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Dr Gillian Isaacs Russell

Gillian Isaacs Russell, Ph.D. is a member of the British Psychoanalytic Council and the British Psychotherapy Foundation. She has served on the Editorial Board of the British Journal of Psychotherapy, as Book Reviews Editor, and is now a member of the Reviewing Panel. She is a Special Issue Editor (Technology and Psychoanalysis) for Psychoanalytic Perspectives. Her book, Screen Relations: The Limits of Computer-Mediated Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, was published by Karnac Books in 2015. Dr Russell is internationally known as a lecturer, author, consultant and researcher. She speaks and teaches on technology and its impact on intimate human relationships, particularly in psychotherapeutic treatment. She currently lives with her family in Boulder, Colorado.

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Providing Psychotherapy in a Digital Era
Saturday 24 June 2017

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...