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WPF Therapy Open Kyle Low Cost Therapy Clinic

On April 3rd WPF Therapy opened the Kyle Low Cost Therapy Clinic. The Clinic offers subsidised places for long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy at £25, £15 and £5, for people earning less than…

Director of Clinic – One year in

I started work at WPF as Director of Clinic on April 7th 2017 so this seems a good time to look back on my first year here (as a member…

WPF Therapy Book of the Month – April 2018

‘On the Couch: A Repressed History of the Analytic Couch from Plato to Freud’ by Nathan Kravis (2017). This is a fascinating book written by a New York psychoanalyst exploring…

WPF Therapy Book of The Month – March 2018

We are excited to introduce a new feature – Book of the Month.  There are so many interesting books published each year it is difficult to keep up with them…

International Women’s Day

So many women have changed the world of psychoanalysis and continue to affect how we think, behave, live in and understand the world. Today we particularly recognise feminists who have…

World Book Day – A day to celebrate the power of words

The Compassionate Mind (Compassion Focussed Therapy) by Paul Gilbert This big book presents from a combination of evolutionary psychiatry, neuropsychology and Budhist thinking and perspectives.  It illustrates how the human brain…

World Book Day – A day to celebrate the power of words

My World Book Day recommendation is Regeneration by Pat Barker: it’s a wonderful novel which I love for many reasons, one of which is its portrayal of Captain Rivers, a…

World Book Day – A day to celebrate the power of words

As a therapist and trainer I find myself frequently recommending books.  Even though there are new books every year, I return over and over again to a very old book…

World Book Day – A day to celebrate the power of words

All therapists will consume a multitude of words as they go through their lives and their trainings. Some enlightening, some frustrating and some essential. We have taken a few moments…