Posts for the “I. regx2 group” 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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Politics, ethics, regulation and the talking therapies : current positions emerging from Parliamentary debate

by Julia Evans on November 20, 2013

Thank you Andrew Samuels for circulating this article: Abhorrent ‘cure’ for homosexuality will not be banned, says Government minister. Psychotherapists trying to convert gay patients to hetrosexuality is “wholly abhorrent” a (…)

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Introduction to the psyCommons : 2nd November 2013 : Denis Postle

by Julia Evans on November 2, 2013

From Denis Postle: On 2 Nov 2013, at 07:21, Denis wrote: Here below is the first of a series of videos about the psyCommons. I continue to see the psyCommmons (…)

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Work capability assessments for those with NICE/DSM defined mental illness

by Julia Evans on October 27, 2013

Comments on: ‘People with mental illness need help to get back to work – but coercion is wrong. We have to do more to help find jobs, without setting people up (…)

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If sadism is rooted in the fear of being human, what does it say about these cruel, unempathic times we live in?

by Julia Evans on October 25, 2013

Comments on: When we deny our own vulnerability, we cope by being cruel to others If sadism is rooted in the fear of being human, what does it say about (…)

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Reading Seminar VII Group’s next meeting on Saturday 1st June

by Julia Evans on May 6, 2013

You are welcome to join in – just come along. 1)  Stop press: Saturday 1st June – Room 102, Senate House On 1st June 2013, we start reading at the (…)

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More Jacques Lacan’s texts translated into English

by Julia Evans on April 30, 2013

Hello, Autres Écrits is a collection of texts by Lacan which was published in 2001.  I welcome any corrections or additions to the availability of texts in English. Lacanian Works (…)

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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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Comments on ‘A woman is authorised by herself': An example of THE feminine: Margaret Thatcher?

by Julia Evans on April 16, 2013

Miquel Bassols’ piece evoked many trains of thought – thank you. (Note: ‘A woman is authorised by herself’ by Miquel Bassols, ELP, Barcelona was circulated by PIPOL NEWS no:42 on 15 (…)

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Recommended blog: Are we really improving access to psychological therapies? The Changing Political Environment of Counselling and Psychotherapy

by Julia Evans on January 23, 2013

Available here or here: are we really improving access to psychological therapies? This is not only recommended, you are invited to join in by posting – see the end statement. About this blog: (…)

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