Mental Health Study Delegations to Palestine

The October 2019 tour is full but another tour is being provided for March 2020 The USA and UK Palestine Mental Health Networks present a unique opportunity- Learn about: The mental health impact of occupation on everyday life Trauma within families and how it affects women and children Violence against children, including imprisonment and intergenerational … Continue reading Mental Health Study Delegations to Palestine

Palestinian Childhoods Conference: Report, podcasts, comment

Dear friends, We are delighted to bring together materials from the 8/9th March 2019 “Palestinian Childhoods” conference, co-sponsored by the UK-Palestine Mental Health Network and the Centre for the Study of Embedded Human Rights, Birkbeck University. We were extremely fortunate in being able to hear directly from Palestinian clinicians and academics, many travelling specifically to … Continue reading Palestinian Childhoods Conference: Report, podcasts, comment

5 Broken Cameras. Courageous film-maker urgently requires a new camera

Dear Network Member, Charlotte Burck is editing the film compilation, Surviving Chidhood, which will be shown at our March Conference. As described in her message below, Charlotte has set up this Justgiving page to support Enad Burnat and the Bil'in community continue their creative work. https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/newcameratoreplace5brokencameras?utm_term=2yJ9QqXDw Community projects such as this have clear impacts on the psychological wellbeing … Continue reading 5 Broken Cameras. Courageous film-maker urgently requires a new camera

Booking details for Palestinian Childhoods conference on March 8th and 9th

Dear Friends and Network members. Here are the booking details for the Palestinian Childhoods conference on March 8th and 9th. http://www.bbk.ac.uk/bisr/events/remote_event_view?id=4428 You will notice that there are fewer places for Friday evening because it is in a smaller venue so early booking is highly recommended. We are trying to get a larger venue for Friday so if … Continue reading Booking details for Palestinian Childhoods conference on March 8th and 9th

Mental Health Study Delegation to Palestine

Mental Health Study Delegation to Palestine October 22-31, 2019 The UK and USA Palestine Mental Health Networks present a unique opportunity-Learn about: The mental health impact of occupation on everyday life Trauma within families and how it affects women, men and children Violence against children, including imprisonment and inter-generational trauma Perspectives on the mental health … Continue reading Mental Health Study Delegation to Palestine

“Tell the world that we exist” conference in March 2019, and also Professional Solidarity

“Tell the world that we exist” Palestinian Childhoods: Human Rights, Mental Health and Resistance at Birkbeck, University of London on Friday March 8th 5.30pm-8.30pm and Saturday March 9th 9.30-6.30 pm Conference flyer: Conference_flier_March_2019._v2_BS The remainder of the mailing addresses the question of professional solidarity and things you can do today Professional Solidarity 1. Dr Samah Jabr has issued … Continue reading “Tell the world that we exist” conference in March 2019, and also Professional Solidarity

Engaged Psychotherapists; The Lobby’s assault on BDS; ‘Colonial fantasies – violent transmission’

1. Engaged Psychotherapists Here we put together several recent letters from politically engaged clinicians, each critiquing the corruption of professional values that results from a naïve social detachment. 1a. The first refers to the past, but relates to the present. The British Journal of Psychotherapy has published an ‘OPEN LETTER FROM A GROUP OF JUNGIANS … Continue reading Engaged Psychotherapists; The Lobby’s assault on BDS; ‘Colonial fantasies – violent transmission’