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Maureen Slattery-Marsh
 
Maureen Slattery-Marsh is a therapist, supervisor and lecturer working in the voluntary sector and in private practice in Birmingham. She has been involved with Icap (immigrant counselling and psychotherapy) since 2007, a charity offering therapeutic support to immigrants, primarily from the Irish community living in Britain (www.icap.org.uk). She spent six years in Northern Ireland developing programmes in community reconciliation and commenced her training as a therapist in Edinburgh in 1995. She specialised in addictions counselling for five years before moving to Birmingham in 2003, completing her MA in Psychodynamic counselling in 2007. She is currently chair of BACP's Spirituality division and engages in research on the relationship between psychotherapy, spirituality and belief.  


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Working with the Unseen
Saturday 21 January 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...