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Hilary Kennedy

Hilary Kennedy is an educational psychologist and a leading developer of Video Interaction Guidance (VIG) in the UK. Her recent book on the subject of VIG has the sub-title A Relationship-Based Intervention to Promote Attunement, Empathy and Wellbeing (Editors: Hilary Kennedy, Miriam Landor and Liz Todd). She is currently is a freelance VIG trainer working on projects around the UK including the Family Drug and Alcohol Court, Camden, Tower Hamlets safeguarding, NSPCC Neglect, Czech republic, Finland and Mexico. She is also an honorary senior lecturer at University College London, an associate fellow of the British Psychological Society and is involved in supporting research in the effectiveness of VIG as an intervention.


Past and present Confer events
Video Interaction Guidance: Introductory Training Programme
Friday 7 and Saturday 8 March 2014

Applying Video Interactive Guidance as a new Therapeutic Technique
Saturday 11 May 2013







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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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