Blog

08
Dec

Taking mental health seriously

In his second post, Archie argues that workplaces need to act if they are really taking mental health seriously. Back in August our Librarian, Andrew Russell, wrote in our blog […]

13
Nov

A Century of Insight

This blog is by Archie, a 21-year-old psychology undergraduate at Bournemouth University currently on his placement year.  Archie is volunteering with us, as well as with Portugal Prints – an […]

16
Oct

Transgender and therapy

Bob Withers, an SAP analyst, describes his interest in working with trans people.  He will be speaking on the clinical implications of working with transgender people in a forthcoming talk. […]

26
May

Coming to Rock Bottom

Dr Mary Addenbrooke explains why Jungian ideas are important in understanding addiction We need to talk more about – what makes a person who is addicted quit their addiction for […]

07
Mar

SAP supports Refugee Council

Dr Alessandra Cavalli writes about the work she does with the Refugee Council to provide psychological support to teachers. In 2015 55 millions people were forcibly displaced worldwide. 23 millions […]

20
Oct

Temporality and Shame

Hessel Willemsen, a Training Analyst, describes the clinical implications of the relationship between temporality and shame Temporality is lived time, the time of our lives, and not the abstract time […]

19
Oct

Finding Attunement

Averil Williams, a member of the SAP, thinks about the value of music therapy to her work with psychotic patients As psychotherapists or analysts we often have experiences of working with […]

19
Sep

The Adolescent archetype and Goldilocks

Some thoughts about the Adolescent archetype and Goldilocks Marica Rytovaara, a Training Analyst with the SAP, is speaking on the adolescent archetype and the Goldilocks Factor on 1 October. Returning from […]

16
Sep

Re-reading Midnight’s Children

Toby Brothers is director of the London Literary Salon. As I re-read Midnight’s Children in preparation for our work together, I am thinking anew about how literature approaches the contradictions […]

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