Frank Furedi

Sociologist, commentator and author of Culture of Fear, Where Have All The Intellectuals Gone?, Paranoid Parenting, Therapy Culture, and On Tolerance: In Defence of Moral Independence.

therapy culture

Turning the Army into a Safe Space
spiked, 15 January 2018
The British army’s latest ads spell the end of the warrior ethos.

Turning childhood into a mental illness
spiked, 13 December 2017
The therapy industry is in danger of screwing up our kids.

Exam stress is not a mental illness
spiked, 12 July 2017
There has been a surge in the number of undergraduates demanding special consideration during examinations due to mental-health issues.

Being mentally ill: the new normal?
spiked, 3 October 2016
Everyday challenges are being rebranded psychological crises.

Stop medicalising pupils’ normal tensions and anxieties as mental health conditions
TES, 9 February 2016
If we want to make children more resilient, we must avoid interpreting all their behaviour in terms of psychological issues.

Teaching consent, policing intimacy
spiked, 27 October 2015
Consent classes turn relationships into business transactions.

Hey, grown-ups: put down the colouring pens!
spiked, 31 August 2015
Adult colouring-books speak to the infantilisation of the West.

You can’t inherit Holocaust trauma
spiked, 24 August 2015
Survivors’ children need to free themselves from their parents’ past.

Islamic State propaganda buys into Western culture of victimhood
The Australian, 25 July 2015

Turning slavery into the West’s original sin
spiked, 20 July 2015
Today's obsession with slavery has more to do with misanthropy than history.

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