CUSP, FCRG, PHeW, Psychology and Counselling research centre, Research in the School

The Open Psychology research groups

Open Psychology, the research centre for the School of Psychology & Counselling, brings together many of the School's academics into three research groups: CuSP, FCRG and PHeW. What's their research about? Check out their webpages on the centre website and watch short videos about their interests and concerns  https://www.open.ac.uk/centres/psychology/home

CUSP, FCRG, PHeW, Psychology in the world, Research in the School

New developments in psychology: insights from our research groups

Recently, members of the School's research groups recorded their conversations with other academics in their fields: Paul Stenner from CuSP talked to Prof. Sonia Livingstone about social psychology, the internet and young people's lives todayDavid Kaposi from PHeW talked to Prof. Peter Fonagy about openness, psychoanalysis, mentalisation and trustSarah Laurence from FCRG talked to Prof.… Continue reading New developments in psychology: insights from our research groups

PHeW, Psychology and Counselling research centre

An interview with the Mental Health Champion for Northern Ireland

Dr Karen Hagan from the School speaks with Siobhan O’Neill, Professor of Mental Health Sciences at the University of Ulster, whose research focus is trauma, mental health, and suicidal behaviour. Prof O'Neill is the interim Mental Health champion for Northern Ireland, advising on policy and services, and promoting evidence-based services for those who suffer from… Continue reading An interview with the Mental Health Champion for Northern Ireland

PHeW, Psychology, Psychology and Counselling research centre

Openness, psychoanalysis, mentalisation and trust: An interview with Prof. Peter Fonagy

Dr David Kaposi, a psychotherapist and the leader of the Psychology of Health and Wellbeing (PHeW) strand in the School talks to the renowned psychoanalyst and clinical psychologist, Professor Peter Fonagy about openness, in relation to psychoanalysis, mentalisation, and epistemic trust. Watch the interview here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ob20d38V14 Professor Fonagy, who teaches at UCL and is also the… Continue reading Openness, psychoanalysis, mentalisation and trust: An interview with Prof. Peter Fonagy