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Online continuing education for psychologists
Confer Speakers

Dr Edward Harcourt

Edward Harcourt, PhD is a lecturer in Philosophy at Oxford University, and has been a Fellow of Keble College since 2005. Before that he was Lecturer and then Senior Lecturer at the University of Kent; Domus Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, and held visiting appointments at Berkeley and Leipzig. His research interests include ethics and moral psychology, literature and philosophy, and Wittgenstein. He is a director of Oxford's Mind, Value and Mental Health Summer School in Philosophy and Psychiatry, and a convenor of the 'Meaning and Mindedness: Encounters between Philosophy and Psychoanalysis' seminar series at the Tavistock Clinic.


Past and present Confer events
The Affronting Patient
2 November 2013







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...