Author Archives: Katie Mottram

Introducing our 5th KindaProud Rep, creative inspiration Mica

We are absolutely delighted to be able to introduce our Rep for our 5th Pocket Book of Hope in the KindaProud series; #Emerging Proud through Psychosis and Schizophrenia.  We are more than KindaProud of the lovely and very talented Mica, … Continue reading

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Dropping pathological labels – in solidarity

I’m proud to be a member of Drop the Disorder – would you like to be too? ‘Drop the Disorder!’ is a Facebook group for people interested in challenging the culture of psychiatric diagnosis and in supporting non-pathologising ways of … Continue reading

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Our 5th KindaProud book is announced!

We are delighted to announce that, thanks again to funding for publication from The Missing Kind Charity, we are able to publish our 5th pocket book in the KindaProud series! The theme for the book will be; #Emerging Proud through … Continue reading

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Putting our compassionate rage into action

There is so much anger in the ether around mental health services; valid and justifiable anger – I get it, believe me I do. However, I have learned the painful way that all expressing anger achieves is building walls and … Continue reading

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A new narrative for mental health has to start today, and it’s #Emerging Proud on the book shelves!

Today is World Mental Health Day 2019 and there will be posts galore about ending the stigma of mental distress. But that sentiment far from misses the point. Natural human reactions to trauma are being pathologised as made-up diseases that … Continue reading

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We have a winner! FREE copy of #Emerging Proud through Trauma and Abuse goes to…

Pradeep Solanki – Congratulations; you won the FREE copy of our new Pocket Book; #Emerging Proud through Trauma and Abuse!  We can’t contact you! Please could you get in touch to let us know what address you’d like your book to … Continue reading

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#Emerging Proud Press; KindaProud project and FREE books update

Emerging Proud Press, our not-for-profit publishing company, only launched publicly in 2019, and already we have published 4 Pocket Books, aimed at spreading messages of hope around the globe. The 4 in our KindaProud series so far are; Emerging Proud … Continue reading

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