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Julia Segal

Julia Segal is a Fellow of BACP. She trained with Relate and for the past 25 years has been counselling people with neurological conditions and members of their families, using the ideas of Melanie Klein to understand and illuminate everyday experience. She has also always been interested in the effects on professionals of working with people who have neurological conditions, and has run many workshops for professionals in different settings. She has written extensively on the effects of illness on relationships, most recently in The Trouble with Illness (Jessica Kingsley, 2017).. Julia is best known for her books which include Phantasy in Everyday Life (Penguin books 1985; Karnac 1995), Melanie Klein: Key Figures in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Sage Publications 1992) and Helping Children with Ill or Disabled Parents (Jessica Kingsley 1996).

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Past and present Confer events
The Nature of Trauma and Dissociation
Online module

Neurobiology and its Applications to Psychotherapy
Online module

Illness in the Consulting Room
Saturday 2 December 2017

The Power of Non-Verbal Communication in the Talking Cure
Friday 17 and Saturday 18 May 2013

Giving Therapy to People with Physiological Illness
Saturday 14 April 2012 - London

Applications of Object Relations Theory in Contemporary Psychotherapy
12 September to 5 December 2011

The Psychotherapeutic Challenge of Working with Envy New Theory and Clinical Work Explored
13 October 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...