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Marion Green

CQSW, HCPC Registered Art Psychotherapist, Certified Trauma Therapist. Mem BAAT Mem AATA

Marion Green is a former social worker who specialised in working with adolescents and in later in adoption. She then graduated in 2000 from Hibernia School of Artistic Therapy, Stroud - an anthroposophical art therapy training. She currently works in hostels with women who are homeless, some of whom are involved in street based prostitution. Marion has worked with men and women in prison and in adult acute and intensive psychiatric care; with traumatised adolescents and the chronically sick and dying. She currently supervises therapists and support workers working in hospices and with trafficked women. She has a small private practise in Gloucestershire offering Intensive Trauma Therapy (L. Gantt and L. Tinnin model WV. USA) and Burnout Recovery programmes.

Marion is a visiting lecturer at Tobias School of Art and Therapy, Sussex and Bath City College Foundation for Art Therapy. She has contributed to art therapy programmes in Spain, the Republic of Georgia and Taiwan, and taught in South Africa and Honduras. She is a former contributor to Confer Psychotherapy events, in the UK. She facilitates workshops and teaches courses on a variety of topics including: Working with Traumatised People, Self-Care: Burnout, Secondary Trauma and Maintaining Professional Vitality; Working in Secure and Forensic Environments; Grief, Loss and Work; and Working with Shame. She has written several articles on Burn Out and Self-Care for Professionals and co-authored a chapter on Working with Motor Neurone Disease (M.Liebmann and S.Weston Jessica Kingsley 2014).

Past and present Confer events
Small Earth
Thursday 8 to Sunday 11 November 2018

Women on the Couch - the seminar series
17 May to 13 December 2018

Transpersonal Narratives in Eco-Psychology
Friday 24, Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November 2017

Working with the Unseen
Saturday 21 January 2017

Psychotherapy and the Natural World
Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 November 2016

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

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