Posts for the “Case studies” category

Registration and Regulation – an attempt at an update and the Government’s Happiness/Wellbeing Factories reappear

by Julia Evans on May 19, 2011

Index of topics: 1) Power & control 2) Registration 3)  The use of regulation to produce Government standard Happiness –  Increased Access to Psychological Therapy  (IAPT) again 1)  Power & (…)

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“…they have produced too many people lacking the ability to ask “what ought I do” question as a matter of course, let alone dwell seriously on the answers.”

by Julia Evans on April 7, 2011

Quote: How did behaviour in the financial services industry become so problematic? In the City today you will find very smart people, with very high IQs who are world-class innovators (…)

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(Dis-)connections. The Treatment of an 11 Year Old Boy

by Philippe Grisar on April 2, 2011

Many cases of child psychosis present symptoms that fit the DSM IV criteria for ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). Tim, an 11 year old boy, had been diagnosed as such. (…)

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Missing Something

by Jo Rostron on April 2, 2011

Clara, aged seven, had recently been given a psychiatric diagnosis of high functioning autism associated with dyspraxia.  She could read at a level well beyond her years, but was unable (…)

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Same old, same old at the HPC: HPC council meeting Thursday 31st March 2011

by Bruce Scott on March 31, 2011

Here are some themes that came up in discussion during the meeting. The Health Professions Council (HPC) are still keeping in mind ‘protection of public’ -or still repeating this mantra that (…)

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An anonymous personal testimony: Putting the State Wellbeing strategy to work……..

by Julia Evans on February 10, 2011

Hello, This personal testimony is impressive.  It was provoked by the circulation of the Government’s strategy for Mental Health on 2ndFebruary – see Collaborators win: Putting the State Wellbeing Strategy to (…)

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Battle positions : Health and Social Care Bill January 19, 2011

by Julia Evans on February 1, 2011

The Government-defined battlefield of Wellbeing & (Mental) Health[1] Against the Government: the position of regx2 From its principles [2],  regx2 is interested in those who consult practitioners of ‘Psychological therapies’ as well (…)

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Does Psychoanalysis cure of transference? (an excerpt) : 2011 : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on January 1, 2011

It has not been possible to find where this was originally published. Circulated Towards the New Lacanian School Congress 2018. It will take place in Paris on June 30th and (…)

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“I do not regard the need for resolutions, affirmative or negative, as a sufficient protection against the increasing, apparent indifference with which this legislation comes into force.”

by Julia Evans on December 15, 2010

Quote from Professor Lord Norton’s blog: ‘Lord Chief Justice on the Public Bodies Bill’ The Lord Chief Justice, Lord Judge, appeared before the Constitution Committee this morning (15th December, 2010).  (…)

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Psychotherapy is imposed: Psycho-analysis© works: Psychoanalysis operates

by Julia Evans on December 15, 2010

Psychotherapy is imposed: The UK Government legislates this imposition in the Health Professions Order 2001.  What the Order states:  The Health Professions Council and its Committees 3. – (1) There (…)

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