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Online continuing education for psychologists
Confer Speakers

Dr Diane Hammersley

Dr Diane Hammersley B.Sc., M.Ed., Ph.D., C.Psychol., C.Sci., AFBPsS., MBACP is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist practicing independently as a psychotherapist, supervisor, trainer and expert witness. Having worked in a clinical and research team concerned with dependence on prescribed medication, she ran workshops around the UK. Later her doctoral research explored therapists' experience of clients who had been taking medication, how that impacted on the therapeutic process and how medication might be viewed more realistically and metaphorically. She is the author of the book Counselling People on Prescribed Drugs (Sage, 1995) and several chapters on this subject.


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Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy
Saturday 8 November 2014







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...