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Anastasia Patrikiou
Anastasia Patrikiou is a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist. After training and working as an architect for a number of years, she completed a post-graduate diploma in Person-Centred Counselling at Strathclyde University and an Attachment-based Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy training at The Bowlby Centre. In 2006 she set up the Talking Therapies Project, a counselling service at Age UK Camden, which offered therapy to people from Black and Minority Ethnic Groups and to people with early-onset to mid-stage Dementia. The scheme was initially piloted by the DoH and then later mainstreamed because of its success. She has been in private practice since 2003, and also works with people with Eating Disorders at the Priory Hospital.  

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...