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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…

Working with Trauma

In November 2018 we launched our year of working with Trauma by marking the Centenary of WW1.  Now we are six months into the programme and we have continued to…

WPF Therapy Book of the Month – April 2019

If I chance to talk a little wild by Jane Haynes is a haunting and heartfelt memoir by a leading psychotherapist. This is the brutally honest, passionate and unorthodox sequel…

Mental illness is still taboo in many workplaces. But life can be transformed when you are able to talk to colleagues

“It can be a wonderful freeing moment opening up about mental health at work”. Many therapists work in several environments and locations. This is a timely reminder that being open…