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Kate Barrows

Kate Barrows is a Training Analyst with the British Psychoanalytical Society and works in private practice in Bristol. She is also a Tavistock trained Child Psychotherapist and currently works as a staff member of the Child and Family Service at the Bridge Foundation for Psychotherapy and the Arts in Bristol.

She writes and lectures on a variety of psychoanalytic topics and has written several papers about the relationship between literature and psychoanalysis. Her publications include Envy, Icon Books (2001), and she has recently edited Autism in Childhood and Autistic Features in Adults, Karnac (2008).

Past and present Confer events
The Psychotherapeutic Challenge of Working with Envy New Theory and Clinical Work Explored
24 November 2008

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...