Psychoanalytic Thinking at Work: Five tips for a successful application
Our introductory, year-long course Psychoanalytic Thinking at Work will soon be returning for another year. Hosted entirely online, our course gives you the opportunity to join students from across the globe to learn about the fundamental aspects of psychoanalytic theory – all taught by practising clinicians in the field. You’ll learn how psychoanalytic thinking is…
Four Ways Childhood Trauma Can Manifest in Later Life – and What Change is Possible
Research consistently shows that early life events and the environment in which a child is born and raised can have an effect on their wellbeing later on. Unfortunately, the most profound marks are left by negative experiences, especially what are called ACEs (adverse childhood experiences), and it is psychological abuse that often leaves the deepest…
The theme of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 is ‘Nature’ – highlighting the powerful connection between our mental health and wellbeing and the natural world. Course Lead Angela Bagum outlines her own experience of mindful walking, and provides some tips for getting started.
Working Towards Wellbeing: An Introduction
There’s no doubt that mental wellbeing in the workplace has come into sharp focus over the past year, but we have a long history at the Tavistock and Portman of thinking about how to make sense of our emotional experiences at work.
If you work with women during the perinatal period, here are 10 things you may find it helpful to know.
Women and families receive care and support from many different professionals and services during pregnancy and in the postnatal period. If your role involves working with women in the perinatal period, it’s vitally important that you have an understanding of perinatal mental health problems, as these are very common and affect more than 1 in 10 women.
COVID, stress, trauma and why we need to prioritise children’s mental health
We are living through precarious times which are a challenge to us all, but more of a challenge to those who are vulnerable. Children’s mental health is at serious risk from this crisis, and children’s mental health issues today translate into adult mental health issues in the decades to come.