New Book by Professor Brett Kahr

New Book by Professor Brett Kahr

Posted by on May 10, 2020 in Publications

In the pre-modern era, those who committed serious crimes would invariably be treated with extreme cruelty – often punished, tortured, eviscerated, and executed in the most grisly, sadistic fashion. Over time, the treatment of offenders has become more enlightened and more benign. But have we really progressed sufficiently in our approach to the rehabilitation and […]

Of Quill Pens and Keypads:  On the Psychological Urgency of Life-Writing

Of Quill Pens and Keypads: On the Psychological Urgency of Life-Writing

Posted by on Apr 11, 2020 in Publications

One of our Consultant Psychotherapists, Professor Brett Kahr, has been invited to write a short piece for the website of the Oxford Centre for Life-Writing, based at the University of Oxford, as part of a special COVID-19-related project, spearheaded by Dr. Katherine Collins of the Department of Education, to help people to express themselves at […]

Brett Kahr’s Top Ten Books of 2019

Brett Kahr’s Top Ten Books of 2019

Posted by on Dec 20, 2019 in Publications

Professor Brett Kahr has recently published his “Top Ten Books” list of 2019 on the Confer website, which tends to be read by 80,000 to 100,00 people per annum. To learn which books made it onto Professor Kahr’s list, please visit Confer. Image Source: Confer

November, 2019, Update From Professor Brett Kahr

November, 2019, Update From Professor Brett Kahr

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 […]

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 […]

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 Publications

    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 […]

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 […]

Brett Kahr’s Top Ten Psychotherapy Books – 2018

Brett Kahr’s Top Ten Psychotherapy Books – 2018

Posted by on Dec 21, 2018 in 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 […]

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 Publications

Recent Publications

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in 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 […]

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