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Nick Duffell

Nick Duffell was born in 1949. He went to boarding school in Europe and in the UK. After leaving Oxford University with a degree in Sanskrit, he taught at a boarding school in India before becoming a carpenter. Retraining as a psychotherapist, he then worked as a family therapist and organisational consultant. Nick has wide experience as a trainer and facilitator, writes and broadcasts on psychological issues and has two grown-up sons. He is the author of The Making of Them, (2000), Wounded Leaders: British Elitism and the Entitlement Illusion - a Psychohistory (2014), and is a contributor to the Dictionary of Humanistc Psychology. Nick and his wife Helena Løvendal-Duffell founded the Centre for Gender Psychology in 1996 and co-authored the acclaimed book Sex, Love and The Dangers of Intimacy, available from

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The Establishment on the Couch
Saturday 9 May 2015

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Bodywise: weaving somatic psychotherapy, ecodharma and the Buddha in everyday life
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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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