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Laurie Slade

Laurie Slade is a UKCP registered analytical psychotherapist, in private practice in West London. He is a member of the Guild of Psychotherapists, the Confederation for Analytical Psychology, and the International Neuropsychoanalysis Association. He has a long-standing interest in working with dreams, and has led workshops in different contexts. He has been actively involved in social dreaming since 2001, hosting sessions in a variety of settings, in the UK and internationally, and regularly at Confer events. Image to Gesture, his account of a 4-year project using social dreaming to facilitate creativity for student theatre directors, was published in W. Gordon Lawrence's The Creativity of Social Dreaming (2010).


Past and present Confer events
Working with the Dreaming Mind
Saturday 30 January 2016

The Intuitive Psychotherapist
Friday 29 and Saturday 30 June 2012 – London

The Practitioner's Body
Friday 4 & Saturday 5 April 2008
Spiritual Narratives and Psychological Therapies II
Friday 30 & Saturday 31 May 2008
Landscapes of The Mind
Friday 25 - Sunday 27 September 2009
The Big Idea
Friday 5 (evening) and Saturday 6 March 2010






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...
Watch this
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...