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Clinical Psychology Forum is designed to serve as a discussion forum for any issues of relevance to clinical psychologists, with articles, reports of events, correspondence, book reviews and announcements.
DCP Announcement - New initiative to help clinical psychologists work with commissioners extended to all DCP members
Experts by Experience Column - Our stories: Reflections on opening our doors to the public
Josh Hines, Kelly Norman & Rachel Brown
Ethics Column - On 'defensive psychology': Should we push people who are homeless away or strive to see those who are 'invisibled'?
Government Task Force on Children and Young People's Mental Health and Well-being
Book Review - Psychology, Mental Health and Distress
by John Cromby, David Harper & Paula Reavey
Reviewed by David Pilgrim
Notes from the Chair
The processes of social exclusion
Why long.term homelessness begins and ends with the mind Martin Seager
Clinical psychology: A rare and essential resource in commissioning quality services for homeless people
Breaking down barriers: Clinical psychology and psychiatry in a mental health service for homeless people
Philip Timms & Kathy Taylor
Minding the margins: An innovation to integrate psychology in a homeless hostel environment
Emma Williamson & Kathy Taylor
Bridging the gap: A model for facilitating mainstream psychological and mental health service provision for socially excluded people with complex needs
Tara O'Neill & Barney Wells
When it comes to working with people without homes, where is clinical psychology?
What can we do? How we position ourselves as trainees when it comes to social exclusion
Isabel Brunton, Kerry Clarke, Emma Dunne, Carly Keyes, Ellen Mackey, Soad Nasr & Katherine Nutt