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Professor David Peters

Professor David Peters is Clinical Director in the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of Westminster where he directs the Centre for Resilience. The Centre is researching ways of measuring resilience, researching it and improving it through biofeedback, mindfulness, positive emotion and self-care. www.centreforresilience.co.uk. His clinical work (as a musculoskeletal physician) is informed by his time in general practice as well as by osteopathy, acupuncture and body-oriented psychotherapy. He has a particular interest in health problems where resilience has broken down (including PTSD), or where pain and fatigue overlap (as is often the case I'm Medically Unexplained Physiscal Symptoms), and in aspects of self-care for long-term conditions (for which helped develop the online Self Care Library www.selfcare-library.info. Since the early 1990s he has led on a series of projects evaluating non-pharmaceutical treatments in the NHS. He is Editor in Chief of the Journal of Holistic Healthcare. www.bhma.org/pages/journal.php.


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British Holistic Medical Association
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Past and present Confer events
Insecure Attachment and Unexplained Illness
Saturday 21 April 2018

The Relational Heart
Friday 25 & Saturday 26 July 2008







Book of the Month
Brett Kahr's Top Ten Psychotherapy Books - 2018
Professor Brett Kahr certainly knows something about the art of authoring books. Over the years he has written or edited twelve volumes, and has served as series editor of some fifty further titles. Earlier this year, he published New Horizons in Forensic Psychotherapy: Exploring the Work of Estela V. Welldon (Karnac Books, 2018)... 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...