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WPF Therapy Book of the Month – May 2019

The Life and Work of Joan Riviere by Marion Bower Marion will be talking at WPF Therapy on 27th July about The Life and Work of Joan Riviere.  This book traces…

Supporting Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 which has a focus on body image.

Statistics by the charity the Mental Health Foundation (MHF), show that poor body self-image can affect all ages, not just younger people, and the reactions it can trigger range from…

Supporting Mental Health Awareness Week

The BBC is running a series of programmes, on tv and radio, covering different aspects of mental health during Mental Health Awareness Week. All promote the value of talking and…

My Mental Health and Self-Esteem – A work in progress

I was very slim as a child and remained so until I was in my twenties. I have a vivid memory of my paternal grandmother, taking me on one side…

“You’re more than a reflection”

WPF Therapy has spent 50 years supporting, and being involved in, putting the mental health of our communities at the forefront of our agenda. This year Mental Health Awareness week, which…

Somewhere Towards the End by Diana Athill

WPF Therapy runs a regular reading group where works of fiction, memoirs and autobiographies are discussed via a psychoanalytic lens. All are welcome to attend. Our next group will meet…

Challenging Behaviour at Work

We are offering free 1 hour sessions to enable employers and employees to gain an understanding of the different unconscious motives that play a role when dealing with challenging behaviour…

Bion’s War

We are looking forward to welcoming Nicola Abel-Hirsch to WPF Therapy on June 14th. Nicola will be giving a talk entitled Bion’s War. Wilfred Bion is a major figure in…

#50yrsoftherapy WPF at 50

WPF Therapy was founded on 17th July 1969.  On 17th July 2019 we are celebrating our 50th Anniversary. We have a whole year of events planned and hope that at…