Therapists want statutory registration

Currently in the UK, as in Ireland, it is possible for anyone to call themselves a counsellor or therapist, even if they have no training or have been previously been disciplined for poor practice. Government regulation of the profession seems to be the best way forward. More than 5,000 counsellors and psychotherapists have called on […]

Emotional pain is worse than physical pain

Researchers writing in the journal Psychological Science, said evolutionary brain changes which allow us to work better in groups or societies make human being more susceptible to emotional or social pain than physical pain. This article make interesting reading.