Transforming mental health: Student Psychological Wellbeing project

Transforming mental health: Student Psychological Wellbeing project

– Student mental health is an issue nationally, but we don’t have much evidence to direct what we should do as a university, or how to help people, or how to reduce mental health problems in the long run in students. What we’re doing with the Psychological Wellbeing cohort at York is trying to provide …

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Psychology at Worcester – Make a Difference

Psychology at Worcester – Make a Difference

Psychology at Worcester is the place where you start to make a difference. This course has been structured around the challenges society is facing today and will face tomorrow. Helping to prepare you for global citizenship whilst also appreciating how you can make a difference right on your own doorstep. From fast fashion to artificial …

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Studying Psychology at the University of York: International Students’ Experience

Studying Psychology at the University of York: International Students’ Experience

As an international student, when you first arrive your a little bit uncertain because, you know, you don’t really know how to orientate yourself. But with time, this is such a nurturing and supportive community, so they really help you with your way around. The professors, your supervisors, they will really guide you through your …

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Studying Psychology at the University of York: Undergraduate Students’ Experience

Studying Psychology at the University of York: Undergraduate Students’ Experience

I think at A-level if you’re very interested in Psychology you do your own research. You learn about the basics and everything. And then you’re with these Psychologists who are the best in their field. Which is amazing. You’ve heard about them in your textbooks and they’re teaching you their recent research. It’s very exciting, …

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TEDxObserver – Peter Lovatt – Psychologist and dancer

TEDxObserver – Peter Lovatt – Psychologist and dancer

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Cristina Bufi-Pöcksteiner So, hello, um, wow! This is amazing, amazing, amazing! Hello up there, hello. Great. Right. So, I’m interested in the psychology of dance, and I want to know things like “Why do we dance?” What’s the point of us dancing? And I want to know things like “How do …

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Understanding Hoarding – Part 1 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

Understanding Hoarding – Part 1 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

[Music] Initially, HoardingUK was just started as the helpline, so I was volunteering Fridays, I put up the one-page website in September, by October I had my first call. I can never say this without welling up. The first thing she said to me was “Where have you been?” The clinical statistics are 2 to …

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Understanding OCD – Part 5 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

Understanding OCD – Part 5 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

[Music] It’s not just the sufferers, you know? We’ve all got families, and it affects the family. It affects the workplace. It affects every aspect of your life. And OCD Action provide support and resources to everybody. We offer a helpline, so an email and phone helpline, which is a listening and information service. We …

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VidCon, Mental Health & Tattoos! (Chit Chat with Beckie Jane Brown)

VidCon, Mental Health & Tattoos! (Chit Chat with Beckie Jane Brown)

(Intro sound effects) Molly: hey guys, I’m still here at VidCon and I have Becky Brown beside me. She is so fantastic, we met the other night at one of the VidCon parties. She’s a content creator [Becky: hello] and we just bumped into each other and [B: literally] M: Yeah. B: She literally just …

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Understanding OCD – Part 4 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

Understanding OCD – Part 4 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

[Music] I’m running 230 kilometres through the Amazon rainforest of Peru. The actual event is called the Jungle Ultra, and I’m doing the event to raise money and awareness for OCD Action. Why do I take on these massive challenges? My answer is this. Number 1 – it gives my pain some kind of purpose. …

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FEELING BLUE? Mental Health at Cambridge University | Documentary

FEELING BLUE? Mental Health at Cambridge University | Documentary

You know, there’s this great… I have it pinned up somewhere somewhere on my wall this bit from ‘Under the Volcano’ by Malcolm Lowry. It has this wonderful excerpt from it on on being in Cambridge sort of being almost sort of seasick from from walking around on this, this shifting ship of a place …

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