New Report on Problem Solving Booths

Since 2016 we’ve tested Problem Solving Booths in a lot of different ways - here’s our report on what we’ve learned.

Talking to Strangers for Public Therapy 

Owls are experimenting with the idea of Problem Solving Booths staffed by strangers. BBC NEWS (JULY, 2017)

Carry on Crocodiles: Healthy Disagreement can help solve Broken Systems

Charlie Howard and Maff Potts in conversation with Michael Little, the curator of The R Word. NPC (JULY, 2017)

HERE ARE SOME More ARTICLES about what we do...

19th June 2019: Don’t fear jazz. Dr Nina Browne’s article in The Psychologist

17th Oct 2018: What can we learn from street gangs to help end youth violence? Dr Charlie Howard blog

25th Sept 2018: But what does "young people at the heart" mean? Dr Charlie Howard blog

19th Sept 2018: How London's knife crime epidemic has created a crisis in youth mental health Dr Charlie Howard’s interview in the Independent

19th Sept 2018: It's going to require all of us. Yes, all of us. Dr Charlie Howard blog

Sept 2018: In Conversation with Nina Browne, DCP London  Dr Nina Browne in The British Psychological Society

26th July 2018: Young People are not the problem. They are the solution to the problem. Dr. Charlie Howard blog.


8th March 2018: What can we do this afternoon? Dr. Charlie Howard blog.


22nd Feb 2018: Ideas not organisations Dr. Charlie Howard blog.


February 2018: Creating space for mutual support Dr. Nina Browne in The British Psychological Society


8th Feb 2018: We need to understand the 'how' because the 'what' changes all the time Dr. Charlie Howard blog.


25th Jan 2018: “I don’t think you’re going mad. But I know that’s how it feels” Dr. Charlie Howard blog.


11th Jan 2018: “I have to solve problems every hour to survive. Nobody asks me how" Dr.Charlie Howard blog.


16th August 2017: Light at the End of the Tunnel: Problem Solving on the Piccadilly Line Dr. Charlie Howard blog. 


2nd August 2017: Chartered Psychologist Gets Communities Talking The British Psychological Society


26th July 2017: From Stranger to Sounding Board - How Problem Solving Booths Can Enable Wellbeing Nerys Anthony, Catch22, writing for the Huffington Post


20th July 2017: New Campaign Takes to the Underground Aiming to Improve Mental Health of Londoners Getwestlondon


20th July 2017: Pop-Up Peer Therapy: Would you Tell Your Problems to a Total Stranger in the Park?  Mind Waves New


Thursday 18th May 2017: A Problem Solving Booth for Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust


Monday 8th May 2017 The Problem Solving Booths Camden Market


Friday 27th March 2017: Problem Solving in Camberwell Library South London and Maudsley NHS Trust