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Chris Oakley
 
Chris Oakley is a psychoanalyst from the Site for Contemporary Psychoanalysis. He has written on psychoanalysis in various guises: his book "Football Delirium" was shortlisted for the 2008 Football Book of the Year, and more recently he contributed to "R.D. Laing: 50 years since the Divided Self".  


Past and present Confer events
Can I Really do This? What are rules of psychotherapy and are they negotiable?
Saturday 25 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...

Did you know?
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...