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The Section and its publication, Psychotherapy Section Review, is the main forum within the Society for psychologists and others who share an interest in psychotherapeutic psychology. It is concerned with the relationship between psychotherapy and psychology, and seeks to further an understanding of how social and cultural factors have a bearing upon psychotherapeutic theory and practice.
Letter from the Editor
Letter from the Chair
Subjects and objects: Psychoanalysis and psychology
The (almost) irresistible tendency to de-humanise human practices â€” and how to re-humanise them again
Levels of consciousness and the one-level problem
Diagnosis and recovery; twin impostors of mental health?
Freud's seduction theory: Myth and fact
Language and play
Maria Rita Mendes Leal
An introduction to the history and theory of larger groups (or, how to survive and even thrive when a member of a large group)
Group analysis and music
Art, psychoanalysis, and bipolar ll: The case of Adrian Stokes
In the wake of the Germanwings disaster
Reflections on psychological therapies
The arts of persuasion and hope
Quotations from the work of Trevor Butt
Citations and abstracts from other journals
Compiled by Terry Birchmore
By Trevor Butt
Reviewed by Meg Barker
The Buddah Pill: Can Meditation Change You?
By Miguel Farias & Catherine Wikholm
Reviewed by Terry Birchmore
The Content of Psychological Distress: Addressing Complex Personal Experience
By Jack Chalkley
Reviewed by Steve Heigham
Book available for review
Crossing the Water
By Ian Wilkinson
Current Committee Membership 2016