Psychology Chartered

Working With Clients Who Display Challenging Behaviour

Posted by Lexi Nye

10th January 2019

Working With Clients Who Display Challenging Behaviour Tuesday February 26th, 2019 10:00am-3:00pm Psychology Chartered 19 South Street Havant England PO9 1BU United Kingdom (map) Psychology Chartered will be running another support worker training designed to target the very specific and often challenging aspects of working with adults with an acquired brain injury. This one day personal More…

The Impact of Alexithymia on Relationship Quality and Satisfaction Following Traumatic Brain Injury.

Posted by Ellen Shaw

9th January 2019

People can face a number of ongoing challenges following a traumatic brain injury (TBI), not least issues surrounding their relationships with a spouse or partner. Research suggests that many relationships experience strain due to factors such as a reduced rate of relational communication, adjustment and affectional expression. There is a great variation in the reported More…

Medically Unexplained Symptoms: How misunderstanding leads to mistakes

Posted by Lexi Nye

4th December 2018

By Lily Hopkins The term Medically Unexplained Symptoms, or MUS, refers to persistent bodily complaints, such as pain, seizures and fatigue, which have no identifiable physical explanation. These symptoms are more common than you may think, with a recent publication by the Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health finding that an estimated 52% of patients More…

New!!! Risks of Social Media and Internet Use

Posted by Lexi Nye

1st November 2018

We are delighted to announce a new forthcoming training event for 2019: Risks of Social Media and Internet Use on the 29th January 2019.  This training event will be held at our Havant premises and is targeted at case managers and team leaders. It will provide up to date information, advice and discussion regarding the risks presented by More…

#TheCircle- the new reality show for the age of social media!

Posted by Lexi Nye

12th October 2018

With a chance to win a fifty thousand pound cash prize, players moved into a new reality show The Circle!  Each player was placed into a separate apartment without seeing or hearing one another. The only way the players communicated was through a specially designed social media platform called, you’ve guessed it – The Circle. More…

Mental Health – let’s talk.

Posted by Chloe Nunan

11th October 2018

It is never easy opening up to someone about your mental health. It never gets easier to try and find a way to describe the heavy feelings in your chest, the constant whirling of sad thoughts that sit in your head and the lack of motivation you sometimes have to just get out of bed. More…

Schizophrenia: Resynchronising and Restoring Brain Dynamics

Posted by Lexi Nye

1st October 2018

New research has sparked a viable treatment route for schizophrenia!  Current treatments for schizophrenia include atypical antipsychotics which target the dopaminergic and serotonergic systems. Although these are found highly effective for managing many schizophrenic symptoms, such as delusions, these atypical antipsychotics are argued to not be as effective for improving cognitive symptoms, for example poor More…

Meeting In The Middle

Posted by Lexi Nye

14th September 2018

‘Why doesn’t she want to join in?’…’I think she prefers to do her own thing, she seems bored with us’…  In social settings, it is understandable that a person with autism may come across as uninterested in others.  If you have an expectation of the socially acceptable ‘norms’ of communication, then some of the very More…

World Suicide Prevention Day 2018

Posted by Chloe Nunan

10th September 2018

Year after year suicide remains in the top 20 leading causes for death worldwide being responsible for over 800,000 deaths. This figure equates to one suicide happening every 40 seconds and remains a huge universal challenge. Every life lost represents someone’s child, partner, friend or colleague and many more are impacted by this loss. It More…

September is Oddfellows Friendship Month!

Posted by Chloe Nunan

1st September 2018

True friendships help us grow. They help us become better people and help build a better society based on better values. They truly are priceless! These values are strongly believed and lived by at the Oddfellows. For over 200 years the Oddfellows have helped its members create friendships and offer help to them through times More…