Counselling, Psychology, Psychology in the world

Thoughts for the times on virus and loss

Life during the current Covid-19 crisis situation has been compared to the experience of being at war. For a better understanding of lockdown and its associated anxieties, Dr David Kaposi, a senior lecturer in the School and a psychodynamic psychotherapist, looks back to Sigmund Freud's response to World War 1, and forward to the challenge… Continue reading Thoughts for the times on virus and loss

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Coping with coronavirus

In these anxious times, psychotherapist and School academic Dr Naomi Moller offers advice on coping with coronavirus - and sharks. Over 25 years ago now I met a man in a ramshackle bar in Tokyo who was an expert on sharks. ‘Excellent!’ thought I, time to get an authoritative answer to one of my many… Continue reading Coping with coronavirus

Counselling, Psychology, Winter postcards from our modules

A winter postcard from module D240 Exploring fear and sadness

We continue our series of winter postcards from Psychology and Counselling modules. Anastasia Economou, the Chair and Staff Tutor for D240 Exploring fear and sadness, writes about what's happening on this module, then looks ahead to its replacement, D241 Exploring mental health and counselling. Hello, I'm Anastasia Economou and I joined the School of Counselling… Continue reading A winter postcard from module D240 Exploring fear and sadness

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A Happy New Year from the Head of the School of Psychology and Counselling

Happy New Year to all our students in Psychology and Counselling! Most of you begin 2020 at a midway point in your modules so I’m aware that you may be using the university holidays for academic work. I hope that you do get some kind of a break.  For those of you just about to… Continue reading A Happy New Year from the Head of the School of Psychology and Counselling

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The D241 story so far

Andreas Vossler writes about the production of the School's new counselling and mental health module, D241, which starts in October 2020.  He also introduces the new Counselling blog website. Andreas is a Senior Lecturer in the School and Production Co-Chair for D241. You might have already heard that we are currently producing a new 60… Continue reading The D241 story so far