One of our third year trainees, Philippa Bourne, has (with Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust colleagues Sara Meddings and Adrian Whittington) published an evaluation of the Sussex Recovery College. The study, published in the Journal of Mental Health, shows how this initiative is helping students reduce their use of other mental health services (and is saving the NHS a significant amount of money per student).
Principal Lecturer Anne Cooke, Joint Clinical Director of our Doctorate in Clinical Psychology is interviewed about her life, work, beliefs, passions and commitments in the December 2017 issue of ‘Psychologist’ magazine. In the interview she urges her fellow psychologists to become more involved in the public debate about mental health. You can read it here: https://thepsychologist.bps.org.uk/volume-30/december-2017/public-intellectuals-it-possible-be-both-polite-and-radical
Anne Cooke is a Director of the Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology at Canterbury Christ Church University, and current British Psychological Society Practitioner of the Year
A unique research project by the Salomons Centre, Canterbury Christ Church University and University College London to help lonely, older adults at risk of isolation has been awarded two prestigious public health awards by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH).
The Salomons Centre for Applied Psychology has moved to a new campus in central Tunbridge Wells. The campus was formally opened by comedian Jo Brand on Wednesday 4 October, at a ceremony attended by many local groups and dignitaries.
On Friday 5th May Anne Cooke (Principal Lecturer and Joint Clinical Director of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology) was presented with the British Psychological Society Practitioner of the Year Award by the Society’s President, Professor Peter Kinderman at a special ceremony in Brighton.