December 2020

Dr Jon Sutton introduces the issue.
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Dr Peter Olusoga is a senior lecturer in psychology and a sport psychology practitioner, working with athletes and teams on the mental side of performance. Hugh Gilmore is a BASES performance psychologist working with British Athletics, Para-Powerlifting and the English Institute of Sport, among other things.Our editor Dr Jon Sutton chatted with them about their podcast, Eighty Percent Mental.
'Work and pain: A lifespan development approach', edited by Elaine Wainwright and Christopher Eccleston (Oxford University Press; £29.99). Reviewed by Dr Hannah Twiddy.
'Non-Binary Lives: An Anthology of Intersecting Identities', edited by Jos Twist, Ben Vincent, Meg-John Barker and Kat Gupta (Jessica Kingsley Publishers; £14.99). Reviewed by Dr Katherine Hubbard.
Birth Shock: How to Recover from Birth Trauma (Pinter & Martin, 2020) by perinatal clinical psychologist Mia Scotland is out now. Michelle Cree, consultant clinical psychologist and author of The Compassionate Mind Approach to Postnatal Depression: Using Compassion Focussed Therapy to Enhance Mood, Confidence and Bonding (Robinson, 2015) spoke to Mia about the book.
Why women are blamed for everything: Exploring victim blaming of women subjected to violence and trauma by Dr Jessica Taylor is published by Little Brown. We asked Jessica about her book.
Dominic Barrett shares his journey of mental health recovery, with comment from his psychologist Caroline Clare.
Ute Liersch writes.

Acceptance is in vogue. In mindfulness therapies, books and apps, acceptance is presented as a helpful attitude for anyone to have or to gain. For the specific population of people coping with...