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Dr Julie Sutton

Dr Julie Sutton works in a regional adult psychiatry NHS service for patients with severe, complex disturbance. She has presented, lectured and been a music therapy and PhD examiner nationally and internationally. Former Head of Training for Nordoff-Robbins London she also consulted for the Pavarotti Music Centre in Mostar. A Trustee of the British Association for Music Therapy and past Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Music Therapy and Vice President of the European Music Therapy Association, Julie is an author of many chapters and articles including her books Music, Music Therapy & Trauma and The Music in Music Therapy (2002 & 2014). She is also a qualified psychoanalytic psychotherapist registered with the British Psychoanalytic Council and member of the N. Ireland Association for the Study of Psychoanalysis.

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When Words Are Not Enough
Saturday 8 October 2016

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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The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

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