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Ch + Ad Psychiatrist. Author of #BeingWithAndSayingGoodbye. Karnac 2016. Opinions, not advice. #TherapeuticAttitude #NatureOfEvidence #Improvisation

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@Rebecca99LT @SonjaCowling @nuwandiss @JCooke0909 A fire-wall between personal and professional lives is important… https://t.co/aERNHVC6iT @davidschneider The greatest obstacle on the doorstep is surely the fact that you are likely to struggle to overcom… https://t.co/M9rD87d6vUSocialism is an evolved way of being a society. We are in regression. https://t.co/SiDWX8KHzX#NHS is not an "idea". That pre-1948 language equates it, subliminally, with "ideal" - something vague, impractical… https://t.co/IpcMrL9ov8Idiot. That's why being informed is a virtue. Lawmaker Says He Didn't Research Ectopic Pregnancy Procedure Before… https://t.co/39gOOpXqYuInspirational tweet of the day. https://t.co/IqDzuS3X44Dear @NicolaSturgeon congratulations! Please feel free to increase income tax for higher earners (of which I am one… https://t.co/4JBHzuTttn
Retweeted by Andrew West @isakdevrieslcsw Are you sure it was a walk? @S08Allan @BBCPolitics Thanks. I think that is true. It is no doubt a measure of the times! @S08Allan @BBCPolitics I agree that by quoting a senior Tory without checking the facts @BBCPolitics is effectively… https://t.co/kCyvTXClc9 @S08Allan @BBCPolitics I was being sarcastic and misrepresenting what I believe to be their true intention. @S08Allan It's OK. @BBCPolitics , by quoting Gove, is doing it's public duty in drawing our attention to senior Tor… https://t.co/E9GpwR8pZxI've just signed the open letter to the Prime Minister asking to protect our NHS - in law - from trade deals with T… https://t.co/LQELIlkITGThe people attacking @jeremycorbyn now, as though he were the problem, have forgotten what the problem is and what… https://t.co/bhlUSbh3lOCongratulations on your re-election in Oxford East @AnnelieseDodds Now I am afraid the really hard work begins. Th… https://t.co/cY7bxggx8sPainful to see unsettling effect of #GE19 on colleagues who are BME or EU nationals, their working lives devoted t… https://t.co/4OnOB3wuzL
Retweeted by Andrew West @JillGore8 They tried with Blair too, New Labour New Danger (devil eyes), “Phoney Tony”... he was too skilled a com… https://t.co/RBX4VBBOav
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12/14
2019
This is what it’s all about. And yet, basically no one has even seen these figures. We need to communicate this eve… https://t.co/I7lvVjutT7
Retweeted by Andrew WestHow big is the CO₂ bucket for 1.5°C? Well, the bucket is about to overflow in a few short years, unless we: 1. Tur… https://t.co/RxOWg2UoeK
Retweeted by Andrew WestThe UK desperately needs Proportional Representation. Sign the petition to #ChangeTheVotingSystem - it's time to… https://t.co/r8neIIhRF4https://t.co/ZO9LbS57GyNo doubt people will (already do) out of fear. https://t.co/jv8uWDcwMF#FPTP https://t.co/eGPYnOeNpuSo glad I was put onto masterclasses with @JoyceDiDonato and @DBarenboim available on youtube. They are inspiration… https://t.co/W4neHcmjXJMake lying in politics illegal - Sign the Petition! https://t.co/HUU4ntg5e3 via @UKChangeWell. A cup of tea is still a cup of tea.
