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Professor Pasco Fearon

Pasco Fearon is Professor of Developmental Psychopathology at University College London and joint Director of the UCL Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology. He is also the Director of the Anna Freud Centre's Developmental Neuroscience lab, and a visiting member of the faculty at the Child Study Center at Yale University. His research focuses on early child development and particularly the role of attachment in risk for emotional and behavioural problems. His research is multidisciplinary, integrating traditional developmental and clinical psychology with methods from behavioural genetics and neuroscience. He is part of the group that developed Mentalization Based Treatment for Families. Professor Pasco Fearon


Past and present Confer events
The Applications of Attachment Theory to Psychotherapy
Online module

Transforming Attachments
Friday 20 & Saturday 21 February 2015







Book of the Month
Neville Symington
A Different Path: An Emotional Autobiography


"Our human task is to be lived by Life. Life as a transcendent principle. It seems to me that a reliable test of whether we have lived worthwhile lives is this: is the world a better place for my having lived in it?". Neville Symington has written a dozen books about psychoanalysis but this one is different from all the others...
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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...