Professor Brett Kahr

Posted by on Mar 23, 2022 in Blog, News and Events, Publications

on “New Books in Psychoanalysis” To mark the publication of Professor Brett Kahr’s newest book, Freud’s Pandemics:  Surviving Global War, Spanish Flu, and the Nazis, the Swiss psychiatrist Dr. med. Sebastian Thrul has conducted a full interview with Kahr, which offers insights into how Sigmund Freud handled the multiple pandemics of his own lifetime and how […]

PsychoSocial Wednesdays

Posted by on Feb 17, 2022 in Blog, News and Events

Essex University – 16th March with Susie Orbach A free Zoom event from 8.00pm until 9.00pm Zoom link:

Susie Orbach

Posted by on Feb 17, 2022 in Blog, Publications

Recent article and book reviews The Observer: Working from home: how it changed us forever – Relationships The Observer 23 January 2022 Book chapter: Eco Revenge in This Book is a Plant – How to Grow, Learn and Radically Engage with the Natural World, Wellcome Collection, Profile Books 2022 Book reviews: Susie Orbach review of How to […]

Jewish Medical Ethics: Just Because We Can, Should We?

Posted by on Feb 10, 2022 in News and Events

MONDAY 14 FEBRUARY READING MINDS In recent years there’s been a heightened awareness of mental health issues, but resources to treat them have become increasingly scarce. This session examines the impact of developments in presentation, diagnosis and treatment of mental health issues on patient rights and communal responsibilities and, based on Rabbi Hillel’s key question […]

Susie Orbach Talks

Posted by on Nov 27, 2021 in News and Events

Wimbledon Guild Counselling Training – In Conversation with Susie Orbach – 13 May 2022

Susie Orbach Talks

Posted by on Nov 10, 2021 in News and Events

PESI – International Women’s Trauma Conference – 18/19 November 2021

Wimbledon Guild interview with Brett Kahr

Posted by on Oct 19, 2021 in Blog

We talk to Professor Kahr about his new book and his keynote presentation at Wimbledon Guild Counselling Training’s 2022 Conference: Reflections on the Pandemic, Covid-19 and Trauma Professor Brett Kahr has worked in the mental health profession for more than 40 years. He is Senior Fellow at the Tavistock Institute of Medical Psychology in […]


Posted by on Oct 19, 2021 in News and Events

We are very pleased to announce that the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy has awarded Professor Brett Kahr an Honorary Fellowship in recognition of his lifetime contributions to the mental health profession. Kahr has contributed to the organisation since its founding in 1993 and has, over the years, served as its Special Media Adviser, as […]

Professor Brett Kahr

Posted by on Oct 13, 2021 in Publications

NEW BOOK BY PROFESSOR BRETT KAHR. FREUD’S PANDEMICS: SURVIVING GLOBAL WAR, SPANISH FLU,  AND THE NAZIS. In this compelling book, the first in the new “Freud Museum London Series”, Professor Brett Kahr describes how Sigmund Freud endured innumerable emotional pandemics during his eighty-three years of life, ranging from unsubstantiated accusations by medical colleagues to anti-Semitic […]

Susie Orbach at the Wellcome Collection

Susie Orbach at the Wellcome Collection

Posted by on Oct 13, 2021 in Blog

Psychotherapist Susie Orbach and broadcaster Jeff Brazier discuss the power and limitations of resolve in managing grief and mental health.  to listen to the podcast, visit:

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