PROLOGUE:I shall forewarn you, some of the following text is rambling, some of it is working things out through self-supervision, some of it is catharsis. The majority of it is fairly well thought through and a small amount of it will be completely off-the-cuff, although this piece has gone through various revisions. I’m letting you
Interview conducted with Raj Singh Rainu about the loss of his partner, Nim, to Stomach Cancer and his discussion around coping with loss and grief.
This is a video interview with Aaron Randhawa about his experiences of life being diagnosed with Psychosis and Depression. The interview was conducted as part of a new and ongoing project with Sikh Forgiveness, a new Mental Health organisation designed to raise awareness of mental health issues in the Sikh diaspora.
The Japanese concept of “Ikigai,” is a compound of the two words ‘Iki,’ (meaning life) and ‘Kai,’ (meaning an effect/result/worth/benefit), arriving at the concept of “A reason for living,” or “A meaning for life.” (Watanabe, Skrzypczak and Snowden, 2003). It comprises of a psychological and conscious understanding of what aides the motivation for living (Sone
Here you will find the powerpoint presentation and the accompanying transcript presented at the 2018 Finding A Voice & South Asian LGBT conference in Birmingham. The presentation was concerned with the research being conducted as part of my doctoral thesis; (1) Historical perspectives of Bisexuality, (2) Bisexuality in South Asia (3) Preliminary themes emerging from my research and (4)
Here you will find the powerpoint presentation and the accompanying transcript presented at the 2017 BPS Counselling Psychology conference, in Stratford Upon Avon. The presentation was concerned with the promotion of social justice and how that would look in the counselling psychology profession.
Below, I’m going to present a vignette and case conception around concepts of working with a client who came to therapy and used the space to explore polyamory. The information about the client has been modified from information from three individual clients who came to me for counselling. I’ll be referring to a pseudonym
This is the unedited letter sent to the @PsychMag website.