Susie Orbach on BBC Radio 4

Posted by on Feb 19, 2021 in News and Events

A Point of View, BBC Radio 4 at 8.50pm on Friday, February 19th and 8.45am on Sunday, February 21st 2021 and on BBC Sounds A Sense of an Opening A Point of View As a psychotherapist, Susie Orbach spends her working days helping people find words to express their emotional dilemmas.  But the seesaw […]


Posted by on Feb 3, 2021 in News and Events

            On 5th March, 2020, Professor Brett Kahr delivered his very last “in-person” lecture prior to the outbreak of the coronavirus across the United Kingdom.  On that occasion he had the privilege of speaking about “Sub-Clinical Psychopathy” to a group of students on the Diploma in Psychopathology course sponsored by Confer.              Subsequently, he has had to navigate the […]


Posted by on Feb 3, 2021 in Publications

by Professor Brett Kahr             Professor Brett Kahr published his fifteenth book earlier this year, entitled Dangerous Lunatics:  Trauma, Criminality, and Forensic Psychotherapy (Confer Books, 2020;             One of the inaugural titles released by the new psychotherapeutic press Confer Books – Publishers of the Mind – this book examines the nature of criminality across the centuries.               Drawing upon his interest and […]

Professor Brett Kahr’s Top Ten Books 2020

Posted by on Jan 15, 2021 in News and Events

Professor Brett Kahr certainly knows something about the art of authoring books. Over the decades, he has written or edited fifteen volumes and has served as series editor for more than sixty-five further titles.Most recently, he has produced Dangerous Lunatics: Trauma, Criminality, and Forensic Psychotherapy – a study of the childhood origins of extreme violence (e.g., paedophilia and murder) […]

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: 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

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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:

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 […]