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Confer
Online continuing education for psychologists
Confer Speakers

Sheila Ritchie

Sheila Ritchie offers parent-infant psychotherapy at NELFT Perinatal PIMHS Service where she conducts a "Getting To Know You Group" where babies are equal members with their mothers and pregnant women. As a psychoanalytic psychotherapist and consultant group analyst she also works in the NHS and voluntary organisations. She was a therapist at the Women's Therapy Centre for many years where she developed a particular interest in motherhood.


Past and present Confer events
The Emotional Development of the Infant and its Implications for Psychotherapy
Thursdays 13 January 2011 to 24 November 2011







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...