‘Everyone has something to add to this conversation'

Within this special collection, a range of articles explore different elements of alcohol use.

‘There’s an art to sport psychology, never a fixed answer'

Ian Florance interviewed Hannah Newman, whose PhD examines the ‘idea of female strength and power... by looking at female strength athletics or strongwoman events.’ Hannah’s combination of interests – including LGBT+ rights, what legal gender means in a demographically diverse society, the role of sports in society – touches on many current issues where psychologists may have a key role.

From trainee to trainer

Counselling psychologist Jasmine Childs-Fegredo on her journey. Who would she become?

A threadbare patchwork of support

Will Haydock with a report from the bureaucratic frontline.

From the bomb to Apollo 13: Bowlby and the Cold War

How did child psychologists contribute to the Cold War discourse of ‘National Security’? Carolyn Laubender discusses the relationship between attachment theory and political anxieties about the protections offered by the nation state.

Finding moderation online

Emma L. Davies, Zarnie Khadjesari, Olga Perski and Claire Garnett on digital interventions to reduce alcohol consumption.

‘Your number one problem substance is alcohol’

Dr Michael Kelleher is a consultant addictions psychiatrist at the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust. He is the Clinical Lead for the Lambeth Addictions consortium, an innovative and effective collaboration between the NHS, Addaction, Phoenix, Blenheim and the local authority. James Morris spoke to him (with thanks to Claire Melia for transcribing and editing).

Challenging the language of alcohol problems

James Morris and Claire Melia.

‘I wanted to write something that put the psychology at the heart of the drama’

Clinical Psychologist and novelist Bev Thomas has a new book out – ‘A Good Enough Mother’ – on Faber & Faber. Dr Josephine Perry (Chartered Psychologist with Performance in Mind) asks her some questions, and reviews the book.

Sharing collective myths

From the Chief Executive, July 2019

Featured Job: Forensic Psychologists

How Freud hijacked the most heated debate of all time

How do we define masculinity?

Funding good questions asked rigorously

Taking action on climate change and environmental degradation

The multiplicity of the self

Paris in the Spring

Answering questions over Brexit

Stories needing to be told

They just need to care

Too much pressure

Inequality: the Japanese knotweed problem

‘These are big, contentious conversations’

Putting a price on psychology

How can we ensure the NHS has the workforce it needs?

One on One... with Mike Eslea

Changing and challenging the psychological workforce

Frameworks for impact

Psychologists should be on the Shortage Occupation List

Political powers vs Ivory towers

Authentic portrayals

The reality and the duty of care of TV production companies

A timely tool to understand mind manipulation

The school to prison pipeline

The rawness of pain and loss

Supporting new fathers

Inspection of education

Towards justice with Team Science

A lesser known history of psychedelics

What are the unique skills?

Debunking the 'natural order of things'

Brilliantly disturbing

Questions we need to ask

Big data in the big city

Catherine Lido on using novel technology to explore inclusion in Learning Cities.

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How do we ‘other’?

Peter Hegarty on asymmetries of reasoning for lay and professional psychologists alike.

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Experiencing the impossible

Gustav Kuhn considers the science of magic, and what it reveals about the human mind.

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Why do we need psychology? And what does psychology need?

The winning entries in our first 'Voices In Psychology' programme.

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The new hidden persuaders?

Ella Rhodes considers whether shadowy influencers are really pulling our strings.

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More than a gut feeling

John F. Cryan addressed the annual conference of the British Psychological Society’s Psychobiology Section.

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