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Sarah Benamer

Sarah Benamer is a UKCP registered Relational Attachment Based Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and supervisor who works with individuals and couples. She has a particular interest in the many roles of the body in our emotional and relational worlds. Sarah originally trained as a psychotherapist at The Bowlby Centre and has subsequently undertaken a COSRT psychosexual and couples therapy training. Prior to becoming a psychotherapist Sarah was a community worker, advocating for those in crisis within the NHS psychiatric system, for individuals in chronic pain, and for people with long-term illness and severe physical disabilities. In addition to therapeutic training she has an MA in Applied Anthropology which informs her integrative approach to clinical practice.

Her articles include:

Killing Me Softly' A Relational Understanding of Attachment to Pain (ATTACHMENT, 2008)
Attachment and Trauma Edited with Kate White (Karnac, 2008)
Telling Stories Attachment Based Approaches to the Treatment of Psychosis (Karnac, 2010)
Engendered and Embodied Intimacies (In Press)


Past and present Confer events
Women on the Couch - the seminar series
17 May to 13 December 2018

Psychotherapy is a Cultural Issue
Saturday 22 April 2017








Book of the Month
Brett Kahr's Top Ten Psychotherapy Books - 2017
Professor Brett Kahr certainly knows something about the art of authoring books. Over the years he has written or edited ten volumes, and has served as series editor of some fifty further titles. Earlier this year, he published Coffee with Freud (Karnac Books, 2017) and, more recently, New Horizons in Forensic Psychotherapy... More >>
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Helen Fisher: The brain in love

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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...