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

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