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 […]

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 […]

August News

August News

Posted by on Aug 26, 2017 in News and Events

It’s been a busy few months for us at the Balint Consultancy. We now have a lively programme of internal seminars and we are offering increasing numbers of consultations which has led to us welcome two new associates into the practice; Thomas Greally and Jane Wynn Owen. As usual, our therapists have been busy with […]

Susie Orbach Conference

Susie Orbach Conference

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in News and Events

On Saturday 22 April, under the auspices of Confer, Susie Orbach’s outstanding contribution to psychotherapy was celebrated in a sold out event at Foyles bookstore in London. Entitled: ‘Psychotherapy is a Cultural Issue: The influence of Susie Orbach’s work on theory, practice and values’  the event was chaired by The Balint Consultancy’s Amita Sehgal.  Presentations […]

Recent Publications

Recent Publications

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in News and Events, Publications

Brett Kahr has published Coffee with Freud, part of the Karnac Books “Interviews with Icons” series, in which he resurrects Sigmund Freud for a “posthumous interview” in which he discusses his life and work.  The book contains a great deal of unpublished or little-known historical material about Freud derived from Brett’s interviews with some of […]

Spring News

Spring News

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in News and Events

Spring 2017 has been a very busy time for us; here is a summary of our news.   Susie Orbach: I very much enjoyed talking with the BACP (the largest organisation of therapists in the UK) at the Guildhall recently;  500 people in the room were joined by another 2000 on a closed webcast. After […]

Events Report

Events Report

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in News and Events

Book Launch: In therapy – how conversations with therapists really work. In November, Balint Consultants Brett Kahr and Susie Orbach spoke to a jam packed event at Daunt Books in Marylebone. Brett interviewed Susie about her work and career to a rapt audience who were there to celebrate the publication of Susie’s new book, In Therapy. […]

Film Launch: The Bridges Project

Film Launch: The Bridges Project

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in News and Events

Last March, Susanna Abse joined 27 policy makers, academics, writers and social entrepreneurs in Florence for a symposium that offered a unique space for multi-disciplinary thinking.  The Bridges Project offers different thinking for a different kind of politics, which is much needed in the present climate.  The project, a partnership between the Open Society European […]

What Goes Round Sometimes Doesn’t …

What Goes Round Sometimes Doesn’t …

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in News and Events

Back in 2009 Karnac Books published a collection of papers containing psychoanalytic perspectives on sex, attachment and couple psychotherapy. Indeed, ‘Sex, Attachment and Couple Psychotherapy’ was the title chosen by the editor, Christopher Clulow, for this first book in the Library of Couple Psychoanalysis, which marked the sixtieth anniversary of the Tavistock Centre for Couple […]

Launching the Balint Consultancy

Launching the Balint Consultancy

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in News and Events

The Balint Consultancy launched in October and we are very pleased to share that since that time we have been very busy.  Enquires have come in from many different sources and have included requests for therapy for individuals, couples and parents as well as interest in our Executive Coaching and Consultancy services.  As a result […]

Talks and Presentations this Autumn

Talks and Presentations this Autumn

Posted by on Oct 6, 2016 in News and Events

In September Dr Amita Seghal was invited by the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL) to speak at their annual meeting held in New Delhi. IAFL is a worldwide association of around 720 practising lawyers who are recognized by their peers as the most experienced and skilled family law specialists in their respective countries.

Susanna Abse appointed to new commission

Susanna Abse appointed to new commission

Posted by on Oct 6, 2016 in News and Events

Susanna Abse has been appointed to sit on a new commission on mental health. The commission which is chaired by Professor Paul Burstow will examine the wider social determinants of mental illness; consider the adoption of assets based approaches and preventative early intervention across the life course.

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