Psychology Chartered

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…

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…

Football has Already Come Home…

Posted by Chloe Nunan

13th July 2018

Have you realised how throughout the 2018 World Cup England seems to have become an all-round ‘happier’ place? How long this will last is uncertain but the positive effect it has had over the last 30 days has been sensational. The England 2018 football team have somehow revived the nation and made us all smile and More…

The Mental Wellbeing of Pilots

Posted by Chloe Nunan

6th July 2018

By Nathan Harper The information I found when I was looking for the materials to help me write this blog was from the British Psychological Society. They have carried out research into what is needed to understand, monitor and maintain pilots’ mental health. This blog will give a psychological perspective on the unique working surroundings More…

Acquired Brain Injury Debated in Parliament

Posted by Elliot Miller

22nd June 2018

By Elliot Miller and Chloe Nunan Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) was debated in the House of Commons on Monday 18th June, 2018. The debate was led by Chris Bryant and John Hayes – MP’s for the Rhondda and South Holland and the Deepings respectively – along with many others, to discuss a range of issues affecting More…

Showing Domestic Abuse the ‘Red Card’

Posted by Chloe Nunan

18th June 2018

Even if you’re not a fan of football, you’ll find it impossible to avoid it over the coming month. Everywhere you go people will be talking about the latest game, winner predictions, the best player so far, new anthems and how the referee needs his eyes testing. What you won’t hear so much, is all the More…

World Lupus Day 2018

Posted by Elliot Miller

10th May 2018

By Chloe Nunan May 10th marks World Lupus Day 2018 – a day dedicated to spreading awareness of lupus and initiating change. Lupus is a life changing – and sometimes fatal – disease that calls for a lot of support and understanding towards those affected. It affects a wide range of people, however, around 90% more More…

Action for Brain Injury Week 2018

Posted by Elliot Miller

7th May 2018

By Nina Kaminska Action for Brain Injury (ABI) Week 2018 – organised by the leading brain injury charity, Headway – takes place 14 – 20 May. The aim of the latest campaign – You, me, and brain injury – is to increase understanding of the effects of brain injury. According to a study conducted by More…

Walking the Brain

Posted by Elliot Miller

1st May 2018

By Chloe Nunan 1st May 2018 marks the start of National Walking Month and although not explicitly something we link with psychology, the simple act of walking has complex benefits on our mental wellbeing that many are unaware of. Physical exercise is very good for the human body and more importantly, the brain. If the most common More…

MS Awareness Week 2018

Posted by Elliot Miller

26th April 2018

By Chloe Nunan Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a condition affecting over 100,000 in the UK; it is a neurological condition affecting the nerves that is caused when the immune system is not working properly. With MS there are various different symptoms; most people won’t experience them all and rarely more than a few at any More…