Posts for the “B. Policy” category

The Security State by David Ferraro (LRO 105) : 19th November 2018

by Julia Evans on November 19, 2018

Circulated by NLS Messager as ‘2851.en/ Lacanian Review Online: Walled World‘ :Available http://www.thelacanianreviews.com/the-security-state/ : (LRO 105) Quote : This is a way of naming a turn in contemporary politics: endless security, but (…)

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Brazil: Psychoanalysis in the Shadow of Dictatorship : talk by Rafael Alves Lima : Manchester – 3rd December 2018 : London – 19th January 2019

by Julia Evans on November 17, 2018

Topic Rafael Alves Lima will speak about ‘Challenges for psychoanalysis in the face of the current political situation in Brazil’ describing the grave situation that led Jair Bolsonaro to the (…)

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The progress of a bill against Conversion Therapy : a reply from the Minister for Women & Equalities : 12th November 2018

by Julia Evans on November 12, 2018

__________________________________________________________ Update, 22nd February 2019  : The following from the Church Times, may indicate that the difficulties of legislating a ban on Conversion Therapy (see below) alone, may be acknowledged. Quote: (…)

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Further on the progress of the Counsellors and Psychotherapy (Regulation) & Conversion Therapy Bill

by Julia Evans on October 30, 2018

Content News of progress The background to the Bill  – update added December 2018 __________________________________________ News of Progress The following protest letter was sent by email to the Rt Hon (…)

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Opposing the Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) and Conversion Therapy Bill

by Julia Evans on August 23, 2018

The letter,, which is reproduced below protests at the introduction of this unnecessary & unwanted bill, has been sent to Dr Wollaston MP who chairs the Parliamentary Health Committee. It (…)

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Comments on ‘Gene map for depression’ sparks hopes of new generation of treatments 

by Julia Evans on April 30, 2018

Hello, I have over the years put this sort of research up for question – see below for those historic posts I can find easily. The texts on this ‘new’ (…)

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Mental health industry collaborates with damaging state welfare reforms (video) : 11th April 2018 : Denis Postle

by Julia Evans on April 11, 2018

Introduction by Julia Evans I first met Denis in 1979 – we think – though neither of us have a clear recollection of this momentous occasion, at a day on (…)

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Julia Evans’ response to Public Health England (a UK Government Department)’s survey on ‘Healthcare Professionals: Work as a Health Outcome’

by Julia Evans on March 10, 2018

This text and link were sent to Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chair of the Health and Social Care Committee. A receipt was received on 12th March 2018 at 18:17 which confirms (…)

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The Logic of the Stranger : 13th February 2018 : Miquel Bassols

by Julia Evans on February 13, 2018

Towards ‘Los Straniero, inquietudine soggettiva e disagio sociale nel fenomeno dell’immigrazione in Europa (The Stranger, subjective restlessness and social unease in the phenomenon of immigration in Europe), 24thFebruary 2018, Rome. (…)

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Report on the Third Conversation of ZADIG : “Psychiatry in Democratic Times” (Tel Aviv, Israel)

by Julia Evans on February 7, 2018

This report of a meeting initiated by Marco Mauas in Israel, does bring out some of differences between traditional Psychiatry and the Talking Therapies. I have protested that Joanna Moncrieff is (…)

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