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Professor Andrew Samuels

Andrew Samuels is Professor of Analytical Psychology at Essex and holds visiting chairs at New York, Roehampton, Macau and Goldsmiths, University of London. He works internationally as a political consultant. He is a Training Analyst of the Society of Analytical Psychology, in practice in London. He was the founder (with Judy Ryde) of Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility and the founder consultant editor of Psychotherapy and Politics International. Former Chair, UK Council for Psychotherapy. His books on politics have been translated into 21 languages and include The Political Psyche (1993), Politics on the Couch (2001), Persons, Passions, Psychotherapy, Politics (2014), and A New Therapy for Politics? (2015). Numerous short videos on political and other themes are on Professor Andrew Samuels

Professor Andrew Samuels

Past and present Confer events
Advances in Relational Psychotherapy
Online module

My Most Remarkable Session
Saturday 14 January 2017

War in the Consulting Room
Saturday 10 December 2016

Transforming Losses
Monday evenings 5 October - 7 December 2015

The Artist in Therapy
Saturday 20 June 2015

The Impossible Profession?
Monday 17 March 2014

The Gift of the Wounded Healer
Saturday 28 September 2013

Relational Turns in Psychotherapy: Creativity and Conformity, Sexuality and the Father
Saturday 1 December 2012

The Psychotherapeutic Challenge Of Understanding And Working With Intimacy - A Multi-Disciplinary Conference
19 & 20 June 2009

Contemporary Views on Working with Transference
5 June, 26 June, 25 September & 6 November 2010

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Relational and Body-Centered Practices for Healing Trauma: Lifting the Burdens of the Past

Relational and Body-Centered Practices for Healing Trauma provides psychotherapists and other helping professionals with a new body-based clinical model for the treatment of trauma. This model synthesizes emerging neurobiological....
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