May Miscellany

Let's start with the best. May was a remarkable month for original television films featuring two absolute gems, and what is more gems of completely different kinds. I have already written about Compulsion (see blog of 14th May); here I turn my attention to The Unloved co-written and directed by Samantha Morton and screened on Channel …

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Petition Against Over-Regulation of Psychotherapy

A current issue of great importance to me. The background to this is the Government's desire to promote CBT as the one valid talking therapy, impose a single definition of 'mental health' (which means working) and attack Incapacity and other benefits. It is Orwellian in the true sense of the word because it involves the …

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