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Dr Janet Feigenbaum

Dr Janet Feigenbaum is a senior lecturer in clinical psychology at University College London and strategic and clinical lead for personality disorder services in North East London. She has been a member of the UK National DBT training team since 2006. She was director of research for the Oscar Hill Service supporting the completion of an RCT of the effectiveness of DBT in the NHS. In 2004 she led on the development of one of the Department of Health personality disorder pilot services (DDART) developing a service for individuals with personality disorder and co-morbid substance abuse. Her research interests include evaluating adaptations of DBT for carers/families, identifying the mechanisms of change during therapy for personality disorder, and identifying the needs of parents with personality disorder.


Past and present Confer events
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...