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MA Psychotherapy students' research success

Staff and students from the School of Health and Community Studies will present at the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) conference in May.


Study Findings Chosen for NIHR

Study by the Centre for Dementia Research to feature in a National Institute for Health Research key evidence alert.

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Leeds Beckett Alumni Involve Students in Project Helping Children and Young People

Childhood Development and Playwork students were given the opportunity to learn about and get involved in The Valley Project.

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Susan Openshaw

My experience studying BA Hons Social Work

My name is Susan and I graduated from BA (Hons) Social Work in summer 2020 and wanted to share some reflections on my experience of studying in the School of Health and Community Studies.

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LS26 School Uniform Scheme

Leeds Beckett Student Alice Hennigan has started a School uniform Scheme to benefit the local community. Here she talks about her work and what motivated her to start.

Tara Fox

Where does work end and I begin?

There are normally distinct boundaries between home and work life. There is no discernible transition when working at home.  

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Working as a CommUNIty

Sometimes it’s difficult to explain partnership working – the benefits are obvious, nonetheless the ingredients of success can be difficult to pin down. 

Lemn Sissay MBE

Mental Health: It’s not all about you, but then again it is

In considering someone’s mental health status, often the viewpoint is on the person themselves – there’s something wrong with them, or ‘they’re not their usual self’ or ‘they’re very jolly today”.

Andrew Kidd, MA Psychotherapy

Reflections on Mental Health: Andrew Kidd, MA Psychotherapy

Hello! I’m a Counsellor studying MA Psychotherapy. Leeds Beckett offered a unique chance to top-up my existing qualifications in a flexible way that allows me to continue to support clients, while refining research skills. 

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Think Pacific: Students support Mental Health in Fiji

We make every effort to help our students prepare for their future career. This summer we provided financial scholarships to enable 3 BSc Counselling & Mental Health students to join Think Pacific's virtual internship programme.