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Hilary Prentice

Hilary Prentice was something of a pioneer of the early UK Ecopsychology movement, speaking writing organising and co-founding the first UK Ecopsychology Network. More recently this led to her instigating the 'Heart and Soul' Dimension of the Transition Movement. She is now committed to supporting the re-arising and re-honouring of indigenous wisdom as essential medicine for our time. She lives in South Devon where she continues to work as a psychotherapist.

Past and present Confer events
Psychotherapy and the Natural World
Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 November 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...