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Francis Grier

Francis Grier is an Associate Member of the British Psychoanalytical Society and a Full Member of the Society of Couple Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists. He has been a Senior Marital Psychotherapist, Clinical Lecturer, then Visiting Research Lecturer at the Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships. He has a private practice for individuals and couples.

He edited Brief Encounters with Couples: Some Analytical Perspectives, published by Karnac Books in 2001, and Oedipus and the Couple, published by Karnac Books as part of the Tavistock Clinic Series in 2005.

Past and present Confer events
Taking Our Time: How Long Does it Take for Psychological Change to Occur?
Saturday 24 January 2009

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...