July 2019

Pam James on psychiatrists and psychologists.
Jasmin Kaur Gill responds to the article by Viren Swami.
Dr Michael Kelleher is a consultant addictions psychiatrist at the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust. He is the Clinical Lead for the Lambeth Addictions consortium, an innovative and effective collaboration between the NHS, Addaction, Phoenix, Blenheim and the local authority. James Morris spoke to him (with thanks to Claire Melia for transcribing and editing).
Emma L. Davies, Zarnie Khadjesari, Olga Perski and Claire Garnett on digital interventions to reduce alcohol consumption.
Will Haydock with a report from the bureaucratic frontline.

Perhaps more than any area of healthcare, treatment for alcohol-related issues can involve myriad funders and providers. How is this network of provision working, and what are the lessons for...

Counselling psychologist Jasmine Childs-Fegredo on her journey. Who would she become?
The Year I Didn’t Eat by Samuel Pollen (ZunTold Books; £7.99).
Stranger in the Mirror: The Scientific Search for the Self by Robert V. Levine (Robinson; £14.99). Reviewed by Chris Fullwood, University of Wolverhampton.
Introduction to Key Concepts and Evolutions in Psychoanalysis: From Freud to Neuroscience by Alexis A. Johnson (Routledge; £32.99). Reviewed by Voula Tsoflias, chartered psychologist and novelist.
21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari (Jonathan Cape; £12.99). Reviewed by Chris Timms.