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Online continuing education for psychologists
Confer Speakers

Satish Kumar

Satish Kumar is the guiding spirit behind a number of ecological, spiritual and educational ventures in Britain and is a teacher of reverential ecology, holistic education and voluntary simplicity. When he was nine years old, he renounced the world and joined the wandering brotherhood of Jain monks. As a young man he undertook an 8,000 mile peace pilgrimage, walking from India to America without money. He is Visiting Fellow at Schumacher College, a residential international centre for the study of ecological and spiritual values, the Editor of Resurgence magazine, and founder of the Small School in Hartland, a pioneering secondary school which brings into its curriculum ecological and spiritual values. He is author of No Destination (1978), You Are, Therefore I Am - A Declaration of Dependence (2002), and The Buddha and the Terrorist (2004).


Past and present Confer events
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...

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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...