Guy Holmes

Guy Holmes

Guy Holmes worked in the NHS as a clinical psychologist in Shropshire. He published over 50 academic articles in areas as diverse as: the medicalisation of distress, psychiatric medication, patients' councils, service users' experiences of and views on mental health services, sexual abuse of males, community psychology, and various aspects of groupwork. His community-based groupwork was profiled on Radio 4’s All in the Mind — see www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00sv5bk. You can visit the Psychology in the Real World website at www.psychologyintherealworld.co.uk

Books by Guy Holmes

Psychology in the Real  World: Community- based groupwork

Psychology in the Real World: Community- based groupwork

ISBN 978 1 906254 13 1 (2010)

Psychology in the Real World describes groups, courses and projects that psychologist Guy Holmes has been involved in over the past decade, many of which have been recognised nationally for their innovation and their importance as new ways to provide psychological services, to reduce and combat…

This is Madness Too: Critical perspectives on mental health services

This is Madness Too: Critical perspectives on mental health services

ISBN 978 1 898059 37 0 (2001)

This is Madness Too is the companion volume and follow-up to the best selling This is Madness. At a time of extraordinary energy and change in the world of mental health, This is Madness Too offers a compassionate and scholarly critique of the treatment of children, government policy, the use of…