In 1987 Trilith made a film about the Cotswold Community. Barbara Dockar-Drysdale was interviewed about her role as Consultant Child Psychotherapist and the therapeutic work taking place at the Community. She was then filmed having a discussion with Sue Navin an experienced therapeutic care worker. A shorter, edited version of this interview has been available […]
Child Care Video & Audio Archive.
In 1987 and 1994 two films were made about the Cotswold Community by Trilith. One of the Community’s consultants was Dr Faith Spicer who advised on medical and mental health matters. Her interview, followed by mine, describes her role as consultant and the nature of the therapeutic work undertaken at the Community. We are indebted […]
Barbara Dockar-Drysdale (affectionately known as Pip) had been the Consultant Psychotherapist at the Cotswold Community from 1968-90, so her retirement was a big deal. We held a garden party in the main square to mark the occasion and many people attended who had worked with her over the years. The video is like a time […]
From YouTube, this BBC Horizon documentary about Bettelheim was originally screened in 1986.
Anne Karpf | Archive on 4, BBC Radio 4. In this edition of BBC Radio 4’s Archive on Four, Anne Karpf examines Donald Winnicott’s legacy and argues that, today, Mother’s need him more than ever. From the Introduction… Seventy years ago the psychoanalyst and parenting expert Donald Winnicott first broadcast his idea of the ‘good-enough […]
This video from the The School of Life introduces the ideas of Donald Winnicott.
A video introduction to the work of influential child psychoanalyst, Melanie Klein.
From the Introduction… Aged sixteen and struggling with his sexuality, Tom Robinson attempted to take his own life. Following a series of assessments and tests, he was interviewed for Finchden Manor, a therapeutic community which Robinson describes as the “last chance saloon.” Under the stewardship of George Lyward, Finchden Manor was an unconventional place that […]
This interview with Isabel Menzies Lyth is taken from a documentary by Amy L Fraher.
In the mid-1990s we decided to make a second video of the work of the Cotswold Community, “The Recovery of Childhood“. By this time Paul Van Heeswyk was the Community’s Consultant Psychotherapist. In this clip of film, Paul explains the nature of therapeutic care and the complexities of helping children with attachment problems.
This is a brief introduction to the Cotswold Community taken from the video “A Healing Culture” which was made in the late 1980s.
In the late 1980’s the Cotswold Community made a film about the therapeutic care and education we provided, A Healing Culture. Barbara Dockar-Drysdale was our Consultant Psychotherapist (although reaching the end of her working life) and in this excerpt she articulates the therapeutic practice and principles. I am not aware of any other film of […]