Is the current approach to diagnosing mental health conditions holding back our research? Jerome Kagan…
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Professor Alan Baddeley is widely known for his ground-breaking work on working memory, and specifically for his multiple components model. In this article, Professor Baddeley examines the usefulness of cognitive psychology, and how this relates to working memory.
In part one of this article, former chair of the Division of Educational and Child Psychology (DECP) and vice chair of the British Psychological Society (BPS) Professional Practice Board, Kairen Cullen considers the topic of applied psychology, and the seemingly perennial topic of generic and/or specialist applied psychology practice.
This feature looks at the varied and diverse career paths people take within
the field of psychology. In this issue, we follow Professor Andy Miller, an Honorary Professor of Educational Psychology at the Universities of both Nottingham and Warwick.
Dr Frank Ryan considers the role of willpower and working memory in creating lasting psychological change, and the ways in which practitioners can help to maximise these in a psychotherapeutic context.
In this regular feature, authors look at the various challenges of running a private practice successfully. Psychologist and mindfulness teacher Linn Brynildsen considers the importance of charging appropriately for your services, and how mindfulness practice can help in safeguarding your work–life balance.
Digital therapy is a new and emergent field of private practice and is an area where practitioners lack clarity and evidence on how best to manage their work. In part two of this article, Dr Ivanka Ezhova shares her own experience of building a sustainable business and personal resilience when it comes to private digital practice.
As mental health awareness becomes more prominent, Rosalyn Palmer considers her experiences as a therapists’ therapist, and the issues that
bring other psychology practitioners to her office.
After years as a consultant clinical psychologist in different fields,
Dr Cheryl Rezek considers the need to see the whole person sitting in her office. This article sets out a multi-dynamic framework which includes aspects from various psychological concepts and practically applicable mindfulness theories.