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 […]

Recent News from Professor Brett Kahr

Posted by on May 27, 2018 in News and Events

June, 2018. During the last several months, Professor Brett Kahr has published a number of book chapters.  His essay on “The Public Psychoanalyst:  Donald Winnicott as Broadcaster” has appeared in a book edited by the psychoanalyst Angela Joyce, entitled Donald W. Winnicott and the History of the Present:  Understanding the Man and His Work (Karnac […]

Susanna Abse appointed Chair Elect of the British Psychoanalytic Council

Posted by on May 27, 2018 in News and Events

Susanna was appointed Chair Elect of The British Psychoanalytic Council in May. The BPC is the professional body, promoting and regulating the psychoanalytic profession. Her term of office commences in September 2018. Susanna Abse delivered a one day training on the dynamics of anger and aggression in couples and families for NScience in April and […]

Recent News from Christopher Clulow

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

Publications: What has come to be known as the ‘Tavistock model’ of couple psychotherapy is described in a recently published book to which Christopher Clulow contributed a chapter. Taking Frédéric Fonteyne’s film, Une Liaison Pornographique, he explores how attachment patterns might influence sexual behaviour and the genesis of desire (Couples on the Couch, edited by […]

Balint Consultants Speak at London Conference on Infidelity

Balint Consultants Speak at London Conference on Infidelity

Posted by on Feb 2, 2018 in News and Events

On Jan 20th, Susanna Abse, Jane Haberlin and Dr Amita Sehgal all gave keynote presentations at a Confer conference in central London entitled Infidelity: Working with threats to the couple relationship The conference addressed both the experience of those betrayed by their partner and the experience of the one who has transgressed and how each […]

In Therapy: The Unfolding Story

In Therapy: The Unfolding Story

Posted by on Jan 30, 2018 in Publications

This latest book from Susie Orbach, published in January 2018, is a comprehensive and expanded edition of her bestselling, In Therapy: How Conversations with Psychotherapists Really Work. From the back cover of In Therapy: The Unfolding Story. Worldwide, an increasingly diverse and growing number of people are seeking therapy.  We go to address traumas, to […]

Recent News from Professor Brett Kahr

Recent News from Professor Brett Kahr

Posted by on Jan 27, 2018 in News and Events

February, 2018. During the latter months of 2017, Professor Brett Kahr had the privilege of delivering a number of lectures to various organisations.  He had the pleasant experience of speaking to the Academic Faculty of the Anna Freud Centre in London on his work with profoundly disabled patients.  He also had the enjoyable opportunity of […]

Jane Haberlin Appointment

Jane Haberlin Appointment

Posted by on Jan 27, 2018 in News and Events

Jane Haberlin has been appointed to the Steering Committee of Understanding Conversion to Islam in Prison, a research programme run in partnership with SOAS, the University of London McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics & Public Life, University of Oxford Christ Church, University of Oxford University of Salford University of Fribourg, Switzerland. The programme is guided […]

British Psychoanalytic Council Awards, 2017

British Psychoanalytic Council Awards, 2017

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in News and Events

The Balint Consultancy is delighted to announce that at the recent annual conference of The British Psychoanalytic Council, two of our Consultant Psychotherapists received very special awards in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the mental health professions. Susanna Abse, Consultant Psychotherapist and former CEO of Tavistock Relationships, received the British Psychoanalytic Council’s award for […]

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