Directory: Marian Allsopp

Marian Allsopp


Marian Allsopp hopes to publish her first short novel, based largely on her own life experiences: a long marriage lived in a small university town; thirteen years of domestic grind with three children; fifteen years engaged with social services for children, partly as family therapist in an adolescent psychiatric unit, partly studying social work decision making in Child Protection;  part time teaching at Oxford Brookes University; involvement in a  mental health work rehabilitation  project as a trustee and chair and, finally, studying for a doctorate at the LSE and publishing a book on the emergence of the concept of psychic harm, or trauma as metaphor, in various parts of the "psy" professions.