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Steve Potter

Steve Potter is a psychotherapist who trains and supervises a wide variety groups both in the NHS in the UK and internationally in doing and using psychotherapy to develop reflective practice and reflective capacity individually and in teams. He is widely involved in teaching relational intelligence to various professional groups using the shared activity of making personal maps He is chairperson of the International Cognitive Analytic Therapy Association. Some aspects of his approach to social difference can be found at

Past and present Confer events
The Establishment on the Couch
Saturday 9 May 2015

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...