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Sandy Murray Memorial Award – 2017/18 Essay Competition

Introduction

The Psychologists Protection Society Trust is a not for profit defence organisation, run for the benefit of members in the talking and listening therapies.  The main purpose of the PPS Trust is to provide therapists with assistance when complaints are received from clients and other professional protection matters.  The Trust also aims to provide education and advice to and promote high standards of professional practice by practitioners in the talking and listening therapy services.

At the instance of the Trustees of the Psychologists Protection Society, the Murray Family have agreed to offer a bi-annual prize to honour the life work and dedication to the Society by founder Sandy Murray. Since Sandy’s passing in 2014, many members have provided testimony as to the helpful support received from Sandy throughout his 40 year service and how he encouraged, inspired and enabled Members to face the difficulties which cropped up in their life as a therapist.  Click here to find out more about Sandy Murray.

What is the prize?

  • The presentation of an engraved glass trophy inscribed with citation SANDY MURRAY MEMORIAL AWARD, with the winner being able to retain an engraved glass keepsake
  • A money prize of £500, donated by the Murray family
  • The winners will be named perpetually on PPS literature and online media streams

For more information and competition rules click here

Who can enter?

The competition is open to members of the Psychologists Protection Society Trust on the closing date of this competition. For more information and competition rules click here

What is the topic?

You are asked to send an essay, a reflective statement of what you think constitutes good therapy from a client’s perspective, within your own discipline of counselling, psychotherapy and the therapeutic modalities of psychology. The purpose of your essay should be to educate your fellow therapists by way of analysis, implementation and evidence of good practice.

How can I find out more and apply?

  1. Click here to download the document – “Sandy Murray Memorial Award – 2017/18 Essay Competition – Entrants Information”
  2. Click here to download the document “Sandy Murray Memorial Award – 2017/18 Essay Competition – Entry Form”

Previous Competition Winners

2015/16 – Miss Laura McGuiness – Going it alone: Private Practice & Ethical Standards

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Thanks to everyone who entered our free prize draw to win a copy of "Professional Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Ethics and the Law" by Peter Jenkins.

The lucky winner of a copy of the book is MARTINA REDMOND. Please email Ruth - ruth@ppstrust.org to arrange delivery of your prize!

Please check our Facebook Fan Page from time to time as we will be holding another free prize draw again soon.
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We have a copy of "Professional Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Ethics and the Law" to give away. Although the book is focussed on the BACPs Ethical Framework, it also covers broader perspectives on good professional practice. Topics covered include: practising as a therapist in different roles and organizational contexts, working with key issues, including difference, vulnerable clients and risk, understanding the law and relevant legal frameworks & and working ethically.

One lucky therapist will win a copy of the book. Please like or comment on this post to enter this free competition....closing date is 12 noon on Friday 17th May 2019.
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We have a copy of Professional Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Ethics and the Law to give away. Although the book is focussed on the BACPs Ethical Framework, it also covers broader perspectives on good professional practice. Topics covered include: practising as a therapist in different roles and organizational contexts, working with key issues, including difference, vulnerable clients and risk, understanding the law and relevant legal frameworks & and working ethically.

One lucky therapist will win a copy of the book. Please like or comment on this post to enter this free competition....closing date is 12 noon on Friday 17th May 2019.

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