Academic journal, Counselling, Psychology

Introducing Counselling Psychology Quarterly

In this ongoing series, we introduce journals on which School academics have editorial roles. Counselling Psychology Quarterly is an international interdisciplinary journal, reporting on practice, research and theory in the fields of counselling psychology, psychotherapy and mental health. The journal's priorities are to publish papers of immediate practical relevance that take a non-pathologizing and empowering approach… Continue reading Introducing Counselling Psychology Quarterly

Counselling, Events, Psychology

An online event for counsellors and psychotherapists

The annual research conference held by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) will this year be a free one-day online event live streamed on Saturday 16th May (9.30am – 4pm). The webcast event is titled ‘Keeping clients at the centre: inform your practice with the latest research’ and is available free of charge… Continue reading An online event for counsellors and psychotherapists

Counselling, Psychology

Practicing therapy online – a training course

As Covid-19 has forced counsellors and psychotherapists to transfer their practices on line, the Open University has produced a training course to assist them, authored by Dr Naomi Moller and Dr Andreas Vossler from the School. Therapists wanting to keep offering support to clients have had to swiftly transfer their practice online – yet few… Continue reading Practicing therapy online – a training course

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

Counselling, Psychology, Psychology in the world

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