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Gary Winship

Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Gary Winship is Associate Professor in the School of Education, University of Nottingham. Senior fellow, Institute of Mental Health. Course Leader MA Counselling Children & Young People.

Chair of Training Standards for Universities Psychotherapy & Counseling Association (UPCA) and the UKCP Universities Training College (UTC). UKCP psychotherapist (UPCA), NMC MHN registered, formerly Lecturer; Universities of Sheffield, Reading, visiting lecturer: Greenwich, UCL, Goldsmiths, Oxford Brookes. Senior Adult Psychotherapist; Berkshire NHS Trust, Broadmoor & Maudsley Hospitals. Appointed as a clinical governance reviewer for CHIA in 2000. Full member: Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the NHS (APP). CV & professional activities, go to: www.winship.info.

Selected Publications

  • WINSHIP, G., 2011. Addictive personalities and why people take drugs: the spike and the moon Karnac Books.

Gary is a member of the Centre for Research in Human Flourishing. His research supervision areas include:

  • self-harm
  • suicide
  • substance misuse (drugs and alcohol)gangs
  • bullying
  • knife crime
  • violent conduct and its management
  • transgenerational features of mental disorder and mental trauma
  • football (sport as social inclusion)
  • arson
  • fire-starting
  • green therapy
  • social inclusion
  • personality disorder
  • depression
  • therapeutic democracy
  • therapeutic anarchy (especially chaos theory in human relations)
  • human relations

Research topics of current and recent students include:

  • Thin slicing: analysing interaction in initial therapeutic encounters
  • Bullies and bystanders: dynamics of peer disengagement
  • Perceptions of school counsellors in Singapore
  • Childhood depression and stakeholder perceptions of diagnosis and use of anti-depressants
  • Attachment, Object relations and Addiction
  • Schooling in a post-industrial society

Research proposals: please email Gary if you would like to discuss the appropriateness of your research topic. See also: School of Education research supervision areas.

