England’s mental health care lacks money, yes – but it also lacks compassion

“A series of scandals should focus minds on the punitive conditions far too many patients are confined in” This article by Jay Watts has been published in The Guardian. It begins: “We have made great progress in  England  when it comes to…
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‘They saw me as mad and needing to be medicated’ | Modern Masculinity

This 14 minute video comes from The Guardian. The producers say: “In this episode of Modern Masculinity, journalist Iman Amrani speaks to Chris, who after being diagnosed with schizophrenia spent a long time in the mental health system. They discuss medication,…
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The Healing Power of Compassion with Dr Julian Abel

This podcast features Dr. Julian Abel in conversation with Dr. Rangan Chatterjee, who writes: “Today’s conversation is about one of my favourite topics – compassion. Compassion doesn’t just make us feel good but it can have powerful effects on our health…
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Compassion Fatigue Resources for Talking Therapists

The  British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) say that: “Being a professional involved in delivering talking therapies is a fantastic career, with huge personal satisfaction that can come from connecting with and helping others. It can also be stressful and challenging at times, especially in…
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Compassion for Voices: A Tale of Courage & Hope

This 5 minute film is about the compassionate approach to relating with voices … a project led by Dr Charlie Heriot-Maitland , in collaboration with Kate Anderson, independent animation director. The project is part of the Cultural Institute at King’s College Collaborative Innovation Scheme for Early Career Researchers:…
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