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Carlyn Kilpatrick

Carlyn Kilpatrick is a Social and Therapeutic Horticulturist and founder/coordinator of The Nurture Project in north Norfolk which is launching in the autumn. Having trained in horticulture and psychotherapy, she has blended the two disciplines together in becoming a Social and Therapeutic Horticultural (STH) practitioner. With over 15 years of voluntary experience (at Home-Start and the Camphill community at Thornage Hall), Carlyn hopes to use horticulture to help people with mental health issues lead healthier and more fulfilling lives.

The Nurture Project

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Psychotherapy and the Natural World
Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 November 2016

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Sharon Stanley
Relational and Body-Centered Practices for Healing Trauma: Lifting the Burdens of the Past

Relational and Body-Centered Practices for Healing Trauma provides psychotherapists and other helping professionals with a new body-based clinical model for the treatment of trauma. This model synthesizes emerging neurobiological....
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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...