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Our editor Jon Sutton meets Tom Buchanan, Professor of Psychology at the University of Westminster, to talk misinformation.
One of England’s first Clinical Associate Psychologists, Isabel Sherman, on how the new role supports clients and combines study with clinical practice.
Psychologist Dr Fiona Beddoes-Jones is running a British Psychological Society webinar on cognitive fitness in March. Ella Rhodes asked her about it.
Rebecca Wones, Head of Psychological Assessment for psychology consultancy Lexxic, has pre-recorded three neurodiversity-related webinars for the British Psychological Society. They are available to watch until early February – Ella Rhodes asked her about them.
Professor Thomas Dixon and Professor John Geddes in conversation over a new Bodleian exhibition.
‘The Act of Living: What the Great Psychologists Can Teach Us About Surviving Discontent in an Age of Anxiety’ is the latest book from psychologist and author Frank Tallis. Alison Torn (Leeds Trinity University) asks the questions.
We dip into the Society member database and pick out…Dr Kanthi Hettigoda, Lieutenant Commander Clinical Psychologist, Sri Lanka Navy / Kotelawala Defence University Hospital.
Trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) Sofia Airoldi feels the role is often underestimated, and that she does make a difference to people’s lives…
Angharad Rudkin writes practical books for the public, as well as contributing as an ‘agony aunt’ for the Metro newspaper. Our editor Jon Sutton asked her about it.
Our editor Jon Sutton meets Will Storr, author of The Science of Storytelling and more.
Melanie Dawn Douglass studied evolutionary psychology and animal behaviour as an undergraduate before pursuing forensic psychology. She now lectures at York St John University. She talked to Ian Florance about studying in Canada and Scotland, the links between evolutionary and forensic psychology, and life as a researcher/lecturer.
Astrid Coxon meets Victoria Clarke and Virginia Braun, to hear about using thematic analysis.
Faye Cox reflects on her transition from support worker to Assistant Psychologist on an acute mental health ward.
Rufus May had a breakdown at 18 years of age. He was diagnosed with schizophrenia, which resulted in three hospital admissions. Dr May, now a Clinical Psychologist and Mental Health Trainer, tells Assistant Psychologist Fauzia Khan how his experiences in and out of the mental health system spurred him to train as a psychologist.
‘Making sense of microaggressions’ is a graphic and written book with words by Susan Cousins and design by Barry Diamond. It is published by Open Voices. Deputy Editor Annie Brookman-Byrne hears from Susan, Barry, and Peter from Open Voices.
Associate Editor Chrissie Fitch recently spoke with Cultural Thinker and Researcher, Suzanne Alleyne, to discuss her webinar series, Can We Talk About Power? (CWTAP).
Our editor Jon Sutton hears from Professor Andrew Przybylski (Director of Research at the Oxford Internet Institute) about his questioning of the World Health Organisation around ‘Gaming Disorder’.
Ian Florance meets Steve Taylor, former Chair of the British Psychological Society’s Transpersonal Psychology Section.
Linda Gask is Emerita Professor of Primary Care Psychiatry at the University of Manchester. She is now retired and lives on Orkney. She has written extensively about her experience of seeing mental health from both sides, as a professional and as a patient. Annie Hickox met her.
Professor Hugh Koch discusses the psychology of writing his memoirs.
Ella Rhodes spoke to Dr Adam Jowett (Coventry University), Chair of the British Psychological Society’s Psychology of Sexualities Section, about his recent government report on conversion therapy, and the ongoing consultation.
New global guidelines aim to bolster the reliability of intelligence and prevent torture. Dr Kai Li Chung discusses them with forensic psychologist Professor Ray Bull, who helped develop them.
We dip into the Society member database and pick out Judith Eberhardt, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Teesside University.
Ingrid Covington meets Professor Herminia Ibarra to talk identity and transition across our working lives.
Our editor Jon Sutton meets Professor Jonathan Passmore, Chair of the British Psychological Society’s new Division of Coaching Psychology.