Counselling, Psychology, Social Psychology

New course on gender identity

Open University Psychology have got together with gender charity Gendered Intelligence to put together this FutureLearn two week course about understanding gender identity. The course is a good starting point for any individual or organisation looking to increase their awareness of gender diversity, particularly trans identities. Ultimately, people taking the course will learn how to… Continue reading New course on gender identity

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Counselling, Psychology, Social Psychology

Developing psychosocially informed self-help on gender

Meg-John Barker writes... In a previous blog for OU CCIG I outlined my whole project of creating psychosocially informed self-help, and the various methods involved: reviewing existing theory and research; analysing existing self-help; conducting collaborative research with gender-, sexual-, and relationship-diverse (GSRD) communities; autoethnographic reflection; and creative dissemination. This time I want to reflect on one particular… Continue reading Developing psychosocially informed self-help on gender

Counselling, Psychology, Social Psychology

New book on gender from OU Psychologist

Meg-John Barker's new book How to Understand Your Gender comes out today! Published by Jessica Kingsley and co-authored with psychotherapist Alex Iantaffi, this book attempts to make the psychology of gender accessible to everybody. The Open University CCIG kindly sponsored Julia Scheele's beautiful cover and illustrations throughout the book. The blurb for How To Understand Your Gender says...… Continue reading New book on gender from OU Psychologist