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Dr Nicola Kimber-Rogal Chartered Psychologist MSc PhD BPS ACAT

Dr Nicola Kimber-Rogal is a Chartered Psychologist and Psychotherapist. She has a Masters in Mental Health Studies, a Cognitive Analytic Therapist (CAT) training and PhD from Guy’s Hospital. Her doctoral thesis specialised in the effects of recognition on anxiety and depression amongst office workers, using a CAT approach. She was a founding member of the Organisational Psychiatry and Psychology course at Guy’s and worked in psychological audit, counselling and therapy with clients from both public and private organisations. She was also a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ ‘Changing Minds’ Employment working party – a campaign which sought to reduce stigma against mental health in the workplace. In addition to the areas of work and psychotherapy, she is interested in the links between theology, spiritual growth, personal development and psychotherapy as well as the psychology and practice of parenting, childcare and family systems approaches.

Past and present Confer events
Love Sick
Saturday 11 March 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...