12/13
2019
Hopes dashed. Give me a moment or two.I know I've lost it now. I'm a middle aged mum and I stopped with my bag of shopping by a bus stop full of students… https://t.co/f51toUfpd9
Retweeted by Andrew WestLast few hours. Have you voted yet? Find your polling station here and make sure your voice is heard👇 https://t.co/04bHKaBqfGThis is actually cool. #ElGato https://t.co/6XKeU9zotvOur polling shows that 35% of people are likely to vote tactically in the general election. The UK desperately nee… https://t.co/r0l4PtdCjh @vivienburke @StuartGuy25 Yes it is not a helpful message, but I guess she might change her mind. And if the alter… https://t.co/kl3KwzWQuiDon't leave it too late. Don't leave it to chance. #GE2109 https://t.co/UZ9HaEVYEyDo NOT vote for reckless brexit! https://t.co/2ZhQhZaIACDone it. #GE2109Q. How long will it take? A. Casting your vote should only take a few minutes. Polling stations can get busy toward… https://t.co/SbFcvspiXK
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12/12
2019
@DavidGauke Good luck tomorrow. I'm voting Labour which makes sense in my constituency, but if I was living in your… https://t.co/055ZtvmLuP @afwesty @trishgreenhalgh I don't think they dare crash out now as Trump has effectively demolished the WTO by refusing to appoint judges
Retweeted by Andrew West @Jennife10651535 @trishgreenhalgh Interesting @sebkraemer That's encouraging. Suggests that they feel threatened by the country actually pulling together.… https://t.co/XsHG6gqegwso better get on with it in case they do #VoteTactically to #GetTheToriesOut https://t.co/yH6nnzwjRxhttps://t.co/gmHUTnIqZP
Retweeted by Andrew West @trishgreenhalgh Rule one. Take hope where you can. So don't assume the Tory majority. The best bit of Johnson's ru… https://t.co/eJraOvb75mJohnson delivering groceries? Oh for crying of loud! #VoteCorbyn or #VoteTactically #VoteBorisOut #Election2019Looking forward to listening it. And that's a great question. "Good" on what scale? Arguably a piece can never be… https://t.co/mPQQbAN32G @afwesty Imo listening is hardest task. As interviewer it took me years to find a way to listen. That’s why I balk… https://t.co/4GYymusvYu
Retweeted by Andrew WestWhat they are saying in the USA #VoteTheToriesOut #VoteCorbyn or #VoteTactical Vote for the #NHS #democracyhttps://t.co/UVUHdGbdWl88% of Conservative ads in the run up to the election were found to be misleading compared to 0% for Labour Anyone… https://t.co/Yiphj8JrXm
Retweeted by Andrew West @d_galasinski I am currently thinking about listening. Why, how, etc. Some ongoing work there. Interesting seminar,… https://t.co/JUiXMoyUAz @d_galasinski @nuwandiss @WeMHNurses I suspect that Congress is largely a social bash. Sounds as though you have mo… https://t.co/r6HoE5vP72 @d_galasinski @nuwandiss @WeMHNurses How does a field explore itself and it's interactions? (Not a glib reply, but… https://t.co/KZZctYjhPc @JohnElsey11 @nuwandiss @d_galasinski @WeMHNurses Please do! The answer would be "rarely", but with a caveat. Ind… https://t.co/sa9VTZcTfsMy recent #mentalhelath assessment feels like the best I have ever had , why ? I think because it felt like a col… https://t.co/mmyljEKNGH
Retweeted by Andrew West @afwesty @d_galasinski @WeMHNurses The main risk to that in my view is the constant pressure, the absence of feelin… https://t.co/dh585SoYiE
Retweeted by Andrew West @nuwandiss @d_galasinski @WeMHNurses And I agree wholeheartedly. You might be interested in my post: https://t.co/aqwP36UlpW @nuwandiss @d_galasinski @WeMHNurses Naivete is close to idealism. Both great, but carry danger. Believing that we… https://t.co/bLJrQwTvNYRead For @UKLabour "it could not find any misleading claims in ads run over the period..However, Labour's supporte… https://t.co/FveLZ4tBqrMore like, "where is the therapy?" https://t.co/ByVtZ3PhDj @d_galasinski Partly! @d_galasinski @nuwandiss @WeMHNurses Useful and informative exploration of analogy. We talk and behave as though t… https://t.co/LqBTR1bVa2
12/11
2019
Interesting analogy. Sadly many people do stay with abusive partners. Huge amount of courage, self-belief, and supp… https://t.co/j5tWaTxxCS @psalkovskis What's the difference between "combined wisdom" and groupthink? @GoldfriedMarvin How much does "how" matter?Retweeting the original. (Practically the whole of Johnson's campaign had been either pinched or suddenly dreamed… https://t.co/wzyyx8HYluIt hasn't dawned on Johnson that treating something as your own generally means looking after it, not abusing it fo… https://t.co/Q2tRimuv7F @elinlowri That is certainly a lovely feeling. Also that feeling when you wake up in the morning after a night on… https://t.co/gE51WWcFySIt's not the licence fee I want scrapped, it's the establishment control. https://t.co/kpTimRq5bj"Senior Tories" can't be trusted. It should be perfectly straightforward - and I hate the fact that it isn't - tha… https://t.co/AWDAa6VJhB
