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Confer
Online continuing education for psychologists
Confer Speakers

Professor Sue Carter

Dr Sue Carter is currently Professor of Psychiatry and Co-Director of the Brain Body Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research program, which has focused on socially monogamous mammals, has described new roles for neuropeptide hormones, including oxytocin and vasopressin. She also is interested in the developmental effects social experiences and these peptides, which may modulate long-lasting effects of early experience and also social deprivation on the brain and behavior.

She is past president of the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society. Dr. Carter has authored over 225 publications, including editorship of five books, the most recent of which is Attachment and Bonding; A New Synthesis (MIT Press, 2006).


Past and present Confer events
The Psychotherapeutic Challenge Of Understanding And Working With Intimacy - A Multi-Disciplinary Conference
19 & 20 June 2009






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...
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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...