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Malcolm Peterson

Malcolm Peterson is a group analytic psychotherapist and clinical supervisor. He has background in working in specialist personality disorder services in the NHS providing mentalization-based treatment to adults with borderline and anti-social personality disorders. He has also worked in addiction treatment services in both the voluntary sector and NHS settings. He currently provides clinical supervision to a private addictions treatment rehab, a forensic hospital and is a tutor and supervisor on a number of psychotherapy training programmes.

Past and present Confer events
A Guide to the 12 Step Fellowships for Psychotherapists
Saturday 17 June 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...