Posts for the “Other Government actions” category

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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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 __________________________________________ News of Progress The following protest letter was sent by email to the Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP’s office on (…)

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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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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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Julia Evans’ contribution to the Department of Health’s October 2017 consultation

by Julia Evans on January 18, 2018

Julia Evans’ contribution to the Department of Health’s consultation was sent on 18th January 2017 at 11:49:14 GMT. Confirmation of receipt received 18 January 2018 at 15:14:12 GMT. Julia Evans’ (…)

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The National Audit Office’s investigation into the performance data of IAPT services.

by Julia Evans on August 14, 2017

So I got to be so laid-back, I completely mistook the date. Nonetheless, the following has been sent within the National Audit Office. Its receipt has not been acknowledged. Have (…)

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Wake up, Europe! Lessons from New York : 24th March 2017 : María Cristina Aguirre

by Julia Evans on March 24, 2017

Permission to post this text was sought as it contains extremely clear account of how political events appear in our clinic & are integral to its operation. Published on the (…)

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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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