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Richard Atienza-Hawkes

Richard Atienza-Hawkes is Organisational Development Manager for Slough Borough Council. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

He has been coaching and training since 1996 and has a particular interest in facilitating Café Conversations. He is an active meditator.

Past and present Confer events
Managing Leadership in the Psychotherapy Community
Friday 4 November 2016

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

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...