racism

As a psychological wellbeing practitioner, I have engaged with various discussions around discrimination and therapy recently. Broadly speaking, one of the key aims of any therapy setting is to build therapeutic alliance with a client. This can be achieved in various ways,...

Since the murder of George Floyd, there has been time to reflect and educate ourselves. We must now turn these learnings into long-term, meaningful action, and commit to sustained change. 

Letters published in The Psychologist highlight the personal and...

Paul Jenkins: The emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement has highlighted, once again, the issue of how we promote a genuine culture of diversity and inclusion in NHS organisations. The need to do so is central to how we respond to the needs of the...

The abhorrent killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis at the end of May 2020 shocked the world. After being stopped by police for allegedly using a counterfeit $20...

Are we institutionally racist? Yes. But making this statement is not straightforward, it’s not as simplistic as saying it and expecting applause. It’s about saying we’re doing something that will mainstream this agenda. ‘Noticing’ is not enough. God knows we...

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My academic research explores the psychological impact of school exclusion and considers alternatives. Over the last few years I have worked in a youth offending team, with families and young people also subject to Child in Need and...

On 2 June 2020, the British Psychological Society released a statement in solidarity with those feeling pain and expressing anger about racial injustice, in response to protests following the...

Against the backdrop of social movements like Black Lives Matter and various global political upheavals, issues of race are more prevalent in th e public’s awareness than ever before. While we have laws protecting against discrimination and consciousness of racism is growing...

Noughts + Crosses has taken 20 years to transition from book to screen, and never has its message felt more timely; Coronavirus, or no Coronavirus. I did make the mistake of watching the first episode with my partner of over 30 years, however, having read Malorie Blackman’s...