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Dr Marco Chiesa

Dr Marco Chiesa MD, FRCPsych has been Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy at the Cassel Hospital, Richmond since 1991. He is Director of the outpatient Adult Personality Disorder Service and the Research Unit at the Cassel Hospital where he carried out a number of research projects in the field of treatment outcome for personality disorder and psychodynamic psychotherapy. He is Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London and is a Fellow of the London Institute of Psychoanalysis. His main interest is the treatment and management of patients with personality disorder and patients with psychiatric syndromes with associated personality disorder.


Past and present Confer events
Working with Borderline Psychopathology Seminar Series
Tuesday evening seminars 17 January - 3 April 2012

Psychotherapeutic Skills Summer School - Working with 'Borderline Patients'
Tuesday 28 June to Saturday 2 July 2011






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...