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Dr Diane Hammersley

Dr Diane Hammersley B.Sc., M.Ed., Ph.D., C.Psychol., C.Sci., AFBPsS., MBACP is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist practicing independently as a psychotherapist, supervisor, trainer and expert witness. Having worked in a clinical and research team concerned with dependence on prescribed medication, she ran workshops around the UK. Later her doctoral research explored therapists' experience of clients who had been taking medication, how that impacted on the therapeutic process and how medication might be viewed more realistically and metaphorically. She is the author of the book Counselling People on Prescribed Drugs (Sage, 1995) and several chapters on this subject.


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Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy
Saturday 8 November 2014







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Brett Kahr's Top Ten Psychotherapy Books - 2017
Professor Brett Kahr certainly knows something about the art of authoring books. Over the years he has written or edited ten volumes, and has served as series editor of some fifty further titles. Earlier this year, he published Coffee with Freud (Karnac Books, 2017) and, more recently, New Horizons in Forensic Psychotherapy... More >>
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Helen Fisher: The brain in love

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The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

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