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Veena Ugargol

Veena Ugargol is a Yoga Therapist for Mental Health, Yoga Teacher and Yoga Researcher. Having recently completed her BSc (Hons) degree in Psychology she will be going on to study the MSc in Neuroscience at the Institute of Psychiatry. Veena's special interest is in stress and anxiety disorders and part of her work involves teaching residents at the Anxiety Disorders Residential Unit, part of South London and Maudsley NHS Trust.


Past and present Confer events
Yoga: A Key to Mental Health?
Psychological and physiological mechanisms for emotional regulation

Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 March 2015

Yoga & Mental Health
A 3-Day Conference-Workshop Exploring its Role in Emotional Healing, Affective Regulation and Neurobiology

2 - 4 November 2012





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...