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We spoke to some members of the team to find out how they navigate parenting with working full or part-time, and what helps them succeed.
December 15, 2022Our holiday traditions and reflections
Talking to our team about their holiday traditions, reflections, and plans for next year.
December 01, 2022Pursuing passions: on playing Horseball for Great Britain
Our R&D Assistant, Maya Carter-Birch, tells us how she balances playing Horseball internationally with her work at COMPASS and her social life.
November 09, 2022Celebrating World Quality Week at COMPASS
This week we're recognising and celebrating World Quality Week.
October 26, 2022Diversity, equity and inclusion in our therapist training programme
We talk to Moe Brown, one of our DEI advisors.
October 10, 2022What it’s like to live with treatment-resistant depression
September 29, 2022GetReal Institute: the importance of real world evidence
We spoke to Dr Shahid Hanif, Managing Director of the GetReal Institute.
August 18, 2022The investigators leading our research in post-traumatic stress disorder
Professor Rachel Yehuda talks about our research in post-traumatic stress disorder.
July 18, 2022Our green mission: reusing our office technology
Hear about how we're reusing our office technology.
July 06, 2022Our Mental Health Experiences community
Rachel Bellamy, Senior Corporate Development Associate at COMPASS, tells us about our online Mental Health Experiences community.
June 28, 2022Psychological therapist Nadav Liam Modlin talks about PTSD
Nadav Liam Modlin tells us what drew him to help people suffering from trauma.
June 15, 2022Sound Mind Live: the power of music
Sound Mind tell us about their work and their 2022 Music Festival for Mental Health.
May 25, 2022Accelerating mental health research in collaboration with One Mind
We're collaborating with One Mind to sponsor three One Mind Rising Star Awards.
May 20, 2022Coordinating clinical trials: a day in the life
Ozlem Redjep, our Manager of Clinical Project Coordination, tells us what it's like to work in clinical trials.
May 10, 2022Talking to Leora, our Community Wellbeing Lead
Leora tells us a little about her role in supporting our team.
March 31, 2022Our green website
We’re delighted that our COMPASS website has been officially certified as green.
March 22, 2022One year on from the launch of our charters
We reflect on the progress we're making towards meeting our commitments to patients and therapists.
March 14, 2022Leading a mental health charity
Dr Max Ahmed, Senior Research Scientist at COMPASS, talks about his role as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Support in Mind Scotland.
March 08, 2022Breaking the bias in medical science
Our statement on International Women's Day, by Ekaterina Malievskaia.
February 25, 2022Dr Murali Doraiswamy on our survey of psychiatrists’ views of psilocybin therapy
Dr Murali Doraiswamy talks about our survey with Sermo.
February 10, 2022Celebrating women and girls in science: Rana’s story
We hear from Rana Fetit, a neuroscientist who's completing her PhD and raising two children.
July 30, 2021Learning from Plastic Free July
Our team took part in Plastic Free July, pledging to complete a variety of challenges.
July 16, 2021Running a clinical trial during the pandemic
We speak to members of our clinical operations team to find out what it was like to run a clinical trial in the middle of COVID.
June 29, 2021Dr Jason Wallach talks about our Discovery Center in Philadelphia
We talk to Dr Jason Wallach, Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at USciences, who is leading the work with the COMPASS team.
April 26, 2021Elizabeth Nielson talks about our Therapist Charter
Psychologist Dr Elizabeth Nielson is a therapist on clinical trials of psilocybin-assisted treatment of alcohol use disorder, MDMA-assisted treatment of PTSD, and psilocybin-assisted treatment of treatment-resistant depression.
March 08, 2021The Centre of Excellence at The Sheppard Pratt Institute of Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics
We spoke with Scott Aaronson MD, Director of Clinical Research at Sheppard Pratt and The Centre of Excellence about this collaboration with COMPASS.
March 02, 2021The Aquilino Cancer Center
Dr Manish Agrawal tells us about an innovative investigator-initiated study in cancer patients with depression taking place at The Aquilino Cancer Center.
February 11, 2021The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
We've been working with the DBSA to better understand lived experiences of people with depression. We spoke with Phyllis Foxworth and Andrew Smith from the DBSA to learn more.
January 15, 2021Inspiring future generations of diverse and inclusive scientists
Three members of our team recently spoke at an event organised by Rocking Ur Teens, a social enterprise in the UK that equips young people with the skills to become leaders.
January 14, 2021Our learning and development team
Here we speak to Archie, the newest member of our learning and development team, about the work we are doing this year to support each team member at COMPASS.