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

Quote: ….. is one of extreme pragmatism based on a cost-benefit analysis that apparently excludes moral accounting : The Guardian

by Julia Evans on February 14, 2015

I have decided to resurrect ‘Quotable Quotes’. Usually, this is because something strikes me as immediately relevant to the bonkers way successive Governments have interfered in the place known as (…)

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Lost in Cognition: Psychoanalysis and the Cognitive Sciences : September 2014 : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on September 1, 2014

INDEX OF POST Details Related texts Author Background Chapter headings with date when first published Commentaries  Others by Éric Laurent available on LacanianWorks Details Translated by Adrian Price Published by (…)

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A competition between the UK Government, the Medical Model via psychiatrists & the Mormons for the correct definition of the science of mental health

by Julia Evans on April 18, 2013

This is the tale of how this battle came to my attention: Sitting drinking my customary morning jug of coffee, my customary distraction was unavailable as it was updating itself. (…)

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…diagnosis itself and its usefulness and validity are under question and may need discarding completely: Inquiry into the ‘Schizophrenia’ Label

by Julia Evans on December 6, 2012

The Inquiry into the ‘Schizophrenia’ Label (ISL) : ‘However, our preliminary findings show that the diagnosis itself and its usefulness and validity are under question and may need discarding completely. The (…)

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Jumbled thoughts following the Alliance for Counselling and Psychotherapy’s rally

by Julia Evans on December 3, 2012

These are subjective impressions – they are my way of making sense of the conversations during yesterday’s Alliance’s (Strap line: Supporting diversity, responsibility, autonomy and innovation in the psychological therapies) rally: (…)

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‘Will you walk into my parlour?’ said the spider to the fly: An invitation from the Government-guaranteed supplier of risk-free treatments.

by Julia Evans on December 1, 2012

The Government’s favoured supplier now goes into Kent by invitation……..  This is so corrupt words are failing me. If you are a practitioner, please note: This is payment-by-results – you (…)

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Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group Public Meeting : Tuesday 20th November 2012 : Denis Postle

by Julia Evans on November 21, 2012

1)  Denis Postle’s note of the Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group public meeting – reproduced with the author’s permission 2) Extracts from: NHS, Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group, Commissioning Intentions 2013/14 1) (…)

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I would love to meet you at ‘The Future of Counselling & Psychotherapy : Rally & Conference’ 2nd December 2012 in London N17

by Julia Evans on November 10, 2012

Dear Alliance  Supporters, Are You Coming To Our Conference? Sunday 2nd December 2012 From 9.30am at the Selby Centre, London N17 8JL Location: The Selby Centre  is a former Tottenham secondary (…)

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Letter to the Guardian: Cut-price therapy and the trauma underlying mental ill health

by Julia Evans on November 8, 2012

Some more on taint or stigma and the Government’s use of power. My recent posting is also relevant, available here The pot (HM’s Opposition party) calls the kettle (Celebrity culture) (…)

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Is there a Complex Adaptive Systems approach behind the ‘Big Society’ and the Coalition Government’s attitude towards statutory professional regulation?

by Jo Rostron on November 3, 2012

[Note: This text was first presented on 3rd November 2012 to the New Lacanian School’s registered cartel ‘Jouissance & symbolic (dis)order’. This cartel is based on: Éric Laurent’s 2010 text: ‘The (…)

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