Posts for the “3. Works in Progress from the Lacanian (Freudian) Field” category

Collaborators win: Putting the State Wellbeing Strategy to work…..

by Julia Evans on February 8, 2011

I was sent the following documents, I thank the sender:   No Health without Mental Health: a cross Government mental health strategy for people of all ages.  A call 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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“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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And by the way, we are already regulated, no one is anti-regulation, we are simply resisting state regulation as it is being undertaken in an unintelligent and brutal way and will benefit no one but the HPC

by Julia Evans on December 11, 2010

And by the way, we are already regulated, no one is anti-regulation, we are simply resisting state regulation as it is being undertaken in an unintelligent and brutal way and (…)

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Both the kings of old and the potentates of today prefer to create their own reality than to face the truth.

by Julia Evans on December 7, 2010

Both the kings of old and the potentates of today prefer to create their own reality than to face the truth. by John Kay, Quote from: Love the bearer of bad (…)

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Who is in bed with whom (Part 2)? A call for your action.

by Julia Evans on December 2, 2010

Nice and cosey does it….  When you are getting in bed with each other! PS Please read the call to action at the end.  Thank you. The following is based (…)

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But these religious forms of technology exist alongside a willingness to recognise the limitations of human power and control, and the need to be receptive to something beyond ourselves.

by Julia Evans on November 15, 2010

from ‘ What philosophy tells us about the happiness index :  Thinkers from Bentham to Heidegger saw measuring happiness as more than just a box-ticking exercise’ by Clare Carlisle The Guardian, (…)

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That suggests that regulation may be part of the problem rather than part of the answer.

by Julia Evans on November 9, 2010

Quote from: Editorial, The Guardian, Tuesday November 9th 2010: The NHS Confederation has counted 698 auditing standards and 69 different auditing bodies. That suggests that regulation may be part of (…)

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“Mental illness isn’t abnormal,” she says. “It just exaggerates experiences that everybody goes through. Everybody has felt sad, been slightly hyperactive. Mental illness isn’t this separate world – it’s just a step beyond the normal world.”

by Julia Evans on October 6, 2010

Seaneen Molloy hopes the event (Warning: May Contain Nuts, a cabaret) will close the gap between those who have experienced mental illness and those who haven’t. “Mental illness isn’t abnormal,” she says. (…)

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