Posts for the “Government as guarantor of Practice within Mental Health” category

The Royal College of Psychiatrists & Lacanian in the UK : Comments following Éric Laurent’s ‘The Culture of Abusive Treatments’ (LQ 930/LRO 308) (8th January 2021) : Julia Evans : 3rd July 2021

by Julia Evans on July 3, 2021

Background Éric Laurent’s text, dated 8th January 2021, was written in response to a text by Dorothy Bishop and Joel Swendsen published in the BJPsych Bulletin, which slanders Jacques Lacan and (…)

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Alliance for Counselling & Psychotherapy Newsletter : SCoPEd & a new APPG?

by Julia Evans on October 31, 2019

Update December 2019 Introducing ‘Partners for Counselling and Psychotherapy’ (PCP) : see https://youtu.be/4VG1ukvvfuI We are a partnership of eleven counselling and psychotherapy organisations holding open a space to support the (…)

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Against UK political moves towards Statutory Legislation & locking out the clinics of all practitioners who do not comply

by Julia Evans on March 17, 2019

Previous texts : Newsletter against the BACP, BPC & UKCP SCoPEd project : Alliance for Counselling & Psychotherapy  on 8th February 2019 or here Three leading professional regulatory bodies create a new competence framework. by (…)

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Newsletter against the BACP, BPC & UKCP SCoPEd project : Alliance for Counselling & Psychotherapy

by Julia Evans on February 8, 2019

Newsletter against the BACP, BPC & UKCP SCoPEd project 12th February 2019 from Alliance for Counselling & Psychotherapy (Blog : https://allianceblogs.wordpress.com/about/, Contact : info@allianceforcandp.org) __________________________________________________________ ACTION 1 You are asked to forward this (…)

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Three leading professional regulatory bodies create a new competence framework.

by Julia Evans on January 15, 2019

Further texts : Letter signed by Alliance for Counselling and Psychotherapy, Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility, the Psychotherapy and Counselling Union and the College of Psychoanalysts : Against UK political moves (…)

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The Context for the APPG’s survey on prescribed drug dependence

by Julia Evans on November 30, 2018

A related text: I suggest you also read The Psychopharmacology of Everyday Life | by Jamieson Webster | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books  : Available here ________________________________ (…)

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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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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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