New research shows people with schizophrenia can train themselves to control brain regions linked to verbal hallucinations, using an MRI scanner and a computerised rocket game.
The University of Roehampton is inviting members of the community to come forward for free therapy sessions - as part of an innovative new therapy research programme aimed at helping people who are experiencing depression.
Roehampton Psychology experts hosted the first writing retreat in the arts and play therapies at The University of Roehampton as part of a pilot project this October. The two day event was designed to help delegates develop their writing skills for publications.
Gwendolyn Rowlands, a Roehampton alumna and art psychotherapist is quoted in The Guardian providing advice on how to succeed in the field.
People living with the rare diagnosis of young onset dementia will take part in a pioneering series of participatory dances led by Dr Allegranti from the University of Roehampton.
On Saturday 22nd April, over a hundred 14 and 15 year old girls from across the capital learnt first-hand the excitement of studying science, as part of the University of Roehampton's Class of 2020 initiative.
The Department of Psychology has recently established the CREST (Centre for Research in Social and Psychological Transformation) Therapy and Research Clinic to help students and the local community with their mental health and to develop research into psychological therapies.
The British Psychology Society (BPS) recently interviewed Professor Mick Cooper on the profession of counselling psychology.
The University of Roehampton's Wellbeing team has established an initiative to safeguard its students against sexual assault after securing £50,000 through Higher Education Funding Council for England's (HEFCE) Catalyst Fund.
Psychology Reader, Dr Elias Tsakanikos evaluated the effectiveness of a new app to improve people’s lives who suffer from agoraphobia.
Dr James Davies from Roehampton's Department of Life Sciences addressed The Guild of Health Writers and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at The Anxiety Epidemic event in February, calling for a change in the way psychological distress is understood and managed in the NHS.
Sky News recently interviewed Psychology alumna from the University of Roehampton, Layla Harding, a campaigner for people living with disabilities. She responded to the Supreme Court ruling regarding who had priority on buses, wheelchair users or people with buggies.
In her TEDX talk, Dr Beatrice Allegranti from the Psychology Department at the University of Roehampton explained her new research on capoeira, the Afro-Brasilian martial art-dance, as a way to achieve social justice within society.
Dr Anna Seymour has recently been appointed the first Professor of Dramatherapy in the UK at the University.
An intervention to protect young children in Malaysia from obesity will be conducted in a two-year £300,000 feasibility study in collaboration with five establishments.