Posted: 4 December 2015Professor Del Loewenthal, Director of the Research Centre for Therapeutic Education at the University of Roehampton will open the conference. He will address the future of long-term and open-ended psychotherapy and counselling in the face of the significant reduction of public funding in the UK and other countries. The conference will also present research evidence which has convinced Swedish and German governments to sustain such services and consider the effect on the public’s access and attitudes to private psychotherapy and counselling.
Protocol published for study evaluating the benefits of school counselling
The protocol utilised for studying the benefits of professional school-based counsellors in supporting young people experiencing emotional issues has recently been released. This three year £835,000 study has established a dedicated counselling service in 18 London secondary schools.
Posted: 15 March 2018
Pioneering study helps people with schizophrenia control brain activity
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.
Posted: 13 February 2018
State-of-the-art new therapy is offered to the community
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.
Posted: 9 November 2017