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Open Psychology Research Centre publishes its first annual review

OPRC Annual Review The Open Psychology Research Centre (OPRC), part of the School of Psychology & Counselling within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, has published the first issue of its annual review. The review, which is available on the OPRC website, provides an overview of the Centre and its activities during the OPRC’s inaugural year 2020-2021. To… Continue reading Open Psychology Research Centre publishes its first annual review

Counselling, PHeW, Psychology in the world, Research in the School

The NICE Guideline for Depression in Adults: What is all the brouhaha about?

Photo Credit: Shutterstock: https://www.shutterstock.com/ Authors: Naomi Moller, Professor of Psychology and Psychotherapy at the Open University, President of the UK Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research Dr Felicitas Rost, Research Lead, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, Lead for a coalition of stakeholders raising concerns about the NICE guideline for depression, Past President of the… Continue reading The NICE Guideline for Depression in Adults: What is all the brouhaha about?

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Conversations across roles and hierarchies (Mulberry Bush therapeutic community)

Dr Heather Price introduces six members of staff at the Mulberry Bush speaking about the organisation’s research culture and its links with therapeutic practice. The Mulberry Bush is a therapeutic community providing education and residential care for primary-aged traumatized children, and it has a range of wider services. We hear from child-facing and other professionals… Continue reading Conversations across roles and hierarchies (Mulberry Bush therapeutic community)

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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