Will Davies and Andrew Samuels both write about the connections between emotions/therapy/psychology and politics. Will Davies’s new book, The Happiness Industry: How the Government and Big Business Sold us Well-Being argues that a form of state-supported manipulation is going on in which what is presented as healing and empowering is in fact controlling, intrusive and geared to serve particular economic and business agendas. In Andrew Samuels’s new book, A New Therapy for Politics? he argues…See More
"Welcome Paula to our PCSR ning site. We hope you will become a full member of PCSR soon and look forward to seeing you at one of our events.
The next event is'The 4th Wave of Feminism' on 11th July
Maybe see you there.
I would like to join a community of like minded professionals to contribute and participate to the discussion of how to locate our profession in the current socio-political context.
What do you do?
Counselling psychologist and psychotherapist in training
Anything else you'd like other PCSR members to know about you?
As an activist I have been involved in several campaigns and movements both in the UK and continental Europe. I have a special interest in activists' trauma, the effects of anti-austerity measures on people's mental health (especially vulnerable individuals), and the consequences of urban regeneration (or gentrification) on individuals and communities. I am currently involved in the London Housing movement.