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Laurie Slade

Laurie Slade is a UKCP registered analytical psychotherapist, in private practice in West London. He is a member of the Guild of Psychotherapists, the Confederation for Analytical Psychology, and the International Neuropsychoanalysis Association. He has been involved in social dreaming since 2001, hosting sessions in a variety of settings, in the UK and internationally, and regularly at Confer events. He has an active interest in theatre, having previously worked professionally as a stage manager. His plays have been performed at London's Trafalgar Studios and King's Head theatres, at Coventry's Belgrade theatre, in Nairobi, and on BBC Radio 3.

Past and present Confer events
Queering Psychotherapy
Saturday 22 June 2019

Working with High Intensity States of Consciousness
Saturday 15 December 2018

Desire in the Consulting Room
Saturday 4 November 2017

Saturday 1 July 2017

The Landscapes of Grief
Saturday 6 May 2017

Where are the Boundaries of Self and Other?
Saturday 14 May 2016

Shamanic Approaches in Modern Psychotherapy
Saturday 9 April 2016

Love Sick
Saturday 11 March 2017

Working with the Dreaming Mind
Saturday 30 January 2016

The Intuitive Psychotherapist
Friday 29 and Saturday 30 June 2012 – London

The Practitioner's Body
Friday 4 & Saturday 5 April 2008
Spiritual Narratives and Psychological Therapies II
Friday 30 & Saturday 31 May 2008
Landscapes of The Mind
Friday 25 - Sunday 27 September 2009
The Big Idea
Friday 5 (evening) and Saturday 6 March 2010

Book of the Month
Brett Kahr's Top Ten Psychotherapy Books - 2018
Professor Brett Kahr certainly knows something about the art of authoring books. Over the years he has written or edited twelve volumes, and has served as series editor of some fifty further titles. Earlier this year, he published New Horizons in Forensic Psychotherapy: Exploring the Work of Estela V. Welldon (Karnac Books, 2018)... More >>
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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...