Media Mention: Stephen Blumenthal in The Psychologist

3 June 2020

Dr Stephen Blumenthal, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Psychoanalyst, with support from writer Steve Beale, has written a new piece for The Psychologist on gender relations and the coronavirus lockdown.  

Lockdown

"A global crisis such as this is a slow-release trauma. We pass through the first phase of this pandemic, health and financial devastation left in its wake. Then as the dust settles the real socio-economic ordeal begins to reveal itself. Just like soldiers in wartime are absorbed by the fight and only show the signs of trauma when they emerge from combat, so too the real psychological costs of Covid-19 will show themselves in the months and years ahead."

Read the full article: https://thepsychologist.bps.org.uk/gerald-seemed-so-remote-when-it-came-talking-about-his-feelings

 

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