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Dr Susie Orbach

Susie Orbach is a psychoanalyst and writer. She co-founded The Women's Therapy Centre in 1976 and The Women's Therapy Centre Institute, a training institute in New York, in 1981. Her books include Fat is a Feminist Issue, Hunger Strike, On Eating, What's Really Going on Here, Towards Emotional Literacy, The Impossibility of Sex and Bodies.. Her latest book In Therapy is from the highly regarded BBC Radio 4 series of the same name which drew 2 million listeners. She has a clinical practice seeing individuals and couples and is a member of The Balint Consultancy. She convenes the UK chapter of www.endangeredbodies.org


Website
She is convenor of Any Body
www.any-body.org


Past and present Confer events
Embodied Approaches to Psychotherapy
Online module

Psychotherapy is a Cultural Issue
Saturday 22 April 2017

Practising Relational Psychoanalysis - A Seminar Exploring Core Themes in Contemporary Psychotherapy
Saturday 28 April 2012

The Psychotherapeutic Challenge Of Understanding And Working With Intimacy - A Multi-Disciplinary Conference
19 & 20 June 2009

Susie Orbach - Three Papers for Discussion
28 February 2009

The Practitioner's Body
Friday 4 & Saturday 5 April 2008

The Psychotherapeutic Challenge of Working with Envy New Theory and Clinical Work Explored
8 December 2008

Live Supervision
28 January to 18 March 2010

Psychotherapeutic Work with Structures and Disorders of the Self
Wednesday 14 April - Wednesday 14 July 2010






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...