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The benefits of professional school-based counsellors in supporting young people experiencing emotional problems will be evaluated through an extensive three year £835,000 study, which will establish a dedicated counselling service in 18 English secondaries.
Dr Jacqueline Hayes, Lecturer in Counselling Psychology at the University of Roehampton’s research project revealed new insights into understanding people’s experiences of seeing and hearing the voices of their deceased relatives during bereavement.
Third year Psychology students heard how to bounce back after facing adversity from Roehampton alumna and psychotherapist, Abigail Eaton-Masters this week in the Department of Psychology . Abigail, who has undertaken significant research into resilience, explained to students how failure can be a driving force for turning their dreams into a reality and for making a positive impact after graduation.
The former editor-in-chief of The Guardian, Alan Rusbridger, has been made an honorary Doctor of Letters by the University of Roehampton, at its annual Winter graduation ceremony. The award is in recognition of his significant contribution to the journalism industry.
Those who have experienced the death of a loved one have been helped to process their grief through innovative and creative interdisciplinary workshops led by Dr Beatrice Allegranti from the University of Roehampton and her colleague Dr Jonathan Wyatt from the University of Edinburgh.
A University of Roehampton scientist is part of a team which has identified a key mechanism in the brain which could be associated with the onset and development of psychosis.
Roehampton psychology expert and students will discuss the future of psychotherapy and counselling this week at the Universities Psychotherapy and Counselling Association International Conference at the University of Oxford.
A new report documenting the lived experience of survivors of childhood sexual abuse is published today (24 November), produced by Senior Lecturer, Christiane Sanderson, an expert on child abuse at the University of Roehampton.
A team of experts from the University of Roehampton’s Department of Psychology have joined forces with The Cornerstone Partnership to create new ways for adoptive parents to strengthen the bond with their child.

The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 has again ranked the University of Roehampton as the best modern university in London, after its annual league table was published yesterday.

Visitors to London’s renowned Science Museum are helping University of Roehampton researchers uncover why people overindulge in certain foods and how this relates to their personality and genetic makeup.
A ground-breaking programme to help primary school children improve their self-esteem and better understand their feelings is to be launched across the Diocese of Salford, after senior staff there saw the benefits in a London-based trial.
Global leaders in psychiatry will gather at the University of Roehampton for a one-day conference to discuss the potentially harmful role that psychiatric drugs are playing in the profession.
A 20-year research programme carried out by an Australian academic at the University of Adelaide, who died suddenly in 2007 while studying Schizophrenia among Malaysian tribal Iban people, is being rescued by uniquely talented University of Roehampton professor.
An award of £15k from the Department for Education (DfE) has been granted for a study into the impact of funding on the attainment of children with additonal needs.

Celebrations and expectations for future employment are top of the agenda for 1,900 students who have graduated from the University of Roehampton this week.

Celebrations, gowns and mortarboards will be the order of the day when 1,900 students graduate from the University of Roehampton, in ceremonies at the Royal Festival Hall on London’s Southbank on Monday and Tuesday.

Uncovering hidden domestic violence in under-threes will be made easier for nursery and children’s centre workers and other professionals now a new protocol has been launched by a Roehampton professor.

Therapy has to be voluntary and not a condition for receiving benefits. Also, the therapist should not have an agenda for the client, Professor Del Loewenthal said in an interview within Therapy Today magazine. 
Uncovering hidden domestic violence in under-threes will be made easier for social workers, health and other professionals when a new protocol is launched by the project’s national coordinator, Professor Cecilia Essau, in London next month.