November, 2019, Update From Professor Brett Kakr

November, 2019, Update From Professor Brett Kakr

Posted by on Nov 2, 2019 in Publications

            During the last two months, Professor Brett Kahr has published two new books, Bombs in the Consulting Room:  Surviving Psychological Shrapnel (Routledge, 2020) and, also, Celebrity Mad:  Why Otherwise Intelligent People Worship Fame (Routledge, 2020), with a third one, On Practising Therapy at 1.45 A.M.:  Adventures of a Clinician (Routledge, 2020), scheduled for publication […]

Susie Orbach And Esther Perel Speaking About The Process of Psychotherapy

Susie Orbach And Esther Perel Speaking About The Process of Psychotherapy

Posted by on Nov 2, 2019 in News and Events

Psychotherapy is increasingly part of people’s lives as they work through trauma, relationship breakdown and behavioural problems.  As a private and confidential process how do we let people know what therapy is like? And why do we need therapy? Why is the couple important to family life? Why does listening matter? These and other questions […]

Recently Written By Susie Orbach

Recently Written By Susie Orbach

Posted by on Nov 2, 2019 in Publications

Foreword in Frances Aviva Blane FAB., Starmount Publishing London 2019 “And Then There is Oedipus” in Contemporary Psychoanalysis Vol 54, No 4,  2019 “Climate Sorrow” in This Is Not A Drill, Penguin Random House, 2019 Foreword in Intellectual Disability and Psychotherapy: The Theories, Practice and Influence of Valerie Sinason. Ed. Alan Corbett, Routledge Oxford and […]

Susie Orbach On Climate Change

Susie Orbach On Climate Change

Posted by on Nov 2, 2019 in News and Events

On 11th October 2019 Susie Orbach spoke at the Extinction Rebellion’s XR Writer’s Event in Traflagar Square, London. She previously contributed a chapter entitled “Climate Sorrow” to This Is Not A Drill, published by Penguin Random House, 2019.  

Professor Brett Kahr Recommends Some Books For Blended Families

Professor Brett Kahr Recommends Some Books For Blended Families

Posted by on Oct 21, 2019 in News and Events

    For The Guardian newspaper’s “Book Clinic” Professor Brett Kahr considered the following question: “My partner and I have been dating for some time and are committed to each other in the long term. We are about to introduce our respective children to one another. There are four of them aged between six and […]

Susanna Abse Making Films for Channel 4 News

Susanna Abse Making Films for Channel 4 News

Posted by on Oct 15, 2019 in News and Events

In July 2019, Susanna began a new venture making short films for Channel 4 News exploring our current political, personal and social struggles in a climate of uncertainty and great division. The series is called Britain on the Couch and so far Susanna has interviewed people and politicians across the country on her purple couch […]

TWO NEW BOOKS FROM PROFESSOR BRETT KAHR

TWO NEW BOOKS FROM PROFESSOR BRETT KAHR

Posted by on Oct 15, 2019 in Publications

During the last month, Professor Brett Kahr has published two new books, Bombs in the Consulting Room: Surviving Psychological Shrapnel (Routledge, 2020) and, also, Celebrity Mad: Why Otherwise Intelligent People Worship Fame (Routledge, 2020). The first book, Bombs in the Consulting Room, describes Kahr’s work with challenging and dangerous patients and explores some of the […]

Susie Orbach becomes a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature

Susie Orbach becomes a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature

Posted by on Jun 25, 2019 in News and Events

On 24th June 2019, the Royal Society of Literature inducted Dr. Susie Orbach into its prestigious, distinguished fellowship. This is without doubt the highest honour in the literary world, and it is wonderful that Susie has become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She has made a landmark contribution to literature in so […]

Susanna Abse, speaker at the 2019 Phil Richardson Memorial Lecture

Susanna Abse, speaker at the 2019 Phil Richardson Memorial Lecture

Posted by on May 10, 2019 in News and Events

Susanna spoke on the 8th May at the 2019 Phil Richardson Memorial Lecture. The lecture is sponsored by the Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists in the NHS and the evening focussed on the NHS long-term plan and the future role of psychoanalytic therapy in the expansion of provision of psychological therapies in the health service. Susanna […]

Men’s Radio Station – Interview with Professor Brett Kahr

Men’s Radio Station – Interview with Professor Brett Kahr

Posted by on May 10, 2019 in News and Events

Professor Brett Kahr has just appeared on the new radio station, “Men’s Radio Station”, discussing mental health and the importance of good, solid psychotherapy. Listen here: Men’s Radio Station

Masterclass by Professor Brett Kahr

Masterclass by Professor Brett Kahr

Posted by on Feb 8, 2019 in News and Events

How To Flourish as a Psychotherapist: a Masterclass with Professor Brett Kahr Date: Saturday 29 June 2019 Time: 10am – 4pm Trainer: Professor Brett Kahr Fees: £118 (£108 if booked and paid for by 18 May 2019) Venue: Tavistock Relationships, Central London CPD hours: 6 The psychotherapist has the potential to save people from killing […]

Brett Kahr’s Top Ten Psychotherapy Books – 2018

Brett Kahr’s Top Ten Psychotherapy Books – 2018

Posted by on Dec 21, 2018 in News and Events, Publications

Professor Brett Kahr certainly knows something about the art of authoring books. Over the years he has written or edited twelve volumes, and has served as series editor of some fifty further titles. Earlier this year, he published New Horizons in Forensic Psychotherapy: Exploring the Work of Estela V. Welldon (Karnac Books, 2018), and, most […]

Recent News from Amita Sehgal

Posted by on Nov 13, 2018 in News and Events

November, 2018 This November saw Dr Amita Sehgal running a two-day workshop in New York City, training psychotherapists and social workers on Fundamental Concepts in Couple Psychotherapy – Working with Impasse and the Stuck Couple.  She returns next Spring to train the same group on how to work with couples where blame, or shaming the […]

Recent News from Professor Brett Kahr

Recent News from Professor Brett Kahr

Posted by on Nov 6, 2018 in News and Events

November, 2018. During the last several months, Professor Brett Kahr has delivered a number of presentations, including a lecture on ‘ “Slashing the Teddy Bear’s Tummy with a Carving Knife”:  The Infanticidal Roots of Schizophrenia’, at the conference on “Psychosis and Psychoanalysis:  Politics, Theory, History, Technique”, held at the Anna Freud Centre in London under […]

Update from Amita Sehgal

Posted by on May 27, 2018 in News and Events, Publications

In February this year Amita Sehgal delivered a paper at the International Family and Couple Conference in Washington DC, jointly organised by the International Psychoanalytical Association and the International Psychotherapy Institute, on working intensively with couples in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Her paper was entitled, “On increasing session frequency in psychoanalytic couple therapy: some clinical considerations’. In March she gave an online seminar […]

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