  • WINSHIP, G & DEL-NEVO, M, 2015. Three letters to a Young Boy and The Devil & His Grandmother – by Louise Andreas-Salome. Transaction, New York. (In Press.)
  • WINSHIP, G & MACDONALD, S, 2015. The New Essential Ingredients of Counselling & Psychotherapy with Children Karnac, London.. (In Press.)
  • WINSHIP, G, 2014. Skellern Lecture and JPMHN Lifetime achievement – A brief introduction Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing.
  • WINSHIP, G, 2014. Lucy, Major Tom, Bion and the psychotic vacuum Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. 28(3), 282-294
  • WINSHIP, G, 2014. A Brief History of Addictions Treatment in the UK Austin Journal of Drug Abuse and Addiction. 1(1), 1-7
  • WINSHIP, G., 2013. A genealogy of therapeutic community ideas: the influence of the Frankfurt School with a particular focus on Herbert Marcuse & Eric Fromm Therapeutic Communities: The International Journal of Therapeutic Communities. 34(2/3), n/a
  • WINSHIP, G, 2012. Die Erotik by Lou Andreas-Salome: with Introduction and biography by Winship, G Rutgers, Transaction Press.
  • WINSHIP, G, ed., 2011. From New Beginnings to Graduation in Psychoanalytic Therapy: The collected papers of J R Pedder: with chapter commentaries by Gary Winship Karnacs.
  • WINSHIP, G., 2011. Chess and schizophrenia: Murphy v Mr Endon, Beckett v Bion Journal of Medical Humanities. 32(4), 339-351
  • WINSHIP, G., 2011. Addictive personalities and why people take drugs: the spike and the moon Karnac Books.
  • BOWERS, L, BRENNAN, G and WINSHIP,G & THEODORIDOU, C, 2010. Talking with Acutely Psychotic People.: Communication Skills for Nurses and Others Spending Time with People who very Mentally Ill. City University.
  • WINSHIP, G, 2010. Book Review: Case Study Methods by Simons, H Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing. (In Press.)
  • WINSHIP, G., 2009. The testes: theoretical lacunae and clinical imperatives British Journal of Psychotherapy. 25(1), 24-38
  • THEODORIDOU, C, BOWERS, L, BRENNAN, G and GILBERT, D & WINSHIP, G, 2009. The measurement of psychotic acuity by nursing staff Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing. 16(3), 234-241
  • WINSHIP, G., 2009. The Staff Group that wasn't to be. In: KENNARD, D., ed., Staff Support Groups Hodder Arnold.
  • WINSHIP, G, 2009. Grupperterapeutiske tilgange i sygeplejen (Group Therapy). In: BUUS, N, ed., Psykiatrisk sygepleje Dansk Sygeplejerard, Nyt Nordisk Forlag Arnold Busck A/S. 333-347
  • WINSHIP, G., 2008. Taking anarchy seriously: the fourth strain of organisational, psychic & therapeutic progress Therapeutic Communities. 29(4), 381-392
  • WINSHIP, G., 2008. Therapeutic Communities. In: BARKER, P., ed., The Art and Craft of Caring Hodder Arnold.
  • WINSHIP, G. and REPPER, J., 2007. Focus group research: the role of cacophony in dialogical democracy Group Analysis. 40(1), p.125-139
  • WINSHIP, G & HARDY, S, 2007. Perspectives on the prevalence and treatment of personality disorder Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing. 14(2), 148–154
  • WINSHIP, G., 2007. The ethics of reflective research in single case study inquiry Perspective in Psychiatric Care. 43(4), 174-182
  • WINSHIP, G., 2006. Further thoughts on the process of restraint Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. 13(1), 55-60
  • WINSHIP, G., 2006. Conference abstract: Psychotic fixation - connecting features of repetition-compulsion in psychosis, drug addiction and obsessive-compulsive disorder Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 431(114), 40
  • WINSHIP, G. and HINSHELWOOD, R.D, 2006. Orestes & Democracy. In: COLES, P., ed., Sibling Relationships Karnac Books. 75-96
  • WINSHIP, G, 2004. Democracy in Practice in 14 UK psychotheraputic communities Therapeutic Communities. 25(4), 275-290 (In Press.)
  • WINSHIP, G, 2004. Response to commentary by Adriano Verdecchia on: the democratic origins of the term 'Group Analysis' Group Anaylsis. 37(4), 558-559
  • WINSHIP, G, 2003. A Habermas Kritik Free Association. 10(2), 223-235
  • WINSHIP, G, 2001. Notes on the research technique of group infant observation Group Analysis. 34, 245-258
  • WINSHIP, G, 2000. Jury deliberation: an observation research study. Group Analysis.. 33(4), 547-557.
  • WINSHIP, G & HAIGH, R, 2000. Public mental health and the new therapeutic community. Therapeutic Communities. 21(1), 47-53
  • WINSHIP, G, 2000. The Birth of the New Asylum - Reflections on the progress of neighbourhood psychiatry. In: BARKER, P & STEVENSON, C, ed., The Construction of Power and Authority in Psychiatry Butterworth & Heimann.
