Categories for psychoanalytic psychotherapy

Exploring Counselling as a career for men

June 25, 2020 9:05 am Posted by

The Foundation not only encouraging men to come forward and share their worries by talking, but also to consider a rewarding career as a counsellor. By encouraging our dads, sons, brothers, uncles, friends to open up and talk, we aim to address the pressures of masculine expectations across our different cultures.  Mental health doesn’t discriminate and through education and working...

Inspiring Women who changed psychology

March 12, 2018 3:18 pm Posted by

Inspiring Women who changed psychology Following International Women’s Day on 8 March, we take a closer look at 10 influential and pioneering women in psychology and celebrate their impact on their contribution to psychology. For many studying psychology you may be forgiven for thinking all early psychologists were men, as the valid contributions from female psychologists are often overlooked in text...

CBT vs Psychotherapy: Freud’s here to stay.

January 7, 2016 1:52 pm Posted by

This month, The Guardian published an article written by Oliver Burkeman titled “Therapy Wars: The Revenge of Freud,” which discusses the effectiveness of CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) compared to psychotherapy and how the latter has made its comeback following results from an in-depth study. Noel Hargrave, Clinical Director at The Counselling Foundation said “As a charity that delivers both short...

Study shows significant evidence for long term counselling for chronic depression

October 26, 2015 1:27 pm Posted by

A landmark research study has been published in the World Psychiatry Journal by the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Mental Health Trust. The study provides significant evidence for the effectiveness of long-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy/counselling for NHS patients suffering from chronic depression. The Counselling Foundation specialises in this form of counselling and counsellor training and so this report is very welcomed in...