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Dr Jessica Yakeley

Jessica Yakeley is a Consultant Psychiatrist in Forensic Psychotherapy at the Portman Clinic and Director of Medical Education and Associate Medical Director, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. She is also a Fellow of the British Psychoanalytic Society. She has published widely on topics including medical education, violence, risk assessment, prison health, and antisocial personality disorder, and is Editor of the journal Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. She is research lead for the RCPsych Psychotherapy Faculty, and for the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC). She is currently leading the national development of new services for a multi-site randomised-controlled trial of mentalization-based treatment for antisocial personality disorder as part of the National Personality Disorder Offender Pathways Strategy. Dr Jessica Yakeley


Past and present Confer events
Forensic Psychotherapy: Pathologies and Treatment Strategies
Online module

Unravelling Psychopathy
Saturday 12 March 2016







Book of the Month
Elizabeth Wilde McCormick
Change for the Better: Personal Development Through Practical Psychotherapy: Fifth Edition
This fifth edition features up-to-date thinking and practice from Cognitive Analytic Psychotherapy and includes new content on Trauma... 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...