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Dr Clara Mucci

Clara Mucci is a psychoanalytically-oriented psychotherapist practicing in Milan and Pescara, Italy. She is Full Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Chieti, where she taught English Literature and Shakespearean Drama. She received a PhD from Emory University, Atlanta, and was a fellow in 2005-2006 at the Institute of Personality Disorder, New York, directed by Otto Kernberg. The author of several monographs on Shakespeare, psychoanalysis and literary theory, she has taught in London (Westminster College), Atlanta, and New York (Hunter College). She is author of the highly acclaimed book Beyond Individual and Collective Trauma: Intergenerational Transmission, Psychoanalytic Treatment, and the Dynamics of Forgiveness (Karnac, 2013). Clara Mucci


Past and present Confer events
Psychotherapeutic Work with Intergenerational Trauma
Online module

Developmental Issues in Narcissism and Self-harm
Saturday 25 June 2016

Psychotherapeutic Insights into Resolving Intergenerational Trauma
31 May and 1 June 2014

The Affronting Patient
2 November 2013

Intergenerational Trauma
Monday evenings 4 November - 16 December 2013






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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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The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

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