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Confer Speakers

Isabel Clarke

Isabel Clarke is a consultant clinical psychologist, working in acute mental health in the NHS. She publishes and talks on the psychology of spirituality, and has always had a deep interest in ecology. She has been active in Greenspirit for many years. Her recent book, Madness, Mystery and the Survival of God (2008) brings together these themes in an accessible form. See her website for more information on her publications and activities.

Isabel Clarke

Past and present Confer events
A 5-Day Summer School - The Therapist's Well-Being
Sunday 1 July to Thursday 5 July 2012

Landscapes of The Mind
Friday 25 - Sunday 27 September 2009

Spiritual Narratives and Psychological Therapies II
Friday 30 & Saturday 31 May 2008

Psychopathology Unpacked
1 February 2010

The Big Idea
Friday 5 (evening) and Saturday 6 March 2010

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...

Did you know?
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...