contextual model

Toward a Change of Paradigm in Psychosis: A Contextual Phenomenological Approach

This abstract is of a chapter in Psychological Interventions for Psychosis that has been co-authored by Marino Pérez-Álvarez & José Manuel García-Montes: “This chapter sets out the increasing evidence that makes it clear that the understanding of psychosis from the…
Read more

“If I were you, I wouldn’t start from here”: Working for real change in societal responses to distress

This paper comes from David Harper and has been published in the Context journal. It begins: “Systemic therapists are well-used to considering the multiple layers of context within which our lives are embedded, so I thought I’d use the invitation to…
Read more

Making the World Go Away, and How Psychology and Psychiatry Benefit

In De-Medicalising Misery: Psychiatry, Psychology and the Human Condition , Chapter 3 – Making the World Go Away, and How psychology and Psychiatry Benefit – is written by Mary Boyle. It begins: “This chapter is based on two propositions. The first is that if we are ever to…
Read more

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In this extract from his new book , Johann Hari, who took antidepressants for 13 years, calls for a new approach: “In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, because its implications were too…
Read more

The Great Psychotherapy Debate: the evidence for what makes psychotherapy work

The second edition of The Great Psychotherapy Debate (by Bruce Wampold and Zac Imel) has been updated and revised to expand the presentation of the Contextual Model, which is derived from a scientific understanding of how humans heal in a social context and explains…
Read more


Get the latest posts delivered to your mailbox:

Your email address will not be passed to any other organisation. It will only be used to send you new posts made on this website.