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Viola Sampson

Viola is a craniosacral therapist with an ongoing commitment to social change. Her background is in fifteen years of environmental and human rights work - from rainforest activism to government lobbying - and for the past ten years she has been following her interests in ecopsychology. She is part of the Activist Trauma Support network, offering skillshares on post-traumatic stress and burnout. Alongside her craniosacral practice, she is a campaigns communications strategist for Greenpeace in the UK.


Past and present Confer events
Landscapes of The Mind
Friday 25 - Sunday 27 September 2009






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...