Confer Facebook LinkConfer Twitter Link
Your basket TEL: 01728 689090
Confer
Confer Speakers

Paul Atkinson

Paul Atkinson has been working in private practice in London, as a counsellor and a Jungian psychotherapist, for more than 30 years. He was a political activist during his 20s, involved in community and trade union action, the men's movement and sexual politics, and 'radical' group psychotherapy. In his 30s, he worked with school refusers in north London. He has always seen psychotherapy as a social and, in a subtle way, political profession. At the heart of the work, for him, is the encouragement of people to live more fully - with less fear and more love. He sees people's internal and external worlds as always intertwined, reflecting and affecting each other. He is a member of the Free Psychotherapy Network, one response to his need to be socially engaged as a therapist and has started organising free psychotherapy on his local housing estate. He also works for the Refugee Therapy Centre. He has recently become involved in a new wave men's therapy group.
Past and present Confer events
Men on the Couch
Saturday 23 September 2017








Book of the Month
Sharon Stanley
Relational and Body-Centered Practices for Healing Trauma: Lifting the Burdens of the Past


Relational and Body-Centered Practices for Healing Trauma provides psychotherapists and other helping professionals with a new body-based clinical model for the treatment of trauma. This model synthesizes emerging neurobiological....
More >>
Watch this
Helen Fisher: The brain in love

Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it? To learn more about our very real, very physical need for romantic love, Helen Fisher and her research team took MRIs of people in love and people who had just been dumped... 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...