  • WINSHIP, G. and HARDY, S., 1999. Disentangling group dynamics: staff group sensitivity and supervision Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. 6, 307-312
  • WINSHIP, G, 1999. Screen memories and the role of film in the therapeutic milieu. In: WALLER, D & MAHONY, J, ed., Art Therapy & the Treatment of Drug Addiction Routledge.
  • WINSHIP, G, 1999. Lou Andreas-Salome: at the high noon of culture, in the shadows of psychoanalysis. Psychoanalysis & History. 1(2), 219-236
  • WINSHIP, G, 1999. The Prometheus Syndrome: Addiction, death & the liver in mind Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. 13(1), 41-49
  • WINSHIP, G, 1999. Group psychotherapy & the addictions. In: WALLER, D & MAHONY, J, ed., Art Therapy and the Treatment of Addiction Routledge.
  • WINSHIP, G, 1998. Intensive care psychiatric nursing Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing. 5, 361-365
  • WINSHIP, G, 1998. Justice as an inherent characteristic of group dynamics Free Associations. 7(1), 64-80
  • MACDONALD, S, BLYTH, F and NEWRITH, C & WINSHIP, G, 1998. Adolescent transitions and the use of hallucinogens British Journal of Psychotherapy. 15(2), 240-248
  • WINSHIP, G & HAIGH, R, 1998. The group matrix in clay Group Analysis. 31(1), 71-81
  • WINSHIP, G & KNOWLES, J, 1997. The transgenerational impact of cultural trauma - linking phenomena in the treatment of third generation survivors of the holocaust British Journal of Psychotherapy. 13(2), 259-266
  • WINSHIP, G, 1997. Developing the role of the nurse psychotherapist in the UK Perspectives in Psychiatric Care. 33(1), 25-31
  • WINSHIP, G, 1997. Collectivism & Individualism: patient empowerment. In: BARKER, P & DAVIDSON, B, ed., Psychiatric Nursing - Ethical Dilemmas Macmillan..
  • WINSHIP, G & HARDY, S, 1997. Approaches to therapeutic groups. In: THOMAS, B and HARDY, S & CUTTING, P, eds., Stuart & Sundeen's Mental Health Nursing Principles & Practices Mosby. 471-478
  • WINSHIP, G, 1997. Psychodynamics & Psychobiology in the UK & USA Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing. 3(5), 279-281
  • WINSHIP, G & UNWIN, C, 1997. Psychotherapeutic approaches in substance misuse. In: RASSOOL, H & GUFFAW, M, ed., Addictions Nursing Stanley Thornes. 80-88
  • WINSHIP, G, 1996. Counselling drug users Nursing Times. 91(2), 26-28
  • PINES, M & WINSHIP, G, 1996. Reflections on Bion, Foulkes, Bridger & Main: 40th anniversary of the Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic & the birth of the therapeutic community Therapeutic Communities. 17(2), 127-132
  • WINSHIP, G & PEACHY, A, 1996. Health education & safer sex British Journal of Nursing. 17, 999-1019
  • WINSHIP, G, 1996. Collectivism & Individualism: democracy in psychiatry Therapeutic Communities. 17(1), 31-45
  • WINSHIP, G, 1995. Book Review: The Taming of Solitude by Quinodoz, J M.: Separation anxiety in psychoanalysis Network. 6(1), 9-10
  • WINSHIP, G, 1995. Condoms on the ward: Sexual health education in psychiatric settings Therapeutic Communities. 16(3), 163-169
  • WINSHIP, G & PATRICK, J, 1995. Creative therapy & the question of disposal: What happens to artefacts after the session? British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 57(1), 20-22
  • WINSHIP, G, 1995. Nursing & psychoanalysis; uneasy alliances? Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. 9(3), 289-299
  • WINSHIP, G, 1995. Patient Empowerment Therapeutic Communities. 161, 113-116
  • WINSHIP, G, HARNIMANN, B and BURLING, S & COURTNEY, J, 1995. Countertransference & the treatment of drug dependent patients Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. 2, 195-197
  • WINSHIP, G, 1995. When Nietzsche Wept: By Yalom, I D Free Associations. 5(4), 584-588
  • WINSHIP, G, 1995. The unconscious impact of working with acutley disturbed patients: towards an understanding of unconscious bruising Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing. 2(2), 227-233
  • WINSHIP, G, 1993. Facing death in the therapeutic community: A community in mourning Therapeutic Communities. 14(3), 179-185
  • WINSHIP, G, 1993. Book review: The Handbook of Art Therapy - Case, T & Dalley, T Bethlem & Maudsley Gazette. 40(1), 44
  • WINSHIP, G, 1991. Group living is the key to addiction recovery Druglink. 4, 19
  • WINSHIP, G, 1990. The crisis within. Nursing Times. 87(7), 20-21
  • A Brief History of Addictions Treatment in the UK Austin Journal of Drug Abuse and Addiction. 1(1), 1-7

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