Conversing with parts of a whole: what is Internal Family Systems therapy?22 March 2022
An exploration of motherhood and postpartum psychosis: reviewing 'afterbirth'15 March 2022
Review: A couple of weeks ago we posted about an exciting new play, 'afterbirth', debuting in London, that explores postpartum psychosis. Now, a brilliant volunteer from Action on Postpartum Psychosis who has lived experience of PP has reviewed the play for us, reflecting on the vital nature of representation.
What is somatic therapy and why is it perfect for trauma recovery?08 March 2022
When is the Government going to fix the Covid-19 pandemic’s mental health crisis?07 March 2022
Sean Duggan, chief executive of the NHS Confederation Mental Health Network, writes: 'Demand is mounting within mental health services. The backlog is growing, and more people are becoming more unwell while services become busier. So why are we yet to see a comprehensive plan from Government to tackle what we know could fast become the next pandemic?'
The beginning of it all: Melanie Klein’s perspective on child development01 March 2022
Beginnings are always a great cause for anxiety. More than half a century since her death, Melanie Klein’s thought, such as object relation theory, still permeates modern understanding of developmental psychology. In this article, we explore part of her contribution to theory on infant psychology and in particular to the vast unknown of the preverbal experience – with an eye to its potential ongoing resonance into adulthood.