Equality and Inclusion in Clinical Psychology

Staff and trainees share their thoughts, projects, resources, and publications on increasing inclusivity and representation within clinical psychology training and practice

Institutional GRACE-ism[1] and The Community Psychology Unit Reading list

By Warren Matofsky, Senior Lecturer and Clinical Psychologist [1] GRACE-ism refers to reproduction of oppressive discourse relating to Gender, Race, Ability, Class, Ethnicity & Sexuality. What’s in a reading list and its production?   Yet with Community Psychology, compiling a list that is informed by our collective commitment to decolonising the curriculum, seems to set an […]

The Social Justice and Inequalities Research Group

Hannah Frith, Lead of the Social Justice and Inequalities (SJI) Research Group, describes the work of the group What is the SJI group about? Inequalities in mental health are stark. Understanding that inequalities in mental distress and wellbeing are not random, but are shaped by social and historical conditions, leads inevitably to a concern with […]

Afro-Asian Critical Psychology Conference

This inaugural conference, supported by the BPS, emphasised scholarship from the Global South for the Global South. This was a broad and stimulating programme of talks and, as such, it is only possible to report on a small part of this rich and thought-provoking work. I refer those interested to the conference YouTube here: Afro-Asian […]

Surrey trainees come to us with many different working backgrounds!

One of our 3rd year trainees, Hollie Butcher, and our two EDI Research Assistants Rachel Francois-Walcott and Feride Masera, collected some information about pathways into clinical psychology training. Here are the findings. At Surrey, we celebrate the whole breadth of professional experiences that help to develop how you approach your work and the skills that […]

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