Bringing Society To Psychology
We are building a movement of community psychology in the UK. Together we hope to empower, liberate and achieve improved well-being for all.
Welcome to the online community for those interested in
community psychology in the UK
The hope is for this to be an active and up to date site where people will post, blog, discuss, share, participate, motivate and encourage.
Please do start groups, discussions and add videos.
Let's virtually join together!
Please see here if you're interested in job opportunities at MAC-UK - an organisation applying community psychology principles.
Dear London Community Psychology Network, (28th July 2014)
Hope you are all well.
I keep hearing more and more about exciting Comm Psych events and practice. Please do let me know if I can promote London CP relevant events, ideas, collaborations or if you have ideas for…Continue
CHECK OUT OUR PSYCHOLOGISTS AGAINST AUSTERITY BANNER AT THE DEMAND THE ALTERNATIVE PROTEST ON SATURDAY!!Continue
Special Issue of the Psychologist (April 2014) on Austerity with contributions by the MPG, Ian Parker, Gary Thomas, David Fryer and Rose Stambe and Carl Harris. See below. Thanks to David Fryer for sending these through.
Charting ‘the mind and body economic'
The Midlands Psychology Group introduce a special issue dedicated to the theme of 'austerity'
Page Numbers: 232-235
Austerity in the university
Ian Parker on increasing pressure and emotional labour at… Continue
Just wanted to share this great report on Austerity by the New Economics Foundation. A lot to learn..
The British Academy presents a collection of opinion pieces on health inequalities from leading social scientists. Each of the authors has written an article, drawing on the evidence base for their particular area of expertise, identifying…Continue
Well done for all your dedication and energy in taking this new Ning platform forward! It will be great if it helps us come together to make our critical community psychology activitities in the UK more accessible and transparent.
We need to encourage and enable a new generation of citizen activists and critical psychologists to join forces to play their part within the many and varied global efforts to shift the balance of power away from those who currently have excessive… Continue
Have a listen to Cathy McCormack - an incredible Anti-Poverty Campaigner in Scotland
In conversation with David Fryer - a Critical Community Psychologist - and others about the war on the poor in the UK and beyond.
Community psychology developments in Europe
by Dr Jacqui Akhurst from York Uni
I represented the BPS on the EFPA (European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations) Community Psychology (CP) taskforce (TF) from May 2012 to July 2013, when the TF presented its report to EFPA. The full report may be…Continue
Hi All,I am a trainee clinical psychologist based in Shrewsbury/Telford (Midlands). I currently work for a NHS Learning Disabilities Service. We run a mens group (MELD) and a womans group (WELD) to…Continue
Hi everyone!I hope you're doing great. Here's the link to the last blog post titled: Basing a Leadership Academy’s Curriculum on Ecological Systems.…Continue
Hello All! I am in the process of developing a community psychology network for the Swindon / Wiltshire area.One of my aims is to promote a more community / critical approach to psychology in the…Continue