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Dr Adrienne Baker

Adrienne Baker, PhD, was formerly Senior Lecturer on the MA and PhD programmes and on the Professional Training programme at Regent's College School of Psychotherapy & Counselling where she is now an Honorary Visiting Fellow. Her early professional experience was as a professionally-qualified social worker and counsellor and during that time she trained in family therapy, psychodynamic counselling and group work. She is particularly interested in people going through times of transition, addictive behaviour and the search for meaning. Her publications include The Jewish Woman in Contemporary Society (1993 London, Macmillan) and Serious Shopping: essays in psychotherapy and consumerism (2000 London, Free Association Books).


Past and present Confer events
One Case: Three Perspectives
5 November 2010






Book of the Month
Grief Works by Julia Samuel

Death affects us all. Yet it is still the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood...

In Grief Works we hear stories from those who have experienced great love and great loss - and survived. Stories that explain how grief unmasks our greatest fears, strips away our layers of protection and reveals our innermost selves...
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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...

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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...