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Confer
Online continuing education for psychologists
Confer Speakers

Dr Gwen Adshead

Dr Gwen Adshead has been a Consultant Psychotherapist at Broadmoor Hospital since 1998. She is a practising group psychotherapist and a Member of the Institute of Group Analysis. Dr Adshead has published over 100 papers on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Forensic Psychotherapy, and Ethics in Forensic Psychiatry in peer reviewed journals and chapters of books. Her current research interests include moral reasoning in psychopathy and the attachment characteristics of maltreating mothers. She is founder member of the International Association of Forensic Psychotherapy and has been a member of two Royal College of Psychiatry working parties, and three Department of health sub-committees. She was Chairman of the Ethics Committee of the Royal College of Psychiatrists for 5 years. Dr Adshead is registered with the Law Society as an Expert Witness and approved under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act as having special experience in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorder.


Past and present Confer events
Live Supervision
Saturday 30 May 2015

The Affronting Patient
2 November 2013

Psychotherapeutic Skills Summer School - Working with 'Borderline patients'
Tuesday 28 June to Saturday 2 July 2011







Book of the Month
Tea with Winnicott
Author: Professor Brett Kahr

Donald Winnicott is currently the most popular author in contemporary psychoanalysis. His writings are cited in bibliographies even more frequently than those by Sigmund Freud. And yet how many mental health professionals have actually managed to read and digest the nearly twenty published volumes of Winnicott’s books, chapters, essays, reviews, and letters?... read more...
Watch this
Professor Peter Fonagy

Professor Peter Fonagy considers the research to show what treatments are most effective when working with children and adolescents suffering from anxiety, ADHD, depression, relationship and conduct problems... view...

Did you know?
The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

Altered function in neurotransmitter systems including the serotonin, glutamate, and GABA systems was observed in patients with BPD... read more...