Edition 2

Sue Cavill visited Ruth Nissim, a Chartered Educational and Clinical Psychologist with Oxfordshire Social Services*, for our occasional series 'Psychology in practice'.

SOME of the most disadvantaged
children in Britain, those within the
care system, are also the least likely
to receive the help they need, according
to Ruth Nissim, a...

In 1995 the Division of Counselling Psychology commissioned a study of psychologists' views and practices in working with lesbian and gay clients in psychotherapy. Martin Milton and Adrain Coyle prsent the key findings and offer some thoughts on future practice developments.

BRITISH psychologists have paid
relatively little attention to the
issues involved in working with
lesbian and gay clients in psychotherapeutic
contexts. The British
...

An individual's IQ score is often portrayed as a fixed and unchangeable measure of intelligence. Michael J.A. Howe argues intervention can produce lasting change, but it also needs to take account of a whole range of social circumstances.

CAN a person’s IQ substantially
change? Conflicting answers have
been given. A number of prominent
authorities on intelligence insist that
an individual’s IQ is highly...

16-17 December 1997, Institute of Education