In the latest episode of his podcast ‘Eighty Percent Mental’, Chartered Psychologist and Senior Lecturer in Psychology Dr Pete Olusoga is joined by organisational psychologist and best-selling New York Times author, John Amaechi OBE, for an honest and inspiring conversation about racism, anti-racism, and what we all could or should be doing to make our communities fairer for everybody.
We strongly recommend listening to the entire episode via https://eightypercentmental.com – but for those who prefer to read, Dr Olusoga has...
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.
'The teacher and the teenage brain', by John Coleman, is published by Routledge. Annie Brookman-Byrne asks the questions.
Madeleine Pownall and Wendy Stainton Rogers share their journey in writing A Feminist Companion to Social Psychology, published by Open University Press.
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.
Uncanny Bodies (Luna Press), edited by Pippa Goldschmidt, Gill Haddow and Fadhila Mazanderani, is an anthology of papers and stories by academics and writers. Dr Clare Uytman, psychology lecturer at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, contributed to the book, and spoke to Pippa and Gill about the uncanny in life as well as the uncanny in putting the book together.
Kerenza MacLennan has worked for three and a half years as an Assistant Psychologist at Bradley Complex Care, a specialist hospital near Grimsby. She has recently enrolled on the BPS Qualification in Forensic Psychology (stage 2). Ian Florance heard about her journey so far, and what the future might hold.
We dip into the Society member database and pick out…Kelly Dunn, Psychologist and Director/ Co-owner of KEYFORT.
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. Now with postscript on the Ukraine invasion.