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Prof Gabriel Segal

Gabriel Segal is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at King's College London. He was born in 1959 in Hampstead, London, to Polish immigrant parents. His mother was the psychoanalyst, Hanna Segal. He studied Philosophy at London, Oxford and M. I. T., where he received his PhD in 1987, studying with Noam Chomsky. An academic by trade, he was lecturer, reader, professor and Head of Department at King's College, London. He has also been a professor at the University of Madison, Wisconsin and at the University of Reading and he has been a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University. He has published extensively in cognitive science, philosophy of language and philosophy of psychology and currently specializes in the theory of addiction and recovery. He is author of "A Slim Book about Narrow Content" and "Twelve Steps to Psychological Good Health and Serenity - a Guide," co-author, with Richard K. Larson, of "Knowledge of Meaning: Introduction to Semantic Theory" and co-editor, with Nick Heather, of "Addiction & Choice: Rethinking the Relationship."

Past and present Confer events
A Guide to the 12 Step Fellowships for Psychotherapists
Saturday 17 June 2017

Book of the Month
Brett Kahr's Top Ten Psychotherapy Books - 2018
Professor Brett Kahr certainly knows something about the art of authoring books. Over the years he has written or edited twelve volumes, and has served as series editor of some fifty further titles. Earlier this year, he published New Horizons in Forensic Psychotherapy: Exploring the Work of Estela V. Welldon (Karnac Books, 2018)... More >>
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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...