The new hidden persuaders?

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

‘We should stop taking ourselves so seriously’

Simon Proudlock is a Consultant Counselling Psychologist with Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and in private practice. Simon won the British Psychological Society’s Division of Counselling Psychology Annual Award for Innovation in 2018 for his project using EMDR therapy with clients in acute care.

‘A lady of unusual ability and force of character’

Elizabeth Valentine on Lucy G. Fildes.

Keep on taking the medicine?

Parastou Donyai considers strategies for understanding and tackling medication non-adherence.

‘It’s a pleasure to use the term gifted in a constructive way’

Our editor Jon Sutton meets independent practitioner educational psychologist Paul Curran.

A treasure trove of psychological wisdom

Mandeep Singh and Niamh Doody on ‘conscious rap’.

‘It’s a privilege to work at Great Ormond Street, but it brings responsibilities’

We meet Dr Rachel Bryant-Waugh.

We’re only human, after all

Emily Hutchinson on how organisations can improve safety by really understanding psychology.

‘Psychology without compassion leaves an emptiness’

Laura Lea with a day in the life of a service-user involvement coordinator.

'A comedian's words can throw out lifebelts'

Our editor Jon Sutton reviews 'I'm a Joke and So Are You: A Comedian's Take on What Makes us Human', by Robin Ince, and meets the author. We also publish an exclusive extract.

On the brink of breakdown?

Of Aplysia and apes

From the Chief Executive, February 2019

Consciousness – still a mystery?

Instagram cleaning: compulsive or comforting?

Being Hercule Poirot

'We want things to be a certain way'

A swift move to Ireland

Politics and narrative

How real people mess up

Symbolic action

Are we asking for too much from our clients?

Compelling narratives on detention

‘Their prison is built of fear’

Climbing out of the valley

Society action for early career researchers

Increased funding for SEND

Nothing new with replication

Psychologists honoured in New Year list

Parliamentary postgraduate posts filled

Talking about suicide online

Featured job: Clinical Child Psychologists

Z is for… Zeigarnik effect

Removing patient identity and responsibility

‘I am passionate about caring for the carers’

More than a gut feeling

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

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