The London Intercultural Couples Centre https://www.tcfp.org.uk/the-london-intercultural-couples-centre/ was set up in 2016 by Dr. Reenee Singh, Professor Janet Reibstein and Adrian Clarke at the Child and Family Practice. The vision of the Centre was to provide a space where intercultural and interracial couples could talk about the unique and specific challenges they face at every stage…

With Christmas approaching, many families, particularly ones where the parents are separated/divorced, struggle with how to privilege their childrens’ needs during this time. In a podcast, based loosely on an academic seminar at the Child and Family Practice, Dr. Reenee Singh speaks to the Parenting Expert, Dr. Kathy Weston about the impact of parental conflict,…

Assessing Sociocognitive skills in preschoolers – using the Early Sociocognitive battery (Roy, Chiat & Warwick 2019)  An assessment for preschool children with language and communication difficulties. . Interpersonal engagement, joint attention and pretend play are skills and behaviours known to be important for the development of early language and social communication. Assessment of these skills…

Adolescents who are less securely attached to their parents already cost society more at age 13 In a new study by TFCP member Stephen Scott (link below)  174 young people aged 10-17 were given the Child Attachment Interview and the amount of services they use such as education meetings, social services et cetera was calculated. Those…

Dr Roger Kennedy ‘Creating a Human Analytic Space: Independent Psychoanalysis at the Crossroads’ IPAT: The Trust was founded in 2017 to advance the understanding of both professionals and the public internationally of psychoanalytic theory and clinical technique as adopted, developed and practised by psychoanalytic theorists and psychoanalysts from the British Independent Psychoanalytic tradition within the…

How Brexit and Trump have thrown London into a state of anxiety Brexit fallout and a summer of discontent have taken their toll on the capital’s psyche. With a rise in cases of anxiety, Samuel Fishwick of the Evening Standard speaks to the psychologists getting us back on our feet. READ FULL ARTICLE

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