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Confer Speakers

Jane Ryan

Jane Ryan trained at the Centre for Attachment-based Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (CAPP). Having worked in private practice for 8 years she set up Confer and runs its programme of seminars and conferences for mental health professionals.

She formerly set up the multi-cultural centre Kuumba in Bristol and worked for 15 years in community development.



How Does Psychotherapy Work?
Publisher: Karnac Books, 2005

Tales of Psychotherapy
Publisher: Karnac Books, 2007
Jane Ryan

Past and present Confer events
Being A Psychotherapist
Saturday 12 July 2008

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...