Month: August 2014

News Story: A quarter of young girls with absent fathers ‘grow into depressed teenagers’

A quarter of young girls with absent fathers ‘grow into depressed teenagers’: Researchers say boys cope better with parental separation http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2324648/A-quarter-young-girls-absent-fathers-grow-depressed-teenagers-boys-cope-better-parental-separation.html

News Story: Anxiety and depression improperly diagnosed

University professor, 37, dies from lung cancer after doctors dismissed her symptoms as ‘anxiety and depression’ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2290128/University-professor-37-dies-lung-cancer-doctors-dismissed-symptoms-anxiety-depression.html

Training Opportunity: The Internal World and the Process of Change: A Multidisciplinary Approach

A one-day workshop with Paul Renn hosted by nscience UK – 18 October 2014 (Saturday) – 10.00am – 4.00pm Yorkshire Dance 3 St Peter’s Buildings St Peter’s Square Leeds LS9 8AH To book online click on http://www.nscience.co.uk/18-oct-2014.html          Event Details: In…

Training Opportunity: Understanding Intimate Violence from an Attachment and Trauma Perspective

Always Hurting the Ones We Love: Understanding Intimate Violence from an Attachment and Trauma Perspective A one-day workshop with Paul Renn hosted by nscience UK – 20 September 2014 (Saturday) – 10.00am – 4.00pm The Fitzwilliam Hotel St Stephen’s Green Dublin 2…

Training Opportunity: The Relational Challenges of Sexuality in the Consulting Room

A one-day workshop with Paul Renn hosted by nscience UK – 4 October 2014 from 10.00 am – 4.00 pm Ambassadors Bloomsbury 12 Upper Woburn Place London WC1H 0HX To book online click on http://www.nscience.co.uk/4-oct-2014.html Event Details: Even though the last few decades…

Safe Space by John Hayes

Review by Michael O’Sullivan Hypnotherapy is a relaxation based therapy; therefore it is ideally placed to help people who suffer from stress and anxiety. There are many books on the market dealing with hypnotherapy, relaxation, stress, anxiety and panic attacks, so one…

Trauma Client Handbook: 10 Top Tips for Trauma Recovery

Review: One of the problems with writing material aimed at people suffering from stress, anxiety, trauma etc is that it risks further overloading an already stressed reader and adding to their burdens. Daniels, aware of this issue, has hit on…

The Silent Past and the Invisible Present: Memory, Trauma, and Representation in Psychotherapy

To read a sample chapter click here Author details: http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/counsellor_9275.html See below for a selection of book reviews. Reviews of The Silent Past and the Invisible Present: Memory, Trauma, and Representation in Psychotherapy “It turns out that Paul Renn not only…

The Therapeutic Process Using an Attachment-based Approach By Paul Renn

Attachment theory and infant research have demonstrated that psychological organization is an adaptation aimed at preserving critical, life-sustaining relationships. Attachment classifications are simply ways of describing and organizing attachment phenomena. These phenomena, and the processes they represent, are the focus…

Experts: almost anyone could torture

Psychologists call for greater attention to role of peers and superiors in prison scandal Courtesy Princeton University and World Science staff When news broke about the abuse of prisoners at Abu Ghraib in Iraq, many people questioned: who could do such…

Introduction to Attachment Theory By Paul Renn

Attachment theory describes several behavioural systems, the function of which is to regulate human attachment, fear, exploration, care-giving, peer-affiliation and sex. Attachment is defined as any form of behaviour that results in a person attaining and retaining proximity to a…

Study Finds that Physical Fitness Can Help Prevent Young Adolescents’ Depression

Physically fit sixth-graders — especially girls — are less likely to report feeling depressed when they reach seventh grade, according to a study presented at the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention: http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2014/08/physical-fitness.aspx