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Dr John O'Connor
John O Connor trained as a clinical psychologist and psychoanalytic psychotherapist. Dr O Connor worked as a principal clinical psychologist in the area of Adult Mental Health for several years. John is currently Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, as well as course director of the MPhil in Psychoanalytic Studies and the MSc in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, at Trinity College Dublin. John is also involved in supporting students in the conduct of psychoanalytically-informed research with clinicians and clinical populations. He has a private adult psychotherapy practice in Dublin and supervises clinicians. He is particularly interested in the dynamics and ethics of training.  

Past and present Confer events
The Self-Disclosure Dilemma
Saturday 5 November 2016

Book of the Month
Bodywise: weaving somatic psychotherapy, ecodharma and the Buddha in everyday life
What can the theory and practice of somatic/body psychotherapy, ecopsychology and Buddhism offer to each other? More >>
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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...