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Confer Speakers

Danuta Lipinska
Danuta Lipinska, MA, RegMBACP (Accred), MColloT, Author of 'Person-centred Counselling for People with Dementia: Making Sense of Self' (Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009) Danuta Lipinska has pioneered counselling with persons with dementia. A qualified nurse, she has a BA in Psychology and Master's Degree in Counselling from the University of New Hampshire, USA. Over thirty years and on two continents Danuta has created training programmes and designed and run family support groups. She has developed specialist counselling services for people with dementia and relatives and continues to be highly involved in this area of expertise, currently training and supervising counsellors for a specialist dementia service at Suffolk MIND. Recently she was a tutor on the Post-graduate diploma in person-centred counselling at the Norwich Centre for Counselling. She is an Associate Dementia Specialist, University of Worcester, and Patron of The Forget Me Nots, a Cognitive Stimulation Therapy Group in Norwich. She is a facilitator of the 'My Home Life' Leadership Support Programme for Care Home Managers based at City University, London.  

Past and present Confer events
Space in Mind
Monday evenings 18 January 21 March 2016

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...