Leicester Trainees Support MIND’S Get Set To Go Initiative

Reflections on the Benefits of Physical Exercise & Plans to Undertake Tough Mudder Challenge In a time of stress and juggling multiple demands whilst writing our theses, a few of us third year Leicester Trainee Clinical Psychologists have reflected on our experience of the benefits of physical exercise in supporting our own wellbeing. We feel…

Cakes for Sale for Laura Centre at Upcoming Seminar

We are looking forward to welcoming Professor Glenys Parry to Leicester on Monday May 9th for a talk on the state of the clinical psychology profession. In the interval second year trainees will be serving delicious homemade cakes and soft drinks to raise money for the Laura Centre, which offers help to bereaved children and their families. Please…

The state of UK clinical psychology at 60: upcoming talk by Glenys Parry

The next Psychology Cultures Seminar will be a presentation by Professor Glenys Parry with the title ‘UK Clinical Psychology at 60: taking stock of the state of the profession’. This event is hosted by the Leicester clinical psychology training course and will be held at the University of Leicester (Garendon Room, Charles Wilson Building) on May 9th 2.30-4.30pm. It…

Cakes on sale for The Laura Centre!

Over the coming months the second years are raising funds for The Laura Centre, a Leicester-based charity offering support to families of a dying or a bereaved child. To kick off activities they are baking cakes and providing soft drinks for sale before and after the Psychology Cultures Seminar on Monday, February 8th. Please remember…

Stories to heal

A trainee’s reflections on the Paris terror attacks On 13th November 2015 a series of coordinated attacks took place in Paris killing over 130 people – ‘the deadliest attack on France since the second world war’ (The Guardian). The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for the attacks stating that they…

Rave reviews for Anne Goodwin’s first novel, Sugar and Snails

“The Good Story” by Arabella Kurtz recommended to help writers understand how a therapist’s mind works  Anne Goodwin headed up psychology services for clients with severe and enduring mental health problems in Nottingham for many years. She also regularly supervised trainees and contributed to teaching on the Leicester training course. Anne is now a full-time writer and her first novel, Sugar and…