Clinical and Community Psychologist Dr Carl Harris set off from London on the Ride the Change on Sunday – a 475-mile bike ride to reach Glasgow for the start of the UN Climate Change Conference COP26. Ella Rhodes spoke to Dr Harris, also Chair of the British Psychological Society's Community Psychology Section, ahead of his journey.
Ella Rhodes spoke to Kirstie Drummond Papworth ahead of her British Psychological Society webinar on compassion for individuals, leaders and organisations.
Ella Rhodes spoke to visiting Professor of Occupational Health Psychology Gail Kinman (Birkbeck, University of London) and Dr Christine Grant, Deputy Head of the School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences (Coventry University), ahead of their British Psychological Society webinar on ways to make home working a success.
We hear from Leslie Brissett and Dr Amra Rao ahead of a British Psychological Society workshop and conference, ‘Fully human: Soul, Psyche, Skin’, which looks to explore race in Psychology.
Black Identities + White Therapies: Race, respect + diversity examines therapeutic professions in the context of ethnicity, race and culture. Co-editors Divine Charura and Colin Lago speak to our Deputy Editor Shaoni Bhattacharya.
Occupational psychologist and senior lecturer in psychology, Dr Ashley Weinberg (University of Salford), is hosting a British Psychological Society webinar in November on ‘mental health and wellbeing in the workplace – using politics as a case study’. Ella Rhodes spoke to him.
Ella Rhodes spoke to trainee psychotherapist and applied psychology lecturer Fran Simpson (Coventry University) about her upcoming society webinar on long covid in children, including her personal experiences.
Dr Gilad Chen is the Robert H. Smith Chair in Organizational Behavior at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Ingrid Covington asks the questions.
Alex Haslam is Professor of Social and Organizational Psychology and Australian Laureate Fellow at the University of Queensland. He studies group and identity processes in organisations, societies and the clinical context. Ingrid Covington asks the questions.
Ans DeVos is Professor of Antwerp Management School at the University of Antwerp. Ingrid Covington asks the questions.
Stuart Carr is Professor of Psychology at Massey University in New Zealand/Aotearoa. He will be delivering the opening keynote at EAWOP. Ingrid Covington asks the questions.
Educational Psychologist Fraser Lauchlan on his unusual journey.
Ian Florance interviews Noreen Tehrani, a founder member of the Society’s Crisis, Disaster and Trauma Section and Deputy Chair of the Division of Occupational Psychology.
We dip into the Society member database and pick out Dominic Abrams, Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Kent.
Assistant Psychologist Fauzia Khan meets psychiatrist Dr Marius Romme, who co-pioneered the Hearing Voices Movement – also known as the Maastricht approach – along with Science Journalist and Researcher Sandra Escher in the 1980’s.
Dr Jo Daniels is Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology (University of Bath) and Academic Director on the university’s Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. She is also a clinical psychologist working in medical settings in North Bristol NHS Trust. She spoke to Ella Rhodes about the evolving role of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in treating both mental and physical health conditions.
Ian Florance meets Jeremy Cripps, a Chartered Psychologist who is UK clinical lead at online CBT provider Ieso Digital Health.
Ella Rhodes hears from Dr Audrey Tang about her forthcoming British Psychological Society webinars.
Deputy editor Shaoni Bhattacharya talks to Professor Mari Fitzduff about psychology’s role in global peacebuilding, Trump and Brexit, and the crisis in Afghanistan.
Ella Rhodes spoke to Alison Lacey, a doctoral researcher at Sussex University, whose PhD has been exploring the impact of school closures on families during the pandemic, about her POST Fellowship.
Dr Jolel Miah recently completed his PhD and is currently a Lecturer of Psychology at the University of Sunderland and a member of the British Psychological Society's Division of Health Psychology’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce. Here, he discusses his journey as a British Bangladeshi in the Psychology profession, with Associate Editor Chrissie Fitch.
Psychotherapist Hester Bancroft is hosting a British Psychological Society webinar on Wednesday 22 September on working with clients who have grown up with a sibling with severe mental illness. Ella Rhodes asked her about it.
We dip into the Society member database and pick out… Ray Bobrownicki, Lecturer at the University of the West of Scotland. With online extras.
'How to help someone with anxiety' by Rachel M. Allan is published by Welbeck Balance. Deputy editor Annie Brookman-Byrne asks the questions.
Ella Rhodes spoke to Mary Aiken, Professor of Forensic Cyberpsychology at University of East London, about her recent work with the UK government on protecting people from harm online, and the areas of cyberpsychology which need more attention from researchers and policymakers.