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Confer
Online continuing education for psychologists
Confer Speakers

Dr Chris Johnstone

Chris Johnstone is a medical doctor and resilience specialist who for more than two decades has taught and written about the psychology of inspired responses to concerns about the world. Drawing on his experience treating people with addictions, he's worked closely with the Transition movement in applying insights from health psychology to tackling oil dependence. His books include Active Hope (co-authored with Joanna Macy) and Find Your Power. More recently he set up www.collegeofwellbeing.com to offer online trainings that help us improve wellbeing in our lives and the world. Chris Johnstone


Past and present Confer events
Psychotherapy and the Natural World
Online module

The Psychology of Inspired Collective Climate Change Action
Saturday 21 November 2015

Mindfulness, Resilience and Harmony
A 6-Day Summer School-Retreat for Practitioners

Sunday 14 July - Friday 19 July 2013

Landscapes of The Mind
Friday 25 - Sunday 27 September 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...