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Confer Speakers

The late Dr Martin Jordan

Dr. Martin Jordan was a Psychotherapist, Counselling Psychologist and Ecotherapist. His PhD research and experience of working outdoors with his clients which led to the publication in 2014 of Nature and Therapy: Understanding Counselling and Psychotherapy in Outdoor Spaces with Routledge. It was the first book of its kind to articulate how to practice counselling and psychotherapy in natural settings. He was published widely in this area and his most recent co-edited book Ecotherapy:Theory, Research and Practice was published by Palgrave in July 2016.

Past and present Confer events
Psychotherapy and the Natural World
Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 November 2016

Landscapes of The Mind
Friday 25 - Sunday 27 September 2009

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...