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Louise O'Neill

Louise O'Neill is from Clonakilty, in West Cork and has a BA in English Studies from Trinity and a post-graduate diploma in Fashion Buying from DIT. Having spent a year in New York working for Kate Lanphear, the senior Style Director of ELLE magazine, she returned home to Ireland to write her first novel 'Only Ever Yours' which won the inaugural Young Adult Book Prize and the Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards in 2014. Louise went on to win the Bord Gáis Energy Book of the Year award for her second book, Asking for It, in 2015 which became one of the best-selling books in Ireland in 2016. Film rights to both novels have been sold. Her third novel, Almost Love, is out now. The Surface Breaks, O' Neill's reimagining of the Little Mermaid, will be published in May.


Past and present Confer events
Women on the Couch
Saturday 30 June 2018 - Dublin






Book of the Month
Brett Kahr's Top Ten Psychotherapy Books - 2017
Professor Brett Kahr certainly knows something about the art of authoring books. Over the years he has written or edited ten volumes, and has served as series editor of some fifty further titles. Earlier this year, he published Coffee with Freud (Karnac Books, 2017) and, more recently, New Horizons in Forensic Psychotherapy... 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...