An exclusive chapter from 'Stop F*cking Nodding: and Other Things 16 Years Olds Say in Therapy', by Jeanine Connor, courtesy of PCCS Books. Content warning: accounts of therapy, swearing, discussion of rape.

Kenzie has been accused of sexual assault. Again. His mum describes him as a little shit, and he seems to have been set up to repeat family history. Can therapy help him to contemplate a ...

Podcasters Lucinda Powell (Psychology in the Classroom) and Shahana Knight (The Therapeutic Teacher) on their work.
Nishat Babu on volunteering, including through work.

Volunteering – including so-called ‘corporate volunteering’ – can have a positive impact not only on the helped, but also on the helper. Can we ensure these benefits are ...

This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week takes the theme of loneliness. Professor Peter Fonagy, Chief Executive of the Anna Freud Centre, asks what loneliness is and why does it hurt us so much? Why are social connections, and companionship, so key to our lives? And what does this all mean for policy and practice in children and young people's mental health?
Amanda Nimon-Peters on her nine universal principles of persuasion for a 21st century workplace.
What do we know – and not know – about content moderation and its impact on those who do it? Ruth Spence, Jeffrey DeMarco and Elena Martellozzo investigate.

It is estimated there are over 100,000 paid content moderators (CMs) worldwide, working for technology companies such as Meta, charities like the Internet Watch Foundation, or contractors such...

Dr Annie Brookman-Byrne introduces the issue and says farewell as Deputy Editor.
Clinical / Forensic / Counselling Psychologist; Clinical / Neuro Psychologist; Psychologist.
Dr Lorraine Haye with reflections on working at an evacuation centre for Ukrainian refugees.
When Andrea Oskis left home, the first dish she cooked was her Mum’s version of spaghetti bolognese. Here, she explores the intrinsic connection between food and feelings…
Sally Wiggins Young with some evidence-based advice for family mealtimes.

Providing food for the family can feel more complex than a large-scale research project: a balance of economics, time, ethics, knowledge, skills, and the patience to deal with a four-year-old...

Catriona Shelly and Orla Muldoon with a social psychological analysis.

Across the UK, the reality of Brexit is increasingly becoming a threat. Food and fuel shortages, and concerns about energy prices, are tangible worries. Here, we use a social identity approach...

We bring you a collection of links to articles on the psychology of happiness.
Dr Jon Sutton introduces the issue.
Lucy Freemantle with the reflections of a Senior Assistant Psychologist, a decade on...
When Sarah Riley pitched to the Routledge Critical Health Series, she knew she wanted to write with Adrienne Evans and Martine Robson. Here, they explain how they addressed psychological questions on women’s health, from a transdisciplinary perspective underpinned by philosophy, in a book which won the British Psychology Society academic monograph book award in 2021.
Working in a Crisis Team was life-changing for Assistant Psychologist Adriana Lisowski. She reflects on her experience.
Emma Young digests the research on perceptions of our own physical appearance and more.
A range of psychological roles, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust (BEH).
Melissa Potter on working as an Assistant Psychologist at a Spinal Cord Injuries unit.
Laura Waring on working as an Assistant Psychologist at a specialist perinatal mental health service.
New vacancy for a job share.
Chartered Psychologist Dr Will McConn-Palfreyman navigates the Winter Paralympics, with advice for practitioners.
Shaoni Bhattacharya trawls our archive to find out when it works, and if – as the Dunning-Kruger Effect suggests – a little learning can be a dangerous thing.
Dr Jon Sutton introduces the issue.