HellBlade: A Lived Experience Review

Last month saw the release of Ninja Theory’s Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, to the Xbox One, finally, after an initial release on PS4 and PC. Marketed as an attempt to simulate some of the experiences associated with psychosis, the game focuses on Senua, a Pictish warrior traumatised by previous life experiences and an attack on her […]

Reading Round-Up: March

So, this will kick off a new (and hopefully) monthly tradition of rounding up what I’ve been reading for the past month. Let’s get to it. Sanity, Madness And the Family: Families of Schizophrenics by Aaron Esterson, & R. D. Laing First up, a book that has been kicking about a family members’ house since I was […]

J is for… Justice – The Psychologist

My most recent article for the British Psychological Society’s October 2017 edition.   ‘Now more than ever the field of psychology has a big part to play in supporting and helping people towards justice. I also think it applies to the part the field had to play in earlier days of mental health treatment and, […]