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Dr Sandra M Grant, FRCPsych, OBE

As a psychiatrist, psychoanalytical psychotherapist and health service manager Sandra went on to work at a national level reporting on services as chief executive of the Scottish Health Advisory Service. She reviewed the capacity of the services to cope with the new mental health act and influenced significantly the mental health strategy of the Scottish Government. With extensive experience of the voluntary sector she chairs a charity and works part-time on a consultancy basis. She has been an active member of the IAFP for twenty years and is currently a Board Member. Dr Sandra M Grant


Past and present Confer events
Forensic Psychotherapy: Pathologies and Treatment Strategies
Online module

Why are we Murderous?
The Psychodynamic Treatment of the Forensic Patient

Saturday 17 October 2015







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...