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Frances Hawxwell

Frances Hawxwell is a UKCP registered integrative and supervisor in private practice in Oxford. She has an interest in the relationship between psychodynamic and Jungian theory and in work with dissociative and borderline patients. She has taught for the Department of Continuing Education for Oxford University and has written on the subject of the analytic frame (British Journal of psychotherapy Integration, volume 2, Issue 1).

Past and present Confer events
Is There Such a Thing as an Impossible Patient? A Seminar Series for Psychotherapists
Monday evenings 27 September to 6 December 2010

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...