Frontline Work in Turbulent Times – Therapeutic Care during Coronavirus

An online event for all front line staff to reflect on the issues they face working with challenging people in a complex time This event will create space to reflect on the issues faced when working with challenging people in a complex time, through a series of dynamic, facilitated group sessions to explore recent experiences … Read more

University of Essex Foundation Degree in Therapeutic Communication and Therapeutic Organisations

Introducing the University of Essex Foundation Degree Therapeutic Communication and Therapeutic Organisations We’d like to let you know about this innovative degree programme, specially designed for people who work in social care, education or mental health settings and want to progress their careers. We think the programme is special because:- It is tailored for people … Read more

Kindle, iBook and Kobo versions of our e-book now available

We recently self-published an e-book of the memoirs of Alan Wendelken, who attended and subsequently became a staff member at Finchden Manor (you can read a review of the book here). It is now available to buy for your Kindle, Apple device or Kobo Reader:   Buy the book for Amazon Kindle   Buy the book for … Read more

FdA/BA Degree in Therapeutic Communication and Therapeutic Organisations

This is a degree for people working (or volunteering) with children or adolescents or with vulnerable or challenging adults.  It is taught at the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalysis Studies, a fast growing world-class centre for the study of unconscious and psychosocial processes affecting human behaviour at the University of Essex.  You can find full … Read more

Places Available for Foundation Degree in Therapeutic Work with Children

An Award Winning Foundation Degree in Therapeutic Work With Children & Young People UPDATE: THERE ARE A FEW PLACES AVAILABLE FOR THIS COURSE, BUT THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY 14th JUNE. APPLY NOW! An award-winning Level 3 course, with an option to continue to a Level 5 Foundation Degree, run by The Mulberry Bush and validated by the University of the … Read more

University of Essex: Senior Lecturer Post

University of Essex Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies Senior Lecturer in Childhood Studies Ref: REQ02420 The Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies (PPS) is recognised internationally as one of the leading Departments for work that focuses on the role of the unconscious mind in mental health, culture and society and the many psychosocial factors which influence … Read more

New book aims to improve children’s motivation and achievement

Researchers at the University of Portsmouth have produced a new children’s book that uses innovative research to raise pupils’ motivation and achievement. ‘My Hero’ is the seventh in a series of beautifully illustrated books, which help children to manage and change their emotions so they can learn from mistakes and not to fear them. They are designed for … Read more

Course Lead Vacancy at Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust

Vacancy for Course Lead for Postgraduate Certificate Course in Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Well-being: Multidisciplinary Practice, Gloucestershire Counselling service Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust are seeking a qualified and accredited individual with substantial experience in working with children and families and in training course management, to join the course team as Course Lead. Read … Read more