October 31st 11.00am-Midday Professor Brett Kahr

Posted by on Sep 11, 2020 in News and Events

“When mummy wants you to die” can infanticidal wishes be survived ? Presented by Wimbledon Guild Counselling Training A one hour ZOOM special event reading with Professor Brett Kahr Please note events are live stream only they are not recorded For more information, visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/when-mummy-wants-you-to-die-can-infanticidal-wishes-be-survived-tickets-108857587976 About this Event About the event  Do some parents really […]

16th October 2020 In conversation with – Susie Orbach

Posted by on Sep 8, 2020 in News and Events

16th October 2020 – Site for Contemporary AnalysisIn Conversation with – Susie OrbachPsychoanalyst Kate Gilbert talks to Susie Orbach about psychoanalysis andher huge body of work including her new book, In Therapy: The UnfoldingStory. More information at:

19 September, 2:00 pm – 27 September, 5:00 pm. Freud Museum

Posted by on Sep 8, 2020 in News and Events

Capitalist Materialism and its Fall-Out Capitalist Materialism and its Fall-Outhttps://www.freud.org.uk/event/psychoanalysis-and-the-public-sphere-social-fault-lines/

11th September at 3.00pm Covid-19 and psyche: what are we learning? With Susie Orbach

Posted by on Sep 2, 2020 in News and Events

An online fundraising talk by Susie Orbach for the Freud Museum, London 11 September, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Donation BOOK NOW For more information, visit: https://www.freud.org.uk/event/7916/

Britain’s obesity strategy ignores the science: dieting doesn’t work – Susie Orbach

Posted by on Aug 4, 2020 in Blog

Rather than counting calories and stigmatising fat, we need to take on the food and weight-loss industries ‘Children’s early relationships with eating are integral to the patterns they later develop as adults.’  Photograph: Andrew Olney/Getty Images Published onTue 28 Jul 2020 10.00 BST The Guardian Being overweight has never just been about the amount of […]

The psychology of face masks: what happens to society if we all wear a covering?

Posted by on Jun 18, 2020 in Blog

They’re going to become a key part of the new normal. But what will life look like when all our faces are hidden behind a mask? By Susie Orbach I’ve always been intrigued by young women on the morning commute putting on their make-up. It’s not just the steady hand I admire, or the number […]

Patterns of pain: what Covid-19 can teach us about how to be human

Posted by on Jun 15, 2020 in Blog

We can expect psychological difficulties to follow as we come out of lockdown. But we have an opportunity to remake our relationship with our bodies, and the social body we belong to. By Susie Orbach When lockdown started, I was confused by bodies on television. Why weren’t they socially distancing? Didn’t they know not to […]

Second Quilted Patchwork: A Group Relations response to Covid-19

Posted by on Jun 13, 2020 in Blog

Co-authored by members of the international group relations community Shared by Dr Sarah Wynick Final stitch: Friday 5th June 2020 This is a second set of reflections about how Group Relations thinking can assist people and systems to explore the COVID-19 pandemic. It is not intended to be complete, but is a snapshot of a […]

Stitching up the Patchwork: A Group Relations response to Covid-19

Posted by on Jun 13, 2020 in Blog

Co-authored by members of the international group relations community Shared by Dr Sarah Wynick This is a set of reflections about how Group Relations thinking can assist people and systems to explore the COVID-19 pandemic. It is not intended to be complete, but is a snapshot of a moment in time from a group of […]

Pandemic: Friend or foe?

Posted by on Jun 9, 2020 in Blog

By Christopher Clulow ‘April is the cruellest month’, or so T. S. Eliot would have us believe, a time bursting with new life set against a background of death and decay, desire placed in painful juxtaposition with memory. His words seem cruelly apt in this time of pandemic, where so many lives have been ravaged […]