12/10
2019
Thank you for clearing that one up, at least. It's a start. https://t.co/NmD2teoIS6 @CorbynASAP @LibDems Yes, I suppose on their record they might prop up the Tories again. Can anyone gainsay that?Even so, if you are in a constituency where @LibDems are best placed to beat the Tory party, I suggest you vote Lib… https://t.co/uIfncaZGkk“The hope lies in the fact that people don’t know what is going on. If we become aware, then change can happen" https://t.co/Sk0PoTl6wG"The public love him" https://t.co/vgeZsgMh9gBreaking: Human beats algorithm https://t.co/IKUEYOR5ieA fair few of our instructors bring their dogs to work! They can be an immense help in building trust with a studen… https://t.co/uYYkOfDhbR
Retweeted by Andrew WestReminded of my 2016 paper on #Values for @BACP This line about one of the pitfalls feels topical: "the topical, s… https://t.co/I3n4dZLewqHowever xenophobic Johnson was before, his desperation to come out well from #GE2019 is going to push him, and a se… https://t.co/R40U5eegWp"and puppy Landor at the back" :) https://t.co/lkapSMbvRJ @West_GP I am not sure I agree that Labour are confused about Brexit. Their position has been very effectively spun… https://t.co/MPJ9cORtc9
12/9
2019
@SimonMagus Absolutely. Book group = First stop the library. Then Oxfam shop. Then @worderyStop writing all that stuff into the computer. Oh, and #StopBoris https://t.co/yZmWXVwCooTactical voting guide 2019: the 50 seats where it is vital to keep the Tories out https://t.co/qpOytIEIC0
Retweeted by Andrew WestI think this is a great idea. If you are interested in how Labour plans relate to your values, you can get a manife… https://t.co/43fxn2roBaWas given @lookofsilence by my son a while ago and finally watched it last night. Oh my goodness! A harrowing watch… https://t.co/dTDW9sGFWz50 constituencies. Is yours one of them? #VoteTactially #StopBoris #GeneralElection19 https://t.co/1LcJBsSuXeWe know the sure start centres helped children and families- but the Conservatives and Lib Dems still closed them d… https://t.co/9Mi9k10YTT
Retweeted by Andrew WestTories are holding back huge sums of money for a massive social media onslaught in the last few days. Beware!
Retweeted by Andrew West'The very phrase "Digital Mental Health" is nonsensical.' https://t.co/EBMh39gHCW @alexkmacmillan @AiSumihira Useful framework thanks. @afwesty
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12/8
2019
@afwesty Couldn’t agree more. And the process, as well as being more important, is also far more interesting!
Retweeted by Andrew West @SikorskiCA That sums up most of what we are taught, wouldn't you say, and most of what happens around us? Too muc… https://t.co/BImuLBNJLwNow then, Android keyboard, why would I start an email relying to someone called Mary with "Fear Mary"? @trishgreenhalgh You forgot the self deprecating witticism.BREAKING NEWS: NEW MRP ANALYSIS: Tactical voting in just 36 marginal seats could block Tory majority Details to follow...
Retweeted by Andrew West💚If you’re a Green in Carmarthen East vote Plaid Cymru 🐉If you’re a Plaid Cymru in Brecon & R vote Lib Dem 🔶If you’… https://t.co/YzwV2EdHPJ
Retweeted by Andrew WestWhere To Look For Support While You're On The CAMHS Waiting List https://t.co/OZPVpOHmKX
Retweeted by Andrew WestProud to be standing on a manifesto rated best for tackling climate change by @friends_earth Together we can tack… https://t.co/baQxnrAix3
Retweeted by Andrew WestJohn Major: #VoteTactically #StopBoris https://t.co/IinwXrLrqcC'mon Oxford West and Abingdon! I know you'll do the wise thing. #VoteTactical to #StopBoris Meanwhile, in Oxford… https://t.co/MXzhPLPNxtA profoundly disappointing debate. Why wasn't Johnson challenged over his cowardice in running away from Andrew Nei… https://t.co/9QERsyTpJK
Retweeted by Andrew WestIn Swansea today to see Jeremy Corbyn who was energised, honest and strong. Special shoutout to @MarkDrakeford whos… https://t.co/xEMQBpjRPZ
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12/7
2019

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