is published by Guilford Press.
Creative encounters for ACT practitioners
Trauma-focused ACT: A practitioner’s guide to working with mind, body, and emotion using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (Context Press) by Russ Harris. Reviewed by Dr Lelanie Smook.
Social and sexual abuse and the long-stay bins
Matilda Windsor is Coming Home by Anne Goodwin (Inspired Quill). Reviewed by Charlotte Green.
Trauma-informed forensic psychology
What Lies Buried: A forensic psychologist’s true stories of madness, the bad and the misunderstood (Endeavour) by Kerry Daynes is out now. Forensic psychologist Nisha Pushpararajah asks the questions.
One to one… Dr Nandini Jayachandran
We dip into the Society member database and pick out Dr Nandini Jayachandran, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology & Head of the Department of Clinical Psychology, Institute for Communicative & Cognitive Neurosciences, Trivandrum, Kerala.
‘Our difference was really magnified’
Educational Psychologist Dr Melernie Meheux in conversation with Waveney Bushell, Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society.
‘We need the BPS to understand who we are’
Our editor Jon Sutton meets Jenny Terry.
Life ‘unplugged’ with Depersonalisation Disorder
Having lived with this under-recognised condition solidly for 13 years, Joe Perkins recently released his book Life On Autopilot: A Guide To Living With Depersonalization Disorder (Jessica Kingsley Publishers) to raise awareness and provide valuable information to fellow sufferers and clinicians alike. Joe discusses how his life has been impacted and why he thinks the book is necessary, with Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Birmingham, Dr Emma Černis.
Uta Frith and Chris Frith spoke at the Royal Institution around the launch of their ‘graphic biography’ Two Heads, written with their son Alex Frith and illustrated by Daniel Locke.
‘I kept thinking that I will feel better soon’
Claire Foster is Professor of Psychosocial Oncology, Director of the Centre for Psychosocial Research in Cancer (CentRIC) in Health Sciences, University of Southampton. She told us about this work.