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Julia Segal

Julia Segal is a Fellow of BACP. She trained with Relate and for the past 25 years has been counselling people with neurological conditions and members of their families, using the ideas of Melanie Klein to understand and illuminate everyday experience. She has also always been interested in the effects on professionals of working with people who have neurological conditions, and has run many workshops for professionals in different settings. She has written extensively on the effects of illness on relationships. Julia is best known for her books which include Phantasy in Everyday Life (Penguin books 1985; Karnac 1995), Melanie Klein: Key Figures in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Sage Publications 1992) and Helping Children with Ill or Disabled Parents (Jessica Kingsley 1996).


Website
Julia Segal blog
thetroublewithillness.wordpress.com


Past and present Confer events
The Nature of Trauma and Dissociation
Online module

Neurobiology and its Applications to Psychotherapy
Online module

The Power of Non-Verbal Communication in the Talking Cure
Friday 17 and Saturday 18 May 2013

Giving Therapy to People with Physiological Illness
Saturday 14 April 2012 - London

Applications of Object Relations Theory in Contemporary Psychotherapy
12 September to 5 December 2011

The Psychotherapeutic Challenge of Working with Envy New Theory and Clinical Work Explored
13 October 2008






Book of the Month
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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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