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Online continuing education for psychologists
Confer Speakers

Professor Miriam Steele

Miriam Steele, PhD, is Professor and Director of the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, at the New School for Social Research in New York City. At The New School, Miriam co-directs (with Prof Howard Steele) the Center for Attachment Research. Dr Steele is also an Anna Freud Center trained psychoanalyst, and a member of the American Psychoanalytic Association. Miriam initiated the London Parent-Child Project, a major longitudinal study of intergenerational patterns of attachment that gave rise to the concept of 'Reflective Functioning. Miriam Steele has also carried out a range of funded longitudinal attachment studies in the context of typical development, child maltreatment and adoption. Most recently, Miriam Steele (with Howard Steele and Anne Murphy) has pioneered the development of a Group Attachment-Based Intervention aimed at preventing child maltreatment and promoting attachment security. Professor Miriam Steele


Past and present Confer events
The Applications of Attachment Theory to Psychotherapy
Online module

Transforming Attachments
Friday 20 & Saturday 21 February 2015







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...