Our Friends

We are working with a number of different organisations and groups in order to protect the interests of mental health workers and their clients. If you would like your organisation to be added to the list, please contact us.

  • Academics for Academic Freedom: https://www.afaf.org.uk

    Academics For Academic Freedom (AFAF) was founded in 2006 as a campaigning group for all lecturers, academic-related staff, students and researchers who wanted to defend unimpeded enquiry and expression. It began with a statement of Academic Freedom that lecturers, and others, could sign but has since taken up the case for free speech and academic freedom throughout the UK and Ireland. 

  • BPSWatch: https://bpswatch.com

    A blog which collates and reports issues and problems with the British Psychological Society.

  • Campaign for Common Sense: https://campaigncommonsense.com

    The Campaign for Common Sense exists to bring together those who want to have a grown up discussion and debate. The CCS conduct research, and organise events online and across the country, involving experts in all fields and bring them to the widest possible audience, being champions for free speech and tolerance.

  • Centre for Male Psychology: https://www.centreformalepsychology.com

    The Centre for Male Psychology is an independent social enterprise organisation dedicated to advancing the academic discipline of male psychology and communicating findings to the wider society. It is based on the philosophy that providing a better understanding of the psychology of males, and by extension sex/gender differences, is necessary to find the most appropriate solutions to many of society’s challenges.

  • Counterweight: https://counterweightsupport.com

    Counterweight is an organisation that helps individuals resist the imposition of Critical Social Justice (CSJ) on their day to day lives. The primary focus is on directing individuals who have fallen foul of the ideology to the resources, advice and guidance their specific problems require. Counterweight offers a refuge for casualties of the culture wars and a supportive, non-partisan community that connects like-minded people with others in their fields of work.

  • Critical Therapy Antidote: https://criticaltherapyantidote.org

    CTA is for all those involved with talking therapies, including academics, practitioners, trainees and clients, who are concerned by the negative impact of Critical Social Justice Theory.

  • Don’t Divide Us: https://dontdivideus.com

    DDU consists of a wide-range of people who are taking a stand against the divisive obsession with people’s racial identity. DDU members refuse to be divided—by racists or culture warriors—who refuse to see us as individuals beyond our skin colour. They are liberal anti-racists who reject the proposition that the UK is inherently racist in 2020, with racial prejudice embedded into our institutions. 

  • Free Speech Union: https://freespeechunion.org

    The Free Speech Union is a non-partisan, mass-membership public interest body that stands up for the speech rights of its members.

  • Heterodox Academy: https://heterodoxacademy.org

    The Heterodox Academy is a collaborative of thousands of professors, administrators, and students committed to enhancing the quality of research and education by promoting open inquiry, viewpoint diversity, and constructive disagreement in institutions of higher learning.

  • The ManKind Initiative: https://www.mankind.org.uk

    The Mankind Initiative is the principal, expert and specialist charity in the UK focussing on male victims of domestic abuse. It collaborates and works in close partnership with other organisations and practitioners to support these victims too.

  • New Discourses: https://newdiscourses.com

    The purpose of New Discourses is to meet the need that the problem of political alienation and homelessness has created. It is to be a place where dialogue is possible and encouraged, regardless of differences in politics, aiming to be responsible with speech and thought while not feeling fettered by restrictions of political correctness in any of its myriad manifestations. It also hopes to inspire dialogue—both new ways to discuss old topics and new conversations in their own right.

  • Society for Open Inquiry in Behavioral Science: https://openinquirybehavio.wixsite.com/oibs

    A group of scholars and practitioners in the behavioral sciences united by a commitment to free inquiry and truth seeking.  The group reject orthodoxies, dogmas, norms, and truisms that are supposedly beyond challenge, debate, or critical evaluation.  They are united in their concern that important areas of the behavioral sciences – in research, practice, and policy work – have been increasingly captured by censorious ideological orthodoxies. 

  • Thoughtful Therapists: https://thoughtfultherapists.org

    A group of psychotherapists and counsellors who have come together in a bid to protect the integrity of the open-ended exploration of feelings and ideas that has always been, and is still now, a necessary component of ethical and effective therapy.

    If you have any concerns about anything you see happening in mental health, please feel free to contact us.

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